GCP Essentials - Level 3

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Overview The GCP Essentials – Level 3 is a beginner-level course for aspiring engineers and developers to gain a complete …


The GCP Essentials – Level 3 is a beginner-level course for aspiring engineers and developers to gain a complete understanding of the different services on the Google Cloud Platform. The course will provide a complete understanding of GCP services and the components that come together. You will be fully equipped to incorporate GCP services into your applications.     

The GCP Essentials Course will provide hands-on experience on how to have the best jumpstart on your GCP journey. Upon the completion of the course, you will be thorough in your knowledge of the core building blocks to the advanced services. As GCP remains a cloud technology and one of the fastest-growing in the industry, you will also learn key concepts and how to start being productive.         

The GCP Essentials Course will provide the relevant expertise on how to apply the concepts of access management to secure GCP projects. You will also learn how to select the right GCP service for your business scenario. There is an ever-increasing need for qualified individuals and this course will demonstrate to leading employers you are continually developing yourself and making you a desirable candidate.

Why You Should Consider Taking this Course at Study365?

Study365 is a leading online provider for several accrediting bodies and provides learners the opportunity to take this accredited iAP course.  At Study365, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to proceed with the training.  

Learners who register will be given excellent learning support, discounts for future purchases, and be eligible for a TOTUM Discount card and Student ID card with amazing offers and access to retail stores, the library, cinemas, gym memberships, and their favourite restaurants. 

  • About the Tutor
  • Learning Outcome
  • Who is this Course for?
  • Entry Requirements
  • Method of Assessment
  • Certification
  • Awarding Body
  • Career Path & Progression

Venkatesh is the founder of Makerdemy which is based in Singapore and has operations in Chennai, India. He has a BSc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Madras and a Masters in Financial Engineering from the National University of Singapore. He also has an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore. Venkatesh strongly believes that education helps transform people’s lives and that it should be made accessible to everyone.

Makerdemy offers world-class education for learners to stay ahead of technology and innovation. There are exciting courses on Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Internet of Things, and Embedded Systems, enabling learners to explore tomorrow’s technology today and remain relevant in the marketplace.

  • Learn the Key GCP Computer, Storage, Networking, Security, Database, Analytics & Monitoring Services
  • Overview of the key building block services offered by Google Cloud Platform
  • An understanding of the Google Cloud Platform, and how each of its components fit together
  • Learn to use the key GCP services and integrate them into your cloud application
  • Understand what services are needed for any specific application

This course is recommended for,

  • Any developer or an engineer who wants to get an in-depth overview of all the different services offered by the Google Cloud Platform.
  • Anyone who is preparing to write the Google’s Associate Cloud Engineer Exam.
  • Any developer who has prior experience in other Cloud Platforms but wants to migrate to GCP.
  • Learners should be over the age of 16, and have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy
  • A sound educational background is recommended
  • Functional knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, & Nodejs
  • Basic knowledge of Linux commands & Networking

This is a knowledge-based course, and thus, will contain no method of assessment. 

Upon the successful completion of the course, learners will be awarded an accredited Certificate of Completion for GCP Essentials – Level 3 by iAP.

The International Awards for Professionals (iAP) is an awarding body established in 1999 that aims to promote a high educational standard. They hope to create online education that is trustworthy and credible. They are focused on raising the standards of online education, and ensuring it is accessible to all. The iAP provides accreditation for a range of educational establishments, and monitors and continually develops the educational standards of such institutions. Their globally recognised certifications give learners the opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to gain employment in the chosen fields. 

The GCP Essentials – Level 3 Certificate will improve your candidature for job roles such as engineers and developers.  You can study further related courses that will open the door to new and exciting opportunities and enhance your expertise in this subject, and add this as a skillset on your resume. You will have the opportunity to land a generous-paying job, gain plenty of benefits, and a wide array of opportunities. Given below are job titles you can compete for, along with the average UK salary per annum according to https://www.glassdoor.com.

