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Google Cloud Platform Professional Cloud Architect Certification Crash Course

Published by Pearson

Intermediate content levelIntermediate

Get Certified with GCP

Google Cloud Platform Cloud Architect Certification Crash course is a great place to start your path to Google certification. In this two-day course, you learn all about the Google Cloud Platform and the objectives covered in the Architect Certification exam. Explore what GCP is and how it benefits an organization along with fundamental terminology and concepts, key services like Cloud Storage, Cloud Bigtable, Cloud SQL, Cloud Launcher and App Engine. The training also walks you through how to create an account and apply important first steps to securing that account; how to identify key services offered for compute, storage, database, and other solutions; and finally how to prepare to take the GCP Cloud Architect Exam.

What you’ll learn and how you can apply it

This training is focused on preparing IT professionals in GCP who want to achieve their GCP Cloud Architect Certification.

  • GCP Cloud Fundamentals
  • Cloud Architecture with GCP
  • How to prepare for the GCP Cloud Architect Exam

This live event is for you because...

  • you are interested in taking the GCP Architect exam
  • you would like to learn more about Google Cloud Platform
  • you would like clear and concise training without having to attend an in-person class


Course Set-up

  • Review Google Cloud Platform website
  • Review Google Cloud Platform documentation


The time frames are only estimates and may vary according to how the class is progressing.

Day 1

Segment 1: Why Google Cloud Platform (120 minutes)

Segment 2: GCP Cloud Architect 101- Services Deep Dive (120 minutes)

Break 10 Minutes

Day 2

Segment 3 GCP Cloud Architect 102 – Test Preparation - Case Studies (120 minutes)

Break 10 Minutes

Segment 4 GCP Cloud Architect 200 – Test Preparation - Case Studies and Preparing for the Exam (120 minutes)

Your Instructor

  • Joe Holbrook

    Joe Holbrook has been in the IT field since 1993, when he was exposed to several HP-UX systems on board the US Navy flagship USS JFK. Over his career, he’s migrated from the Unix networking world to storage area networking (SAN) and then to enterprise cloud/virtualization and blockchain architectures while working for companies like HDS, 3PAR Data, Brocade, Dimension Data, EMC, Northrop Grumman, ViON, iBASIS,, SAIC, and Siemens Nixdorf. Based in Jacksonville, FL, Joe is the owner of a new upstart learning blog, TechCommanders. He’s also a widely published course author and instructor for outlets such as O’Reilly, LinkedIn Learning, QuickStart, INE, and Udemy and has been a contract technical trainer for HPE (3PAR), Hitachi Data Systems, Training Associates, ITpreneurs, and Global Knowledge. Joe holds industry-leading certifications from Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, Brocade, Hitachi Data Systems, EMC, VMware, CompTIA, HP 3PAR, Cloud Credential Council, Palo Alto Networks, and numerous other organizations. He’s also a dad, a blockchain and cryptocurrency geek, an ice hockey fan, and an avid fisherman.