Watchguard Training Courses
WatchGuard’s first-rate enterprise level security solutions require a proficient understanding of firewalls and networking. By completing one of WatchGuard’s courses – all of which follow a simple step-by-step programme with invaluable hands-on practical labs – you’ll be able to use your firewall to its true potential, ensuring you gain maximum value from your investment.
What Happens After the Course?
After the successful completion of the course, you’ll be able proficiently plan, implement, administer and support WatchGuard firewalls in their own network environments. You will also be ready to take the online WatchGuard exam, the successful completion of which carries a WatchGuard Certified System Professional accreditation.
WatchGuard Fireware Essentials
Although we offer WatchGuard’s complete training curriculum, the WatchGuard Fireware Essentials course is by far the most popular and most useful. Designed for moderately experienced network administrators, Fireware Essentials covers the core set of skills and knowledge required to configure and manage a WatchGuard Firebox.
Who Should Take This Course?
Administrators of WatchGuard XTM Series, M Series, T Series appliances and/or users of Version 11.x or higher of WatchGuard Fireware software.
As recommended by WatchGuard, all of our WatchGuard Training Courses are delivered by an Authorised and Certified Training Instructor. With over 10 years experience in WatchGuard products, 1000’s of installations and as part of a highly skilled information security team, we're certain you'll leave the course feeling confident with a host of new ideas and skills to help you better manage your firewalls and networks.
Lab Based Training
Regardless of where the training location is, our team will set up a WatchGuard training lab environment where you can practice and test your skills. With the latest WatchGuard tech, firmware and ad-on modules, you'll learn everything you need to know about the latest WatchGuard Fireware functionality.
Our WatchGuard training courses are delivered at our office in Leeds City Centre, venues around the country and we can provide a bespoke training experience at your company’s premises.
To successfully complete Fireware Essentials, you must understand these key concepts:
Firebox and XTM device activation and initial setup
Policy and proxy configuration
Subscription services configuration
Device monitoring, logging, and reporting
Branch office and mobile VPN configuration
General IT Knowledge
IPv4 networking concepts (DNS, TCP/IP, DHCP, NAT, static routing)
General understanding of firewalls
Our WatchGuard training courses are delivered at our office in Leeds City Centre, venues around the country or we can provide a bespoke training experience at your company’s premises. Please see dates below for scheduled events.
Q1 2019 -- February 27-28, 2019 - Leeds
Q2 2019 -- May 29-30, 2019 - London
Q3 2019 -- August 28-29, 2019 - Liverpool
Q4 2019 -- November 25-26, 2019 - Birmingham