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Google Career Certificates

Job-ready skills you can put to work

Flexible online training programs designed to put you on the track

to jobs in high-growth fields.

Google Career Certificates

Job-ready skills you can put to work

Flexible online training programs designed to put you on the track

to jobs in high-growth fields.

Get professional-level training from Google

  • No experience necessary

    Learn job-ready skills, even with no relevant experience.


    in-demand job openings across certificate fields1

  • Learn at your own pace

    Complete the online program on your own terms.

    Under 10 hours

    of flexible study per week2

  • Stand out to employers

    Make your resume competitive with a credential from Google.


    of program graduates report an improvement in their career within 6 months of certificate completion3

  • A path to in-demand jobs

    Connect with top employers who are currently hiring.


    median salary1

Earn a credential that can lead to jobs in high-growth fields

  • New Certificate



    Cybersecurity analysts are responsible for monitoring and protecting information and systems.

    If you like: investigating, solving puzzles
    Certificate types:
  • Data Analytics

    Data Analytics

    Data analysts collect, transform, and organize data in order to help make informed business decisions.

    If you like: uncovering trends and patterns, visualizations
    Certificate types:
  • Digital Marketing & E-commerce

    Digital Marketing & E-commerce

    Digital marketers use online tools to reach customers. E-commerce specialists grow online sales.

    If you like: connecting with people online, building an online presence.
    Certificate types:
  • IT support

    IT support

    IT Specialists troubleshoot problems so computers and networks run correctly.

    If you like: solving problems, helping others
    Certificate types:
  • Project Management

    Project Management

    Project managers ensure projects within an organization are managed and completed with maximum value.

    If you like: solving problems, organization, working with people
    Certificate types:
  • UX Design

    UX Design

    UX designers make digital and physical products easier and more enjoyable to use.

    If you like: understanding people, drawing, thinking creatively
    Certificate types:

Get on the fast track to in-demand jobs with top employers

Complete a Google Career Certificate to get exclusive access to Talent Match, which offers free 1-on-1 coaching, interview and career support, and a job board to connect directly with employers, including over 20 companies in Google Career Certifcates Employer Consortium.

Here’s how
Complete online certificate courses
Complete online certificate courses, at your own pace and time.
Access career resources
Access career resources like coaching sessions, mock interviews, and a resume builder tool.
Share your resume
Share your resume and get connected with national and local employers.


Become a participating employer to connect with skilled candidates and grow your talent pipeline by completing the interest form. It is easy and free.



Education and technology are keys to opportunity, but so are equity and access.

To support access to the Google Career Certificates, we’ve provided a Google.org grant to NPower Canada to deliver Google Career Certificate programs and deploy 5,000 scholarships.

These scholarships are distributed through NPower Canada, in collaboration with youth and workforce development non-profits like AIM CROIT, Indspire, Maison de l’amitié, Pathways to Education, Toronto Public Library, and the YMCA, focusing on Canadians from underserved communities.

Since 2021, NPower Canada has guided scholarship recipients through the program, providing ongoing wraparound support and the skills needed to be job-ready upon completion. Apply for a scholarship here.

Frequently asked questions

What background knowledge is necessary?

None! Whether you’re completely new to the field or have had some exposure, a Google Career Certificate is the right program for you.

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, digital marketing & e-commerce, 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 resources are available to help with my job search?

Free resources are available to Certificate graduates including interview tips, mock interviews and resume building workshops, career coaching sessions and more.

How much do the Google Career Certificates cost?

All Google Career Certificates cost US$49 per month by subscription on Coursera.

What is Coursera?

Coursera is a global online learning platform that offers access to online courses. Google has worked with Coursera to make Google Career Certificates available on their platform.

Is Coursera affiliated with Google?

Coursera is a global online learning platform that offers access to online courses, and while our Certificates are hosted on their platform, Coursera is not part of Google or Alphabet.

Where can I access Google Career Certificates?

Google Career Certificates are available globally in English on Coursera. The Google IT Support Certificate and the Google Project Management Certificate are also available in French, Spanish and Portuguese. We are working to make the certificates available in more languages.

Is financial assistance available for Google Career Certificates?

If you are interested in financial assistance for Google Career Certificates, you may be eligible for financial aid via Coursera through the course page. Recipients of financial aid will have full access to course content and assignments required to earn a certificate. To apply, go to the certificate course page on Coursera and click the “Financial aid available” link next to the “Enroll” button.

Google has also funded 5,000 scholarships for Google Career Certificates, which will be distributed by Google.org grantee NPower Canada. These funds will create a lasting impact in helping people land high-quality jobs in high-growth fields. Apply for a scholarship here.

What is the Google Career Certificates Employer Consortium? How does it work?

The Google Career Certificates Employer Consortium consists of different companies like Deloitte, KPMG, Loblaw, Mosaic, Omnicom Media Group, Publicis Groupe, Shopify, TELUS, Unilever, and of course, Google. These companies span multiple sectors and are committed to considering Google Career Certificate graduates for jobs. Upon completion of a Google Career Certificate, you will gain access to an exclusive job platform where you can easily apply to opportunities from employers with open jobs.

Employers interested in joining the Google Career Certificates Employer Consortium can find more information at grow.google/employers.

What other kind of support is available after I complete a Google Career Certificate?

In addition to expert training and hands-on projects designed to prepare you for a job in your field of choice, you'll get access to a resume building tool, mock interviews and career networking support designed to help you with your job search. You'll also be able to connect with Canadian employers in the hiring consortium who are accepting candidates who have completed a Google Career Certificate.

Are Google Career Certificates recognized? Do employers recognize Google Career Certificates?

Yes! Google Career Certificates are recognized by many employers in Canada, including companies like KPMG and Shopify. Certificates help graduates stand out to recruiters and interviewers–in fact, 76 percent of program graduates report an improvement in their career within six months of certificate completion*.

Who designed the Google Career Certificates?

Google Career Certificates were designed and built by subject-matter experts and senior practitioners at Google from each of the job fields. Every certificate has been created to equip learners with theoretical and practical knowledge and real-life problem-solving skills to be successful in an entry-level job. Expert industry organizations and platforms - like the Project Management Institute for project management, Tableau for data analytics, and Figma for UX design, to name a few - consulted and collaborated on material.

1Lightcast Q1 2022 Data Set (Jan 2021 to Aug 2022)
2Complete in 6 months, under 10 hours per week.
3Based on program graduate survey responses, Canada 2021