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The CEI Program

The Certified EC-Council Instructor (CEI) program is designed for individuals who want to become certified to deliver EC-Council’s suite of professional certification programs. The CEI program provides resources for individuals to become industry-recognized trainers specializing in the field of information security.

All of EC-Council instructor-led training combines lectures, technical demonstrations, and hands-on labs. Certified EC-Council Instructors are required to be technically proficient with good instructional skills. The instructors need to maintain a high standard of professionalism and teaching preparedness.


Requirements to become a Certified EC-Council Instructor

To apply to become a Certified EC-Council Instructor (CEI), you must:

  1. Submit completed and signed CEI Application Form and the Agreement.
  2. If you are not an existing certified trainer for other major certification programs (eg., MCT, CTT+, etc), you will need to pass the CEI Exam.
  3. You must be certified in the program that you intend to teach (eg., to teach CEH, you will need to hold the CEH certification, and additionally, if you then want to teach CHFI, you will need to be CHFI certified).
  4. Ensure you have updated your EC-Council Continuing Education (ECE) credits through the Delta Portal (found within the Member’s Portal) as your certification status must be in good standing.
  5. An EC-Council Accredited Training Center (ATC) will need to endorse your application. In case there is none, EC-Council may, at its discretion, endorse the application.
  6. You must possess technical expertise and hands-on experience with security technologies and applications.
  7. When a CEI application is approved, EC-Council will send an email notice to the CEI detailing the access to the CEI Resources and this will be followed by a physical CEI Certificate which will be mailed to the CEI within 2 months from date of approval.

Benefits of being a Certified EC-Council Instructor:

In addition to being in the select group that are authorized to lead EC-Council training, other benefits include:

Access to Secured Instructor Resource Portal:

All CEIs gain access to a CEI portal which contains instructional resources consisting of presentation slide decks, labs, lab setup guide, video’s, best practices and tools that will enable you to deliver your training effectively.

Exclusive CEI Logo Usage:

Subject to the terms and conditions of the CEI agreement, all CEIs have exclusive rights to use the CEI logo for web sites, business cards, marketing materials, and other documentation.

Dedicated Support and Communications:

You have access to internal EC-Council training experts who will address any instructional queries or feedback which concerns the curriculum, exercises, and setup requirements of the course(s) you are certified to train.


EC-Council Instructor Exam 312-75

If you are not already a certified instructor for other major certification training program (to be approved at the discretion of EC-Council), you will be required to pass the EC-Council Instructor Exam 312-75.

This exam covers the following objectives, among others, and will prepare the potential instructor towards achieving instructional excellence:

  • Analyze EC-Council course material and learner information
  • Assure preparation of the course
  • Establish and maintain instructor credibility
  • Manage the learning environment
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills
  • Demonstrate effective questioning skills and techniques

For more information about this exam, please go to the next tab Exam 312-75

Should you have any queries pertaining to the Certified EC-Council Instructor program, please email

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Thank you for your interest in applying to become an EC-Council Certified Instructor (CEI). EC-Council will use the information you provide in this application to determine your eligibility. Only completed application with signed agreement form will be processed.

Upon completion, please submit your application as well as agreement form by way of email to cei@eccouncil.org

When filling out the application and agreement form, please print clearly or type. Processing can take approximately two to four weeks. You may check the status of your application by sending an email to cei@eccouncil.org

Certified EC-Council Instructor Application Form

Probationary EC-Council Instructor ECSP-net Application form

Master CEI

This elite group of instructors will champion and propagate EC-Council certification programs, and be recognized globally as a lead trainer for EC-Council. Only a select few will be granted this prestigious status that will give international recognition and global training opportunities.

Benefits

  • Master Trainer will be the recognized lead trainer for EC-Council, respective to field of expertise.
  • Listed on EC-Council promotional materials and websites – relative to field of expertise.
  • More opportunities to receive business leads.
  • Among the first to preview new certifications related to field of expertise.
  • Priority for all global training classes related to field of expertise.
  • PR exposures internationally.
  • Opportunity to contribute and work on new courseware related to field of expertise.
  • Complimentary access or highly discounted rates to all EC-Council events.

