About this Professional Certificate

The Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect certification was ranked one of the top paying IT certifications of 2019 by Global Knowledge. This program provides the skills you need to advance your career as a professional cloud architect and recommends training to support your preparation for the industry-recognized Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect certification. You'll have the opportunity to deploy solution elements, including infrastructure components such as networks, systems and applications services, and you'll gain real world experience through a number of hands-on Qwiklabs projects. 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 the understanding of cloud architecture and Google Cloud Platform, design, develop, and manage solutions to drive business objectives, 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
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50%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
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100% online courses
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Intermediate Level
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English
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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. 3 months to complete
Suggested 5 hours/week
English
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazilian)...

There are 6 Courses in this Professional Certificate

Course1

Course 1

Google Cloud Platform Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure

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5,454 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Essential Google Cloud Infrastructure: Foundation

4.7
stars
12,429 ratings
1,415 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Essential Google Cloud Infrastructure: Core Services

4.7
stars
8,604 ratings
716 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Elastic Google Cloud Infrastructure: Scaling and Automation

4.7
stars
6,847 ratings
612 reviews

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

  • Proficiency with with command-line tools and Linux operating system environments and systems operations experience (including deploying and managing applications, either on-premises or in a public cloud environment) is helpful in understanding the technologies covered.

  • 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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