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Data & Cloud Seminar

It is a great pleasure to be together on journey of up-skilling ourselves. As Open Consulting has promised to facilitate upgrading skills of freelancers, we have hosted a Cloud Computing meetup in Central London on 11th Feb.

Many experts from the industry put forward their views & vision of the cloud computing to enthusiastic crowd of aspirants. We are sharing some highlights and presentations from the event. We will also publish in a series of posts detailing these individual streams soon.

Pradeep made the crowd to think using cloud mindset and explained about cloud computing. Prakash guided the group about Cloud Career Paths, streams available in Cloud Computing and how to get them.

Atul gave an introduction to Google Cloud Platform, Google’s services offering, certifications available and how to achieve them.

SanthiKumar presented the concept of Data Engineering and how critical it is for success of any analytical system. He explained 5Vs of data, how to pursue the pat of being a data engineer.

Gaurav explained the concept of Hybrid-Cloud along with public and private cloud. He highlighted the fact that it is very high in demand and insisted considering it seriously as part of learning about cloud computing.


Google Cloud

Cloud Architect Certification with GCP

  • Jan 2020 – The first batch of 44 people started on GCP Training.
  • You can still join us on Telegram by using this link


  • Jan-Mar 2020 – Course study, with exam preparation
  • Apr 2020 – Professional Cloud Architect Exam (link)
  • Apr-May 2020 – Building real-world solutions using all google cloud services
  • May 2020 – Start client engagements for cloud solutions

Next Batch

  • Starting in Feb 2020 – join us on Telegram by using this link

We will keep updating this post, for all future training related to google cloud

What Next?

Further Google Certification matching your interest (link)

  • Professional Data Engineer
  • Professional Cloud Developer
  • Professional Cloud Network Engineer
  • Professional Cloud Security Engineer
  • Professional Collaboration Engineer
  • Professional Cloud DevOps Engineer

Other Cloud Certification

  • Amazon Cloud Services Certification (link)
  • Microsoft Azure Certification (link)
  • IBM Certified Architect – Cloud Solutions (link)


Cloud Group

Join the GCP course currently in progress using this link

Why Cloud Computing?

OC Cloud Group

What? – Certification

  • Google Cloud Platform Certification (link)
  • Amazon Cloud Services Certification (link)
  • Microsoft Azure Certification (link)

Whether you’re looking to start a new career, or change your current one, Professional Certificates help you become job ready. Learn at your own pace, whenever and wherever it’s most convenient for you.


Why Now?

  • Stay ahead of the curve, get certified before others
  • Higher rates for certified professionals (£750 to £1000+ per day)
  • If you are out of work, this is the best time to upskill to shape your future directions
  • Skill shortage in the market for Cloud professionals, so perfect time


  • Join the Cloud Computing Group @openconsultinguk on Telegram (link)
  • Work together, towards getting certification
  • Be part of the local community, that can help each other
  • Also so that we can know you and get you placed at clients


  • Join Telegram Group – for open discussions + setup instructions (link)
  • Follow us on Linkedin – for Job roles and articles (link)
  • Follow us on Twitter – to keep up to date (link)


  • The ideal would have been last year
  • Now is the right time, starting batch on 6 Jan 2020

Who? – Requirements

  • Basic knowledge of IT
  • Willing to learn and get your hands dirty
  • A commitment of 8-10 hours per week
  • You can learn while standing/hanging on the train (mobile)
  • For hands-on, you will need access to a Laptop/Desktop

FAQ? – I can do any online course myself, why do I need to join @OpenConsultingUK

  • We have Certified SMEs already working in this industry
  • They will be guiding and helping you in selecting the most applicable skills in demand
  • Being part of the focus group increases your chances by 50% to complete the certification
  • You get access to new contracting opportunities where you can participate, even part-time
  • As always @OpenConsultingUK does not make any money from these community efforts