Launched in 2019, the BCS Essentials Certificate in Artificial Intelligence is the first internationally recognised professional certification for this innovative and fast-growing field. At its core, the BCS AI Essentials Certificate prepares award holders on how to capitalise on the digital transformation, which according to the World Economic Forum, will see over half of all workplace tasks being performed by machines by 2025.
The BCS Essentials Certificate in Artificial Intelligence aims to introduce a complicated topic. While there is an amount of technical detail in the course, it should still be suitable for people with a non-technical background. For some, the BCS AI Essentials Certificate is sufficient to provide a basic understanding in order to facilitate informed conversations with specialist teams responsible for developing AI systems. For others, it is the entry point into a longer learning and development journey.
The BCS Essentials Certificate tests delegates' knowledge and understanding of AI terminology and general principles. It explores the various forms of AI and the fundamental processes of machine learning. Alongside the advantages and difficulties associated with AI, the BCS Essentials Certificate examines how AI will transform the way people work, learn, travel and communicate with one another.
The course is delivered online for convenience and for the significant environmental and sustainability benefits it offers. Delegates can gain a recognised workplace AI qualification, whether working at their desk or from home, by attending two consecutive 4-hour live online sessions. The course follows the latest BCS Syllabus (v1.2) and prepares participants for the 30-minute multiple-choice BCS Foundation Exam, administered separately via Questionmark through online remote proctoring.
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BCS Essentials Certificate in Artificial Intelligence award holders will be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the following areas:
The BCS Essentials Certificate in Artificial Intelligence is suitable for a range of technical and business process-orientated roles. The list includes those working within the privacy industry, where developing an understanding of AI is quickly becoming an essential skill.
While it used to be sufficient for privacy and data protection practitioners to possess expert-level knowledge of data protection laws, modern professionals are increasingly being asked to advise on non-legal aspects of utilising and protecting personal data. To stay current, industry professionals must build on existing legal data protection knowledge to expand their capabilities to include machine learning and artificial intelligence knowledge. This is particularly relevant when considering algorithmic bias, transparency and automated decision-making issues.
Privacy and data protection practitioners with a technical background may find the BCS AI Foundation Certificate more suitable.
The BCS Essential Certificate in Artificial Intelligence exam format is a 30-minute multiple-choice examination. The exam is closed book, i.e. no materials can be taken into the examination room.
|20 Multiple choice questions
|No calculators nor mobile technology is permitted
Adjustments and/or additional time can be requested in line with the BCS reasonable adjustments policy for candidates with a disability or other special considerations, including English as a second language.
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