Google Cloud certification

Google Cloud certifications validate your expertise and show your ability to transform businesses with Google Cloud technology.

Why get Google Cloud certified

87% of Google Cloud certified users feel more confident in cloud skills.1

Professional Cloud Architect is the highest-paying certification of 2019.2

30% of Google Cloud certified users took on more responsibility or leadership roles at work.1

  1. Percentages indicate those who strongly or somewhat agree with the statement. Findings from a survey conducted with Google Cloud certified individuals in May 2019 by an independent third-party research organization.
  2. Based on survey responses from the Global Knowledge 2019 IT Skills and Salary Report.

Which Google Cloud certification is right for you?

Associate certification

The associate level certification is focused on the fundamental skills of deploying, monitoring, and maintaining projects on Google Cloud.

This certification is a good starting point for those new to cloud and can be used as a path to professional level certifications.

Professional certification

Professional certifications span key technical job functions and assess advanced skills in design, implementation, and management.

These certifications are recommended for individuals with industry experience and familiarity with Google Cloud products and solutions.

User certification

The user certification is intended for individuals with experience using G Suite and determines an individual's ability to use core collaboration tools.

AssociateRecommended experience: 6+ months building on Google Cloud.Cloud EngineerProfessionalRecommended experience: 3+ years industry experience, including 1+ years on Google Cloud.Cloud ArchitectCloud DevOps Engineer Collaboration EngineerData EngineerCloud Security Engineer Cloud Network Engineer User certificationRecommended experience: Completion of Applied Digital Skills training course and G Suite Essentials quest, and 1+ months on G Suite.G SuiteCloud Developer

Prepare for certification with training

Whether you just want to take one class or follow a full learning path, develop your cloud skills through on-demand and instructor-led classes.

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