F5 Networks

F5 Networks
Authorized Training Center Partner

Westcon-Comstor is an Authorized Training Centre Partner (ATC) for F5 Networks in EMEA, APAC and LATAM. 


ATC partners are regulated by F5 Networks to ensure the consistent delivery of high-quality learning experience. This mandates that our delivery utilises vendor accredited courseware, qualified instructors offering real-world experience, the latest immersive digital labs and high-class facilities.


We deliver public and private instructor-led learning services, which can be delivered both face to face in a classroom, virtually online or a combination of the two. Additionally, we provide a range of digital learning solutions including e-learning.


Delivery options include the ability to support standard vendor certification, bespoke and tailored content, ensuring we meet the needs of the learner and organization.


Learn more about our delivery options and training labs


Westcon-Comstor Academy has been awarded with the following recognitions

- F5 EMEA ATC of the year 2018

- F5 EMEA ATC of the year 2017

Westcon-Comstor Resources

Westcon F5 Networks instructors:

We have several certified instructors, based in numerous countries through EMEA, APAC and LATAM. Delivery can be completed in several languages including English, French Spanish, Italian, Dutch and Arabic. For languages outside of our core offering, contact us


Lab environment:

Our digital lab experience simulates real-life scenarios and provides learners with a safe environment to develop skills.


F5 Networks training credits:

We accept F5 Networks training credits to pay for learning services. Learn more


Additional resource capabilities:

26 - F5 Certified BIG-IP Administrator (F5-CA)

19 - F5 Certified Technology Specialists (F5-CTS)

3 - F5 Certified Solution Expert (F5-CSE)


“The course has completely reached my expectation about the subject. Good explanations and good labs. This will really help in my work.” – NRB.


“The instructor provided real-life practical examples from his own experience which was really beneficial. Also, the instructor has knowledge that he shares from a wider scope than just the F5 ASM. This adds to the value of the course.” – Moammar 

About F5 Networks

F5 Networks is specialized in application delivery networking (ADN) technology for the delivery of web applications and the security, performance, availability of servers, data storage devices, and other network and cloud resources.

Certification Overview

The F5 certification program is progressive and builds on the skills and knowledge demonstrated in previous exams. Explore the exams listed below to get detailed blueprints of the information each exam will cover.


There are 4 types of certification, in which training courses and passing specific exams are needed:


F5 Certified BIG-IP Administrator (F5-CA)

  • Course available: F5 Administering BIG-IP
  • Pass exams:

- Exam 101: Application Delivery Fundamentals

- Exam 201: TMOS Administrator


F5 Certified BIG-IP Technical Professional (F5-CTP)

  • Course available: F5 Administering BIG-IP
  • Pass exams:

- Exam 101: Application Delivery Fundamentals

- Exam 202: Pre-Sales Fundamentals


F5 Certified Technology Specialists (F5-CTS)

This certification can be achieved by BIG-IP solution


F5 Certified Technology Specialist, Local Traffic Manager (F5-CTS, LTM)

  • Course available: F5 Configuring BIG-IP LTM: Local Traffic Manager
  • Prerequisites: F5-CA certification
  • Pass exams:

- Exam 301a: BIG-IP LTM Specialist: Architect, Setup, and Deploy

- Exam 301b: BIG-IP LTM Specialist: Maintain and Troubleshoot


F5 Certified Technology Specialist, BIG-IP DNS (F5-CTS, BIG-IP DNS)

  • Course available: F5 Configuring BIG-IP DNS
  • Prerequisites: F5-CA certification
  • Pass exam: Exam 302—BIG-IP DNS Specialist


F5 Certified Technology Specialist, Application Security Manager (F5-CTS, ASM)

  • Course available: Configuring F5 Advanced WAF
  • Pass exam: Exam 303—BIG-IP ASM Specialist


F5 Certified Technology Specialist, Access Policy Manager (F5-CTS, APM)

  • Course available: F5 Configuring BIG-IP APM: Access Policy Manager
  • Prerequisites: F5-CA certification
  • Pass exam: Exam 304—BIG-IP APM Specialist


F5 Certified Solution Expert (F5-CSE)

This certification can be achieved for Security or Cloud environment specialization


F5 Certified Solution Expert - Security (F5-CSE)

  • Courses available: Courses on LTM + ASM + APM and F5 Configuring BIG-IP AFM: Advanced Firewall Manager
  • Prerequisites: F5-CTS certification on LTM, ASM and APM
  • Pass exam: Exam 401- Security Solution


F5 Certified Solution Expert - Cloud (F5-CSE)

  • Courses available: LTM + DNS
  • Prerequisites: F5 CTS Certification on LTM and DNS
  • Pass exam: Exam 402 – Cloud Solution
Partner Program and Benefits

F5 Networks UNITY partner program

The UNITY Partner Program offers the most compelling suite of partner relationship options in the industry.

The program has 4 certification levels:






Technical certifications – Category A countries

Not required




Technical certifications – Category B & C countries

Note required




Additional information

For more information about F5 products, visit: www.westconcomstor.com