SAFe Agilist Certification Course Overview

This SAFe Agilist certification training course teaches you the Lean-Agile principles and practices of SAFe®. This SAFe® or Scaled Agile Framework certification is a two-day course that helps you understand the Lean-Agile mindset, execute with Agile Release Trains, build an Agile Portfolio, and lead Lean-Agile transformation in and organization.

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  • Two-day classroom training
  • 2 Days of Online Virtual Class
  • SAFe® Agilist exam fee included
  • Delivered by SPC
  • One-year certified membership as SAFe® Agilist
  • Obtain 15 PMI PDUs

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SAFe Agilist Course Curriculum


This SAFe® Agile certification training course is suitable for executives, senior managers, quality analysts, directors, VPs, program and project managers, product managers, portfolio managers, process, enterprise architects, and solution architects. Anyone wishing to aid their organization in the adoption of a Lean-Agile framework should take this SAFe® Agile certification course.
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Learners need to possess an undergraduate degree or a high school diploma in any discipline, as may be prevalent and accepted in their respective country of residence and/or work. It’s also recommended that you have at least five years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, or project management. It is also additionally recommended that anyone taking this course has a basic understanding of Agile Scrum.
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Course Content

  • SAFe® Agilist Certification Training

    • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

      • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
    • Becoming a Lean-Agile Leader

      • Becoming a Lean-Agile Leader
    • Establishing Team and Technical Agility

      • Establishing Team and Technical Agility
    • Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning

      • Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning
    • Releasing on Demand with DevOps

      • Releasing on Demand with DevOps
    • Building Business Solutions and Lean Systems

      • Building Business Solutions and Lean Systems
    • Implementing Lean Portfolio Management

      • Implementing Lean Portfolio Management
    • Leading the transformation

      • Leading the transformation

Skills Covered

  • Application of SAFe
  • Execute Agile Release Trains
  • Coordinate value streams
  • Manage LeanAgile portfolio
  • Configure the framework
  • Unlock intrinsic motivation
  • Support LeanAgile


This Leading SAFe Agilist certification helps you to be a major stakeholder in your organization’s success. The certification not only allows you to execute and deliver value through Agile Release Trains but also to lead a Lean-Agile transformation, which is why it is highly valued in various industry sectors.

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    Wells Fargo
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SAFe Agilist Exam & Certification

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  • What are the pre-requisites for the SAFe® 5 Agilist certification?

    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 of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management
    • Experience with Scrum

  • How many questions are there in the SAFe certification exam?

    There are a total of 45 multiple choice questions.

  • How many attempts do I have to pass the SAFe exam?

    You will have one attempt to pass the exam. 

  • How do I get certified as a SAFe Agilist?

    Following are the steps involved in the certification process:

    • Step one: The first step toward becoming a SAFe certified professional is to attend the Leading SAFe® course. 
    • Step two: pass the SAFe Agilist online test conducted by Scaled Agile.
    • Step three: To pass the test, a candidate must correctly answer at least 34 out of the 45 questions (75% passing score).
    • Once you pass the exam, you will need to submit a license agreement to the Scrum Alliance for acceptance, and a membership profile must be completed.

  • What will I get in SAFe Certification Kit?

    Learners who pass the certification exam will receive:

    • SAFe Agilist Certificate
    • You will receive a SAFe 4 Agilist digital badge to promote your accomplishment.
    • You will receive a one-year certified membership as a SAFe Agilist, which includes access to the SA Community of Practice.
    • You will receive a SAFe Agilist certification usage guide with SA certification marks.
    • You will also get access to a variety of learning resources to support you during your SAFe journey

  • How do I become a SAFe Agilist?

    To become a SAFe Agilist, you will need to opt for a comprehensive SAFe Agile certification course, gain in-depth knowledge of the SAFe concepts and take the exam.


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    Sushil Rapatwar

    It was very flexible which suited my time and other requirements. The staff was fantastic and accommodating, helping to explain things, and following up regularly. They were responsive, whether it be through phone or email. The course content was also excellent, detailed easy to understand.

