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Google Cloud Certifications

With Google Cloud Certifications, you can advance your career, maximise your expertise and transform businesses using Google Cloud technology.
Jellyfish are proud to be a Google Cloud Partner and offer a range of training solutions designed to empower businesses and individuals on their journey towards certification.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) certifications are role-based and measure your ability to perform specific roles leveraging Google Cloud products. Achieve the individual certifications by completing Google’s assessment exams, which assess your knowledge, skills and experience across a variety of cloud disciplines. Google Cloud Platform has evolved into a serious competitor in the industry, and these certifications will empower you to increase your business agility.

Types of GCP Certification
Associate certification

The Associate certification is for those new to cloud, or looking for a pathway professional certifications.

This certification exam covers the fundamentals of deploying, monitoring and maintaining projects on Google Cloud.

Recommended experience
6+ months building on Google Cloud

Professional certification

The Professional certifications are for those with industry experience and a familiarity with Google Cloud products.

These certifications address key technical job functions and analyse advanced skills from design to implementation and management.

Recommended experience
3+ years’ industry experience, including 1+ years on Google Cloud

Google Cloud Certifications paths
Discover more about Google's individual certifications, and our role-based learning paths, below.
Associate

An Associate Cloud Engineer is responsible for deploying and managing application and enterprise solutions.

Recommended experience
6+ months building on Google Cloud

Professional

A Cloud Architect is responsible for converting the technical requirements of the project into the architecture and design that guides the final product.

Recommended experience
3 years using Google Cloud

Professional

A Cloud Developer builds scalable and highly available applications using Google- recommended practices and tools that leverage fully-managed services.

Recommended experience
3 years using Google Cloud

Professional

A Data Engineer enables data-driven decision making by collecting, transforming, and publishing data. They design, build and operationalise data processing systems.

Recommended experience
3 years using Google Cloud

Professional

GCP DevOps Engineers are responsible for efficient development operations that can balance service reliability and delivery speed.

Recommended experience
3 years using Google Cloud

Professional

Cloud Security Engineers enable organisations to design and implement a secure cloud infrastructure through security best practices and industry requirements.

Recommended experience
3 years using Google Cloud

Professional

Network Engineers implement and manage network architectures in Google Cloud Platform including VPCs, hybrid connectivity and network services.

Recommended experience
3 years using Google Cloud

Professional

A Machine Learning Engineer builds and optimises machine learning models, primarily with the purpose of solving business challenges.

Recommended experience
3 years using Google Cloud

Why should I get certified?

With Google Cloud certifications, you’ll advance your professional skills and increase your chances of career success and progression.

Plus, once you become certified there are a range of benefits you can expect, such as digital badges to display, access to a digital directory, merchandise, and networking opportunities within the wider community, including events hosted by Google Cloud.

87% of Google Cloud certified users feel more confident in cloud skills.1
Professional Cloud Architect is the highest-paying certification of 2019.2
30% of Google Cloud certified users took on more responsibility or leadership roles at work.1
Prepare for GCP Certification with Jellyfish

Jellyfish offer a range of Google Cloud courses, designed to guide you along the path to certification.

Who can we help?
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Individuals looking to upgrade their GCP skills in preparation
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Organisations wanting to train team members in cloud technologies
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Global brands looking for bespoke learning pathways for multiple teams
Get in touch for more information on how we can help you or your business on the path to GCP certification.
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Mark Crump
Senior Director, Cloud Learning
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"Obtaining an official Google Cloud certification helps to demonstrate a person's commitment to professionalism, the upholding of the vendor's technological standards, and the pursuit of continued learning in that field.

These achievements also help to increase our professional credibility and gravitas within the industry and client networks."

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