NVIDIA-Certified Associate: AI Infrastructure and Operations (NCA-AIIO)

The NCA-AIIO certification is an entry-level credential that validates the foundational concepts of AI computing related to infrastructure and operations.


A basic understanding of data center infrastructure.

Recommended training for this certification

Take the “AI Infrastructure and Operations Fundamentals” self-paced course. Designed for enterprise professionals, this course provides invaluable insights into the evolving landscape of AI. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just beginning your journey into AI, this course is essential for staying ahead in today's rapidly evolving technological landscape. The typical time to complete this course is seven hours.


Exam Details:

  • Duration: One hour
  • Price: $135
  • Certification level: Associate
  • Subject: AI Infrastructure and operations
  • Number of questions: 50
  • Language: English

Topics covered in the exam include:

  • Accelerated computing use cases
  • AI, machine learning, and deep learning
  • GPU architecture
  • NVIDIA’s software suite
  • Infrastructure and operation considerations for adopting NVIDIA solutions


The certification is valid for two years from issuance.

Recertification may be achieved by retaking the exam.