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BCS Essentials Certificate in Artificial Intelligence – Classroom Course in Liverpool

Course Overview

Our Artificial Intelligence training course in Liverpool will teach you the essential terminology and the general principles of Artificial Intelligence, which is a methodology for using non-human systems to learn from experience and imitate human intelligent behaviour.

This course has been developed to teach you the fundamental principles of AI, to be able to use them within your current, or future job roles. Your knowledge will be tested through the BCS Essentials Certificate in Artificial Intelligence exam, where you will answer questions about the terminology and the general principles of Artificial Intelligence.

Once you have completed this training course in Liverpool and passed your exam, you will be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge and understanding of general concepts in the following areas:

  •    Human and Artificial Intelligence.
  •    The Machine Learning process.
  •    The benefits, challenges, and risks of a Machine Learning project.
  •    The future of humans and machines in Work.

This course benefits from 1-year BCS membership and our Exam Pass Guarantee*.

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exam: Included
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Join a community of over 590,000+
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*
  • 1-year BCS membership included

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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exam: Included
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Join a community of over 590,000+
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*
  • 1-year BCS membership included
Course Details

Why study the BCS Essentials Certificate in Artificial Intelligence course with e-Careers? 

We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 590,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training.

By refining our processes, partner relationships, and course materials, we can offer high-quality training solutions for our delegates. 

You will also benefit from:

  •    Exam Pass Guarantee*. 
  •    1-year BCS membership incluided (worth £88)
  •    Fast-track your learning with our Virtual Classroom course.
  •    Enhance your career prospects.
  •    Learn from expert trainers, with vast experience in this field.
  •    We offer interest-free payment options.

BCS Membership Benefits

This course benefits from 1 years BCS membership worth £88, which is eligible from the moment you pass your first exam.

Benefits of this associate’s membership include:

  •    Professional recognition
  •    Career development
  •    Networking 
  •    Knowledge and best practice 
  •    Exclusive discounts and offer

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How does the Exam Pass Guarantee work?

We have found our Virtual Classroom training has provided higher pass rates, which has made us confident to offer an Exam Pass Guarantee, so you know we’ll support you until you are certified.

With our Exam Pass Guarantee, if you do not pass the exam after attending this training course with us, you will be eligible to attend the same training again for free.

All we ask is that you:

  •    Attend all class days and complete all assignments
  •    Take the exam within 30 days of completing your Virtual Classroom training
  •    Request your course re-enrolment within 30 days of the failed exam attempt

Please Note:

Students retaking the course are required to use the materials and books distributed to them in their original course session. Failure to provide these materials will result in the student being charged for replacement materials.

*Exam Pass Guarantee does not include the resit exam; this would need to be purchased at an additional cost.

Is the BCS Essentials Certificate in Artificial Intelligence course suitable for me?  

The Artificial Intelligence Essentials certificate is aimed at individuals who have an interest in, or need to implement, AI within their organisation.

Middle and Senior Managers, who run or organise teams to create AI dependent services and applications would also benefit from the principles taught throughout this training.

Typically, this course in Liverpool will benefit individuals who work in the following sectors:

  •    Science
  •    Engineering
  •    Knowledge Engineering
  •    Finance
  •    IT Services

What jobs can I apply for after my BCS Essentials Certificate in AI training?

While this training in Liverpool would be useful for many different backgrounds and job titles, this Artificial Intelligence training course would benefit: 

  •    Scientists - £30k
  •    Engineers - £33k
  •    Web Page Developers - £35k
  •    Professional Research Managers - £39k
  •    Organizational Change Managers - £45K
  •    Process Managers - £49k
  •    Business Change Managers - £51k
  •    Program Managers - £62k
  •    Chief Information Officers - £136K
  •    Chief Technical Officers - £148k

(Source: Glassdoor)

BCS Essentials Certificate in Artificial Intelligence Syllabus

Learning Outcomes

Delegates will be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge and understanding of general concepts in the following areas:

  •    Human and Artificial Intelligence.
  •    The Machine Learning process.
  •    The benefits, challenges, and risks of a Machine Learning project.
  •    The future of humans and machines in Work.

Artificial and Human Intelligence: An Introduction and History (25%)

  •    Recall the general definition of human and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
  •    Describe ‘learning from experience’ and how it relates to Machine Learning (ML) (Tom Mitchell’s explicit definition).
  •    Understand that ML is a significant contribution to the growth of Artificial Intelligence.
  •    Describe how AI is part of ‘Universal Design,’ and ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution’.

Examples of AI: Benefits, Challenges and Risks (30%)

  •    Explain the benefits of Artificial Intelligence.
  •    List advantages of machine and human and machine systems.
  •    Describe the challenges of Artificial Intelligence.
  •    Demonstrate understanding of the risks of Artificial Intelligence.
  •    Identify a typical funding source for AI projects.
  •    List opportunities for AI.

An introduction to Machine Learning (35%)

  •    Demonstrate understanding of the AI intelligent agent description.
  •    Identify the differences with Machine Learning (ML).
  •    List the four rational agent dependencies.
  •    Describe agents in terms of performance measure, environment, actuators, and sensors.
  •    Describe four types of agent: reflex, model-based reflex, goal-based and utility based.
  •    Give typical examples of Machine Learning.
  •    Recall which typical, narrow AI capability is useful in ML and AI agents’ functionality.
  •    Describe the basic schematic of a neutral network.

The Future of Artificial Intelligence – Human and Machine Together (10%)

  •    Demonstrate an understanding that Artificial Intelligence (in particular, Machine Learning) will drive humans and machines to work together.
  •    List future directions of humans and machines working together.

BCS Essentials Certificate in Artificial Intelligence Exam Details

Type - Multiple choice

Number of questions – 20

Duration - 30 Minutes

Supervised - Yes

Open Book - No

Pass Mark – 13/20 (65%)

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