BSC Artificial Intelligence Foundation

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a methodology for using a non-human system to learn from experience and imitate human intelligent behavior. The EXIN BCS Artificial Intelligence Foundation certification tests a candidate’s knowledge and understanding of the terminology and general principles of AI. This Foundation certificate includes and expands on the knowledge taught in the EXIN BCS Essentials Certificate in Artificial Intelligence.


After completing this course, you will be able to:

– Describe how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is part of ‘Universal Design’ and ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution’
– Demonstrate understanding of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) intelligent agent description
– Explain the benefits of Artificial Intelligence (AI)
– Describe how we learn from data – functionality, software, and hardware
– Demonstrate an understanding that Artificial Intelligence (AI) (in particular, Machine Learning (ML)) will drive humans and machines to work together
– Describe a ‘learning from experience’ agile approach to projects


The Artificial Intelligence Foundation certificate is aimed at individuals with an interest in (or need for) AI in an organisation, particularly those working in areas such as science, engineering, knowledge technology, finance or IT services. The following job roles are mostly eligible;

  • Engineers
  • Scientists
  • Professional research managers
  • Chief technical officers
  • Chief information officers
  • Organizational change practitioners and managers
  • Business change practitioners and managers
  • Service architects and managers
  • Program and planning managers
  • Service provider portfolio strategists / leads
  • Process architects and managers
  • Business strategists and consultants
  • Web page developers
Length of exam 60 minutes
Number of questions 40 questions
Question format Multiple choice
Passing grade 65% on scale of 100%
Testing center Online proctored / Paper-based