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Leading SAFe Certification Course Overview

The Leading SAFe certification impacts your career by equipping you with the knowledge to apply Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) principles across an enterprise. This SAFe certification will broaden your scope in various Agile roles, enhance your ability to manage large-scale Agile projects, and increase your marketability in competitive job sectors. Our course offers comprehensive training on scalable engineering, DevOps practices, and Lean Portfolio Management, complete with valuable digital resources and tools to implement SAFe effectively. This SAFe certification also helps you: 

  • Enhances career opportunities in Agile environments.
  • Focus on scalable engineering and DevOps practices.
  • Understand Lean Portfolio Management.
  • Learn SAFe principles for large-scale project management.
  • Access to digital resources and tools for SAFe implementation.

Leading SAFe Eligibility and Prerequisites

The Leading SAFe course is designed for individuals who are involved in software development, IT, and project management roles that require a thorough understanding of SAFe principles. This includes roles such as executives, managers, consultants, and Agile coaches who are responsible for leading a Lean-Agile change initiative in a large software enterprise.

 Prerequisites:

  • Familiarity with Agile concepts and principles.
  • Experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management.
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in software development, testing, or business analysis is recommended.
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SAFe Agile Certification and Training FAQ's

Is 2 days of SAFe training enough to take up SAFe certification?

Yes, Two days of SAFe training is sufficient to prepare for the SAFe certification exam. Provided the training is intensive and covers all necessary aspects of the Scaled Agile Framework. These SAFe classes are designed to provide a comprehensive overview and practical insights into SAFe, equipping participants with the knowledge required to pass the certification exam and apply SAFe practices effectively in their work environments.


I have some more doubts regarding the SAFe scaled agile training, how can I get them cleared?

In case you have any doubt related to theSAFe scaled agile training, acamedics, exams of the course then you can directly ask your query during the SAFe classes. If you have any doubt regarding the operations, scheduling or any such non-academic issue then please contact our team directly. 

Are there any scholarships available for the scaled agile framework (SAFe) certification?

Yes, please contact our team for more information on the same. 


Are there any group discounts for the scaled agile framework (SAFe) certification?

Group discounts are regularly  offered by StarAgile for SAFe classes and SAFe agile framework certification courses. If you plan to enroll with colleagues or as a team, you can contact us to inquire about the discounts. Group discounts make it more cost-effective to train multiple team members, facilitating broader adoption of the SAFe agile framework within your organization.


Can I pay the scaled agile framework (SAFe) certification course fees in installments?

Yes StarAgile offers options to pay the scaled agile framework (SAFe) certification course fees in installments with the help of financial partners for SAFe certification courses, such as Leading SAFe training or SAFe 6.0 classes. This can make the financial burden easier to manage, particularly for more extensive and more expensive training like SAFe scaled agile training. Check with our team for more details on installment plans and what the terms of these plans are, including any additional fees for choosing this payment option.


How much does the SAFe agilist certification cost?

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SAFe agile certification Cost Segments

Costs

1

Online SAFe agile certification Cost

₹50,000 - ₹60,000

2

SAFe agile certification Cost for Classroom Training

₹50,000 - ₹60,000

3

SAFe Agile Exam Cost in India

Exam cost is included in the training cost

4

SAFe Agile Re-exam Cost in India

$50

5

SAFe agile certification Renewal Cost

$295

What is the Leading SAFe 6.0 certification Process?

The certification process for the  Leading SAFe 6.0 certification is very simple.

Step 1: Visit the StarAgile website.

 Step 2: Enroll in the Leading SAFe 6.0 certification course.

 Step 3: Attend the two-day SAFe training session, which is delivered by certified SAFe Program Consultants (SPCs).

 Step 4: Study the course materials and review key concepts of the SAFe Agile Framework to prepare for the exam.

 Step 5: Complete the SAFe 6.0 Agilist exam online.

 Step 6: Pass the exam to receive your Leading SAFe 6.0 certification.

