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Our customers say:

“You could feel the experience and competences of the instructor while providing the course. He took the time to explain (or re-explain) the concepts and could adapt itself to the audience. Excellent job!” – Orange.

“The lab work was very well prepared with brilliant documentation, it was great!” – Dimension Data.

Westcon Academy Palo Alto Networks instructors:

Westcon Academy has 13 lead instructors with the technical certifications required to offer official training courses.


Training delivery:

- Public classroom schedule

A wide selection of dates is offered for all courses. Scheduled courses are constantly-updated on the latest release and offer additionally the opportunity to share experience among participants. Every training prepares for vendor certification.


- Virtual classroom schedule

Join the class using web-based meeting software, participate in real-time 'Q & A' and access a live lab environment.  Our courses combine theory and practice, every training should always be applicable to the real world.


- Private or Tailor-made training

Conducted exclusively for you and customized and designed to accommodate each specific need. Program can be modified in terms of content and duration. Private courses can be held at your facilities, or at any other suitable.


- Self-Paced Training

Flexible online learning solution that allows you to take control of your learning – when and where you want. 


Additional Westcon certified resources:

-          43 PCNSE

Palo Alto Networks courses
About Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto Networks is a cybersecurity company. Its core products are a platform that includes advanced firewalls and cloud-based offerings that extend those firewalls to cover other aspects of security.

Partner certification program:

The benefits of being a Palo Alto NextWave Channel Partner are better known as the Four Es: Enhance (value and profitability), Enable (sales and technical), Engage (awareness and amplification) and Empower (demand generation and sales tools). The program has 3 certification levels:



Platinum Innovator

Diamond Innovator

Technical certifications - PCNSE




Sales certifications - ASE




Partner certification benefits:

The Accredited Configuration Engineer (ACE) exam serves as an indication of your ability to configure core features of the Palo Alto Networks Security Operating Platform. You may earn the accreditation after completing the Firewall Essentials 210 or 110 course.

A Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE) is capable of designing, deploying, configuring, maintaining and trouble-shooting the vast majority of Palo Alto Networks Operating Platform implementations.

Recommended certification paths:

Implement and manage

Security against threats

Support and troubleshooting

Distributed SOC management

Securing end points: On-prem management

Securing end points: Cloud management

EDU 210 - Essentials

EDU 210 - Essentials

EDU 210 - Essentials

EDU 210 - Essentials

EDU 281 – Traps install

EDU 290 – Traps and cloud service

EDU 220 – Manage at scale

EDU 214 – Optimizing threat prevention

EDU 220 – Manage at scale

EDU 214 – Optimizing threat prevention

EDU 285 – Traps deploy




EDU 330 - Troubleshooting

EDU 220 – Manage at scale