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    Eli Lattouf

    It was a positive and beneficial journey with Karthik (the mentor) and the Simplilearn team. From the beginning to the last minute, they were there when I needed them. Thank you so much for this fantastic experience. All the best.

  • Jithin Khurana

    Jithin Khurana

    Simplilearn is a fantastic platform to learn new technologies while being employed. The course content is excellent. After getting certified, I was able to change my job role and grab a 30% salary hike.


SAFe Agilist Training FAQs

  • Who will be the trainer for the SAFe Agilist classroom training?

    Highly qualified and certified instructors with 20+ years of experience deliver the classroom training.

  • How do I enroll for the classroom training?

    You can enroll for this classroom training online. Payments can be made using any of the following options and a receipt will be issued to the candidate automatically via email.
    1. Visa Debit/Credit Card
    2. American Express and Diners Club Card
    3. Master Card, Or
    4. PayPal

  • Where will the training be held?

    The venue is finalized few weeks prior to the training and you will be informed about it via email. You can get in touch with our 24/7 Support Team for more details. Write us at Help & Support. If you are looking for an instant support, you can chat with us too.

  • Do you provide transportation and refreshments along with the training?

    We do not provide transportation but refreshments are included along with the training.

  • Can I change the city, place, and date after enrolling for any classroom training?

    Yes, you can change the city, place, and date for any classroom training. However, a rescheduling fee is charged. For more information, please go through our Rescheduling Policy.

  • Can I cancel my enrollment? Do I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment. We provide a complete refund after deducting the administration fee. To know more please go through our Refund Policy.

  • Do you provide a Money Back Guarantee for the training programs?

    Yes. We do offer a money-back guarantee for many of our training programs. You can refer to the Refund Policy and raise refund requests via our Help and Support portal.

  • Do you provide any course completion certificate?

    Yes, we offer a course completion certificate after you successfully complete the training program.

  • Do you provide any group discounts for classroom training programs?

    Yes, we offer group discounts for our online training programs. Get in touch with us. Drop us a Query, Request a Callback, or Live Chat with us to find out more about our group discount packages.

  • Who should pursue this SAFe Agile certification?

    The SAFe® Agilist certification is designed for professionals who want to lead a Lean-Agile enterprise and gain expertise in the framework at a strategic level. The certification is also suitable for professionals working as project managers, team leads, portfolio managers, business analysts, change agents, and product managers.

  • What is SAFe Agile certification?

    The SAFe Agile certification is your first step towards becoming a Lean-Agile leader. This credential demonstrates that you understand the Lean-Agile mindset, know how to enable agile product delivery, and implement lean portfolio management in a DevOps environment. 

  • What does a certified SAFe Agilist do?

    A certified SAFe Agilist (SA) is a professional who applies SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in the enterprise. They plan and execute program increments successfully, execute and release values through Agile Release Trains (ARTs), and build an Agile portfolio with Lean-Agile budgeting.

  • Why should you take this SAFe Agilist certification?

    Professionals should consider earning their SAFe Agilist certification because it enables them to build upon their current agile product development efforts. Certification holders will know how to lead a Lean-Agile business transformation and drive an efficient organization that continues to deliver value to stakeholders and end-users with the shortest and most sustainable time-to-market.

  • How can I learn more about this SAFe agile training program?

    You can get in touch with our customer support team or fill the Contact Us form to know more about this SAFe agile course.

  • What are the objectives of this SAFe Agilist certification training?

    Simplilearn’s SAFe Agilist training helps you grasp the importance of mastering business agility to thrive in the digital world and learn how to lead a Lean-Agile enterprise by leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework.

  • What is the demand for a SAFe Agilist Certification?

    The Scaled Agile Framework is the world’s leading framework for enterprise agility. At present, the framework is in its 5th iteration and has been adopted by over 20,000 organizations across the world. There are more than 700,000 SAFe-trained professionals and many of them work in 70 percent of U.S. Fortune 100 enterprises.