 Step 7: Download your SAFe Agilist certificate and digital badge from your training provider or the Scaled Agile website.

 Step 8: Maintain your certification by participating in continuing education and renewing your certification every two years.


What certification will I receive after completing the SAFe 6.0 Agilist training and sitting the exam?

Upon successfully passing the exam after your SAFe 6.0 Agilist training, you will receive the Leading SAFe agilist certification. This SAFe agile certification is a globally recognized credential that validates your expertise in applying the SAFe framework within enterprise environments and is part of the SAFe 6.0 certification suite.


Do I need to renew my Leading SAFe 6.0 certification?

Yes, your Leading SAFe 6.0 certification requires renewal every two years. Renewal ensures that your credentials remain valid and demonstrates your ongoing commitment to professional development in the SAFe agile framework. The renewal process usually involves earning a specific number of professional development units (PDUs) and paying a renewal fee.


What if I do not want to renew my Leading SAFe certification, but stay a member of the SAFe Community Platform?

If you choose not to renew your Leading SAFe certification, you can still maintain your membership on the SAFe Community Platform to access resources, updates, and connect with other professionals. Staying engaged with the community will keep you informed about the latest in SAFe practices even if your certification lapses.


How does the 24/7 support work for the Leading SAFe certification?

In the 24/7 support we provide along with the leading SAFe certification is simple, in case you have any concern or query related to the leading SAFe certification, you can contact our team at : 

Phone :

+91 95133 93880

Or  

Email

trainings@staragile.com


Can I attend a demo session before the Leading SAFe agilist training?

Yes we do provide demo sessions for the SAFe agile framework training. This demo is an excellent opportunity to experience the teaching style and course structure before enrolling in the full SAFe training. To attend a demo session, enroll in the visit our website or contact our team. This can help you decide if the SAFe agile framework training aligns with your learning preferences and professional goals.


What is the SAFe certification process after the SAFe scaled agile training?

The SAFe certification process involves several steps:

  • Enroll in a SAFe course with an authorized provider like StarAgile.
  • Attend the SAFe training, which   lasts for two days.
  • Study the provided materials and gain a deep understanding of the Scaled Agile Framework.
  • Take the certification exam at the end of the training.
  • Pass the exam to receive your SAFe certification, which demonstrates your proficiency in applying SAFe practices within enterprise environments.

What is the validity of SAFe certification after the SAFe scaled agile training?

SAFe certifications, like the Leading SAFe certification, are valid for two years from the date of certification. This validity period encourages professionals to continually update their knowledge and stay aligned with the evolving SAFe Agile Framework.

What is the renewal process of SAFe certification?

This renewal process helps ensure that all certified professionals maintain their knowledge and skills regarding the Scaled Agile Framework and SAFe practices. To renew your SAFe certification, you must:

  • Log into the Scaled Agile Community Platform.
  • Pay the renewal fee, which varies depending on the specific certification.
  • Earn a required number of professional development units (PDUs) by engaging in continuing education activities related to SAFe practices.

Why should I choose StarAgile for SAFe agile framework training?

StarAgile is recognized for its top notch SAFe certification courses that are tailored to help participants successfully implement the Scaled Agile Framework within their organizations. Let’s have look why StarAgile is the best: 

  • Ranked #1 SAFe Institute By Business Standard.
  • Training by experienced SPCs
  • SAFe® Agilist exam fee included
  • Membership with Scaled Agile
  • Case studies & Simulations
  • Soft copy of the course material
  • 16 PDUs and SEUs
  • 100% Success rate
  • 300K+ Candidates Trained. 

Are Case studies and examples included in this SAFe training?

Yes, the SAFe training provided by accredited institutions like StarAgile includes various case studies and real-world examples to help participants better understand how the Scaled Agile Framework can be applied within different organizational contexts. These practical examples are essential in illustrating the challenges and solutions encountered in implementing SAFe 6.0, thereby enriching the learning experience for all attendees.


