Who is it for?

  • Engineers, scientists, organisational change practitioners, service architects, program and planning managers, web developers, chief technical officers, service provider portfolio strategists / leads, business strategists and consultants.
  • Anyone with an interest in (or need to implement) artificial intelligence in an organisation, especially those working in areas such as science, engineering, knowledge engineering, finance, education or IT services.

Entry requirements

  • There are no entry requirements for this certification.  Training with a BCS accredited training provider is recommended. 

What will I learn?

You will gain a broad understanding of:

  • Ethical and sustainable human and artificial intelligence
  • Artificial Intelligence and robotics
  • Applying the benefits of AI - challenges and risks
  • Starting AI: how to build a Machine Learning toolbox - theory and practice
  • The management, role and responsibilities of humans and machines

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

Download our latest syllabus (PDF)
Download specimen paper and answer key (PDF)

How do I get this certification?

Training and exam (recommended)

Take this course with one of our accredited training providers.

How long will it take?

Classroom courses normally last three days.

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 60 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?

UK price: £192 (£160 + VAT).
International prices may vary by region, please check international pricing via our partner Pearson VUE.

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What format is the exam?

  • One hour ‘closed book’ exam with 40 multiple choice questions
  • Pass mark is 65% (26/40)

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