Course description

  • What are the course objectives?

    This Google Cloud Platform Qualified Systems Operations Professional (CPO200) course will introduce you to the implementation of application environments and public cloud infrastructure using Google Cloud Platform. Through instructor-led online classrooms and hands-on labs, you’ll gain real-world job experience on the cloud and become certified in various Google Cloud Platform technologies. This CPO200 course will position you become job ready on day one and excel in the rapidly growing cloud services market.

  • What skills will you learn?

    When you have completed the CPO200 training course, you’ll be able to:
    • Understand the core tenets of designing and deploying application environments to the cloud
    • Use the Google Cloud Platform Console to create and manage multiple projects and use service accounts and permissions to share view-level access between projects
    • Create Google Compute Engine instances, set authorization scopes, create groups and customize Compute Engine images
    • Create an instance template and configure multiple instance groups for autoscaling
    • Create a non-default network and review your network configuration
    • Compare default and non-default networks
    • Create firewall rules with and without tags
    • Reserve an external IP address for an instance
    • Snapshot a Compute Engine instance and a data disk
    • Create an image using a boot persistent disk and upload to Google Container Registry
    • Create a Cloud SQL instance using the Cloud SDK
    • Deploy and test a web application
    • Add and query instance and project metadata using the Cloud SDK
    • Create an instance using a startup script in metadata and Google Cloud Storage
    • Create an instance with a shutdown script and install the Cloud Logging agent
    • Use the API Explorer to query an API request
    • Run sample code that uses the Google API Client Library
    • Test and build a container that uses the Cloud SQL APIs
    • Configure fault-tolerant HTTP load balancing and create test health checks
    • Manage application deployment using Jinja and Python templates with Google Cloud Deployment Manager
    • Delete Google Cloud Platform projects and resources

  • Who should take this course?

    This course is an essential requirement for systems operations professionals and systems administrators who use Google Cloud Platform to create or migrate application environments and infrastructure.

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Exam & certification

  • How do you become a certified Google Certified Professional - Cloud Architect?

    To receive the Google Certified Professional - Cloud Architect certification, follow these steps:
    1. Attend a formal training course (CP100A, CPO200)
    2. Take the online exam for Google Certified Professional - Cloud Architect after completing the training.
    Note: Only the beta version of the exam is available through January 18, 2018

  • What is the structure of the beta exam?

    Exam Duration: 4 hours
    Format: Multiple choice and multiple select
    Note: All beta exams are scored after the beta period closes. You will be notified of your score in February 2018. If you pass the beta exam, you will become certified, and your certification will be good for two years after receiving your notification of passing.

  • What is the certification process?

    Simplilearn has a well-defined certification process that will prepare you to face the challenges of the IT world.  You must meet following conditions to unlock your certificate:
    • Complete at least 85% of the course or attend one complete batch
    • If your course has simulation exams you will need to complete it with the minimum passing score.


Senthil Sundaramoorthy
Senthil Sundaramoorthy Manager at Vizient Inc

Very good training, and nice faculty.


  • Who are our instructors and how are they selected?

    All of our highly qualified trainers are Google certified with extensive experience in the field. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain on our faculty.

  • Is this live training, or will I watch pre-recorded videos?

    All of the CPO200 classes are conducted via live online streaming. They are interactive sessions that enable you to ask questions and participate in discussions during class time. We do, however, provide recordings of each session you attend for your future reference. Classes are attended by a global audience to enrich your learning experience.

  • What tools do I need to attend the training sessions?

    The tools you’ll need to attend training are:
    • Windows: Windows XP SP3 or higher
    • Mac: OSX 10.6 or higher
    • Internet speed: Preferably 512 Kbps or higher
    • Headset, speakers and microphone: You’ll need headphones or speakers to hear instruction clearly, as well as a microphone to talk to others. You can use a headset with a built-in microphone, or separate speakers and microphone.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified in your first attempt. They engage students proactively to ensure the course path is being followed and help you enrich your learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance. Teaching Assistance is available during business hours.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We also have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

    • Disclaimer
    • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.