What is Covered in SAFe agile certification?

SAFe agile certification covers a comprehensive curriculum designed to provide a deep understanding of how to implement Agile practices at scale. The certification includes training on:

SAFe principles and practices.

Roles and responsibilities within a SAFe enterprise.

Planning and execution of Program Increments.

Leading SAFe to achieve business agility.

Insights into SAFe 6.0, focusing on Lean, Agile, and DevOps models.


What is the Payment Procedure for this SAFe certification?

The payment process for the leading SAFe course is very simple,

  • Go to StarAgile’s website
  • Select your batch
  • Click on “Enroll Now”
  • Payment Gateway window will open
  • Select you payment method.
  • Pay accordingly. 

What is SAFe agile certification?

SAFe agile certification confirms an individual's ability to apply the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) to manage and lead Agile transformations in their organization. The scaled agile framework (SAFe) certification covers various aspects of the framework, including SAFe 6.0, and equips individuals with the necessary skills to improve their team's productivity and project alignment with business goals.

Learn more about What is SAFe certification through our detailed blog


What practical skills can I expect to have after completing this Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certification course?

By completing the Leading SAFe certification course, you will master a variety of practical skills crucial for successful implementation of the SAFe framework. These skills include but are not limited to: proficiently managing the product backlog, effectively prioritizing work items, facilitating program increment (PI) planning, and executing and releasing value through Agile Release Trains (ARTs).

You'll also learn how to lead Lean-Agile enterprises by utilizing the SAFe principles to boost productivity, employee satisfaction, and product quality. This SAFe scaled agile training will prepare you to tackle challenges in environments where quick adaptation and responsiveness are crucial, enhancing your capability to deliver significant impacts in your projects and organization.


How does the SAFe agilist certification help me?

The SAFe agilist certification is a mark of excellence and capability that highlights your understanding of Agile methodologies and the Scaled Agile Framework.  The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certification demonstrates your commitment to professional growth and your ability to handle complex projects. This Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certification not only boosts your credibility but also enhances your leadership skills, making you a valuable asset in any Agile team

Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certification expands your professional network within the Agile community, providing you with greater opportunities for career growth and development. The knowledge gained through this SAFe course ensures that you are equipped to lead and motivate your team effectively, driving higher productivity and better results.   


Do you offer an online/virtual Leading SAFe 6.0 certification course?

Yes, we offer a comprehensive online/virtual Leading SAFe 6.0 certification course that is designed to meet the needs of professionals worldwide. This format of scaled agile framework (SAFe) certification allows you to access high-quality training without the need to travel, fitting into your busy schedule more conveniently. 

Our virtual training of the scaled agile framework (SAFe) certification includes live sessions conducted by experienced instructors, interactive discussions, and real-time collaboration with peers, ensuring an engaging learning experience that mirrors our physical classrooms. By enrolling in this SAFe online course, you gain flexibility while still receiving all the benefits of an immersive learning environment, including full preparation for the SAFe agilist certification exam.


What next after Leading SAFe agilist training?

After obtaining your Leading SAFe agilist certification, you might consider progressing to more specialized SAFe certifications to deepen your expertise and increase your value in specific areas of Agile and Lean practices. Options include SAFe for Teams, SAFe Scrum Master, SAFe Advanced Scrum Master, SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager, and SAFe Program Consultant. Each of these certifications targets different aspects of SAFe implementations and prepares you for specific roles within Agile teams and organizations. Advancing your qualifications can lead to better job opportunities, higher salaries, and increased recognition in your professional field, as well as equip you with the skills to lead and influence more substantial transformations in your workplace.


Who should take the Leading SAFe 6.0 certification?

The Leading SAFe 6.0 certification is ideal for individuals who are in roles such as executives, managers, Agile coaches, consultants, and anyone involved in software development and IT operations who aspires to lead Agile transformations within their organizations. This training is also beneficial for those looking to understand how to apply SAFe in a practical context and integrate it with existing Agile and Lean practices. Participants   include those who need to closely collaborate with other teams and departments and are responsible for aligning projects and corporate goals with SAFe practices.


