About this Professional Certificate
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100% online courses

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible Schedule

Set and maintain flexible deadlines.

Intermediate Level

Experience with virtual machines, IP networking, and Web servers; 6 months+ hands-on experience with GCP recommended for the certification exam.

English

Subtitles: English, French, Portuguese (Brazilian), German, Indonesian, Spanish, Japanese...

What you will learn

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    Learn the skills needed to be successful in a cloud engineering role

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    Prepare for the Associate Cloud Engineer certification

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    Learn about the infrastructure and platform services provided by Google Cloud Platform

100% online courses

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible Schedule

Set and maintain flexible deadlines.

Intermediate Level

Experience with virtual machines, IP networking, and Web servers; 6 months+ hands-on experience with GCP recommended for the certification exam.

English

Subtitles: English, French, Portuguese (Brazilian), German, Indonesian, Spanish, Japanese...

What is a Professional Certificate?

Build the Skills to Get Job Ready

Whether you’re looking to start a new career, or change your current one, Professional Certificates on Coursera help you become job ready. Learn at your own pace, whenever and wherever it’s most convenient for you. Enroll today and explore a new career path with a 7 day free trial. You can pause your learning or end your subscription at any time.

Hands-On Projects

Apply your skills with hands-on projects and build a portfolio that showcases your job readiness to potential employers. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to earn your Certificate.

Earn a Career Credential

When you complete all of the courses in the program, you'll earn a Certificate to share with your professional network as well as unlock access to career support resources to help you kickstart your new career. Many Professional Certificates have hiring partners that recognize the Professional Certificate credential and others can help prepare you for a certification exam. You can find more information on individual Professional Certificate pages where it applies.

how it works

There are 5 Courses in this Professional Certificate

Course1

Google Cloud Platform Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure

4.7
19,506 ratings
3,169 reviews
Course2

Essential Cloud Infrastructure: Foundation

4.7
8,419 ratings
893 reviews
Course3

Essential Cloud Infrastructure: Core Services

4.7
5,872 ratings
457 reviews
Course4

Elastic Cloud Infrastructure: Scaling and Automation

4.7
4,604 ratings
379 reviews

About Google Cloud

We help millions of organizations empower their employees, serve their customers, and build what’s next for their businesses with innovative technology created in—and for—the cloud. Our products are engineered for security, reliability, and scalability, running the full stack from infrastructure to applications to devices and hardware. Our teams are dedicated to helping customers apply our technologies to create success....

Frequently Asked Questions

  • 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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