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Google Cloud Certification

Demonstrate your expertise and validate your ability to transform businesses with Google Cloud technology.

Why get Google Cloud certified

87% of Google Cloud certified users feel more confident in cloud skills.1

Google Cloud certifications are among the highest paying IT certifications of 2022. 2

More than 1 in 4 of Google Cloud certified individuals took on more responsibility or leadership roles at work.1

Which Google Cloud certification is right for you?

Foundational certification

Validate your broad knowledge of cloud concepts and the products, services, tools, features, benefits, and use cases of Google Cloud.

Recommended candidate:

  • Collaborative role with technical professionals

  • No technical prerequisites


Associate certification

Assesses the fundamental skills to deploy and maintain cloud projects.

Recommended candidate:

  • Has understanding fundamentals of Google Cloud

  • Has experience deploying cloud applications and monitoring operations

  • Has experience managing cloud enterprise solutions


Professional certification

Assess key technical job functions and advanced skills in design, implementation and management of Google Cloud products.

Recommended candidate:

  • Has in-depth experience setting up cloud environments for an organization 

  • Has experience deploying services and solutions based on business requirements


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Google Cloud Certification FAQs

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Training for Google Cloud certification

Take one class or follow a full learning path. Develop your cloud skills through virtual or in-person training.

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Responsibility or leadership roles at work.

More than 1 in 4 of Google Cloud certified individuals reported taking on more responsibility or leadership roles at work.

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Google Cloud Certified Fellows

Google Cloud Certified Fellows are technical thought leaders with expertise in hybrid & multicloud solutions.

Discover the program

Get to know the current class of Google Cloud Certified Fellows.

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