Nebusis® Certified Cloud Professional

The Nebusis® Certified Cloud Professional is a competence recognition for individuals who are
proficient in the principles of cloud technology.


The candidate is expected to have general knowledge in each of the following domains:

  • Software as a Service (SaaS) Fundamentals
  • Platform as a Service (PaaS) Fundamentals
  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Fundamentals
  • Information Security Fundamentals
  • Cloud Security Fundamentals
  • Standards for Protection of Personal Identifiable Information
  • Cloud-Based Management Systems
  • Internet of Things (IoT) Fundamentals
  • Fundamentals of Blockchain Technology
  • Cloud-Based Staffing / Telecommuting
  • Cloud-Based Learning Tools and Techniques
  • Cloud-Based Marketing Tools and Techniques
  • Project Management Fundamentals


These are the requirements, experience and exam specifics for a Nebusis® Certified Cloud Professional.

Work Experience

Candidates must have four years of full-time on-the-job experience in 3 or more of the areas of the Nebusis® Certified Cloud Professional Body of Knowledge (See Knowledge Expectations).  A minimum of one year of this experience must be in a decision-making position. “Decision-making” is defined as the authority to define, execute, or control projects/processes and to be responsible for the outcome.


Candidates who have completed a degree from a college, university or technical school with accreditation accepted by NEBUSIS®, part of the four-year experience requirement will be waived, as follows (only one of these waivers may be claimed):

  • Associate degree or diploma from a trade school — one year waived
  • Bachelor’s degree — two years waived
  • Master’s or doctorate — three years waived

Degrees/diplomas from educational institutions outside the United States must be equivalent to degrees from U.S. educational institutions.


Candidates will be required to take a one-hour Computer Based Test, at administered by a Nebusis® Approved Exam Proctor.  Exams can be coordinated as needed. For specific exam locations, please contact


White Papers

NEBUSIS® recommends the following list of white papers to prepare for the exam.


The Nebusis Cloud Services, LLC (NCS) Training Area offers free online training modules covering
the Nebusis® Certified Cloud Professional Certification subject matter.