Microsoft Certified: Azure AI Engineer Associate

EXAM AI-102 IS REPLACING EXAM AI-100. AI-100 will retire on June 30, 2021.

Candidates for the Azure AI Engineer Associate certification should have subject matter expertise building, managing, and deploying AI solutions that leverage Azure Cognitive Services, Azure Cognitive Search, and Microsoft Bot Framework.

Their responsibilities include participating in all phases of AI solutions development—from requirements definition and design to development, deployment, maintenance, performance tuning, and monitoring.

Azure AI Engineers work with solution architects to translate their vision and with data scientists, data engineers, IoT specialists, and AI developers to build complete end-to-end AI solutions.

Candidates for this certification should be proficient in C#, Python, or JavaScript and should be able to use REST-based APIs and SDKs to build computer vision, natural language processing, knowledge mining, and conversational AI solutions on Azure. They should also understand the components that make up the Azure AI portfolio and the available data storage options. Plus, candidates need to understand and be able to apply responsible AI principles.


You will earn this certification if you pass one of the following exams:
  • AI-100 (retiring June 30, 2021) or
  • AI-102 (beta released February 23, 2021)

Job role: AI Engineer

Required exams: AI-102

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Microsoft Certified: Azure AI Engineer Associate

Skills measured

  • Plan and manage an Azure Cognitive Services solution
  • Implement Computer Vision solutions
  • Implement natural language processing solutions
  • Implement knowledge mining solutions
  • Implement conversational AI solutions

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  • AI-102: Designing and Implementing a Microsoft Azure AI Solution (beta)

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    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: plan and manage an Azure Cognitive Services solutions; implement Computer Vision solutions; implement natural language processing solutions; implement knowledge mining solutions; and implement conversational AI solutions.

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** Complete this exam before the retirement date to ensure it is applied toward your certification. After the retirement date, please refer to the related certification for exam requirements.

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