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Google Cloud Platform Associate Cloud Engineer Bootcamp




£99 inc VAT
Or £33.00/mo. for 3 months...
Study method
Online, self-paced
10 hours
Access to content
1 year
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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<em "="">This course is specifically designed to provide a refresher of the topics of the GCP Associate Cloud Engineer Exam. This course is designed for experienced GCP engineers that need a refresher of the objectives before taking the exam. If you need more hands on help then taking additional course would be wise before taking the exam.

An Associate Cloud Engineer deploys applications, monitors operations, and manages enterprise solutions. This individual is able to use Google Cloud Console and the command-line interface to perform common platform-based tasks to maintain one or more deployed solutions that leverage Google-managed or self-managed services on Google Cloud.

The Associate Cloud Engineer exam assesses your ability to:

  • check Set up a cloud solution environment
  • check Plan and configure a cloud solution
  • check Deploy and implement a cloud solution
  • check Ensure successful operation of a cloud solution
  • check Configure access and security


  • Access to a Google Cloud Platform account such as a free tier.
  • Using the Google Cloud Platform for six months or more
  • Someone who is able to provision services such as VMS, Networks, VPCs, storage and data services in GCP.


Course Curriculum

Associate Cloud Engineer Bootcamp

Course Overview (0:54)

Exam Objectives Review Part 1 (18:31)

Exam Objectives Review Part 2 (18:05)

Setting up cloud projects and accounts

Module 1 Setting up cloud projects and accounts (0:46)

Projects in Google Cloud Platform (9:48)

Demo Projects and Accounts (5:15)

Demo Projects via Cloud Shell CLI (5:45)

Demo-Billing Configuration (6:35)

Demo Change Regions (2:01)

Cloud SDK Installing and configuring the command line interface (CLI) (10:27)

Demo Gcloud Project Commands (5:45)

Demo Gcloud Project Settings (3:59)

Demo Project Service Accounts (4:25)

Planning and Configuring a Cloud Solution

Module 2 Planning and Configuring a Cloud Solution (1:00)

Planning and estimating GCP Solutions Pricing Calculator (5:04)

Demo Quotas (1:12)

Discussion - Planning and configuring network resources (19:57)

Planning and Configuring your Load Balancing (13:29)

Planning and Configuring Compute Options (16:20)

Compute Engine Management (15:04)

App Engine Overview (8:20)

Recommendation Engine (2:17)

Cloud Functions (3:51)

Kubenetes Engine Need to Know (11:34)

Deploying and Implementing a cloud solution

Module 3 Deploying and implementing resources (1:39)

Demo Compute Engine Deploy Instance Groups Part 1 (13:03)

Demo Compute Engine Deploy Instance Groups Part 2 (11:18)

Demo Kubenetes Engine Deploy Demo (10:05)

Demo Kubenetes Engine Deploy Clusters Demo (18:11)

BigQuery Data Warehouse Need to Know (7:51)

Demo Deploy Cloud SQL (14:45)

Demo Deploying and implementing App Engine and Cloud Functions (17:36)

Cloud Storage Overview (19:27)

Demo Deploying and implementing Cloud Storage Part 1 (16:02)

Demo Deploying and implementing Cloud Storage Part 2 (12:48)

Demo Storage Transfer between Regions (11:32)

Demo-Deploying a Solution using Cloud Launcher (7:06)

Deploying an Application using Deployment Manager. (5:17)

Demo-Create VPC (2:56)

Demo Create Firewall Rule (3:45)

Ensuring Successful operation of a cloud solution

Module 4 Ensuring Successful operation of a cloud solution Overview (2:36)

Demo Recommendation Engine (2:28)

Setting up cloud projects and accounts (Billing) (12:00)

Demo Monitoring and logging with Stackdriver (13:23)

Demo Stackdriver Install Monitoring Agent (3:37)

Demo Stackdriver Install Logging Agent (9:17)

Demo Stackdriver Trace (9:11)

Demo Stackdriver Metrics Explorer (15:53)

Demo Stackdriver Uptime Checks (11:40)

Demo Stackdriver Workspaces (5:31)

Configuring Access and Security

Module 5 Configuring Access and Security (1:02)

Cloud Identity and Access Management Overview (10:56)

Demo Add IAM Role (3:32)

Demo Manage Service Accounts (9:05)

Organizations in GCP (1:46)

Cloud Security Scanner (3:54)

Cloud Identity (4:25)

Cloud KMS (3:04)

Preparing and taking exam

Sign up for the exam (1:57)

Top Ten Things to know for the exam (8:42)

Resources to Gain Practice and Knowledge

Free Tier (2:43)

Qwiklabs (7:28)

Codelabs (2:55)

Google Cloud Sponsored Questions (2:05)

Additional Practice Questions online (0:28)

GCP Cloud Icons (2:35)

Good Luck and Course Closeout (5:30)

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After enrolling, you will have unlimited course access for 12 months.

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