Google Associate Cloud Engineer Certification

Elevate Your Career with Associate Cloud Engineer Certification

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Cloud Engineer Certification Course Overview

This Google Cloud Associate Cloud Engineer course is your gateway to cloud success! Designed for IT professionals seeking a cloud engineering role, it equips you with the skills to excel as an Associate Cloud Engineer on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

Key Features

  • Google Cloud certification-aligned live training content
  • Google Cloud labs for hands-on learning
  • Self-learning content for revision at your own pace
  • Live online training from Google Cloud-certified trainers
  • 10+ Google Cloud services covered in training
  • Simulation test at the end of training to get you exam-ready
  • Google Cloud certification-aligned live training content
  • Live online training from Google Cloud-certified trainers
  • Google Cloud labs for hands-on learning
  • 10+ Google Cloud services covered in training
  • Self-learning content for revision at your own pace
  • Simulation test at the end of training to get you exam-ready
  • Google Cloud certification-aligned live training content
  • Live online training from Google Cloud-certified trainers
  • Google Cloud labs for hands-on learning
  • 10+ Google Cloud services covered in training
  • Self-learning content for revision at your own pace
  • Simulation test at the end of training to get you exam-ready

Skills Covered

  • Designing and Planning Solutions
  • Logging and Monitoring
  • Cost Optimization
  • Deployment and Implementation
  • Security and Identity
  • Troubleshooting and Operations
  • Designing and Planning Solutions
  • Deployment and Implementation
  • Logging and Monitoring
  • Security and Identity
  • Cost Optimization
  • Troubleshooting and Operations
  • Designing and Planning Solutions
  • Deployment and Implementation
  • Logging and Monitoring
  • Security and Identity
  • Cost Optimization
  • Troubleshooting and Operations

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Benefits

Google Cloud Engineer salaries in India can vary depending on location, experience, and company. It typically falls within the range of ₹ 3.6 Lakhs to ₹ 18.5 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 9.0 Lakhs. Salary estimates are based on 150+ latest salaries from Google Cloud Engineers with 1 - 8 years exp.

  • Designation
  • Annual Salary
  • Hiring Companies
  • Annual Salary
    ₹3.6 LMin
    ₹9.0 LAverage
    ₹18.5 LMax
    Source: Glassdoor
    Hiring Companies
    Google
    Toyota
    KPMG
    Freshworks
    LarsenAndTurbo
    HSBC
    Source: Indeed

Training Options

online Bootcamp

  • Flexi Pass Enabled: Flexibility to reschedule your cohort within first 90 days of access.
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  • Enhanced reporting for individuals and teams
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Course Curriculum

Eligibility

The Google Associate Cloud Engineer certification training has flexible eligibility requirements. Anyone with an interest in Cloud Computing can enroll. However, it is ideal for IT professionals aiming to advance their careers in cloud engineering, particularly those specializing in Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Go for the training if you are:

    a. An IT professional seeking a cloud engineering role
    b. A System administrator or a DevOps engineer
    c. A Cloud beginner with a strong IT background
    d. Looking to validate your GCP expertise
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Pre-requisites

To get the most out of the training and successfully pass the exam, we recommend that you have:

    1. Technical Background: It is helpful to be familiar with IT concepts like operating systems and networking basics and have some experience with the Linux command line.
    2. Cloud Fundamentals: A basic understanding of cloud computing principles like IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS would be beneficial.
    3. Prior Programming Experience: While not mandatory, some basic programming knowledge can be advantageous, especially for scripting tasks encountered in cloud automation.
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Course Content

  • Section 01: Live Class Curriculum

    Preview
    • Lesson 01: Preparing for Your Associate Cloud Engineer Journey

      • Introduction
      • Setting Up a Cloud Solution Environment
      • Planning and Configuring a Cloud Solution
      • Deploying and Implementing a Cloud Solution
      • Ensuring the Successful Operation of a Cloud Solution
      • Configuring Access and Security
    • Lesson 02: Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure

      • Introducing Google Cloud
      • Resources and Access in the Cloud
      • Virtual Machines and Networks in the Cloud
      • Storage in the Cloud
      • Containers in the Cloud
      • Applications in the Cloud
      • Developing and Deploying in the Cloud
      • Logging and Monitoring in the Cloud
    • Lesson 03: Essential Google Cloud Infrastructure: Foundation

      • Interacting with Google Cloud
      • Virtual Networks
      • Virtual Machines
    • Lesson 04: Essential Google Cloud Infrastructure: Core Services

      • Introduction
      • Identity and Access Management (IAM)
      • Storage and Database Services
      • Resource Management
      • Resource Monitoring
    • Lesson 05: Elastic Google Cloud Infrastructure: Scaling and Automation

