What is Google Cloud Certification Drive at Turing?
Google Cloud Certification Drive at Turing is a 6-week accelerated training and coaching program designed to support Google Cloud partners as they prepare for a Google Cloud certification.
The program offers guided training and an opportunity to earn a certification exam voucher (Valued up to $200.) The program is currently available in English and Japanese for the following certifications:
Google Cloud Certification
Associate Cloud Engineer
Professional Cloud Architect
Professional Data Engineer
Professional Cloud Developer
(available from April 20, 2022)
Professional Collaboration Engineer
(available from April 20, 2022)
What are the benefits of Google Cloud Certification Drive at Turing?
Participants who enroll in and complete Google Cloud Certification Drive at Turing will benefit from:
- Unlimited access to Google Cloud Skills Boost for Partners
- Free exam voucher upon completing the required courses and skill badges
- A structured training and support schedule
- Free access to Google Cloud on-demand technical training courses
- Weekly nurture emails with tips, best practices, and resources to support your path to certification
- Commemorative SWAG upon completing and passing the exam (Professional level)
What are the prerequisites for Google Cloud Certification Drive at Turing?
The participant’s own work experience is considered highly useful to Google Cloud certification readiness. We recommend that participants use the provided resources throughout the Google Cloud Certification Drive at Turing, along with their relevant experience to prepare for a Google Cloud certification exam.
Recommended experience: 6+ months building on Google Cloud.
The associate level certification is focused on the fundamental skills of deploying, monitoring, and maintaining projects on Google Cloud.
This certification is a good starting point for those new to cloud and can be used as a path to professional level certifications.
Recommended experience: 3+ years industry experience, including 1+ years on Google Cloud.
Professional certifications span key technical job functions and assess advanced skills in design, implementation, and management.
These certifications are recommended for individuals with industry experience and familiarity with Google Cloud products and solutions.
If I successfully complete Google Cloud Certification Drive at Turing, does it guarantee that I will pass the certification exam?
Google Cloud Certification Drive at Turing will familiarize you with topics you may encounter on the exam. The practice exam also helps familiarize you with questions you may encounter.
These resources will help you determine your readiness, or if you need more preparation and/or experience.
Successful completion of Google Cloud Certification Drive at Turing and sample questions does not guarantee that you will pass the certification exam. The actual exam is longer and covers a wider range of topics.
How many can participate from my organization?
We don’t have an established limit to the number of individuals who can participate from a given organization. However, we recommended you note the prerequisites before nominating a colleague.
Where can I see the full list of courses for each Google Cloud Certification Drive at Turing program?
Can I participate in the same Google Cloud Certification Drive at Turing program more than once?
No. Participants can only participate in and complete one Google Cloud Certification Drive at Turing program per certification one time. Additionally, a participant cannot complete the same required courses more than once to receive a secondary exam voucher. For example, a participant cannot enroll into Google Cloud Certification Drive at Turing for the Associate Cloud Engineer and complete the required courses multiple times to receive multiple exam vouchers. The participant should not use the Google Cloud Certification Drive at Turing program to support their recertification goals. However, participants will have continued access to Google Cloud Skills Boost for Partners to review on-demand training content as much as they like.
Can I use a Google Cloud Skills Boost completion badge more than once to qualify for an exam voucher?
No. Enrolled participants must complete skill badges and on-demand courses to earn a certification exam voucher. The Google Cloud Certification Drive at Turing team may request proof of completed courses and skill badges if necessary. Participants who copy or misuse proof of completed Google Cloud Skills Boost courses will be removed from the Google Cloud Certification Drive at Turing Program and may receive a formal violation notice.
Is there a time limit to complete the required courses to earn the exam voucher?
Yes. The required courses must be completed within 10 weeks from the date of enrollment to earn the exam voucher. Any required courses completed by the participant outside of this timeframe will not qualify for the exam voucher. This said, the participant is encouraged to take any additional courses or time needed to prepare outside of the mentioned time frame for the required courses.
All participants currently enrolled in Google Cloud Certification Drive at Turing will have 10 weeks from the update to the Terms and Conditions (April 5, 2022) to complete the required courses and earn their voucher.
What Google Cloud Skills Boost for Partners courses and skill badges are required to earn the certification exam voucher?
I’ve successfully completed Google Cloud Certification Drive at Turing and received a voucher. When will my examination voucher expire?
Your voucher must be redeemed and applied to your scheduled certification exam within 2 weeks from receiving it, as vouchers expire within 2 weeks of receipt.
For any questions related to Google Cloud Certification Drive at Turing, contact GoogleCloudPartner@turing.com.
For any issues related to Google Cloud Skills Boost for Partners, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
For general information about Google Cloud Certifications, refer to the Google Cloud Certification FAQs.
For additional certification training resources, visit the Google Cloud certification website.