Associate Cloud Engineer Certification

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Associate Cloud Engineer

An Associate Cloud Engineer deploys applications, monitors operations, and manages enterprise solutions. This individual is able to use Google Cloud Console and the command-line interface to perform common platform-based tasks to maintain one or more deployed solutions that leverage Google-managed or self-managed services on Google Cloud.

The Associate Cloud Engineer exam assesses your ability to:

  • Set up a cloud solution environment
  • Plan and configure a cloud solution
  • Deploy and implement a cloud solution
  • Ensure successful operation of a cloud solution
  • Configure access and security

    About this certification exam

  • Length: Two hours
  • Registration fee: $125 (plus tax where applicable)
  • Languages: English, Japanese, Spanish, Indonesian.
  • Exam format: Multiple choice and multiple select, taken remotely or in person at a test center. Locate a test center near you.
  • Exam Delivery Method:
    1. Take the online-proctored exam from a remote location, review the online testing requirements.
    2. Take the onsite-proctored exam at a testing center, locate a test center near you.
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Recommended experience: 6 months+ hands-on experience with Google Cloud
  • Step 1: Get real world experience

      Before attempting the ACE exam, it’s recommended that you have 6+ months hands-on experience with Google Cloud products and solutions. Ready to start building? Explore the Google Cloud Free Tier for free usage (up to monthly limits) of select products, including BigQuery and Compute Engine.

      See GCP Free Tier  

    Step 2: Understand what’s on the exam

      The ACE exam guide contains a complete list of topics that may be included on the exam. Review the exam guide to determine if your skills align with the topics on the exam.

      See exam guide  

    Step 3: Review the sample questions

    Step 4: Round out your skills with training

    Step 5: Check exam readiness

      Complete the "Preparing for the Associate Cloud Engineer Examination" course to familiarize yourself with the exam materials and to do a final check for exam readiness.

    Step 6: Schedule an exam