Getting Started with Google Kubernetes Engine

Programme Code D153
ICT Infrastructure
Learning Partner(s)
1 Day
Format Online
Infrastructure Automation Cloud Infrastructure
Job Roles
ICT&SS Professional Infrastructure Engineer Infrastructure Architect


This course will teach participants how to containerise workloads in Docker containers, deploy them to Kubernetes clusters provided by Google Kubernetes Engine, and scale those workloads to handle increased traffic. Participants will also learn how to continuously deploy new code in a Kubernetes cluster to provide application updates.

Key Takeaways

At the end of this programme, you will be able to:
  • Understand how software containers work
  • Understand the architecture of Kubernetes
  • Understand the architecture of Google Cloud
  • Understand how pod networking works in Google  Kubernetes Engine
  • Create and manage Kubernetes Engine clusters using  the Google Cloud Console and gcloud/kubectl commands

Who Should Attend

Please refer to the job roles section. 


  • Have completed Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure or have equivalent experience.
  • Basic proficiency with command-line tools and Linux operating system environments, as well as Web server technologies such as Nginx.
  • Systems Operations experience including deploying and managing applications, either on-premises or in a public cloud environment

Programme Structure

This course is delivered via Virtual Instructor-Led Training. There is technical assessment which includes labs and quiz sessions as part of this course.


Full Fee

Full course fee


8% GST on nett course fee


Total nett course fee payable, including GST S$734.40

With effect from 1 Jan 2023 till 31 Dec 2023

Upcoming Classes

Class 1
01 Nov 2023 to 01 Nov 2023 (Full Time)
Duration: 1 day
When: Nov - 01
Time : 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

How To Register


Step 1 Apply through your organisation's training request system.

Step 2 Your organisation's training request system (or relevant HR staff) confirms your organisation's approval for you to take the course.

Your organisation will send registration information to the academy.

Organisation HR L&D or equivalent staff can click here for details of the registration submission process.

Step 3 GovTech Digital Academy will inform you whether you have been successful in enrolment.