Fortinet Trainings



South Africa:
USD 2,700.00

Duration: 3 Days

Who Should Attend

Anyone who is responsible for the day-to-day management of a single channel FortiWLC-based wireless network.


A good understanding of wired and wireless technology and concepts is required to benefit from this course, such as:

  • TCP/IP network experience.
  • Knowledge of OSI layers.
  • Experience with multichannel-wireless networks.
An individual course planning is possible for this kind of course. If you would like to know more about this course please either call us on +971 4 42 89 440 or send an email to


This course prepares you for the FortiWLC 8.2 specialist exam.

This specialization qualifies as one of the four required specializations to achieve the NSE 6 Network Security Specialist certification.

Course content

In this three-day class, you will learn how to design, implement, and maintain a basic, single channel FortiWLC-based wireless network.

The practical labs will give you hands on experience in configuration, management, and monitoring of the wireless network.


1. Introduction to the FortiWLC and single channel networking concepts.
2. Radio frequency planning.
3. Plan and design a basic single channel.
4. Installing and configuring the FortiWLC.
5. Integrating FortiWLC with the wired network.
6. Selecting FortiAPs and planning their locations.
7. Installing and configuring FortiAPs.
8. Building and broadcasting the wireless network.
9. Monitoring the wireless network.
10. Gathering information for troubleshooting connectivity and performance issues.
11. Resolving connectivity and performance problems.
12. Managing and maintaining the wireless network.


After completing these courses, you will be able to:

  • Plan a simple, single channel wireless network for a low-to-medium density client environment.
  • Deploy a single controller to an access point and integrate with the underlying wired network.
  • Publish encrypted and guest wireless networks for use by your users.
  • Monitor and assess your wireless networks health and capacity.
  • Perform basic troubleshooting of client connectivity.
  • Perform day-to-day management of your wireless network.

System Requirements

If you take the online format of this class, you must have a computer with:

  • a high speed Internet connection.
  • an up-to-date web browser.
  • a PDF viewer.
  • speakers / headphones.
  • HTML 5 support or an up-to-date Java runtime environment (JRE) with Java plugin enabled in your web browser.

A wired Ethernet connection (not WiFi) is recommended. The firewall or FortiClient must allow connections with the online labs (TCP ports 7022 and 7122).

Further information

If you would like to know more about this course please contact us