Criteria

Must be a current Certified EC-Council Instructor in good standing, for a minimum of 24 months.

  • Must have consistently contributed to various causes of EC-Council – contribution of exam questions, speaking/presenting on any EC-Council platforms, shared instructional best practices, shared knowledge to the information security community, etc.
  • Must have no less than 5 years of technical training background in the infosec field.
  • Overall evaluation feedbacks (MTM or ECC-EVAL) must be above 80%.
  • Must have conducted a minimum of 6 EC-Council training per 12 months period, over the past 24 months.
  • Must conduct a minimum of 3 CEI briefing sessions a year.
  • Must be certified with the latest versions of EC-Council certification – related to field of expertise.

Process

  • A Master Trainer must be nominated by an EC-Council Authorized Training Center, Distributors, or EC-Council Country Manager.
  • Fill in Master Trainer Application Form including MTM scores and/or ECC EVAL scores with a 10 minutes recording of an actual EC-Council training topic.
  • Allow 8 weeks for interview and selection process.
  • EC-Council will make an announcement on appointment of Master Trainer .

Check Instructor Status

Check the Certification Status of any EC-Council Certified Instructor worldwide by writing to cei@eccouncil.org (No free e-mail accounts please). Send us a mail with the instructor’s full name and we will send you a reply within 48 hours.


Pool of Instructors

We have pool of contract instructors available to teach your next CEH/CHFI class. Please e-mail cei@eccouncil.org with more information about your training requirements. We will be glad to locate an instructor for you.

The EC-Council Instructor Exam 312-75 is based on ibstpi Instructor Competencies:

The Instructor certification exam consists of 50 multiple choice questions. The exam covers the following objectives:

  1. Analyze EC-Council course material and learner information.
  2. Assure preparation of the instructional site.
  3. Establish and maintain instructor credibility.
  4. Manage the learning environment.
  5. Demonstrate effective communication skills.
  6. Demonstrate effective questioning skills and techniques.
  7. Respond appropriately for learners’ needs for clarification or feedback.
  8. Provide positive reinforcement and motivational incentives.
  9. Use instructional methods appropriately.
  10. Use media effectively.
  11. Evaluate learner performance.
  12. Evaluate delivery of instruction.
  13. Report evaluation information.
  14. How to deliver CEH Course Modules.
  15. How to deliver CHFI Course Modules.
  16. How to deliver ECSA/LPT Course Modules.
  17. Lab Classroom Setup and Student Exercises.

Where to take the 312-75 Exam?

The EC-Council CEI Instructor exam is available only at ECC EXAM Portal.
Please contact your ATC to schedule this test.


CEI Instructor Manual

You can order the CEI Instructor Manual which prepares you for the Certified EC-Council Instructor exam 312-75 directly from any EC-Council ATC.

Sample CEI Certificate

About EC-Council Global Awards

We are pleased to announce that the annual EC-Council Global Awards is back. The awards provide recognition and reward to EC-Council’s best performing training partners, institutions and certified instructors across more than 90 countries.

Each year, EC-Council honor Accredited Training Centers and Certified Instructors that has made distinguished contributions to the success of EC-Council certification programs and made a difference in the rapidly evolving information security and ethical hacking domain.

All ATCs and CEIs are invited to participate for in the awards and stand a chance to win!

Discover the high value of awards

Gain Recognition

Winners of the awards will have significant coverage in prominent communication medium. Global Award winners will be showcased on EC Council website, coverage in global press releases. Accredited Training Center and Instructor of the Year will also be given priority referral.

Benchmark Excellence

Winning entries serve as a resource for future Global Awards entrance. Winning accredited training centers and certified instructors epitomize the industry’s best practices, raise standards and contribute to a growing body of knowledge about information security. Every applicant will be able to see how they perform and learn from their accomplishments.

