Google Cloud Certified - Professional Cloud Architect

Gain an understanding of cloud architecture and the Google Cloud platform and start your career as a Professional Cloud Architect (GCP).  

Course overview

Why choose the Google Cloud Certified - Professional Cloud Architect Course?

By taking the Google Cloud Certified - Professional Cloud Architect course, you will be equipped with the technical expertise and business acumen to design, implement, and manage cloud infrastructures. Being certified in cloud architecture can provide numerous benefits and open up exciting career opportunities in the rapidly growing field of cloud computing.   

Acquiring a globally recognised certificate and gaining experience in areas such as network components, data storage, identity management, and more, will enable you to kickstart your career as a Professional Cloud Architect.  

What you'll learn

  • Topics
    Designing Google Compute Services
    Using Google Container Orchestration
    Google Cloud Networking
    Google Cloud Storage 
    Google Cloud Databases  
    Google Cloud Security
    Designing Google Cloud Cryptography
    Designing for Google Cloud Compliance
    Analyzing & Defining Processes
    Designing for Cloud Reliability
    Planning for Implementation
    Planning Cloud Migrations
How you'll be assessed

Your assessment will take 120 minutes to complete and features 50-60 multiple-choice questions, some of which are based on a case study.


Upon successfully passing the examinations, you’ll receive your Google Cloud Certified - Professional Cloud Architect certification. This is a digital certificate

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Course Guide

The key facts about your online training.


Google Cloud Certified - Professional Cloud Architect 

Study time

45 hours (Full-time: 2 - 3 weeks, part time: 2 - 3 months)


1 x 120 minute exam


Internet access and email


1+ years experience working with Google Cloud Platform 

Ideal for

Those with 1+ years experience wishing to progress into a cloud architecture role



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What's Included

When you enrol with Learning People, you get so much more than just a course.

  • What's included
    On-demand platform access
    eBooks and video lessons
    CV and LinkedIn support
    Monthly careers workshops
    Learning People Alumni membership
    TOTUM student card

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Be in control of your learning journey. Enjoy flexible and self-paced training that fits around your schedule. Learn when and where it suits you.

Our training is regularly updated to align with the latest technologies and trends, so you can be confident that you're equipped with the most up-to-date knowledge and skills.

Learn from the best in the field. Interact with our industry experts, ask your questions, and seek advice. We have the knowledge you need to succeed.

Globally recognised certifications that hold real value in your chosen industry. We’ll create a unique pathway, so you’re equipped with the certifications you need for the job you want.

Why become a certified Google Cloud Architect?

There has been a significant increase in the demand for skilled cloud professionals, particularly architects, as more organisations transition their operations to the cloud. With a career as a Professional Cloud Architect, you can unlock new career opportunities and accelerate your professional growth. 

There's no denying that cloud computing is here to stay. By becoming a Professional Cloud Architect, you can become a future-proof expert on the cutting edge of technology. 

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Salary projection

Average Salary after completing


You can earn an average of £69,650.00 a year

Google Cloud Customer Engineer
Average salary you can earn
Google Cloud Platform Architect

You can earn an average of £69,650.00 a year

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