Who are the instructors/trainers of the scaled agile framework (SAFe) certification?

Our instructors and trainers are professionals with 20+ years of experience in implementing the Scaled Agile Framework in various industries. They are certified SAFe Program Consultants (SPCs) who have successfully led multiple Agile transformations and are well-versed in SAFe practices. 

 Their deep understanding of SAFe principles and hands-on approach to teaching ensures that participants not only learn the theoretical aspects of SAFe but also how to apply them effectively in real-world scenarios. These instructors of scaled agile framework (SAFe) certification are committed to providing a high level of training that prepares participants for the Leading SAFe certification exam and for roles that require a deep understanding of SAFe.


How do I enroll for the scaled agile framework (SAFe) certification classroom training?

To enroll in the SAFe agilist certification training, follow these steps:

  • Visit our website and go to the SAFe classes section.
  • Select the Leading SAFe certification option from the list of available SAFe courses.
  • Choose a suitable date and location for the classroom training.
  • Complete the registration form and submit the required fee.
  • Ensure you meet the prerequisites for the SAFe agile certification course.Our SAFe training programs are designed to provide comprehensive knowledge of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), preparing you for successful certification.

Can I cancel my enrollment for the scaled agile framework (SAFe) certification? Do I get a refund?

 Yes, you can cancel your enrollment for our SAFe certification course. If cancellation occurs within the stipulated period, a full or partial refund will be granted based on our refund policy. We understand that plans can change, so we strive to remain flexible. To cancel, please contact our SAFe training support team directly. Details and specific conditions are outlined on the SAFe course registration page.


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

Yes, we provide a Money Back Guarantee for all our SAFe training programs, including the Leading SAFe certification course. This guarantee allows participants to request a refund if they are unsatisfied with the training quality. Our priority is to deliver exceptional SAFe agile training and ensure satisfaction with every aspect of our SAFe classes.


What will I accomplish after completing the Leading SAFe online course?

After completing the Leading SAFe certification course, you will acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively implement the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) within your organization. This SAFe agile certification enables professionals to synchronize multiple teams, manage large-scale projects, and create Lean-Agile transformation at an enterprise level. With this Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certification you'll understand how to drive strategic alignment across the organization, ensuring that everyone is moving towards common goals with enhanced agility and efficiency. This Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certification  is an invaluable asset in the industry, helping you to stand out in the job market and improve your potential for career advancement in various Agile roles.

Why should you take this SAFe agile certification by StarAgile?

You should choose StarAgile for your SAFe agile certification because:

  • We provide expert training from certified instructors.
  • Our courses, including Leading SAFe 6.0 certification, are updated with the latest SAFe principles.
  • We offer practical insights and hands-on experience.
  • Access to extensive SAFe course materials and support.
  • StarAgile ensures that you receive high-quality SAFe training that enhances your skills and career potential

What are the objectives of this SAFe agilist certification training?

The objectives of the SAFe agilist certification training include:

  • Understanding the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).
  • Learning how to apply SAFe 6.0 to scale Agile across the enterprise.
  • Gaining insights into Leading SAFe practices and principles.
  • Preparing for the SAFe agilist certification exam through in-depth training and comprehensive study materials.

What Skills You Will Learn in the Leading SAFe training?

Skills taught in the SAFe training and certification are essential for anyone looking to implement SAFe practices in their organization and seeking to earn their SAFe agilist certification. In the Leading SAFe training, participants will learn:

  • How to effectively apply the Scaled Agile Framework for enterprise success.
  • Skills for aligning the organization to a common language and way of working with SAFe.
  • Techniques for releasing value through Agile Release Trains.
  • Ways to manage Lean-Agile projects at enterprise scale.

What is the difference between Standard and StarX plans for the scaled agile framework (SAFe) certification?

