Alexa Skills and Features - Level 3

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Overview Amazon Alexa, known simply Alexa, is a virtual assistant technology developed by Amazon. It was first used in the …


Amazon Alexa, known simply Alexa, is a virtual assistant technology developed by Amazon. It was first used in the Amazon Echo Smart Speaker and the Echo Dot, Echo Studio, and Amazon Tap speakers developed by Amazon Lab126.

The objective of this course is to help you gain an understanding of the core Alexa concepts and develop Alexa Skills. Alexa is Amazon’s voice-based digital assistant that powers an entire smart device ecosystem.

Alexa is put to work by merely giving it the command. The Echo device uses speech recognition to perform the tasks or commands given by the user. Learn A-Z of Alexa to build your own innovative and engaging skills.  

Why You Should Consider Taking this Course at Study365?

Alexa Skills and Features – Level 3 is brought to you by Study365. We are a leading online education provider for several accredited organisations, and provide learners the opportunity to take this IAP course. At Study365, we give our fullest attention to the learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to proceed with the training. 

Our priority is on the advancement of knowledge and skills, we are bound to facilitate everything required to confirm a top-notch education service. We vouch for our learners an exclusive learning experience by paying close attention to each of their unique requirements and coming up with solutions every time. We provide them with state-of-the-art facilities using the latest technology. 

The benefits of studying with Study365 are ample. Here are just a few,

  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your own pace 
  • Versatile and motivated learning
  • A culture of continuous improvement
  • About the Tutor
  • Learning Outcome
  • Who is this qualification for?
  • Prerequisites to take the course 
  • Method of assessment
  • Certification
  • Awarding Body
  • Prospective careers 

Venkatesh is the founder of Makerdemy which is based in Singapore and has operations in Chennai, India. He has a BSc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Madras and a Masters in Financial Engineering from the National University of Singapore. He also has an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore. Venkatesh strongly believes that education helps transform people’s lives and that it should be made accessible to everyone.

  • Learn how to program Alexa into functioning the way you require it
  • A complete guide that teaches you just about every aspect of using Alexa 
  • This course is for anyone, interested to explore Amazon Alexa skills
  • A basic understanding of the English language would be beneficial 

This is a knowledge-based course, and thus, will contain no method of assessment. 

Once the course completed, the learners get awarded the certificate of completion for ‘Alexa Skills and Features - Level 3’ by iAP.

The International Awards for Professionals (iAP) is an awarding body established in 1999 that aims to promote a high educational standard. They hope to create online education that is trustworthy and credible. They are focused on raising the standards of online education, and ensuring it is accessible to all. The iAP provides accreditation for a range of educational establishments, and monitors and continually develops the educational standards of such institutions. Their globally recognised certifications allow learners to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to gain employment in the chosen fields. 

On successful completion of this course, learners will have the knowledge and skills to enter the relevant job market, with the confidence to explore a wide range of industry-related professions. You can study related courses that will open the door to new and exciting opportunities and enhance your expertise in this subject, and add this as a skillset on your resume. Your skills will be recognised by top employers and organisations that will enable you to land a generous-paying job, gain plenty of benefits, and a wide array of opportunities. Given below are job titles you can compete for,

  • Support Engineer- Alexa Communications
  • Software Development Engineer
  • Software Development Manager - Alexa Communications

Course Curriculum

1. Know your Playground
1.1. Introduction to the Course FREE 00:06:00
1.2. An Overview of Alexa Devices FREE 00:06:00
1.3. An Overview of Alexa & Alexa Skills FREE 00:06:00
1.4. A Tour of the Developer Console FREE 00:06:00
1.5. An Overview of Official Alexa Documentation 00:03:00
2. Building your First Skill
2.1. The First Steps 00:05:00
2.2. Intents 00:08:00
2.3. Interaction Model 1.0 00:05:00
2.4. Slots 00:09:00
2.5. A First Look at the Back-End Code 00:09:00
2.6. Back-End Code – A Complete Look 00:11:00
3. AWS Lambda
3.1. Habitat Skill – The Front-End 00:09:00
3.2. The Back-End Code on AWS Lambda 00:10:00
4. Skill Using Display
4.1. The Quiz Skill – The Front End 00:06:00
4.2. Session Attributes & Arrays 00:10:00
4.3. The Image Quiz Skill Completed 00:06:00
5. The First Milestone Project
5.1. Make My Own Skill 00:05:00
5.2. Milestone Project Solution – The Front-End 00:06:00
5.3. Milestone Project Solution – The Back-End 00:09:00
5.4. Distribution, Certification, Publishing and Analytics 00:10:00
6. Working with SSML
6.1. SSML Tags 00:07:00
6.2. Voice Tags 00:07:00
6.3. Emotions & Effects 00:09:00
6.4. Emphasis, Prosody & Phoneme 00:07:00
6.5. Using Audio in Skills 00:07:00
6.6. Back-End Code for the Audio Quiz 00:10:00
7. Let’s Make Alexa Smarter
7.1. What is Entity Resolution? 00:07:00
7.2. Alexa Skill with Entity Resolution 00:07:00
7.3. Entity Resolution Skill Expansion 00:04:00
7.4. Introduction to Dialog Management 00:07:00
7.5. Implementing Dialog Management at Front-End – Part I 00:07:00
7.6. Implementing Dialog Management at Front-End – Part II 00:06:00
7.7. Implementing Dialog Management at Back-End – Part I 00:06:00
7.8. Implementing Dialog Management at Back-End – Part II 00:07:00
7.9. Introduction to State Management 00:09:00
7.10. Implementing State Management – Part I 00:07:00
7.11. Implementing State Management – Part II 00:10:00
7.12. Implementing State Management – Part III 00:09:00
7.13. Alexa Blueprints 00:08:00
8. Skill Personalization
8.1. What is Skill Personalization? 00:07:00
8.2. Voice Profiles 00:03:00
8.3. Building an Alexa Skill with Personalization 00:08:00
8.4. Scope & Prospects for Skill Personalization 00:04:00
9. The Final Milestone Project
9.1. The Final Milestone Project Description 00:04:00
9.2. Milestone Project Solution – The Front-End 00:05:00
9.3. Milestone Project Solution – The Back-End 00:05:00
9.4. The Future of Voice AI 00:06:00
Alexa Skills IN 24 Hours – Level 3 Assignments
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    Jo Hudson

    August 25, 2021
    Great course

    I would like to leave a 5 star rating. The whole picture was explained brilliantly.

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    Phoenix Sharp

    July 28, 2021
    Great service

    I never thought this course could be completed in one day, but I did it. Thanks to your team.

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    Angel Moore

    July 14, 2021
    Good content

    This short course is just what we need to understand Alexa.

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