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Google Certified Professional

A Google Certified Professional - Cloud Architect enables organizations to leverage Google Cloud technologies. Through an understanding of cloud architecture and Google technology, this individual can design, develop, and manage robust, secure, scalable, highly available, and dynamic solutions to drive business objectives.

A Google Certified Professional - Cloud Architect has demonstrated in our assessment their ability to:

  • check Design and plan a cloud solution architecture
  • check Manage and provision the cloud solution infrastructure
  • check Design for security and compliance
  • check Analyze and optimize technical and business processes
  • check Manage implementations of cloud architecture
  • check Ensure solution and operations reliability

About this certification exam

This exam objectively measures an individual’s ability to demonstrate the critical job skills for the role. To earn this certification you must pass the Google Certified Professional - Cloud Architect exam. The format is multiple choice and multiple select and is available in English and Japanese. The exam has no prerequisites. This exam must be taken in-person at one of our testing center locations.

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  • Length: 2 hours
  • Registration fee: USD $200

Path to Success

Review the exam guide

View an outline of the topics that may appear on the exam and you are expected to know in order to demonstrate proficiency. Some of the questions on the exam may refer you to a case study that describes a fictitious business and solution concept. Review the sample case studies that may appear on your exam.

Take the training courses

Get yourself up to speed and learn best practices. Find classes focusing on each of the technical skills covered in the exam.

Practice with Qwiklabs

Get hands-on practice working with Google Cloud technologies. Learn at your own pace with a series of labs that are available on-demand. Start with GCP Essentials followed by the Cloud Architecture quest.

Documentation

Visit the documentation page with overviews and in-depth discussions on the concepts and critical components of GCP.

Draw on your own experience

We can’t stress enough the value of your own work experience. Use the provided resources along with your work experience to prepare for this exam.

Assess your knowledge

Familiarize yourself with the type of questions that will be on the exam. Check your readiness to take this exam.

Schedule your exam

Register and find a location near you.

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