Who is this for?
- Anyone who works in a data role or area of the business that manages data such as marketing, accounts or customer service
- Digital professionals who are transitioning to a role working in AI or machine learning
- Candidates who want to develop their digital knowledge and enhance their credentials and value to the organisation
- Anyone who wants to know more about industry’s dependence on data and the relationship between data and machine learning
There are no pre-requisites for entry to the exam.
What will I learn?
This award sits within the Data area of the AI Foundation Pathway, providing a valuable overview to the field and a vital education for practitioners in every sector.
You’ll learn about:
- types of data
- the data lifecycle
- structured and unstructured data
- data architecture
- data analytics
- data quality
- data compliance and audit
How can I prepare for this award?
You can achieve this qualification through virtual or classroom training with a BCS-accredited training provider. As a guide, the estimated total qualification time for this award is 50 hours based around 16 hours of contact time, 33 hours of independent learning and a 30-minute summative assessment. Prices of exams start from £90 + VAT per award - though prices may vary depending on training provider.
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This qualification is not regulated by the following United Kingdom Regulators - Ofqual, Qualifications Wales, CCEA Regulation or SQA.