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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

Validates 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

Validates fundamental skills to deploy and maintain cloud projects.

Recommended candidate:

  • Has fundamental understanding of Google Cloud

  • Has experience deploying cloud applications and monitoring operations

  • Has experience managing cloud enterprise solutions


Professional certification

Validates key technical job functions and advanced skills in design, implementation and management of Google Cloud products. This includes specialized certifications.

Recommended candidate:

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

  • Has experience deploying services and solutions based on business requirements


Showcase your skills

Take the first step in your learning journey. Get hands-on experience and earn a Google Cloud-recognized badge

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