Google Cloud Skills Boost

Discover Google Cloud training your way

With 700+ learning activities to choose from, Google Cloud has designed our comprehensive catalog with you in mind. The catalog consists of a variety of activity formats for you to pick from. Choose from bite-size individual labs, short quests comprising a series of labs, or multi-module courses that consist of videos, documents, labs, and quizzes. Our labs give you temporary credentials to actual cloud resources, so you can learn Google Cloud using the real thing. Earn badges for what you complete, define, track, and measure your success with Google Cloud!

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  1. Quest

    Exploring Data with Looker

    Earn a skill badge by completing the Exploring Data with Looker quest, where you will learn how to use the Explore interface to access data published by LookML developers. In this quest, you will learn fundamentals of data exploration in Looker including but not limited to dimensions and measures, filtering and pi…

  2. Quest

    Manage Data Models in Looker

    Earn a skill badge by completing the Manage Data Models in Looker quest, where you will learn how to: maintain LookML project health; utilize SQL runner for data validation; employ LookML best practices; optimize queries and reports for performance; implement persistent derived tables and caching policies. A skil…

  3. Quest

    Understanding LookML in Looker

    In this quest, you will get hands-on experience with LookML in Looker. You will learn how to write LookML code to create new dimensions and measures, create derived tables and join them to Explores, filter Explores, and define caching policies in LookML.

  4. Quest

    Using the Cloud SDK Command Line

    For everyone using Google Cloud Platform for the first time, getting familar with gcloud, Google Cloud's command line, will help you get up to speed faster. In this quest, you'll learn how to install and configure Cloud SDK, then use gcloud to perform some basic operations like creating VMs, networks, using BigQue…

  5. Quest

    Build LookML Objects in Looker

    Earn a skill badge by completing the Build LookML Objects in Looker quest, where you will learn how to do the following: design/build new dimensions and measures, views, and derived tables, set measure filters and types based on requirements, update dimensions and measures (change names, use aliases), build and re…

  6. Lab

    Visualizing Billing Data with Google Data Studio

    In this lab, you will harness the power of Data Studio, where you will learn how to build billing graphs and charts so you can slice and dice your GCP bill the way you want.

  7. Lab

    Explore and Create Reports with Data Studio

    In this lab, you learn how to connect Google Data Studio to Google BigQuery data tables, create charts, and explore the relationships between dimensions and measures.

  8. Lab

    Big Data Analysis to a Slide Presentation

    This lab leverages two Google developer platforms: G Suite and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). It uses GCP's BigQuery API, Sheets, and Slides to collect, analyze and present data.

  9. Lab

    Filtering and Sorting Data in Looker

    In this lab, you will learn how to filter and sort data, and create looks with Looker.

  10. Lab

    Data Loss Prevention: Qwik Start - Command Line

    In this lab you will set up the Data Loss Prevention API and and use the API to inspect a string of data for sensitive information.