ARM accreditation program tests expertise in software aspects of ARMv6 and ARMv7

September 16, 2013 // By Julien Happich
ARM has launched a new accreditation as part of its ARM Accredited Engineer (AAE) program. The new “ARM Accredited MCU Engineer” (AAME) accreditation will focus on software aspects of ARMv6 and ARMv7 Cortex-M architecture profiles.

It is aimed primarily at embedded Microcontroller Unit software engineers who are familiar with the ARM Cortex-M processor series and want to demonstrate their knowledge of ARM MCU technology.

This global exam-based accreditation program offers engineers, trainers, consultants and students the opportunity to gain credible evidence of their knowledge of ARM technology. It offers individuals a way to validate their skills and differentiate themselves and gives employers a reliable benchmark that helps in recruiting new staff and developing existing staff. The new AAME accreditation complements the existing AAE accreditation (focused on Cortex-A and Cortex-R technology) to offer a professional qualification to the growing community of embedded software engineers using ARM Cortex-M based MCU devices in their products.

The program is also aimed at companies willing to use the AAME accreditation as part of their formal learning and development process for engineers working on ARM MCU technology.