Feature

Standard Plan

StarX Plan

Price

INR 47,500

INR 49,999 (Discounted from INR 64,999)

Mock Exams

1 Mock Exam

2 Mock Exams

Additional Exam Attempts

Not Available

1 Additional Exam Attempt

Revision Sessions

Unlimited Revision Sessions

Unlimited Revision Sessions

Jira Training & Certification

Free Jira Training & Certification

Free Jira Training & Certification

Agile Boot Camp Discount

Up to 30% off

Up to 30% off

Frequently Asked Interview Questions

80+ Questions

80+ Questions

Soft Skills Training Recording

Free

Free

Experience of SPCs (Scaled Professional Coaches)

Delivered by 20+ Experienced SPCs

Delivered by 20+ Experienced SPCs

Doubt Clarification

Join WhatsApp Group

Join WhatsApp Group

SEUs and PDUs

Get 16 SEUs and 16 PDUs

Get 16 SEUs and 16 PDUs

Membership with Scaled Agile

Membership Included

Membership Included

What course material will I receive in the SAFe scaled agile training ?

After enrolling in a SAFe course or the SAFe scaled agile training, participants will receive comprehensive course materials including a SAFe agile certification study guide, access to pre-configured learning tools, practice tests, and an exam preparation guide. These resources are designed to support your learning journey and prepare you thoroughly for the SAFe certification exam.

Can I record the online SAFe certification session ?

No, you cannot record the leading SAFe training session according to the Scaled Agile’s guidelines. Scaled Agile strictly prohibits the recording and sharing of any SAFe scaled agile training materials. 


Can I use my phone or tab for SAFe scaled agile training?

Yes, you can use your phone or tablet to participate in the SAFe training sessions. Our SAFe classes are designed to be accessible across various devices, making it convenient for participants to engage in the training anywhere. However, for the best learning experience, especially during interactive sessions or when working on group activities, using a device with a larger screen such as a laptop or desktop computer may be advantageous.

What if I miss a SAFe agile training session ?

If you miss SAFe agile framework training session by any chance, then you can request to reschedule and attend another batch then proceed for the examination. It is mandatory to SAFe scaled agile training before sitting for the exam. 

SAFe Certification Prerequisites, Eligibility & Exam FAQ's

What are the prerequisites for this scaled agile framework (SAFe) certification course?

The prerequisites for enrolling in the Leading SAFe certification course include having a basic understanding of Agile principles and some experience in roles related to software development, project management, or business analysis.

 It is highly recommended that participants have at least five years of professional experience in software development, testing, or business analysis and some familiarity with Agile processes. This background will help you to more effectively absorb the scaled agile framework (SAFe) certification course content and apply the SAFe principles in practical scenarios. Prior experience with Agile teams or projects can enhance your learning experience and enable you to get the most out of the certification process.


What is the Exam Pattern for SAFe certification exam?

The SAFe certification exam, specifically for the Leading SAFe agilist certification, is   formatted as follows: 

  • Duration: The exam is a 90-minute timed test.
  • Format: It consists of 45 multiple-choice questions.
  • Delivery: The exam is conducted online and can be taken from your home or office.
  • Passing Score: Usually, a score of 75% or higher is required to pass.

How many attempts will I get for clearing the exam after the SAFe scaled agile training?

For the SAFe certification exam, such as the Leading SAFe agilist certification, if you do not pass on your initial attempt, you can purchase up to two additional retakes. The fees for each retake attempt   vary depending on the specific SAFe certification and training provider, but they generally range around:

  • First retake: Approximately $50
  • Second retake: Approximately $50

How do I access my SAFe Agilist exam after SAFe scaled agile training?

To access your SAFe Agilist exam after SAFe scaled agile training, log into the Scaled Agile Framework portal using the credentials provided after completing your Leading SAFe training. The exam link will be available in your profile under the SAFe certification section. You will have a specific timeframe to complete the exam after finishing your Leading SAFe certification training.


