Google Certified Associate

A Google Certified Associate - G Suite Administrator configures and manages all aspects of a G Suite domain. This includes administering users, organizational units, groups, and access to services. The G Suite Administrator also manages security of the G Suite domain as well as mobile policies.

A Google Certified Associate - G Suite Administrator has demonstrated their ability to:

  • check Create, delete and administer users for a domain
  • check Create and administer organizational units
  • check Configure sharing settings, policies and reporting
  • check Configure mail delivery, routing, and filtering
  • check Create and manage calendar resources
  • check Set up mobile policies and manage devices
  • check Design for security
  • check Configure and manage group settings

Register for an exam in English or Japanese.

About this certification

  • 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 Associate - G Suite Administrator exam.
  • This exam has no prerequisites.
  • Format: Performance-based, remote-proctored exam. The G Suite Administrator exam is taken in the Admin Console of a live domain specifically created for the exam. You’ll be given a series of problems to solve using the Admin Console.
  • Length: 120 minutes will be allotted to complete your exam.
  • Registration fee: USD $100
  • Languages: English and Japanese
  • System Requirements: Working webcam; latest version of Chrome or Firefox; not compatible with Chromebooks.
  • Note: After registration, within 24-48 hours you will receive further instructions for how to complete the exam.

Preparing for your exam

The certification exams are designed to identify individuals who demonstrate proficiency with certain critical job tasks. Real-world, hands-on experience is the best preparation. If you are not already proficient in the tasks listed in the exam guide, here are some useful training resources and reference materials:

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