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:
Design and plan a cloud solution architecture
Manage and provision the cloud solution infrastructure
Design for security and compliance
Analyze and optimize technical and business processes
Manage implementations of cloud architecture
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.
Locate a test center near you.
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
Essentials followed by the Cloud Architecture quest.
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
Schedule your exam
Register and find a location near you.