Google IT Certificates

Get on the fast track to finding an in-demand job in IT, with a professional certificate from Google. Learn the foundations of networking and operating systems or how to solve problems using code.

  • No relevant experience is necessary

  • 100% remote, online learning

  • Under 10 hours of study a week

  • 82% of Certificate graduates report a career impact within six months

Course details

The certificate consists of five courses, which fit well into a single semester:

  • Technical Support Fundamentals: This course is the first of a series that aims to prepare learners for a role as an entry-level IT Support Specialist. In this course, learners will be introduced to the world of Information Technology. They’ll learn about the different facets of IT, like computer hardware, the Internet, computer software, troubleshooting, and customer service.

  • The Bits and Bytes of Computer Networking: This course is designed to provide a full overview of computer networking. It covers everything from the fundamentals of modern networking technologies and protocols to an overview of the cloud to practical applications and network troubleshooting.

  • Operating Systems and You: Becoming a power user: In this course, learners will understand the main components of an operating system and how to perform critical tasks like managing software and users and configuring hardware.

  • System Administration and IT Infrastructure Services: This course will transition learners from working on a single computer to an entire fleet in a multi-user environment. Learners will understand the infrastructure services that keep all organizations, big and small, up and running. It deep dives on cloud so that they’ll understand everything from typical cloud infrastructure setups to how to manage cloud resources. They’ll also learn how to manage and configure servers and how to use industry tools to manage computers, user information, and user productivity. Finally, they’ll learn how to recover their organization’s IT infrastructure in the event of a disaster.

  • IT Security: Defense against the digital dark arts: This course covers a wide variety of IT security concepts, tools, and best practices. It introduces threats and attacks and the many ways they can show up. Learners will have an understanding of encryption algorithms and how they’re used to safeguard data, and covers network security solutions, ranging from firewalls to Wifi encryption options. The course is rounded out by putting all these elements together into a multi-layered, in-depth security architecture, followed by recommendations on how to integrate a culture of security into an organization or team.


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