What is the exam retake process for the SAFe Agilist exam?

 

The exam retake process for the SAFe Agilist exam is straightforward. Here are the steps to follow if you need to retake the exam:

 Step 1: Wait for the mandatory waiting period.

If this is your first retake, wait for 10 days after your initial attempt.

If this is your second retake, wait for 30 days after your previous attempt.

Step 2: Log into your account on the Scaled Agile (or your training provider's) website where you initially registered for the exam.

 Step 3: Go to the certification section and select the option to schedule a retake for the SAFe Agilist exam.

 Step 4: Pay the retake fee. The fee for each retake is usually about $50, though it's advisable to verify the current fee on the Scaled Agile website or through your training provider.

 Step 5: Schedule a convenient time to take the retake exam.

 Step 6: Review the course materials extensively to better prepare for your retake. Utilize any additional resources provided by your training provider to strengthen your understanding of the SAFe Agile Framework.

 Step 7: Take the exam at the scheduled time.

I have cleared my SAFe Agilist exam. How do I locate my certificate on the Scaled Agile website?

Once you clear your SAFe Agilist exam, you can locate your certificate by logging into your account on the Scaled Agile Framework website. Navigate to the certification section where you'll find your SAFe certification listed. You can download or share your certificate directly from the portal.


What is the duration for the Leading SAFe exam?

The Leading SAFe certification exam has a duration of 90 minutes. During this time, candidates must complete multiple-choice questions that test their knowledge of the Scaled Agile Framework.

Is the SAFe Exam Changing in 2024?

As of the latest updates, there have been no official announcements regarding changes to the SAFe certification exam in 2024. However, Scaled Agile, Inc. periodically updates the exam content to reflect the latest SAFe 6.0 framework and best practices. It’s important for candidates to check with authorized SAFe training providers like StarAgile or the official Scaled Agile website for the most current information regarding any potential changes to the SAFe agilist certification exam.


Can anyone give the SAFe agilist certification exam without any training?

No, it is not possible to attempt the SAFe agilist certification exam without undergoing formal training. Scaled Agile highly recommends that candidates attend the official Leading SAFe course to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the SAFe Agile Framework. The SAFe scaled agile training provides essential knowledge and insights that significantly benefit those taking the exam, especially if they are new to SAFe practices.


Is the SAFe certification online exam an open book examination?

The SAFe certification online exam is not an open book examination. Candidates are expected to rely on their knowledge acquired through SAFe training to answer the questions. This ensures that all certified individuals have a thorough and practical understanding of the Scaled Agile Framework, capable of applying it effectively in their work environments without relying on reference materials.


Is StarAgile the authorized partner of Scale Agile?

Yes, StarAgile is an authorized training partner of Scaled Agile, Inc for the SAFe scaled agile training. This partnership allows StarAgile to provide official SAFe agile training and Leading SAFe certification courses. As an authorized provider, StarAgile meets the high standards set by Scaled Agile for delivering comprehensive and effective SAFe classes that align with the latest version of the framework, SAFe 6.0.


How to prepare for the SAFe exam?

 

Preparing for the SAFe certification exam requires rigorous study, disciplined preparation and understanding of SAFe principles. Here’s how you can prepare:

  • Attend a Leading SAFe training course from a recognized provider to gain foundational knowledge and practical insights.
  • Review all course materials and notes thoroughly.
  • Utilize mock exams and practice questions provided during the SAFe classes to test your knowledge.
  • Engage in study groups or online forums dedicated to SAFe agile training to discuss and clarify doubts.
  • Focus on understanding the application of concepts in real-world scenarios, not just memorizing facts.

How long does it take to receive SAFe agile certification exam results?

Exam results for SAFe agile certification are available immediately upon completion of the exam. Candidates receive instant feedback on their performance, and if successful, they gain access to their digital certificate and badge shortly after.

What is the weightage for SAFe certification questions from each domain?

