Network Security Expert Program

NSE 6 - Fortinet Advanced Products Professional

NSE 6 Description

The FortiGate NSE 6 - Advanced Products Professional designation recognizes your broad and in-depth skills with Fortinet’s security products. This designation is earned by demonstrating your skill in four or more identified specialized content areas.

NSE 6 Program Requirements

NSE 6 Certification requires passing a minimum of four Fortinet Specialist Exams for the technologies below:

  • FortiAuthenticator Specialist
  • FortiSandbox Specialist
  • FortiWeb Specialist 
  • FortiMail Specialist
  • FortiADC Specialist
  • FortiDDoS Specialist 
  • FortiOS Integrated and Cloud Wi-Fi Specialist
  • FortiWLC Specialist (former Infrastructure Wi-Fi)*

Fortinet Specialist Exams are hosted at Pearson Vue testing centers worldwide.

*If the Specialist exam is not available in your locale, contact your regional training administrator for more information and accommodation.

Corresponding coursework is recommended but not required.

Who Should Attempt the NSE 6

Post-sales and support personnel who want acknowledgement that they have in-depth knowledge and skills in a variety of Fortinet security products.

Certification

The NSE 6 certification is valid for two years. To remain current, you must have passed any current exams associated with your areas of specialization.

You can re-certify by taking the NSE 6 related exams at a Pearson Vue center.

About the NSE 6 Exams

Fortinet Specialist Exams

  • Specialist designation is earned by successfully passing one of the product-specific exams
  • Language: English only
  • Available at: Pearson Vue testing centers worldwide
  • Cost: $150
  • Number of items: 15
  • Time allowed to complete: 30 minutes total test time
  • Passing score: 70%
  • Scoring method: Item must be 100% correct for credit, no partial credit. No deduction for incorrect answers.
  • Type of questions: multiple choice, multiple select
  • Time required between attempts: 15 days
  • Time for acknowledgement/score to be reflected in FLC transcripts: 21 days
  • NSE 6 designation is earned by passing four or more separate Specialist Exams

NSE 6 Exam

  • Comprehensive exam where candidates choose which four products will be in their test.
  • Language: English only
  • Available at: Pearson Vue testing centers worldwide
  • Cost: $400
  • Number of items: 60
  • Time allowed to complete: 120 minutes total test time
  • Passing score: 70%
  • Scoring method: Item must be 100% correct for credit, no partial credit. No deduction for incorrect answers.
  • Type of questions: multiple choice, multiple select
  • Time required between attempts: 15 days
  • Time for acknowledgement/score to be reflected in FLC transcripts: 21 days

How to Enroll in NSE 6 Certification Training

To enroll in the NSE 6 courses you must have an account on the NSE Institute.

Once you’ve logged into the NSE Institute, go to the Network Security Expert catalog and search for courses by title:

The Training Course Schedule lets you browse for the upcoming scheduled courses in your local area.

For additional help, contact your regional training administrator:
training@fortinet.com - Americas
apactraining@fortinet.com - Asia
emeatraining@fortinet.com - Europe, Middle East, and Africa