Improves-the-credibility-of the Training Centers and Instructors

Award-winning training center and instructors high standards of professionalism will be greatly recognized and regarded more prestigious. The good image associated with prestige will increase visibility and profitability and generate good branding.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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A. CEI Application:

1. How can I apply to become an EC-Council Instructor?

Dear Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in signing up for the Certified EC-Council Instructor (CEI) program.

To apply to become a Certified EC-Council Instructor (CEI), you must:

Submit completed and signed CEI Application Form and the Agreement. You can find the application at http://www.eccouncil.org/Certification/certified-ec-council-instructor#&tab-DownloadApplication

Provide us with a certification from a recognised body that you are a certified trainer or an experience letter from a recognized Academic body/ University/ College where you have been actively involved in training or related services.

If you fail to provide any of the above you will need to pass the CEI Exam. The CEI courseware is available on our online store at http://store.eccouncil.org/product/cei-v2-electronic-courseware-only-2

You must be certified in the program that you intend to teach (eg. to teach CEH, you will need to hold the CEH certification, and additionally, if you then want to teach CHFI, you will need to be CHFI certified).

Ensure you have updated your EC-Council Continuing Education (ECE) credits through the Delta Portal (found within the Member’s Portal) as your certification status must be in good standing. For more information kindly check https://cert.eccouncil.org/ece-policy.html

An EC-Council Accredited Training Center (ATC) will need to endorse your application. In case there is none, EC-Council may, at its discretion, endorse the application.

Thank you

2. Does the sponsorship letter need to be submitted in a specific format?

Dear Applicant,

The Sponsorship letter serves as proof that the training centre is supporting your application, You can request for the sample format at cei@eccouncil.org.

Thank you

3. Do I need to be certified member of EC-Council to become an EC-Council CEI?

Dear Applicant,

You need to be a certified member in good standing/ own an Active certificate of the program you wish to deliver to become an EC-Council CEI.

Thank you

4. What is the estimated duration to approve my CEI Application?

Dear Applicant,

The Application process may take 7-10 working days.

Thank you

5. What is the current status of my Application?

Dear Applicant, (Approved)

EC-Council is glad to inform you that your Application has been successfully processed. We will be sending you all the information you need on the email id mentioned in your application form. If you fail to receive this in the next 48 hours, please write back to us.

Thank you

Dear Applicant, (Pending) Your Application is still under process. We will get in touch with you if we need more information on the email id mentioned in your application form. Please note the Application process may take 7-10 working days

Thank you

Dear Applicant, (On-hold)

Your Application is still under process. We need you to submit additional documents to support your application as below:
1. Abc
2. xyz

Please note the Application process may take 7-10 working days from the date of receipt of the above mentioned documents.

Thank you

Dear Applicant, (Rejected)

EC-Council regrets to inform you that your Application has been rejected at this point of time due to the below reasons.

1 abc
2 xyz

We encourage you to reapply again if you can send us additional information to fullfill our objections above

Thank you

B. CEI Policy:

1. Is my CEI certificate enough to become an EC-Council Trainer?

Dear Name,

The CEI certificate states that you are tested on the skills essential to serve as a trainer, However it’s only one of the pre-requisites in order to apply toward the Certified EC-Council Instructor (CEI) program. The list of all the essentials to apply is available at http://www.eccouncil.org/Certification/certified-ec-council-instructor#none

Thank you

2. Under what conditions can I lose my CEI status?

Dear Name,

You can lose your CEI status which means you will no more be Authorized to deliver an EC-Council program if:

You do not have an Active Sponsor who is an EC-Council Authorized Training partner.
Your certification is not in Active status, which means you failed to comply toward the ECE scheme.

EC-Council has decided to end your services based on a case against you which violates the Code of Ethics mentioned in the CEI agreement. This may result in termination without warning.

Poor evaluations received on either your instructional abilities or your technical knowledge. And you fail to show evidence to work towards improving these.

