Technical Training Courses

Fortinet Core Products

Course Description

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 22 modules in NSE 3. Each module is composed of:

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

Complete any four (4) NSE 3 training modules to be NSE 3.


  • Describe Fortinet Core Products
  • Identify network security threats in complex networks and propose Fortinet Core Products

Who Should Attend

Fortinet Sales employees and channel partners are required to complete four lessons to obtain NSE 3 level certification. All other Fortinet employees are encouraged to complete this course along with NSE 1 and NSE 2.

This course is not available to customers or the general public.


  • Basic understanding of firewall concepts
  • NSE 1 – The Threat Landscape course is recommended 
  • NSE 2 – The Fortinet Security Fabric

System Requirements

  • A high-speed Internet connection
  • An up-to-date web browser
  • A PDF viewer to view online class materials
  • Speakers or headphones


This course completes the requirement to obtain the NSE 3 certification level. The NSE 3 certification is valid for two years from the date of completion.