Professional Cloud Architect
A Professional Cloud Architect enables organizations to leverage Google
Cloud technologies. With a thorough understanding of cloud architecture and
Google Cloud Platform, this individual can design, develop, and manage robust,
secure, scalable, highly available, and dynamic solutions to
drive business objectives.
The Google Cloud Certified - Professional Cloud Architect exam assesses your
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
This exam is available in English, Japanese, Spanish, and Portuguese.
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 Professional Cloud Architect exam. The format is multiple choice and
multiple select. The exam has no
prerequisites. This exam must be taken in-person at one of our testing center
Locate a test center near you.
Length: 2 hours
Registration fee: USD $200
Language: English, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese
Path to Success
Review the exam guide
View an outline of the topics and sample case studies 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.
Exam guide and case studies
(If taking the exam before Nov. 9, 2018)
Exam guide and case studies
(If taking the exam on or after Nov. 9, 2018)
Take the training courses
Choose from on-demand or instructor led training
Architecting with Google Cloud Platform Specialization with Coursera:
Google Cloud Platform Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure
Essential Cloud Infrastructure: Foundation
Essential Cloud Infrastructure: Core Services
Elastic Cloud Infrastructure: Scaling and Automation
Elastic Cloud Infrastructure: Containers and Services
Reliable Cloud Infrastructure: Design and Process
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 Challenge: GCP 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.