FAQ

Is there a training schedule for the Deep Learning in Computer Vision Certification programme?

We have a monthly intake for the Deep Learning in Computer Vision Certification programme. Kindly follow our Facebook for news of upcoming intakes.

You may also register your interest via https://bit.ly/JoinSkymind. Once you have passed our pre-assessments, you will be enrolled in the next available training date

How do I join the Deep Learning in Computer Vision Certification programme?
  1.  Firstly, register at https://bit.ly/JoinSkymind.
  2. You will receive an email on the guideline for our pre-assessment test. Note: There are a few pre-assessment stages. Upon completion of each stage, you will receive an email to notify you on the next step.
  3. Upon passing all pre-assessment stages, we will send you an email on the details of our upcoming training.
I want to join the training programme but I don't have enough funds. Are there any funding support options available?

Yes, Skymind does have some funding grants that qualified applicants can leverage, but terms & conditions apply. Please email [email protected] for further enquiries.

Are there any training requirements or prerequisites that I need to meet?

Basic programming skills (preferably Java) is required in order to join the programme. You will be required to go through a few stages of pre-assessment to assess your readiness.

An email will be sent to you upon registering via https://bit.ly/JoinSkymind. You will then receive an email upon passing each stage of the preassesment.

What kind of pre-assessments do I need to go through in order to be eligible for the certification programme?

There will be 4 levels of pre-assessment:-
1. Online Training Entrance Test (Multiple-choice questions)
2. Online coding test
3. Video CV submission
4. Live coding interview

You are required to pass a pre-assessment stage in order to proceed to the next one.

How should I prepare for the online Training Entrance Test?

The first pre-assessment i.e. Training Entrance Test consists of a combination of topics from Computer Science, Java and Mathematics such as:-

  • Basic Java Programming
  • Basic Machine Learning
  • Calculus
  • Data Preparation
  • Linear Algebra
  • Probability/Statistics

 

It’ll be 30 multiple-choice questions in total and will take about 1.5 hours to complete.

So dust off those old university textbooks or do some quick online study before you take on the test!

Does this programme lead to me becoming a certified AI Engineer?

Yes, upon passing our certification exam, trainees will receive the title of Certified Engineer in the respective field (e.g. Computer Vision).

How long does the programme run for?

Training duration can vary depending on the programme structure. At minimum, it will run for about 11 days with an additional day for the certification examination.

The programme strongly emphasises on hands-on skills, so we require full commitment from our participants. This is a competency-based certification programme, hence participants need to be persistent in keeping up with the training content as well as the hands-on assignments and projects.

Can non-Malaysians apply for this programme?

Non-Malaysians are also eligible to apply for our certification programme. However, due to the recent changes in travel restrictions and border control regulations imposed by the Government of Malaysia, there will be no job offer tied to passing the certification examination for non-Malaysian candidates.

I am interested in the certification programme but I have other commitments and am not able to fully join an instructor-led training. Are there any other options available for me to still join the programme?

We offer a self-learning pathway for candidates who are interested. Kindly contact us at [email protected] for more information.

What is the usual mode of training?

We usually offer both online and face-to-face training. However, at the moment all our training programmes are conducted via online due to MCO restrictions and guidelines set by the government

I am interested in AI but I don't know much about it. Does Skymind conduct any trainings or workshops that can give me an introduction to AI first?

Skymind Education Group is committed to enriching public awareness on AI trends and happenings. We regulary conduct various outreach events such as webinars, lecture series, career talks, forum discussions and many more – with the support of our ecosystem partners. Follow our Facebook page so that you don’t miss out on our upcoming events!

I am planning to organise an AI-related event and would like get in touch with Skymind on a collaboration proposal. How can I get in touch?

We are always on the lookout for potential partners who share our vision and mission of democratising AI knowledge for all. You can reach out to us at [email protected] at anytime to discuss further.

Where can I find out about upcoming events and trainings by Skymind Education Group?

Check out and follow our Facebook page for the latest news and updates!

Besides Deep Learning certification programmes, does Skymind Education Group offer any other kinds of AI training?

Our current public training and certification offerings include:

  • Introduction to Java Programming
  • Introduction to Machine Learning
  • Introduction to Deep Learning
  • Deep Learning in Computer Vision

In the near future, we’ll be expanding our training menu to include:

  • Introduction to Python Programming
  • Deep Learning in Time Series
  • Deep Learning in Natural Language Processing
  • Computer Vision Deployment and many more!

We also provide customised training programmes for corporate clients. If you’re interested to find out more, you can reach us at [email protected].