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Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer Crash Course

Get Certified with GCP

Joe Holbrook

This training is focused on preparing IT professionals in GCP who want to achieve their GCP Cloud Engineer Certification. We will start with a GCP overview followed by a cloud services deep dive. After that we’ll review the objectives on the GCP Engineer exam before examining test-prep strategies

What you'll learn-and how you can apply it

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

This training course is for you because...

  • You would like to study for and pass the GCP Cloud Engineer exam.
  • You are a cloud engineer managing GCP Cloud Solutions
  • You are an aspiring Cloud Engineer who is required to complete their GCP Cloud Engineer exam
  • You don’t understand GCP services and how to apply them


Materials, downloads, or Supplemental Content needed in advance:

Sign up for free GCP Tier (GCP Free Tier https://cloud.google.com/free/ Use GCP Codelabs ( Codelabs https://codelabs.developers.google.com/


About your instructor

  • Joe Holbrook has been in the IT field since 1993 when he was exposed to several HPUX systems onboard a US Navy flagship USS JFK. He has migrated from UNIX networking world to Storage Area Networking(SAN) and then onto Enterprise Cloud/Virtualization and Blockchain Architectures. He has worked for numerous companies like HDS, 3PAR Data, Brocade, Dimension Data, EMC, Northrup Grumman, ViON, Ibasis.net, Chematch.com, SAIC and Siemens Nixdorf. He also has been a contract technical trainer for HPE (3PAR), Hitachi Data Systems, Training Associates, ITPrenuers and Global Knowledge. Joe is also a widely published course author on outlets such as LinkedIn Learning, INE.com, and Pearson Safari

    Currently, Joe is the owner of MyBlockChainExperts and is based out of Jacksonville, FL. He is also a frequent conference speaker and blogger and technical marketer. Joe also accomplished the Google Analytics Individual Qualification(GAIQ) and has provided technical marketing guidance for numerous small businesses. Joe previously owned HPE Property Management for 10 years, which he utilized Google Analytics proficiently to take over the Reston, VA market before selling to a competitor in 2018.

    Joe is also a Certified Bitcoin Professional (CBP), Certified Blockchain Solutions Architect (CBSA) and Certified Blockchain Developer- Hyperledger Fabric- (CBDH), and avid Blockchain and Cryptocurrency geek. He also holds Industry leading certifications from Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Brocade, Hitachi Data Systems, EMC, VMWare, CompTIA, HP, Cloud Credential Council, Palo Alto Networks and numerous other organizations

    Joe is the author of “Architecting Enterprise Blockchain Solutions” Wiley October 2019


The timeframes are only estimates and may vary according to how the class is progressing

Day 1

  • Segment 1: Course Introduction, Exam Objectives and How to set up a GCP cloud solution environment (Projects, Billing, VPCS and Networking) 120 Minutes
  • Break: 15 minutes
  • Segment 2: How to Plan and configure a GCP cloud solution(Data Services and Compute) and How to deploy and implement a GCP cloud solution (Networking) 120 Minutes

Day 2

  • Segment 3: How to Deploy and implement a GCP cloud solution (Continued Data Services and Compute) and What you need to ensure the successful operation of your GCP cloud solution? 120 Minutes
  • Break: 15 minutes
  • Segment 4: GCP Cloud Security and how configuring access and security in the GCP Cloud (IAM focus) and course closeout 120 Minutes