ML Technician Certification Course

ML Tech Collage

Develop your ML expertise in 9 weeks

The demand for AI and machine learning (ML) expertise is growing across all industries -- and so is the demand for skilled workers.

The ML Technician Certification Course gives individuals the skills they need to thrive as they pursue a career in AI or integrate ML into their current role.

Part on-demand lessons, part live online classes and part collaborative project, the 9-week course is a fast and flexible way to develop your ML knowledge and skills.

You'll leave the course with an electronic ML Technician Badge to share on Linkedin and beyond, as well as a Certificate of Completion and Capstone Project to share with prospective employers.

Course information

This project-based course takes a flipped classroom approach, where content is delivered from Amii’s learning management system (LMS) and then reviewed and practiced with the instructor in a live synchronous class. Live office hours, programming labs and group work highlight the learner experience in this program.

There will be a module every two weeks with a new programming assignment, and the course concludes with a capstone project. Participants should expect to spend 10-14 hours per week on course work.

The ML Technician Certification runs for $4,995 CDN and is eligible for a maximum ⅔ reimbursement through the Canada-Alberta Job Grant.

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Who should take this course?

This course has been created to upskill anyone with a basic technical skillset. For example, if you have previously obtained an engineering degree, you will already have the numerical sense necessary for acquiring knowledge of machine learning. In addition, we expect that the learner will have background and experience with the following skills and concepts:

  • Programming in Python
  • Matrix calculations
  • Probabilistic reasoning

Participants in this course are required to attend Amii’s ML Foundations 1 & ML Foundations 2 prior to course start – successful applicants for the ML Tech Certification will receive complimentary access to the Foundations courses. Previous attendance in ML Foundations applies.

What will I learn?

  • You’ll graduate from the course with:

    You’ll graduate from the course with:

    • A science-based understanding of what machine learning is and how it works
    • The skills to confidently create a business case for a ML project at your company
    • The ability to undertake an ML project or apply for a job with AI/ML requirements
    • Hands-on experience with all stages of a machine learning project: from objective definition and data preparation; through model selection and tuning; to model maintenance and growth.
  • Course objectives include:

    Course objectives include:

    • Identify and scope an ML problem that aligns with your organization’s business outcomes
    • Pre-process, collect and summarize the most appropriate real-world data for your model
    • Build the right model for your business problem by using sound estimation principles and accurately evaluating the performance of your ML model
    • Understand the science of machine learning, where it comes from and how it works
    • Apply Amii’s ML frameworks that support the effective and efficient development of ML models

Meet your expert instructor

Our instructors have a passion for teaching with a background in advanced AI and machine learning research. They've studied under some of the world's top AI researchers, and they're excited to share their knowledge with you!

Mohammad Ajallooeian, MSc is a Machine Learning Educator & Scientist at Amii. He has been researching and teaching AI and ML for 12 years and is currently pursuing a PhD in Computing Science at the University of Alberta specializing in Statistical Machine Learning.

Mohammad M. Ajallooeian

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