Cloud Architect

The Cloud Architect Certification is an official professional accreditation. A Certified Cloud Architect has an understanding of cloud computing technology and application architecture, and has knowledge of engineering practices used to build and evolve cloud-based solutions and environments.

Those who achieve this certification receive an official digital Certificate of Excellence, as well as a digital Certification Badge from Acclaim/Credly, with an account that supports the online verification of certification status. Digital accreditation certificates and badges are free of charge and are provided to you automatically.

To attain the Cloud Architect Certification requires a passing grade on the complete Cloud Architect Certification Exam or a passing grade on the partial Cloud Architect Certification Exam and the attainment of the Cloud Technology Professional Certification.

The partial version of the exam encompasses topics covered in the Cloud Architecture Course and the complete version also includes topics from the Cloud Computing Course. Upon taking the exam, you will be given the option to choose the partial or complete version.


The exam is available via Pearson VUE online proctoring, direct online proctoring and at Pearson VUE testing centers worldwide. The base cost of the exam is $349 for online proctoring. Upon checkout you will have the option to upgrade the exam voucher for an additional fee so that it can also be redeemed for onsite proctoring at Pearson VUE testing centers.

Those who have already attained the Cloud Technology Professional Certification can request a coupon code to receive a $50 discount on the purchase of the Cloud Architect Certification exam voucher.

Further exam preparation resources are available, including an Exam Prep Kit with additional sample questions, as well as downloadable digital course PDFs, printed course materials that can be shipped to your location, and access to the digital course materials via a feature-rich eLearning environment.

Coaching and instructor-led training services are available by Arcitura and its training partner network. Coaching time can be purchased on an hourly basis. Private instructor-led workshops are also available for individuals and groups of participants.

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Cloud School

None (when taking the complete exam)

Exam Duration:
170 minutes

Corresponding Course:
Cloud Architecture