G Suite certification

Certification Exam Guide

G Suite

Evaluate your readiness to successfully complete the G Suite certification exam. Remember that hands-on experience is the best preparation!

Review the exam guide below, for a detailed look at the topics and tasks that may appear on the exam.

Certification Exam Guide

Section 1: Using Drive

1.1 Managing files

  • Copy
  • Move to trash
  • Download to hard drive
  • Upload from hard drive

1.2 Creating and managing folders

  • Move
  • Rename
  • Remove (move to trash)
  • Upload folders from hard drive

1.3 Locating files

  • Search
  • Recent
  • Shared with me
  • Computer and device sync settings

1.4 Changing display and settings

  • Grid or list view
  • File or folder details
  • Offline accessibility
  • Notifications (adding content, delete a file)
  • Folder activity (for example, last modified date)

1.5 Sharing files and folders

  • Add to My Drive
  • Assign or removing ownership
  • Permission settings (Off, Folders: organize, add, edit; view only; Docs: edit, comment, view)
  • Sharing notifications
  • Publish to web

Section 2: Using Gmail

2.1 Personalizing settings

  • Set vacation responder
  • Desktop notifications
  • Language and Display preferences

2.2 Managing your inbox

  • Applying filters and blocking addresses
  • Archiving messages
  • Mute
  • Multiple inboxes

2.3 Managing and communicating with contacts

  • Compose, reply/reply all, forward email messages, CC, BCC
  • Launch a text chat
  • Launch a video call
  • Share files (attach or link)
  • Insert image

2.4 Locating messages

  • Search and sort your inbox
  • Sent messages
  • Drafts

2.5 Using Gmail Offline

Section 3: Using Hangouts Meet

3.1 Scheduling a Hangout

3.2 Launching a Hangout

3.3 Presenting your screen in a Hangout

3.4 Managing sound, video and bandwidth

  • Mute microphone
  • Turn camera off
  • Reduce bandwidth

Managing meetings with Hangouts Meet

  • Dial in
  • Invite users
  • Hangouts chat
  • Mute other users
  • Eject users

Section 4: Working in Docs

4.1 Setting up pages

  • Page size, orientation and color
  • Add footers, headers, and page numbers
  • Add table of contents

4.2 Inserting non-text elements

  • Images
  • Tables
  • External links
  • In Doc linking
  • Bookmarks

4.3 Changing text attributes

  • Font
  • Font size
  • Text and highlight color
  • Bold, italic, underline

4.4 Formatting text blocks

  • Paragraph styles
  • Alignment
  • Line and paragraph spacing
  • Columns
  • Numbering and bullets

4.5 Using content management tools

  • Spelling
  • Personal dictionary

4.6 Inserting and editing tables

  • Create/delete tables
  • Insert/delete rows and columns
  • Manage table properties, such as color, border, dimensions, and alignment

4.7 Collaborating and sharing in Docs

  • Comments
  • Editing
  • Suggesting
  • Revision history

4.8 Download as

Section 5: Working in Sheets

5.1 Managing values, rows, cells or columns

  • Add
  • Delete
  • Freeze
  • Insert

5.2 Formatting sheets and cells

  • Bold and italicize
  • Merge cells
  • Text wrapping
  • Fill color
  • Borders
  • Data validation
  • Alignment
  • Fonts
  • Font size
  • Date formats
  • Currency
  • Add, delete, copy, copy to, and rename sheets

5.3 Inserting non-text elements

  • Charts
  • Images
  • Links
  • Forms
  • Drawings

5.4 Using functions

  • Function list
  • SUM
  • AVERAGE
  • MIN
  • MAX
  • COUNT
  • COUNTIF

5.5 Managing and transforming data

  • Conditional formatting
  • Naming, sorting, and protecting sheets and ranges
  • Creating filters and filter views
  • Data validation
  • Protect sheets
  • Create and modify charts

5.6 Collaborating and sharing in Sheets

  • Comments
  • Revision history
  • Download as

5.7 Importing and converting from other file types

  • .csv
  • .xls

Section 6: Working in Slides

6.1 Building a presentation

  • Add, copy, delete slides
  • Apply layouts and themes
  • Presenter notes
  • Create animations
  • Copy and paste slides and adjust to destination formatting
  • Link slides

6.2 Working with text

  • Insert text blocks
  • Font
  • Font size
  • Text and highlight color
  • Bold, italic, underline
  • Set capitalization

6.3 Working with non-text elements

  • Images
  • Charts
  • Diagrams
  • Lines
  • Shapes
  • Tables
  • Slide numbers
  • Videos

6.4 Arranging objects

  • Send to front or back
  • Group/ungroup
  • Alignment
  • Rotation
  • Distribute
  • Snap to guide
  • Resize

6.5 Sharing a presentation

  • Presenter view
  • Print settings and preview
  • Publish to web