1. What is SAFe® Agilist Certification?+
Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) is the widely used agile framework across the globe. The SAFe® Agilist certification program is good for both managers and executives as it drives them to work as an Agile change agent to take initiative to make changes in the organization in a lean-agile way.
Agile methodology is embraced by many organizations as it helps them deliver the best quality to their customer’s on-time. SAFe® Agilist certification will teach participants to effectively use the SAFe® framework to link the delivery team with the entire organization.
SAFe® training will help the individual to deal with the challenges that large software enterprises are prone to. These sessions will enhance the scrum methodology to be efficiently used which the team-level process lacks.
In SAFe® Agilist certification you can learn the complete SAFe® framework, practice, and principles. Learn Agile development by studying the Agile Architecture and Portfolio Management. The certification will let you delivery and execute value through Agile Release Trains.
2. Why should I register SAFe® training with StarAgile?+
When desire to move up the ladder in career quickly, then you cannot rely only on the educational qualification. But, you need to get certified in the trending technology and SAFe® certification is one among the demanding certification. Now, you must carefully choose the leading training institute that offers training with a skilled trainer, provides practical demonstrations. Above all, they must make you comfortable by providing cost-effective training and getting you ready for assured certification. Yes, all these are available under one roof and that is why you must register with StarAgile. The track record of StarAgile in offering training to more than 10000 professionals has given it a rating of 4.9 on a scale of 5 by Google.
3. Why SAFe® certification high in demand?+
SAFe® certified professionals not only get a feather on their cap but also get global recognition as they can support the successful transformation of the organization into Lean-Agile enterprise.
The SAFe® certification has caught the limelight because it offers not only high salary, but also better insight, and integrity. It makes the trained professional attain power to coordinate with larger solutions and promote Lean Portfolio culture in the project. Also, more than 70% of the Fortune 100 companies are using SAFe® making the need for certification demand higher day by day.
4. Career benefits by doing SAFe® Certification?+
Whether you want to get a new job with a better salary or get recognition in your current organization you must go for SAFe® certification. Companies look for SAFe® certified individual as they can adapt to Lean-Agile transformation quickly. The certification authorizes the skills of the agile professional and hence it is mandatory to obtain for moving up the ladder in the career. Also, it is a badge of honor along with your good work in the organization. The certification program is designed in such a way to change your mindset and hence take you to the path of successfully implementing lean-agile in your organization.
5. What is the average Salary for SAFe® Agilist?+
On an average SAFe® Agilist can earn a salary in India as given below based on the role they play in the organization.
Agile Coach – 22.5 LPA
Delivery Manager Service – 20 LPA
Delivery Manager Technical – 18 LPA
Senior Software Engineer – 16 LPA
These salaries are predicted based on the survey conducted by Payscale.com
6. What skills you will learn after SAFe® Training?+
• Will be able to the apply principles and values of Lean-Agile Mindset
• You can become a Lean-Agile leader.
• Easy to establish a team and technical agility.
• Learn all the five core competencies of the Lean enterprise.
• Every practice and role of SAFe® can be implemented with Agile principles.
• Can learn Program Increment Planning (PI)
• Will be well acquainted with releasing on Demand with DevOps.
• Implement Lean Portfolio Management.
• Lead the Lean-Agile transformation.
• Can create high-performing teams by leading the transformation using the SAFe® implementation road map.
7. Who should take SAFe® Certification?+
It is needless to say that every individual part of software development can appear for the SAFe® certification which will help them travel through the Lean-Agile transformation with ease. But, to answer the question in specific find below the list of detailed roles played in Agile project who are eligible to take the SAFe® Agile Certification.
• Scrum Master
• Product Owner and Product Manager
• Program Manager and Project Manager
• Release Train Engineer
• DevOps Practitioner
• Program Consultant
• Software Engineer
• Architects (Solution, Technical, and System)
• Process lead, PMO, and Portfolio Managers
• Executive Leaders, Directors, VP’s and such high ranking professionals.
In short, SAFe® course is suitable for all knowledge workers who can personalize their Lean-Agile career path.
8. Prerequisites for SAFe® Certification?+
Upon completing the Scaled Agile Framework course you can take the SAFe® Agilist (SA) certification exam.
Minimum 5 years experience in software development as developers, tester, business analyst, product or project managers can take the course to enhance their skills in the Lean-Agile process. Basic knowledge in Scrum framework will help.
9. What is the certification Process for SAFe® Certification?+
You must register in a reputed SAFe® training institute authorized by the Scaled Academy Accrediting Body, to complete 2 days of SAFe® training and then you can write the SAFe® examination. Yes, the training course fee will include the SAFe® test fee and they will walk you through the process. After the training is over the training institute will send a confirmation email to the Scaled Academy. They will then send you a welcome email and there you need to create your profile filling all your details. Then you will receive a Survey Email with questions about the training program. This is a feedback form which you must complete. Now, you will receive an SAFe® Exam Link email with detailed instructions to follow. You can complete the test in 30 days to get SAFe® Certification.
