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Cloud Digital Leader

A Cloud Digital Leader can articulate the capabilities of Google Cloud core products and services and how they benefit organizations. The Cloud Digital Leader can also describe common business use cases and how cloud solutions support an enterprise.

This certification is for anyone who wishes to demonstrate their knowledge of cloud computing basics and how Google Cloud products and services can be used to achieve an organization’s goals. 

The Cloud Digital Leader exam assesses your knowledge in these areas:

  • Digital transformation with Google Cloud (~10% of the exam)
  • Innovating with data and Google Cloud (~30% of the exam)
  • Infrastructure and application modernization (~30% of the exam)
  • Google Cloud security and operations (~30% of the exam)

About this certification exam

Length: 90 minutes

Registration fee: $99

Language: English, Japanese

Exam format: 50-60 multiple choice and multiple select questions

Exam Delivery Method:

a. Take the online-proctored exam from a remote location, review the online testing requirements.

b. Take the onsite-proctored exam at a testing center, locate a test center near you.

Prerequisites: None

Recommended experience: Experience collaborating with technical professionals

Certification Renewal / Recertification: Candidates must recertify in order to maintain their certification status. The Cloud Digital Leader certification is valid for three years from the date of certification. Recertification is accomplished by retaking the exam during the recertification eligibility time period and achieving a passing score. You may attempt recertification starting 60 days prior to your certification expiration date.

Exam overview

Step 1. Understand what’s on the exam

The exam guide contains a list of topics that may be assessed on the exam. Review the exam guide to determine if your knowledge aligns with the topics on the exam.

Step 2. Expand your knowledge with training

Prepare for the exam by following the Cloud Digital Leader learning path. Explore online training and other resources from Google Cloud.

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Step 3. Prepare with sample questions

The Cloud Digital Leader sample questions will familiarize you with the format of exam questions and example content that may be covered on the exam.

The sample questions do not represent the range of topics or level of difficulty of questions presented on the exam. Performance on the sample questions should not be used to predict your Cloud Digital Leader exam result.

There is no limit to the number of times you can complete the sample questions

The sample questions are not timed

If you close the sample questions while in progress, your work won't be saved and you will have to start from the beginning

The sample questions are currently available in English only

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Step 4. Schedule an exam

Register and select the option to take the exam remotely or at a nearby testing center.

Review exam terms and conditions and data sharing policies.