FREE Training: Google Cloud Associate
Google is offering a FREE 12 Week Program aimed at helping you complete their Google Cloud Associate Certification. Their blog post states that during the program, you will have access to:
Exclusive free access to Google Cloud Associate Cloud Engineer-related training to support preparations for the Certification Exam.
Guided progress through the certification prep training on Qwiklabs.
Office hours hosted by Google Cloud technical experts.
Technical workshops, including sessions with Googlers who earned cloud industry certifications and have built impactful careers in cloud tech, such as Google Cloud’s Kelsey Hightower (a Principal Developer Advocate) and Jewel Langevine (a Solution Engineer).
They do encourage some familiarity with IT Concepts but it's not required. You can read more and find the application below: