GCP Architecture

After completing the GCP Architecture path you’ll have the core hands-on knowledge and skills needed to be an GCP architect. You’ll start by learning the basics of how GCP works, what its foundational services are and how they fit together. These first levels of applied learning around best practices for GCP architecture, networking, databases and application deployment culminate in you sitting your first GCP certification exam(s). You’ll move onto advanced specialised knowledge in machine learning, security and DevOps to expand your skill set and prepare you for professional-level GCP certification exams.These training paths are flexible so you can skip what you know and start at the appropriate level, whether you're a total beginner or looking to take your Google Cloud Architecture skills to the next level. And as with all ACG learning, there is a major focus on practical learning through hands-on labs.

Not sure where to start? We’ll guide you through the exact skills you need to gain to progress from novice to guru across a variety of cloud specialties.

These paths are flexible, so you can hop in where you’re comfortable and start at the appropriate level, whether you’re a total novice or looking to take your skills to the next level. And as with all ACG learning, there’s a major focus on gaining practical experience through Hands-on Labs.

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8 Hands-on Labs

10 Hands-on Labs
  • Google Certified Associate Cloud Engineer
  • Google Certified Professional Cloud Architect
  • Google Certified Professional Cloud Security Engineer
  • Google Certified Professional Data Engineer

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Learn by doing with live Cloud Playground AWS, Azure and GCP sandboxes. Cloud along with courses, test ideas, and prep for exams.


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Pass on the first try. Prep for certifications with practice exams that mimic the real thing. And get personalized pointers on how to improve.


Hands-on Labs

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