  • How to get SAFe agile certification?

    Next, they need to enroll in the Leading SAFe course offered by Scaled Agile. Finally, they need to pass the SAFe® 4 Agilist Exam – or – SAFe® 5 Agilist Exam.

  • What are the prerequisites for this SAFe Agile Certification course?

    Candidates who want to achieve the SAFe agile certification should have at least five years of experience in software development, project management, testing, or business analysis. Some experience in Scrum is also helpful.

  • What is SAFe Agile used for?

    SAFe Agile helps in scaling Agile by collaborating iterative development processes with Lean manufacturing. Furthermore, it leads to faster delivery of products to market, enhances productivity and quality, and promotes customer engagement.
    This SAFe course will take you through every aspect of SAFe Agile and help to understand the uses of Agile in detail.

  • Is the SAFe course difficult to learn?

    This SAFe course is easy to learn and can be pursued by anyone who has prior experience in software development, testing, business analysis, or project management and has a basic knowledge of agile scrum. 

  • Is SAFe Agile a good career option?

    SAFe Agile is definitely a good career option because skilled professionals with a SAFe Agile certification are in greater demand than their non-certified counterparts. Organizations prefer hiring SAFe agilists for smooth running of processes and faster product delivery while taking care of quality.

  • How do beginners learn SAFe Agile?

    Beginners can learn SAFe Agile by seeking this exhaustive and rigorous SAFe training.

  • Is SAFe certification worth it?

    SAFe certification is definitely worth it! With the help of this SAFe training, you will be able to:

    • Learn to apply lean, agile, and product development flow principles to improve productivity, employee satisfaction, time-to-market, and quality.
    • Understand the interaction between agile teams, agile programs, and agile portfolio management
    • Offer expert guidance in leading the success, adoption, and constant developments of SAFe in an enterprise
    • Seek professional development

  • What are the job roles available after getting a SAFe certification?

    Upon getting a SAFe certification, you can seek job roles like product owner, ScrumMaster, Agile Coach, certified ScrumMaster, Software Engineer, Senior Project Manager, IT, and Senior Product Manager.

  • What does SAFe Agilist do?

    Professionals with SAFe agile certification are primarily involved in applying Lean, Agile, and the Product Development Flow principles in the work processes for enhancing productivity, employee satisfaction, the delivery rate of products, and overall product quality.

  • What skills should a SAFe Agilist know?

    A SAFe agilist must possess the following skills:

    • Lean-Agile Leadership skills
    • Team and Technical Agility
    • Apply DevOps principles and practices and release products on time as per customer requirements
    • Ability to address business problems using Lean principles
    • Lean Portfolio Management

    With the help of this SAFe agile certification, you will acquire the skills mentioned above and even more.

  • What industries use SAFe Agile most?

    Industries that use SAFe Agile the most include the Marketing or Advertising industry, construction industry, product development industry, and finance-related industry. By pursuing Simplilearn’s SAFe course, you can easily seek employment opportunities in these top industries.

  • Which companies hire for SAFe Agilists?

    Some of the leading companies hiring professionals with SAFe agile certification include Capgemini, Comcast Cable, Inc., Accenture, and Federal Express Corporation.

  • What book do you suggest reading for SAFe Agile?

    In addition to taking SAFe Agile certification, you are recommended to read the following books for a comprehensive SAFe training:

    • SAFe® 5.0: The World’s Leading Framework for Business Agility by Dr. Mik Kersten
    • SAFe® 4.5 Reference Guide by Dean Leffingwell
    • Tribal Unity by Em Campbell-Pretty
    • The ART of Avoiding a Train Wreck by Em Campbell-Pretty and Adrienne L. Wilson
    • Agile Software Requirements by Dean Leffingwell
    • Scaling Software Agility by Dean Leffingwell

  • What is the pay scale of SAFe Agile Professional across the world?

    On average, professionals with SAFe Agile certification earn an annual salary of $107,500 (as per

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