10. What is the SAFe® Certification Exam questions and answers Pattern?+
The SAFe® Exam is a 90 minutes online examination. You must answer 45 multiple choice questions. It is not an open book test and no assistance will be entertained in any form. Minimum 34 right answers will declare your successful completion of the test and you are eligible for the certification.
11. How many years SAFe® certification is valid?+
The SAFe® certification is valid for one year from the date of completing the SAFe® exam and that also includes a membership in SAFe® community platform. One needs to renew the certification after one year by paying USD 100.
12. Is 2 days training is enough to take up SAFe® certification?+
2 Days training is sufficient to clear the exam with good score. After completing two days of training, you will receive examination link within 24 Hrs.
13. What certification will I receive after completing the SAFe® training?+
Scaled Agile is the accrediting organization that offers a SAFe Agilist (SA) certification to individuals who successfully completes the training and passes the SAFe test by scoring 34 or more out of 45. This certificate will also be accompanied by a one-year membership to take part in the SAFe® community platform.
14. Is SAFe® Agilist Certification fee included in the course fee?+
The SAFe® certification fee includes the SAFe® course fee as well.
15. Can someone take SAFe® Certification/exam without training?+
No, Scaled Agile has made it mandatory that every individual gets trained in the Lean-Agile principles by a SAFe® Program Consultant. The institute that has obtained authority from the Scaled Agile can offer training. This training must be for 2 days or 16 hours which covers all the detailed skills to make the participant well versed in the Lean-Agile principle along with the mindset required to perform the individual role within SAFe®.
16. What are the benefits of the one-year membership with Scaled Agile?+
The surface level advantage of the one-year membership with Scaled Agile is the honor and the pride. But at the same time, it adds a lot of value to the profession as you can stay connected with the experts. This will help you learn several concepts of Lean-Agile transformation through knowledge sharing. Even you can get a solution for any specific issue by getting expert advice.
17. Are SAFe® Agile Certification / Agile SAFe® Certification / SAFe® Certification Agile same?+
Yes, all the certifications are same, but people call it with different names i.e., SAFe® Certification, SAFe® Agilist Certification, Leading SAFe® Certification, Agile SAFe® Certificaion, SAFe Certification Agile, SAFe® Certification course, and Lean Agile Certification.
18. Does StarAgile provides SAFe® Agilist Certification exam Dumps?+
We offer pre-class reading SAFe material before the training to understand the basics of Scrum and SAFe® framework, this materials will help you to understand the concepts and ask more questions during 2 days of SAFe classroom training.
19. How should I renew my SAFe® Certification?+
There is no need to renew the certificate by giving any examination. But, just need to login to the Scaled Agile link which was used to create the account. Use the same login credentials and click on the renewal link to pay USD 100 to renew the SAFe® certification.
20. How many attempts do I have to pass the SAFe® Certification?+
You pay for SAFe® training and SAFe® exam fee with StarAgile to appear for the test within 30 days of completion of the training. In case you fail to clear the SAFe® test, then you can retake the exam immediately. But, need to wait for 7-days to appear the third time. The waiting period for the fourth attempt is 30 days. Remember that for every attempt other than the first one you need to pay USD 50.
21. How long does it take to receive SAFe® Agile Certification exam results?+
You can attend the SAFe® training program for 2 days. Then take the SAFe test in 2-4 days after completing the training. Alternatively, practice more and then appear for the test within 30 days. After completing the SAFe® exam you will get the scores immediately.
22. Does Scaled Agile offer SAFe® training online classes for SAFe® certification?+
As per the mandate issued by Scaled Agile Academy, it is a must to appear for classroom training for 2 days (16 hours). It is not acceptable to take online classes to appear for the SAFe® certification examination because the training requires to be role-based and in-depth. Hence classroom training is a must.
23. Can I attend a demo session before the SAFe® training?+
Yes, StarAgile offers demo session for an interested individual before they register for the actual SAFe® training. Reach out to the training department by sending an email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +91 8050205233.
24. Who are the instructors for SAFe® Agilist training?+
The instructors are not only certified trainers but also experts in the industry with more than 20 years of experience in various roles in the software development process. They have thorough knowledge in Scrum process and can train participants to embrace Lean-Agile transformation.
25. Do you provide any training material for SAFe® Agilist Course?+
Yes, training material is printed and provided on the first day of the training with all necessary theory required for the SAFe® certification course.
26. What is SEUs and PDUs?+
SEUs is an abbreviation for Scrum Educational Units offered by Scrum Alliance. They can be obtained by completing the training. It helps to validate the participation in principles and practices of Scrum framework. Every two years it is required to earn SEUs credit to retain the certification. You can obtain 16 SEUs by clearing SAFe® Agilist certification after attending 2 days training program.
PDUs are offered by the Project Management Institute and its stands for Professional Development Unit. Again the SAFE certification offers you with 16 PDU credits. This will help you to apply for PMP – Project Management Professional and ACP – Agile Certified Professional certifications.
27. What does registration fee include?+
Registration fee includes SAFe exam fee, SAFe course material, SAFe training fee, Scaled Agile membership for one year and lunch on both days.
28. Payment Procedure?+
You can Pay online using with your Credit card or Debit card. Net banking option. We also accept wallet payment.