Fortinet NSE4 - FortiGate Security


In this first course for Fortinet NSE4, you will learn how to use basic FortiGate features, including security profiles.

The practical labs will help you to build your skills in firewall policies, user authentication, SSL VPN, dial-up IPsec VPN, and how to protect your network using security profiles such as IPS, antivirus, web filtering, application control, and more.

Core Skills:
-FortiGate features, including security profiles
-Firewall policies
-User authentication
-Dial-up IPsec VPN
-Security profiles (including IPS, antivirus, web filtering, application control)

This course is intended for people who want to learn the management, configuration, administration and monitoring of FortiGate devices used to secure their organizations’ networks and for people who want to learn to the design, implementation, and administration of a network infrastructure using FortiGate appliances.

This course is at an intermediate level.

The course is offered in partnership with Fortinet

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  • Knowledge of network protocols and basic understanding of firewall concepts
  • This course prepares you for the following certification exam: Fortinet NSE 4

    You will only be ready to take this certification exam after completing the following two courses in the NSE4 curriculum:

    - Fortinet NSE4 - FortiGate Security
    - Fortinet NSE4 - FortiGate Infrastructure

    The Certification exam can be booked through Pearson Vue Test Centre located in Adelaide. Vouchers for the certification exam are available through TAFE SA at no additional cost. For further information regarding the exam, you will need to contact the Exam supplier.

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Class Times
Online (self-paced) - continuous enrolments from 10th July until 1st December 2023

Self-paced, with approximately 6-8 hours per week of study

Continuous enrolment - you can start this course at anytime. However you will be only allowed the maximum duration of the course from the date of access to the course to complete your studies.
Student Visa (500)

Current VISA holders eligible



$1507.00 GST inc

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