Network Security Expert Program

NSE 3 — Fortinet Core Products    


NSE 3 is the products level of the Fortinet Network Security Expert (NSE) program. It is intended to provide a basic understanding of Fortinet products within the context of Fortinet solutions.

There are multiple lessons in NSE 3. Each lesson is composed of:

  • Pre-recorded voice and video instruction material
  • A module assessment

Program Requirements

  • Complete any 4 NSE 3 training modules
  • Pass the corresponding tests. Each test is typically 10 questions in length  

There are 22 courses in NSE 3.

Who Should Attempt NSE 3?

Fortinet partners and employees who want to learn about Fortinet products. It is also the third step required to complete the Fortinet Solutions and Sales program. Fortinet sales and pre-sales associates and Fortinet partners are required to complete this step to progress to the next level of the program.

Level Completion and Designation

You must complete at least four (4) modules and pass the corresponding tests to complete NSE 3. The NSE 3 completion certificate is valid for two (2) years. The two year period begins after the last requisite module is passed.

NSE 3 is required to earn the NSE 3 Network Security Associate designation. The designation is valid for two (2) years.          

At the end of the two year period, if you still have four or more modules that are valid, then you will be re-certified for another two years. For more information about recertification, click here.       

How to Enroll in NSE 3 Certification Training

Use the following link to take the NSE 3 quizzes after having completed at least four courses : NSE 3