Come on, get Cloud Happy!

Sign up for free certification prep with Pluralsight Skills or A Cloud Guru.

Getting certified is one of the best ways to advance your career as a cloud engineer. Leaders everywhere are on the hunt for cloud skills: 40% of them cite cloud computing as their top skills gap. A certification showcases your expertise, helping you stand out from the pack. 

But too often, cost is a barrier for getting certified, and for learning in general. That's why, until the end of the year, we're inviting you to get #CloudHappy with comprehensive certification prep, plus free access to A Cloud Guru or Pluralsight Skills.

Don't know the first thing about IT or cloud?
That's okay! Our platform is open and accessible to all. Enjoy:

  • Free certification courses on A Cloud Guru or Pluralsight Skills, taught by experts in their field
  • Weekly study guides with curated learning programs and resources to prepare you to get certified
Our platform is accessible to all.

Choose from the most in-demand certifications out there:

Cloud certifications

A Cloud Guru
AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
  • Over 10 hours of FREE courses
  • Up to 30 FREE courses each month
  • Access to the ACG forums
A Cloud Guru
AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
  • Over 14 hours of FREE courses
  • Up to 30 FREE courses each month
  • Access to the ACG forums
A Cloud Guru
Google Cloud Digital Leader
  • Over 18 hours of FREE courses
  • Up to 30 FREE courses each month
  • Access to the ACG forums

IT certifications

Pluralsight
Hashicorp Certified: Terraform Associate
  • Over 8 hours of FREE certification prep
  • 50+ popular FREE courses
  • Skill assessments
Pluralsight
Certified Kubernetes Administrator
  • Over 19 hours of FREE certification prep
  • 50+ popular FREE courses
  • Skill assessments

The cloud landscape won't stop changing, so why not access certification prep resources for free while you can? It's never been easier or more accessible.

Tap into our cloud community

Can't get off cloud nine and looking to share the love? No need to keep your learning to yourself. Our vibrant cloud community on Discord has a whole lot to offer, including: 

  • Study group channels — Channels targeted to each of the five certifications
  • Office hours — Our expert authors host regular meetups to answer your questions
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Frequently asked questions

What exactly do I get when I sign up?
  • When signing up for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals, or Google Cloud Digital Leader certification prep, you’ll get access to the following on A Cloud Guru:
    • Certification prep course for the selected cert, as well as the free library courses, quizzes, and forums
  • When signing up for the Hashicorp Certified: Terraform Associate or the Certified Kubernetes Administrator certification prep, you’ll get access to the following on Pluralsight Skills:
    • Certification prep course for the selected cert, as well as the free library of 50 courses, Skill IQ, Role IQ, and guides
What’s not included when I sign up? Do I get access to labs, sandboxes, practice exams?
  • Labs, practice exams and sandboxes are not included in the A Cloud Guru or Pluralsight Skills free access for the Cloud Happy campaign. You’ll need to sign up for our Premium subscriptions online:
How long will I have access to the certification courses and free content?
  • Anyone that signs up for A Cloud Guru or Pluralsight Skills by December 31 will have access to the free certification courses until February 28, 2023. After that date, you’ll lose access to the certification prep courses but will still have access to Skills’ and ACG’s free course library.
How do I access the weekly study guides?
  • You’ll get weekly study guides via email, based on which certification you selected.
  • If you’re not getting those emails, you’ll need to confirm your email preferences aren’t set to unsubscribed. This can happen if you’ve previously submitted a Pluralsight form and clicked unsubscribe.

 

I have an existing free account on Pluralsight Skills or on A Cloud Guru. Can I get access to the study guides?
  •  Even if you have an existing free account, you'll need to sign up for Cloud Happy to get the weekly study guides.

Why wait to start your cloud journey? Get your head in the clouds—
and improve the forecast for your future.