Google Career Certificates
Job-ready skills you
can put to work
Flexible online training designed to put you on the fast
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.155,000+
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.76%
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.$68,000
No experience necessaryLearn job-ready skills, even with no relevant experience.155,000+in-demand job openings across certificate fields1
Learn at your own paceComplete the online program on your own terms.Under 10 hoursof flexible study per week2
Stand out to employersMake your resume competitive with a credential from Google.76%of program graduates report an improvement in their career within 6 months of certificate completion3
A path to in-demand jobsConnect with top employers who are currently hiring.$68,000median salary1
Earn a credential that can lead to jobs in high-growth fields
Cybersecurity analysts are responsible for monitoring and protecting information and systems.
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.
Project managers ensure projects within an organization are managed and completed with maximum value.
UX designers make digital and physical products easier and more enjoyable to use.
Certificate Success StoriesSee Ruchita's storyCertificate Success StoriesWith no prior Canadian experience, I was still able to find success.
Certificate Success StoriesSee Célian's storyCertificate Success StoriesI was able to learn at my own pace and get the skills that I needed.
Certificate Success StoriesSee Krys' storyCertificate Success StoriesIn less than 6 months I was prepared for my new career.
Certificate Success StoriesSee Oviya's storyCertificate Success StoriesIt helped me pursue a career I was passionate about.
Get on the fast track to in-demand jobs in technology, retail, finance, energy and more
Complete a Google Career Certificate online, at your own pace and time.
Access career resources like coaching sessions, mock interviews, and a resume builder tool.
Get your foot in the door with top employers, through the Google employer consortium.
CONNECT WITH TOP EMPLOYERS, INCLUDING THESE:
Become a participating employer to connect with skilled candidates and grow your talent pipeline by completing the interest form. It is easy and free.
More opportunities for everyone
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