Authorized Training Center Partner Program

The Check Point Authorized Training Center (ATC) Program is a strategic partnership dedicated to providing quality, convenient access to the latest certification training on Check Point products to customers around the world.


Program Overview

Authorized Training Center (ATC) Partners help customers maximize their productivity and IT Security using Check Point products. Customers include tens of thousands of organizations of all sizes, including all Fortune and Global 100 companies and many small and medium businesses.

As a Check Point ATC, you will increase the efficiency of your customers’ IT security environment and help reduce their technical support needs. Check Point ATC’s also help meet the growing demand for IT Security professionals to battle the rapid rise of cyber-crime. Becoming a Check Point ATC provides many opportunities to get closer to your customers and grow your training business.


Regular ATC communications on the latest training materials tools

Access to ATC only PartnerMAP content and materials

Recognition as an ATC on the Check Point Partner Locator

Direct marketing, sales, and advertising tools

Right to use the Check Point Partner logo and ATC logo

Eligibility to participate in Check Point courseware betas

Valuable instructor support materials including lab topologies, worksheets, presentations, and more


Program Requirements

  • Meet equipment, hardware, software, and lab-topology requirements
  • Maintain a minimum of one certified instructor per ATC location (CCSA, CCSE certified on current version; soft-skills trainer certification
  • Audiovisual capability allowing for slide presentations
  • Individual workstations for each student and instructor
  • Training facilities comfortable for students and that facilitate learning
  • Virtual classroom may be utilized
  • Purchase and use Check Point authorized courseware
  • Alteration of courseware in any manner is prohibited
  • Direct students to Check Point’s online evaluation form upon course completion

Hardware Requirements

Minimum hardware requirements to the Authorized Training Center (ATC) – physical machine or ESX
Each student machine must have a minimum of the following:

  • 32 GB of RAM
  • 250 GB of storage (SSD Preferred)
  • i5 qual-core GHz processor
  • Running Windows OS
  • Internet Connectivity

Recommended hardware for ATCs for running all courses
Each student machine should include the following:

  • 64 GB of RAM
  • 250 GB SSD hard drive
  • i7 qual-core GHz processor
  • Running Windows OS
  • Internet Connectivity

If using Spectra Systems for labs, the PC can be a Thin Client.
Proper internet connectivity is required.

Virtual System (if used)

  • Each student machine must have VMware Workstation 10
  • EXE minimums for 10 students:
    • 10,000 RPM hard drive speed
    • RAID 5 for minimum
    • RAID Zero for quick drive replacement – recommended
    • 128 GM RAM minimum; recommended is more
    • 16 cores
    • 3 TB Drive
    • Thin provisioning to reduce disk space

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