Overview

This unique QA learning path will provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to successfully architect a Google Cloud Platform (GCP) environment, over the course of 12 months.

Specifically designed by QA’s learning experts, this pathway will introduce you to GCP products and services. You will learn the value of GCP and how to incorporate cloud-based solutions into business strategies. Through a combination of presentations, demos and hands-on labs, you will explore and deploy solution elements, including infrastructure components such as networks, systems and applications services. We also cover deploying practical solutions including securely interconnecting networks, customer-supplied encryption keys, security and access management, quotas and billing, and resource monitoring.

Finally, we will equip you with the knowledge to build highly reliable and efficient solutions on the Google Cloud Platform, using proven design patterns and the principles of Google Site Reliability Engineering (SRE).

As well as acquiring the practical skills necessary to architect GCP Services you will also be prepared for the GCP Professional Cloud Architect exam and receive a voucher for the exam.

We have designed QA’s role-based pathways to guide you onto the right track to develop both knowledge and experience to match specific job roles.

Each learning pathway includes specific courses and all the necessary resources to obtain the relevant certifications. These components are discounted into one bundle, giving you the most cost-effective way to fast-track your career.

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Prerequisites

You are an IT professional familiar with application development, systems operations, Linux operating systems and data analytics. Knowledge about machine learning is helpful in understanding the technologies covered.

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What's Included

This learning path contains the following products:

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Terms and Conditions

  • QA Bundles are created for a named individual and once purchased cannot be transferred to another individual or organisation.

  • Bundles, unless specified elsewhere, are valid from 12 months from confirmation date.

  • Exam vouchers supplied are for use in the UK only, unless otherwise specified.

  • Standard terms and conditions apply for cancellations, transfers and payment.

  • QA reserves the right to modify the terms and conditions at any time as necessary as a result of any restrictions, content updates or discontinuation, third party changes or applicable law.

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GCP learning paths

Want to boost your career in Google Cloud Platform? Click on the roles below to see QA‘s learning pathways, specially designed to give you the skills to succeed.

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Data Scientist
Data Engineer
Developer Software Development Experience
Architect Enterprise Architecture Experience
Administrator Windows Administrator Experience

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We use the WebEx video conferencing platform by Cisco. Before you book, check that you meet the WebEx system requirements and run a test meeting (more details in the link below) to ensure the software is compatible with your firewall settings. If it doesn’t work, try adjusting your settings or contact your IT department about permitting the website.

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How do QA’s online courses work?

QA online courses, also commonly known as distance learning courses or elearning courses, take the form of interactive software designed for individual learning, but you will also have access to full support from our subject-matter experts for the duration of your course. When you book a QA online learning course you will receive immediate access to it through our e-learning platform and you can start to learn straight away, from any compatible device. Access to the online learning platform is valid for one year from the booking date.

All courses are built around case studies and presented in an engaging format, which includes storytelling elements, video, audio and humour. Every case study is supported by sample documents and a collection of Knowledge Nuggets that provide more in-depth detail on the wider processes.

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When will I receive my certificate?

Certificates of Achievement are issued at the end the course, either as a hard copy or via email. Read more here.

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