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Willis College offers a career-focused approach to adult education, enabling graduates to transition into careers in business, technology, and healthcare.  Over the years, this adult private career college has played a major role in seeing more than 150,000 graduates,   leading successful lives in Canadian communities and around the world.

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FORTINET and Willis College

Started in 2009, the partnership between Fortinet and Willis College was expanded in 2013 to train quality employees and staff Fortinet’s Ottawa location. Fortinet collaborated with Willis College to develop a comprehensive job-ready diploma program and provided specialized equipment to outfit an official Fortinet Lab where students get hands-on experience using the best and newest technology.

Presently, Fortinet has hired over 55 Willis College graduates and is planning to hire more.


Willis College students enrolled in the Network Security and Advanced Network Security programs benefit from a 1 million dollar investment, one of its kind in North America, if not the world. They use the brand new, state of the art equipment – FortiGate appliances – to practice skills for real life deployment in a broad array of security and networking functions, including firewall, VPN, anti-malware, intrusion prevention, application control, Web filtering, anti-spam, DLP, WAN acceleration, and WLAN control.

Advanced Network Security Program – Only at Willis College

Willis College continues to lead and adapt in employability skills training, suitable for the ever-changing and emerging demands in the labour market. Our students learn in 48 weeks all the skills that allow to pass the FCNSA, FCNSP, and NSE4 certificates.

Visit the Network Security Programs page to find more information about curriculum and enrollment.

Fortinet – a global leader and innovator in Network Security.

FORTINET strives to deliver the most innovative, highest performing network security platform to secure and simplify a company’s IT infrastructure. FORTINET is a provider of network security appliances and security subscription services for carriers, data centers, enterprises, distributed offices and MSSPs. Because of constant innovation of our custom ASICs, hardware systems, network software, management capabilities and security research, they have a large, rapidly growing and highly satisfied customer base, including the majority of the Fortune Global 100, and they continue to set the pace in the Network Security market.

Contact a Willis College Consultant to find if this career is right for you.

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