SAFe® Agilist (SA) Certification

Why SAFe Agilist (SA)?

In this two-day course, attendees will develop a skill set that’s in demand worldwide—and empower their enterprises to succeed in a disruptive marketplace—when they become a SAFe Agilist (SA). During this two-day course, they’ll learn the principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), how to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains, and what it means to lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale.

Attendees will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and why it’s so effective in today’s adapt-or-die marketplace. They’ll also get practical advice on supporting Agile teams and programs, empowering a Lean Portfolio, building a continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture, and coordinating large solutions.

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Topics for SAFe® Agilist Include

Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

Embracing a Lean-Agile Mindset

Understanding SAFe Principles

Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning

Exploring, Executing, and Releasing Value

Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise

Empowering a Lean Portfolio

Building Large Solutions

Learning Goals

Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in your enterprise

Recognize and apply a Lean-Agile Mindset and principles

Continuously explore, integrate, deploy, and release value

Empower with a Lean Portfolio

Coordinate the development of large solutions

Enhance their Lean-Agile leadership skills

Support a Lean-Agile transformation in their enterprise

 

Prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SA certification exam.

5+ years’ experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management

Experience in Scrum

Benefits of Attending the SAFe Agilist Course

SAFe Certification Kit

Attendees who pass the exam will receive:

A SAFe Agilist certificate

One year certified membership as a SAFe Agilist

SAFe Agilist branding kit with the SA certification mark

Course Registration Includes

Attendee workbooks

Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 4 Agilist exam

One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform

Course certificate of completion

Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to be eligible for the exam.

Continuing Education Units

Attendees will be eligible to apply for 15 Strategic Professional Development Units (PDUs) toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP and PMI-ACP certifications

Attendees may be eligible to apply for Scrum Educational Units (SDUs) under category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance

 

SAFe Agilist Exam Details

Exam Format: Multiple Choice

Exam Delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed

Exam Access: Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the Leading SAFe course

Exam Duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam

Number of Questions: 45

Passing Score: 34 out of 45 (76% passing score)

Exam cost: First exam attempt is included as part of the course registration fee if the exam is taken within 30 days of course completion. Each retake attempt costs $50.

Retake policy: Second attempt on exam (first retake) can be done immediately after first attempt. Third attempt requires a 10-day wait. Fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait. Contact support@scaledagile.com for any retake questions.

Sample Test Questions

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