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What background knowledge is necessary?

None! Whether you’re completely new to the field or have had some exposure, this is the right program for you. If you’re already familiar with the subject matter, you can skip directly to the graded assessments.

What is a Professional Certificate from Google?

The Google Career Certificate program is an online training program that offers professional certificates in fast-growing, high-demand technology fields. The program is designed by Google and taught by experts in the areas of IT, user experience design, project management, and more, and combines skills training with hands-on practice. In addition, job seekers receive support and practical tips for resumes, interviews, and job searches, helping them to land jobs in the technology sector.

Are Google Career Certificates really 100% online?

Google Career Certificates are completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your instructional videos, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

What Grow with Google resources are available to help with my job search?

Career resources are available to Certificate graduates including interview tips, mock interviews and resume building workshops, coaching sessions, and more, via the Google Certificate hub.

How much do the Google Career Certificates cost?

Apply for free a scholarship through PCCLD. All Google Career Certificates are completely self-paced. At about 10 hours of study per week, many learners complete a Google Career Certificate in three to six months.

Where can I access Google Career Certificates?

Google Career Certificates are available globally in English on Coursera. The Google IT Support Certificate is also available in Spanish and Portuguese. Theye are working to make the certificates available in more languages.












PCCLD is a partner with Grow With Google!

As a library patron you have the opportunity to prepare for or enhance your career in a high-growth field by earning a Google Career Certificate. You’ll get professional training designed by Google, along with the opportunity to connect with top employers that are currently hiring.

All scholarships expire December 18, 2024

(Anyone who wishes to complete their work after the deadline may choose to do so at their own cost).


  • IT Support-IT Specialists troubleshoot problems so computers and networks run correctly.
  • Project Management-Project managers ensure projects within an organization are managed and completed with maximum value.
  • UX Design-UX designers make digital and physical products easier and more enjoyable to use.
  • IT Automation with Python-Advanced Google Career Certificates build on the skills from our foundational certificates.
  • Business Intelligence-Advanced Google Career Certificates build on the skills from our foundational certificates.
  • Cybersecurity-Cybersecurity analysts are responsible for monitoring and protecting information and systems.
  • Advanced Data Analytics-Data analysts collect, transform, and organize data in order to help make informed business decisions.
  • Digital Marketing & E-commerce-Digital marketers use online tools to reach customers. E-commerce specialists grow online sales.

The certificates are 100% online and are typically completed in three to six months part-time (5-10 hours per week). No prior education is required to apply for or earn a Google Career Certificate.

Please complete this form and we will reach out to you about your enrollment status. Spaces are limited.

Please note: Google Career Certificates are delivered 100% online via Coursera, an online learning platform. Lessons are self-guided, no teaching will be provided by PCCLD employees. Scholarships may be revoked if a learner's Coursera account remains inactive for 30 days or more.