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AWS Introduces New AI Certifications

Amazon Web Services has launched two new AWS Certifications to provide job-ready skills in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and generative AI.

The first, AWS Certified AI Practitioner, covers entry-level skills in AI and generative AI concepts, including the ability to recognize opportunities to utilize AI, work with technical teams, and use AI tools responsibly. It's intended for individuals from a variety of backgrounds and experiences, such as professionals in marketing, sales, project and product management, HR, finance, accounting, and other business areas.

AWS Certified Machine Learning Engineer – Associate, designed for people who have at least one year of experience working with AI and ML solutions on AWS, covers the essentials of scaling, deploying, and maintaining AI, ML, and generative AI solutions. This includes skills such as optimizing model performance, managing computational resources efficiently, updating model versions seamlessly, and securing an AI solution.

AWS has also introduced free courses and training resources to help prepare for the new certifications. Training for the AWS Certified AI Practitioner certification includes:

To prepare for the AWS Certified Machine Learning Engineer – Associate certification, learners can register for an AWS Skill Builder subscription to access free courses on data transformation and techniques, feature engineering, and strategies for bias mitigation and data security, with more courses becoming available in the coming months.

Registration for beta exams for AWS Certified AI Practitioner and AWS Certified Machine Learning Engineer – Associate opens on Aug. 13.

For more information, visit the AWS blog.

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