      • Introduction
      • Interconnecting Networks
      • Load Balancing and Autoscaling
      • Infrastructure Automation
      • Managed Services
    • Lesson 06: Reliable Google Cloud Infrastructure: Design and Process

      • Introduction
      • Defining Services
      • Microservice Design and Architecture
      • DevOps Automation
      • Choosing Storage Solutions
      • Google Cloud and Hybrid Network Architecture
      • Deploying Applications to Google Cloud
      • Designing Reliable Systems
      • Security
      • Maintenance and Monitoring
    • Lesson 07: Getting Started with Google Kubernetes Engine

      • Introduction to Google Cloud
      • Introduction to Containers and Kubernetes
      • Kubernetes Architecture
      • Introduction to Kubernetes Workloads
    • Lesson 08: Getting Started with Terraform for Google Cloud

      • Introduction to Terraform for Google Cloud
      • Terms and Concepts
      • Writing Infrastructure Code for Google Cloud
      • Organizing and Reusing Configuration with Terraform Modules
      • Introduction to Terraform State

Associate Cloud Engineer Exam & Certification

Google Cloud Certification
  • What is the Google Associate Cloud Engineer Certification? How is it different from the other Google Cloud Platform certifications?

    The Google Associate Cloud Engineer certification is an associate-level certification that validates your ability to deploy, manage, and operate Google Cloud Platform (GCP) solutions.

    Google Cloud offers a range of certifications designed for different roles and levels of expertise. Here's a breakdown by role: 

    1. Cloud Digital Leader: This foundational certification validates your understanding of cloud fundamentals and Google Cloud services.

    2. Associate Cloud Engineer: This associate-level certification validates your ability to perform basic cloud engineering tasks on GCP.

    3. Professional Cloud Architect: This certification targets architects who design, develop, and manage secure, reliable, and cost-effective solutions on GCP.

    4. Professional Cloud Developer: This path focuses on developers who build and deploy applications on GCP using Google's cloud-native technologies and tools.

    5. Professional Cloud DevOps Engineer: This certification validates expertise in automating infrastructure provisioning and deployment processes on GCP.

    6. Professional Cloud Security Engineer: This path focuses on securing GCP environments, including identity and access management, data encryption, and threat detection.

    7. Professional Data Engineer: This certification validates your ability to design, build, and manage data pipelines and big data solutions on GCP.

    8. Professional Machine Learning Engineer: This path focuses on building, deploying, and managing machine learning models on GCP's AI and machine learning platform.

    9. Professional Cloud Database Engineer: Validates expertise in designing, deploying, and managing cloud databases on GCP.

    10. Professional Cloud Network Engineer: Focuses on building, configuring, and optimizing secure and scalable cloud networks on GCP for efficient application connectivity.

    11. Professional Google Workspace Administrator: Demonstrates proficiency in administering, securing, and automating Google Workspace tools (Gmail, Drive, Docs etc.) for an organization.

    Remember, the Associate Cloud Engineer is a starting point, and you can progress towards more specialized certifications based on your career goals.

  • What are the career benefits of the Google Associate Cloud Engineer certification?

    It validates your GCP expertise, making you a more competitive candidate for cloud engineering jobs.

  • Who is this cloud engineer certification for?

    IT professionals aiming for cloud engineering roles on Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

  • Are there prerequisites to this cloud engineer certification exam?

    No, but a technical background, basic cloud understanding, and some programming experience are recommended.

  • What exam format is used?

    50-60 multiple choice and potentially multiple select questions, with a 2-hour time limit.

  • How much does the exam cost?

    $125 USD + tax where applicable (subject to change; check the Google Cloud Certification website).

  • What topics are covered in this cloud engineer certification exam?

    Core GCP services include compute engine, storage, networking, monitoring, IAM, and cost optimization.

  • What skills are assessed in this cloud engineer certification exam?

    Beyond service knowledge, the exam focuses on deploying/managing solutions, monitoring/operations, security, and troubleshooting.

  • Are there available study resources for the Google Cloud Engineer exam?

    Yes, Google offers training materials, practice exams, and recommended courses.

  • Can I take the associate cloud engineer exam online?

  • Is recertification required?

    Effective October 1, 2022, the Associate Cloud Engineer certification is valid for three years from the certification date. Recertification is accomplished by retaking the exam during the recertification eligibility period and achieving a passing score. You may attempt recertification starting 60 days before your certification expiration date.

Why Online Bootcamp

  • Develop skills for real career growthCutting-edge curriculum designed in guidance with industry and academia to develop job-ready skills
  • Learn from experts active in their field, not out-of-touch trainersLeading practitioners who bring current best practices and case studies to sessions that fit into your work schedule.
  • Learn by working on real-world problemsCapstone projects involving real world data sets with virtual labs for hands-on learning
  • Structured guidance ensuring learning never stops24x7 Learning support from mentors and a community of like-minded peers to resolve any conceptual doubts

Google Associate Cloud Engineer FAQs

  • What is Google Cloud?