  • Engineer - £69,000 (Approximately)
  • Developer - £80,000 (Approximately)


Course Curriculum

1. Getting Started with Google Cloud Platform
1.1 Introduction to the course GCP Essentials – Level 3 00:05:00
1.2 Cloud Computing 101 FREE 00:06:00
1.3 Google Cloud Platform Overview FREE 00:07:00
1.4 Setting up your GCP Account FREE 00:07:00
2. Compute Services
2.1 Overview of the Key GCP Compute Services 00:07:00
2.2 Google Compute Engine 00:04:00
2.3 Demo: Run a Simple Web Server on a Virtual Machine in GCP 00:09:00
2.4 Google Kubernetes Engine 00:07:00
2.5 Demo: Creating a GKE Cluster & Deploying a Container 00:09:00
2.6 App Engine 00:06:00
2.7 Demo: Deploy & Run a Node.js Web Application on App Engine 00:06:00
2.8 What are Cloud Functions? 00:05:00
2.9 How to select the correct service for your application? 00:05:00
3. Storage & Database Services
3.1 Overview of the Key GCP Storage & Database Services 00:12:00
3.2 Google Cloud Storage 00:06:00
3.3 Demo: Create a Google Cloud Storage Bucket 00:04:00
3.4 Google Persistent Disk & Google Filestore Services 00:04:00
3.5 Working with Google Persistent Disk and Google Filestore services 00:08:00
3.6 Google Cloud SQL 00:04:00
3.7 Demo: Create a MySQL DB with Cloud SQL 00:05:00
3.8 Google Cloud Bigtable 00:05:00
3.9 Working with Google Cloud Bigtable 00:05:00
4. Networking Services
4.1 Overview of the Key GCP Networking Services 00:05:00
4.2 Google Cloud Load Balancer 00:05:00
4.3 Demo: Create a Load Balancer and connect it across 2 VMs 00:10:00
4.4 Google Cloud DNS 00:04:00
4.5 Demo: Use Cloud DNS to Expose Your Web Page to Internet 00:10:00
4.6 Google Cloud CDN 00:04:00
4.7 Demo: Integrating Cloud CDN to your Project 00:06:00
4.8 Working with Google Cloud NAT and Cloud Traffic Director 00:07:00
5. Security Services
5.1 Overview of the Key GCP Networking Services 00:05:00
5.2 Google Cloud IAM 00:04:00
5.3 Google Cloud SSL Policies 00:05:00
5.4 Google Cloud Armor 00:04:00
5.5 Google Cloud Security Scanner 00:05:00
6. Data Integration & Analytics Services
6.1 Overview of the Key GCP Data Integration & Analytics Services 00:05:00
6.2 Google Cloud Pub/Sub 00:05:00
6.3 Google Cloud Dataflow 00:04:00
6.4 Google BigQuery 00:04:00
6.5 Google Data Studio 00:04:00
6.6 Demo: Integrating all the Key Data Integration & Analytics Services 00:05:00
7. Management Tools & Monitoring Services
7.1 Overview of the Key GCP Management Tools & Monitoring Services 00:05:00
7.2 Google Cloud Deployment Manager 00:04:00
7.3 Google Cloud Monitoring & Google Cloud Logging 00:05:00
7.4 Working with Monitoring & Logging Services 00:04:00
7.5 Google Cloud Cloud Trace & Google Cloud Debugger 00:04:00
7.6 Google Cloud Error Reporting & Google Cloud Profiler 00:05:00
8. Other Services
8.1 Google Cloud AI Building Blocks 00:05:00
8.2 Google Cloud IoT Core 00:05:00
8.3 Google Cloud Migration Tools & Services 00:05:00
9. Main Project
9.1 Project Overview 00:04:00
9.2 Setting up the Technical Support Web Portal on GCE 00:08:00
9.3 Integrating Persistence & Cloud DNS to the Project 00:06:00
9.4 Integrating Load Balancing & Security Services to the Project 00:05:00
9.5 Importing Dataset to BigQuery & Visualizing it using Data Studio 00:03:00
Assignments of GCP Essentials - Level 3
Assignments of GCP Essentials – Level 3
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Completion Certificate Request

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