Certified File Transfer Professional Training Programme

Become a Certified File Transfer Professional (CFTP)

The only vendor independent, certified training programme for staff who work with managed file transfer software.

Does your organisation use or operate secure ftp servers or managed file transfer software?


If yes, could your company benefit from:


  • Greater understanding of how it can benefit the organisation

  • Easier on boarding for your customers/trading partners

  • Recognition of the most appropriate way to transfer files with key partners

  • Greater security of company data when adopting best practises

  • A more efficient, better deployed technology

  • A better educated IT help desk and support team


The next European, instructor-led CFTP training will take place in central London in October 2017, dates TBC.

With prices at 50% off RRP and just 20 places available, you should book early to avoid missing out!

What is the CFTP programme and who is it for?

The Certified File Transfer Professional (CFTP) training programme is the only vendor independent, course globally. The CFTP programme prepares IT professionals to work with managed file transfer (MFT) software and operations.

The CFTP exam, process and study guide are certified by the CFTP Advisory Board, a group of experienced advisors with a wide range of managed file transfer and secure file transfer experience. The course covers encryption, FTP Protocols, Advanced Protocols including HTTP and ASx, File Sync and Share, and Automation.

The CFTP programme is appropriate for IT professionals with all levels of experience, that are responsible for managed file transfer technologies.


Why attend the CFTP training programme?

A Certified File Transfer Professional (CFTP) is qualified to evaluate, deploy, configure and maintain managed file transfer and secure file transfer technology such as:

  • FTP Servers, FTPS Servers and SFTP Servers
  • FTP Clients, FTPS Clients and SFTP Clients
  • Managed File Transfer Solutions
  • Automated File Transfers and File Transfer Scripting (e.g., FTP Scripts)
  • “Web Transfer” and “Web Client” Servers, Including WebDAV Servers
  • Accelerated File Transfer, Including “Extreme File Transfer” and UDP-Based Solutions
  • “Ad Hoc” File Sharing and File Synchronization Solutions

Leading companies in finance, consulting, insurance and the managed file transfer industry employ CFTPs. Several companies have trained their entire staff and regularly use the CFTP programme to quickly on-board new hires.


How is it delivered?

This course can be taken as a remote learning option for single users or delivered onsite for IT teams.

The online course provides over two hours of video training in addition to exercises and the study guide. The CFTP is a 90-minute online test with an 80% pass rate. The instructor-led, onsite course is delivered over two full days, concluding with classroom based exercises,the exam and presentation of certificates.

The European CFTP programme will continue with a London based 2-day accreditation course in July 2017. The course is limited to 20 spaces, and with a 50% discount on the RRP places are likely to go quickly.


I’m interested, what should I do?

Click on either option below to find out more or be enrolled onto the programme.


I’m interested in attending a 2-day, classroom based, instructor-led, CFTP training course.


I’m interested in signing up for the online CFTP programme, to complete at my own pace.

CFTP European Programme

Pro2col is the European partner for the Certified File Transfer Professional (CFTP) training program, which prepares IT staff to work with managed file transfer (MFT) technology and operations.

Pro2col provide both vendor/solution specific (e.g. Ipswitch MOVEit) and vendor independent training to ensure you get the most our of your Managed File Transfer solution.

“All of our pre-sales and technical teams have completed the CFTP training. I would highly recommend it to any IT professional that is involved in the day-to-day running of managed file transfer software.”

James Lewis

Managing Director, Pro2col Limited