Topic

Percentage

Key Components

Introducing SAFe

10%

- Understanding the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
- Embracing a Lean-Agile Mindset<br>- SAFe Principles

Becoming a Lean-Agile Leader

10%

- Lean-Agile leadership
- Creating high-performing teams and programs

Establishing Team and Technical Agility

20%

- Agile Teams and Iterations
- Agile Release Trains (ARTs)

Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning

20%

- Simulation of PI planning

Releasing on Demand with DevOps

15%

- Release strategies
- Value stream mapping

Building Business Solutions and Lean Systems

10%

- Lean-Agile Product Management
- Architectural Runway

Implementing Lean Portfolio Management

10%

- Strategy and Investment Funding<br>- Portfolio Flow

Leading the Transformation

15%

- Leading change
- Reaching the tipping point

Is the SAFe Agilist exam proctored?

Yes, the SAFe Agilist exam is proctored online. This means that you will be monitored via your computer's webcam and microphone throughout the duration of the exam to maintain the integrity of the certification process and ensure that all candidates adhere to the exam guidelines.

How difficult is the SAFe certification exam?

The difficulty level of the SAFe certification exams can vary depending on the specific certification and one's background and experience in Agile practices. Generally, exams like the SAFe Agilist are considered to have a moderate difficulty level, requiring thorough preparation and understanding of SAFe principles and practices.

SAFe Agile Certification Additional FAQ's

What is the pay scale of SAFe agile certification Professional across the world?

The average annual SAFe agilist salary for professionals with a SAFe agile certification across various countries:

Country

Average Annual Salary (USD)

United States

$105,000

United Kingdom

$78,000

Canada

$92,000

Australia

$110,000

Germany

$85,000

India

$75,000

SAFe Agilist vs Scrum Master


SAFe Agilist

Scrum Master

Role Focus

Implementing Agile at scale in large enterprises.

Facilitating Scrum practices at the team level.

Training Content

Covers broad aspects of scaling Agile using SAFe, including Lean portfolio management and large solutions.

Focuses on Scrum principles, team dynamics, and process facilitation.

Responsibilities

Guides the adoption of SAFe in an organization, helping align projects with enterprise objectives.

Ensures that the Scrum team is productive and follows Scrum practices effectively.

Certification Level

More strategic, focusing on applying SAFe across the organization.

Tactical, focusing on day-to-day Scrum practices.

Ideal For

Executives, leaders, and managers in organizations adopting Agile at scale.

Team leaders or project managers directly managing Agile teams.

Is SAFe a framework or methodology?

SAFe is a framework, not a methodology. It provides a structured, scalable approach to implementing Agile practices across an organization. Unlike a methodology, which prescribes a specific way of doing things, a framework provides guidelines and practices that can be adapted to an organization’s specific needs.


What are the four levels of SAFe?

The four levels of SAFe are:

  • Team Level: Focuses on Agile teams applying basic Agile principles using Scrum, Kanban, and XP frameworks.
  • Program Level: Aligns teams using Agile Release Trains (ARTs) to deliver solutions incrementally.
  • Large Solution Level: Coordinates multiple ARTs to deliver complex solutions that require synchronization.
  • Portfolio Level: Connects enterprise strategy to execution through Lean portfolio management.

SAFe Agilist vs SPC

Feature

SAFe Agilist

SAFe Program Consultant (SPC)

Focus

Understanding and applying SAFe principles at the team and program level.

Training others in SAFe, leading large-scale transformations.

Target Audience

Managers, executives, and anyone involved in Agile transformations needing an overview of SAFe.

Agile coaches, consultants, and those responsible for implementing SAFe in an enterprise.

Responsibilities

Lead Agile teams using the SAFe framework.

Implement SAFe, train employees, and coach leaders and teams.

Training Requirement

2-day training course.

4-day training course including deeper dives into coaching and facilitating major SAFe events.

Certification Exam

Multiple-choice exam.

More comprehensive multiple-choice exam.

