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Announcement: As of March 31, 2016 the ARM Accredited Engineer and ARM Accredited Microcontroller Engineer qualification exams will no longer be available. If you have registered to take the exams, you must do so before this date. For further information, please refer to the FAQs.


As a user of DS-5, demonstrate your wider understanding of the ARM architecture by becoming an ARM Accredited Engineer (AAE). The industry-recognized accreditation covers software development tools, in addition to software-related aspects of the ARMv7 Architecture, with a specific focus on Cortex-A and Cortex-R profiles. Software development, debug and optimization cover over half the AAE syllabus.

The AAE accreditation is aimed at embedded software and systems developers who have a broad knowledge of ARM technology and an interest in applications processors and real-time processors.

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Get an extended DS-5 Professional Edition evaluation when you register for the AAE exam!

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Stand out from the crowd

86% of hiring managers see IT accreditations as a high or medium priority during the candidate evaluation process. Use the AAE accreditation to differentiate yourself from other candidates.

Demonstrate your expertise

Show that you have the skills necessary for the successful design and implementation of the most advanced, power-efficient and high performance microprocessor technology on the market.

Develop your skills

ARM technology is constantly evolving. Our syllabus is designed by a team of world-leading ARM subject matter experts and includes the very latest developments in the computer ecosystem.

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