About this Professional Certificate

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This program provides the skills you need to advance your career as a cloud engineer and recommends training to support your preparation for the industry-recognized Google Cloud Associate Cloud Engineer. You'll also have the opportunity to practice key job skills, such as setting up a cloud environment and configuring and deploying a solution in the cloud. Upon successful completion of this program, you will earn a certificate of completion to share with your professional network and potential employers. If you would like to become Google Cloud certified and demonstrate your proficiency in using the 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, you will need to register for, and pass the official Google Cloud certification exam. You can find more details on how to register and additional resources to support your preparation at cloud.google.com/certification.
Learner Career Outcomes
36%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
50%
Got a pay increase or promotion.

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online courses

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible Schedule

Set and maintain flexible deadlines.

Intermediate Level

Approx. 4 months to complete

Suggested 3 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese
Learner Career Outcomes
36%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
50%
Got a pay increase or promotion.

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online courses

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible Schedule

Set and maintain flexible deadlines.

Intermediate Level

Approx. 4 months to complete

Suggested 3 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese

There are 5 Courses in this Professional Certificate

Course1

Course 1

Google Cloud Platform Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure

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29,657 ratings
5,111 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Essential Google Cloud Infrastructure: Foundation

4.7
stars
11,912 ratings
1,353 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Essential Google Cloud Infrastructure: Core Services

4.7
stars
8,257 ratings
680 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Elastic Google Cloud Infrastructure: Scaling and Automation

4.7
stars
6,556 ratings
580 reviews

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • If you subscribed, you get a 7-day free trial during which you can cancel at no penalty. After that, we don’t give refunds, but you can cancel your subscription at any time. See our full refund policy.

  • Yes! To get started, click the course card that interests you and enroll. You can enroll and complete the course to earn a shareable certificate, or you can audit it to view the course materials for free. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Certificate, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Certificate. Visit your learner dashboard to track your progress.

  • This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • This Professional Certificate is designed to be completed in one and a half months at 5 hours per week.

  • Experience with IT concepts such as virtual machines, IP networking, and Web servers; the ability to use a text editor. Programming ability is not required.

  • We strongly recommend you take these courses in order, beginning with Google Cloud Platform Fundamentals. This is especially important when completing the Qwiklabs activities, as these hands-on labs build upon the work you complete in preceding courses.

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