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We're delighted to announce the launch of the brand new BCS Foundation Certificate in the Ethical Build of AI.

This new, exclusive learning programme will equip you and your team to design and build AI ethically, providing the tools and knowledge to make the right decisions to protect your customers as well as your reputation.

✔️   Developed with industry experts
✔️   Globally recognised certification
✔️   Exclusive to BCS
✔️   Supports internal career progression

With 5 online modules, scenario based activities, a mock test and one online exam, you can achieve professional certification for just £160 +VAT

Already a member of BCS? Click below, logon to your account to purchase and access the course immediately

Not a BCS member? Click below to purchase the course and set up a FREE MyBCS account to access it

This AI certification is a structured programme of 5 online modules:

      • An ethical framework for using AI
      • Innovating ethically with AI to drive business change
      • Data privacy, governance and policy in AI
      • Data architecture, sustainability and ethics
      • Ethically building and testing AI solutions

  • Each learning module takes 90 minutes, plus scenario-based activities in between which will use ChatGPT for feedback, plus there's a mock test. Total course time, including one online exam is approx.12 hours

  • Cost £160 +vat for all 5 modules and exam
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Hear from Lucy Ireland, MD Learning and Development at BCS on the importance of ethics in the build of AI and how it impacts peoples' lives. Also, from Michael Mainelli, Lord Mayor of London on his Connect to Prosper initiative to address ethical concerns in AI.

Complete this learning programme and assessment activities and you'll develop a practical understanding of, and skills relating to:  

  • The need for ethical and regulatory standards in AI.  
  • The use of different AI systems and their impact on the business and society. 
  • The lawful and ethical collection and use of data.  
  • The data, infrastructure and environmental considerations of AI systems. 
  • The ethical considerations in developing, testing and running AI. 

Practical tools such as checklists are also included within the course content to provide support when applying ethical decision making in the design of projects.

Ready to start your journey into the ethical build of AI?

Already a member of BCS? Click below, logon to your account to purchase and access the course immediately

Not a BCS member? Click below to purchase the course and set up a FREE MyBCS account to access it

To purchase the course for yourself, please follow the instructions above.  If you are interested in providing this course for your team or wider organisation, we will contact you to arrange this. Just let us know via the button below how you'd prefer us to contact you.


  Why AI?

  • Impacts all aspects of work and society
  • Increasing general awareness
  • Relevant to a wide range of roles
  • Developed by experts
  • Fast moving, continually evolving
  • Protect your reputation and work
  • Increasing societal concerns

Why Certification?

  • Industry recognition
  • Accurate role profiling
  • Latest methods & practices
  • Skill frameworks
  • Industry benchmarking
  • Validates competence
  • Career progression
  • Professional advantage

Why BCS?

  • Professional body 
  • 60,000+ members
  • Aligned with SFIAplus
  • Raising standards in the education & practice of IT
  • Internationally recognised
  • 30yrs+  of exam quality, integrity & impartiality