Professional Cloud Developer (PCD)

The Cloud Developer course is designed for application developers who are designing and developing applications for cloud environments. The training covers best practices on application design for cloud environments and supports many vendor technology solutions, covering Open Source and major Vendor Standards. The principles covered in the course apply to the entire application lifecycle, and are relevant to any technology or platform.

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Date Duration Location Price Booking Enquiry
Jan 30 - Jan 31 2 days Dubai 3255.00 AED Book Now Enquiry
Feb 19 - Feb 20 2 days Dubai 3255.00 AED Book Now Enquiry
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Professional Cloud Developer (PCD)

Professional Cloud Developer

The Cloud Credential Council's (CCC) Professional Cloud Developer certification is globally recognized as the standard of achievement for developers involved with cloud-based solutions. Along with showcasing your cloud developer experience, skills and knowledge, achieving Professional Cloud Developer certification demonstrates that you are capable of managing the various stakeholders within the enterprise. Achieve the Professional Cloud Developer certification to boost your cloud credentials, gain a competitive edge and help your organization maximize the business opportunities that cloud is creating. The course material includes various reference materials that help to continue participants’ educational experience when they are back at work after completion of the course. The course prepares candidates for the Professional Cloud Developer Certification (PCD) Exam provided by the Cloud Credential Council. The PCD is endorsed, recognized and supported by several key technology vendors and standards bodies. The content for this course, as well as the PCD certification is based on the cloud standards developed by NIST.

Key Features

  • 2 days of instructor led classroom training
  • Certification Exam
  • Softcopy of the material
  • 16 PDU’s Certificate
  • Highly proficient & certified trainers
The course prepares candidates for the Professional Cloud Developer Certification (PCD) Exam provided by the Cloud Credential Council. The PCD is endorsed, recognized and supported by several key technology vendors and standards bodies.

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At the end of this course, the participant will gain competencies in and be able to:
  • Understand Cloud Architecture Patterns, caching, RESTful services and session management, together with security and compliance fundamentals in cloud.
  • Apply and analyze knowledge about database integrations, messaging in cloud environment, and scalable coding.
  • Understand development monetization techniques and license models.
  • Apply knowledge about semantic web and ontologies.
  • Understand development and deployment in IaaS
  • Understand tenant aware application development, interoperable cloud code and application architecture models in PaaS
  • Understand Software development in SaaS, Development of APIs and Mashups together with understanding of cloud service catalogues and application marketplaces.    


There are no required prerequisites for this certification. It is recommended participants possess a CCC Cloud Technology Associate or similar level qualification.

  • Exam Type: Scenario Based, Complex Multiple Choice
  • No. of Questions: 25
  • Duration: 75 minutes
  • Additional Time Provisions:15 minutes additional time for candidates who speak English as a second language
  • Open Book: No
  • Pass Score: 65%
  • Mode of Exam: Online


The Professional Cloud Developer course will be of interest to:

  • Application Developers
  • Cloud Architects


  • Module 1. Cloud Architecture Patterns
  • Module 2. Service Modularity, Encapsulation, and Orchestration
  • Module 3. Development of Monetization Techniques
  • Module 4. Cloud Security and Compliance Fundamentals
  • Module 5. Metadata and Semantic
  • Module 6. Deployment and Testing in the Cloud
  • Module 7. Scalable Coding
  • Module 8. IaaS: Deployment Automation and Elastic Sizing of Environments
  • Module 9. PaaS: Tenant-Aware Application Development
  • Module 10. PaaS Application Architecture Models
  • Module 11. PaaS: Interoperable Cloud Code
  • Module 12. SaaS: Cloud Service Catalogs and Application Marketplaces
  • Module 13. SaaS: Mashups and Open APIs


  • Boost Your  Cloud Credentials and Gain a Competitive Edge
  • CCC’s PCD designation is a globally recognized certification for Developers. Being PCD-certified showcases your developer experience in a cloud environment, relevant skills and knowledge, and demonstrates you are capable to manage the various stakeholders within the enterprise.