EC-Council has send you notification’s indicating violation of the process and rules laid in the agreement and you have failed to provide an acceptable explanation or proof to ensure that the actions will not be repeated.

Thank you

3. What If my sponsor/ training centre is no more and EC-Council Authorized Training provider?

Dear Name,

EC-Council will sponsor a temp Access for the period of 3 months, so you can ensure you find an EC-Council Authorized Training provider who is willing to sponsor your Application. Failing which your services will be terminated as an CEI. You can choose to reapply when you have all the essentials in place.

Thank you

4. Will I get a certificate as proof of being a part of the CEI program?

Dear Name,

Yes, you will be receiving a digital certificate with a unique id available at your Aspen Account as proof of being part of the CEI program

Thank you

5. Is the CEI certification different than that of the CEI program?

Dear Name,

Yes, The CEI certification that tests your skills as a trainer is different that of the CEI program which Authorizes you to deliver EC-Council’s training. Below is the sample of how the certifications look like.
Sample 1
Sample 2

Thank you

6. Are CEI’s Authorized to proctor exams?

Dear Name,

No, The CEI’s are not authorized to be involved in any activities related to exam proctoring or certification. EC-Council will take strict action against CEI’s who influence the Exam results in any way.

Thank you

7. Can I deliver EC-Council programs out of my Sponsored Training Centre?

Dear Name,

EC-Council discourages CEI’s to deliver any or EC-Council programs in with Non- Authorized training partners. If you would like to deliver the program in an Authorized Training Centre, you will need to have special approval from the Training partner who is sponsoring your Application.

Thank you

8. How can my CEI Certification be verified?

Dear Name,

All EC-Council certifications can be verified at http://aspen.eccouncil.org/verify.aspx If you face difficulties verifying your cert, kindly write into cei@eccouncil.org for assistance.

Thank you

9. Why should CEI’s encourage students to complete training evaluations?

Dear Name,

EC-Council encourages CEI’s to ensure that each of the students attending the class completes the evaluation and share their feedback via the Aspen Evaluation forms.

The Evaluations not only help EC-Council to collect feedback that can help CEIs deliver better but are used during Award nominations and decisions when EC-Council rewards the CEIs.

For Students who choose to do training prior to attempt the exam Evaluation forms are mandatory for them to receive their certifications upon passing the exam.

For any assistance with accessing evaluation codes, please write in finance@eccouncil.org with complete details of the student name and evaluation code describing the error received.

Thank you

C. CEI Access:

1. What additional Material will I receive as a CEI?

Dear Name,

As a CEI you will receive privileged Access to the instructor material for the program you are authorized to deliver. Above that you will also have access to the Frankenstein library where we have all the tools available that you will need to use during your class room demonstrations.

Thank you

2. I cannot access my Aspen Account?

Dear Name,

Please help us with your Aspen username and registered email id along with the error message you see on your screen while trying to access your account at aspensupport@eccouncil.org

A screenshot will be helpful.

Thank you

3. I cannot assess a specific file on Aspen?

Dear Name,

Please help us with your Aspen username and registered email id along with the error message you see on your screen while trying to access your account at aspensupport@eccouncil.org

Please help us with the error message you see on your screen while trying to access your account so we can assist you. A screenshot will be helpful.

Thank you

4. What is waiting period to get additional access on my Account?

Dear Name,

Please write into cei@eccouncil.org with the additional materials you need to access. Please note that additional instructor material will only be provided if you have been certified in that specific program.

Thank you

5. How do I get Lab access?

Dear Name,

Please write into cei@eccouncil.org with the specific Labs you need to access to

Thank you

6. I cannot assess my I-labs account?

Dear Name,

Please help us with your username and registered email id along with the error message you see on your screen while trying to access your account at aspensupport@eccouncil.org

A screenshot will be helpful.

Thank you

7. I am facing or see technical errors with my I-lab access?

Dear Name,

Please help us with your username and registered email id at adrian.algire@eccouncil.org
Please help describe the error you are facing. A screenshot will be helpful.

Thank you