About this Course

Tech Type Essentials
Course Code QAGCPLAB
Duration 3 Hours
Special Notices

You can book online using the link in the nav bar or email our team on traingoogle@qa.com, please also let us know if you have any special dietary or access requirements. All attendees are required to bring their own laptops to this event.

The Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Essentials practical hands-on labs event is designed to introduce you to the tools offered on the GCP platform to create resources such as Virtual Machines, Monitoring Services, Containers and Load Balancers and more.

No prior knowledge of the GCP environment is required. The event will be run by a GCP authorised QA expert who will also provide support when completing the practical elements. The event will have a short presentation on the Google Cloud Platform followed by a choice of practical labs in which you can create your chosen solution. The solutions will range from 'Introductory' topics and technologies through to 'Advanced'.

Dates: Friday 8th February | Friday 26th April

Location: Manchester Oxford Street

Timings: 09:30 - 12:30 | 13:30 - 16:30

Cost: FREE

Target Audience

This event is intended for:

  • Architects
  • Developers
  • First time users of GCP

Prior knowledge of GCP services is not required.

Students must bring a laptop to gain access to Qwiklab environment.

Available Scenarios

  1. Creating a Virtual Machine (Introductory)
  2. Getting Started with Cloud Shell & Gcloud (Introductory)
  3. Provision Services with Cloud Launcher (Introductory)
  4. Creating a Persistent Disk (Introductory)
  5. Hello Node Kubernetes (Advanced)
  6. Monitoring Cloud Infrastructure with Stackdriver (Fundamentals)
  7. Setup Network and HTTP Load Balancers (Advanced)


Morning Sessions

  • 09:30 - 10:00 Registrations & introductions
  • 10:00 - 10.15 Presentation: GCP Essentials
  • 10:15 - 12:30 Hands on labs

Afternoon Sessions

  • 13:30 - 14:00 Registrations & introductions
  • 14:00 - 14.15 Presentation: GCP Essentials
  • 14:15 - 16:30 Hands on labs

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