Sophos Certified Administrator - Sophos Central


2 Days

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Pourquoi vous devriez participer

The Sophos Certified Administrator program is designed exclusively for Sophos customers. The goal is to enable Sophos customers and end users to become certified on Sophos products. Sophos Partner must register for a partner training of the Sophos Partner Program.

This customer training course is designed for technical professionals who will be managing Sophos Central and provides the skills necessary to manage the different Sophos Central products.

It consists of presentations, simulations and practical lab exercises to reinforce the taught content, and electronic copies of the supporting documents for the course will be provided to each trainee through the online portal. The course is expected to take 2 days to complete, of which approximately half will be spent on the practical exercises.

Course Information

Prior to attending this course, trainees should have:

There are no pre-requisite for this course, however it is recommended that students should:

  • Be able to setup a Windows server, with Windows workstations
  • Have knowledge of general Windows networking and Microsoft Active Directory

Course content:

This course is split into different modules, with simulations and practical labs combined throughout the course to allow for application of the content discussed.

  • Overview, Registration and management
  • General Settings such as Active Directory Sync, Role Management etc.
  • Endpoint protection (Threat Protection, Application Control, Peripheral Control, Web Control)
  • Intercept X
  • Web Gateway
  • Encryption
  • Server Protection (Threat Protection, Server Lockdown, Application Control, Peripheral Control, Web Control)
  • Mobile
  • Wireless
  • Email Gateway
  • Reporting
  • Troubleshooting and support

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Recognize the main technical capabilities of Sophos Central and how they protect against threats
  • Identify the solution components and understand how they interact
  • Use Sophos Central Admin to configure the different Sophos Central products
  • Deploy Sophos Central client components
  • View, manage and interpret logs and reports using the Sophos Central Admin
  • Complete common day-to-day tasks
  • Perform basic troubleshooting
  • Locate and use additional online resources
  • Gather information that will assist investigation by Sophos Support


To complete the course, trainees must take and pass an online assessment. The assessment tests their knowledge of both the presented and practical content. The pass mark for the assessment is 80%, and trainees should note that to become a Sophos Certified Administrator for Sophos Central.

Lab environment:

Each student will be provided with a pre-configured Sophos Central environment.

Further information:

On request the training can be held onsite for individual customers delivered by Sophos’s Professional Services consultants! An onsite training require a minimum number of attendees and the requester must provide the training facilities ( training room, projector, high speed internet access ).  

Learn more about our Professional Services offerings.

Please contact us at to discuss your requirements.


Course dates:

Date Lieu
17 avr. 2018 United Kingdom - Abingdon Training Center Réserver maintenant
04 juil. 2018 Germany-Wiesbaden Réserver maintenant
24 juil. 2018 United Kingdom - Abingdon Training Center Réserver maintenant
30 oct. 2018 United Kingdom - Abingdon Training Center Réserver maintenant