Who is it for?

  • Individuals with an interest in (or a need to implement) AI in an organisation, especially those working in areas such as science, engineering, knowledge engineering, finance, or IT services.
  • Middle and senior managers running or assembling teams to create AI dependent applications and services, that need to understand the context of AI in an industrial setting.

Entry requirements

What will I learn?

Develop your knowledge and understanding of:

  • the terminology and general principles, including benefits and types of AI
  • the basic process of machine learning (ML)
  • the challenges and risks associated with an AI project
  • the future of AI and humans in work

The syllabus includes training objectives, details of modules and learning hours, plus a recommended reading list:

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How do I get this certification?

Training and exam

Take this course with one of our accredited training providers.

How long will it take?

Classroom courses normally last one day.

Where can I study?

At a BCS accredited training provider near you.

How much does it cost?

Course prices vary depending on your chosen training provider and course format.

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Exam only (self study)

Ideal if you’re self-motivated and already know something about artificial intelligence.

How long will it take?

It usually takes a minimum of 40 hours to prepare for the exam.

Where do I sit my exam?

At any Pearson VUE test centre across the world.

How much does it cost?

Exam price: £144 (£120 +VAT)

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What format is the exam?

  • 30 minute ‘closed book’ with 20 multiple choice questions
  • Pass mark is 65% (13/20)

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What's next

This qualification is not regulated by the following United Kingdom Regulators - Ofqual, Qualifications Wales, CCEA Regulation or SQA.