    Google Cloud is a suite of services that allows businesses and organizations to run their applications and data on Google's infrastructure. It's essentially a collection of tools and resources delivered over the internet ("cloud") that can be used for various purposes, similar to how you might use Google products like Gmail or Docs, but for business needs. Here's a breakdown of what Google Cloud offers:

    • Computing: Create and run virtual machines or containerized applications for your needs.

    • Storage: Store any kind of data, from documents and photos to large datasets, with secure access and retrieval.

    • Networking: Build and manage secure and scalable networks for your applications.

    • Big Data & Machine Learning: Leverage Google's powerful tools for data analytics and building machine learning models.

    • Management Tools: Tools to monitor, manage, and optimize your cloud resources effectively.

    These are just some of the core functionalities. Google Cloud offers various services to cater to diverse business needs.

  • What does a Google Associate Cloud Engineer do?

    Associate Cloud Engineers deploy and manage cloud solutions on Google Cloud Platform (GCP), ensuring smooth operation and security.

  • What are the typical qualifications for an Associate Cloud Engineer?

    A robust IT background with experience in networking and operating systems and, ideally, some Linux knowledge are desired. A Google Associate Cloud Engineer certification is a plus.

  • Is prior cloud experience required?

    Not necessarily, but understanding cloud computing concepts (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) is beneficial.

  • What skills are essential for an Associate Cloud Engineer?

    Expertise in core GCP services like Compute Engine, Storage, and Networking. Additionally, monitoring, security (IAM), and cost optimization skills are crucial.

  • What is the average salary of a Google Associate Cloud Engineer?

    Google Cloud Engineer salaries in India can vary depending on location, experience, and company. It typically falls within the range of ₹ 3.6 Lakhs to ₹ 18.5 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 9.0 Lakhs. Salary estimates are based on 150+ latest salaries from Google Cloud Engineers with 1 - 8 years exp.

  • Is the Google Associate Cloud Engineer certification mandatory for the role?

    No, but it demonstrates your proficiency in GCP and can be a significant advantage for landing a job.

  • What are the career paths after becoming a Google Associate Cloud Engineer?

    You can progress to senior cloud engineer roles, specialize in specific GCP areas, or move towards cloud architect positions.

  • How can I prepare for a career as a Google Associate Cloud Engineer?

    Earning the Google Associate Cloud Engineer certification is a significant first step. Consider taking up this training from Simplilearn, building practical experience through personal projects, and strengthening your cloud skills.

  • Where can I find job opportunities for Google Associate Cloud Engineers?

    Major job boards like Indeed and LinkedIn list relevant positions. You can also search on the websites of companies known for using GCP.

  • Who are the trainers for this Google Associate Cloud Engineer training program?

    Our Trainers are Google Cloud certified and highly qualified. They have over 15 years of experience in training both individuals and corporations and are working in the domain.

  • What comes after the Associate Cloud Engineer Training Course?

    We recommend upgrading your knowledge after you have completed this Google Associate Cloud Engineer training course. Consider taking a Professional Cloud Architect training course to become an expert in cloud architecture and take your career to new heights.

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

    The system requirements to attend this online training are quite basic:

    • A supported operating system (OS):

      • Windows - any version above XP SP3 or

      • Mac - any version above OS X 10.6

    • Internet Speed: preferably at or above 512 KBPS

    • Headset: Any decent headset and microphone that can be used to talk and hear clearly

    • Google Cloud trial or a paid subscription 

  • What is a Learner Success Manager?

    Our Learner Success Managers are here to help you get certified on your first attempt. They are a dedicated team of subject matter experts who help you at every step and enrich your learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance. They engage with the students proactively to ensure the course path is followed.

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

    We offer 24/7 support through email and chat. Our dedicated team also provides on-demand assistance through our community forum.

  • What is online classroom training?

    All of the classes are conducted via live online streaming. They are interactive sessions that enable you to ask questions and participate in discussions during class time.

  • How do I register for this online training course by Simplilearn?

    You can enroll in this online Google Associate Cloud Engineer Certification training on our website and make an online payment using any of the following options:

    • Visa Credit or Debit Card

    • MasterCard

    • American Express

    • Diner’s Club

    • PayPal 

    Once payment is received, you will automatically receive a payment receipt and access information via email.

  • What certification will I receive after completing the Google Cloud Engineer training?

    After completing Google Certified Associate Cloud Engineer certification training, you will be awarded the course completion certificate from Simplilearn.

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

    If you enroll for self-paced e-learning, you will have access to pre-recorded videos. If you enroll for the online classroom Flexi Pass, you will have access to live training conducted online as well as pre-recorded videos.

  • What If I miss a session?

    We provide recordings of each session you attend for future reference.

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