Renewal

Every two years with a fee and PDUs.

Every year with a fee and continuing education requirements.

Who gives SAFe certification?

SAFe certifications are awarded by Scaled Agile, Inc., the organization responsible for the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). They provide various certifications across multiple levels of SAFe, overseeing the quality and consistency of the training and examination processes to ensure they meet industry standards.

Does Scaled Agile offer SAFe training online classes for SAFe certification?

No Scaled Agile does not offer SAFe scaled agile training pr SAFe classes directly, rather it authorizes other training providers and institutes to delever the SAFe scaled agile training. 

This Online SAFe training includes interactive sessions, digital resources, and full support, preparing participants for SAFe certification exams.

Are SAFe agile certification / Agile SAFe certification / SAFe certification Agile same?

Yes, SAFe agile certification, Agile SAFe certification, and SAFe certification Agile refer to the same credentials provided under the Scaled Agile Framework. These certifications validate a professional's ability to apply SAFe principles to manage and lead Agile transformations in large enterprises.

What are the new framework guidelines included in the latest SAFe 6.0 update?

The latest SAFe 6.0 update introduced several key guidelines, enhancing the framework’s effectiveness:

  • Increased emphasis on customer-centricity and design thinking.
  • Advanced strategies for organizational agility to adapt more dynamically to change.
  • Integration of continuous learning culture within enterprises.
  • Improved Lean Portfolio Management to align strategy with execution more effectively.

What after SAFe Agile

After completing your SAFe agile certification, you can advance your expertise further by exploring more specialized SAFe courses like SAFe for Teams, SAFe Scrum Master, or SAFe Advanced Scrum Master. These certifications allow you to dive deeper into specific areas of the Scaled Agile Framework and enhance your role within Agile teams. Additionally, applying the knowledge in practical scenarios, joining a community of practice, and contributing to organizational transformation initiatives are great ways to utilize the skills gained from SAFe training.

Do I have to pay an additional fee for Digital Badge? How long will the badge be valid?

No, in our Leading SAFe classes or SAFe 6.0 certification, the Digital Badge is included in the course fee without any additional cost. The validity of the Digital Badge usually aligns with the validity of your certification. For instance, if your SAFe agile certification is valid for two years, your Digital Badge will also be valid for the same period. After this, recertification or renewal may be necessary to keep the badge active.

How will I know if I have received a Digital Badge after the scaled agile framework (SAFe) certification course?

You will receive a notification via email once your Digital Badge for the SAFe certification or SAFe agilist certification is ready to be claimed. This email will come from the credentialing platform used by the Scaled Agile Framework or the training provider. It includes instructions on how to set up an account on the digital badge platform and claim your badge. Ensure your email details are updated in your SAFe training profile to receive this notification without any issues.

How do I get a Digital Badge? Is it necessary?

After successfully completing any SAFe course, such as Leading SAFe training or a SAFe agile framework certification, you will   receive a Digital Badge. While not mandatory, having a Digital Badge is highly beneficial as it provides perceptible proof of your skills and expertise in SAFe agile training and increases your visibility to potential employers. To receive your badge, you need to pass the SAFe certification exam associated with your training course. Once achieved, it showcases your commitment to professional development in the scaled agile framework.

What is a Digital Badge in scaled agile framework (SAFe) certification?

A Digital Badge in scaled agile framework (SAFe) certification is a digital representation of a physical badge that signifies the successful completion of a scaled agile framework (SAFe) certification course, for the SAFe agile certification or leading SAFe certification. It serves as a verified, shareable electronic badge that reflects the skills and knowledge you've acquired. Digital badges are commonly used in professional social networks like LinkedIn or digital CVs to demonstrate your competencies in the  Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certification and enhance your professional credibility.

What's the difference between SAFe 6 and SAFe 5?

Feature

SAFe 5

SAFe 6

Focus

Lean Enterprise

Organizational Agility

Key Additions

Lean Budgets, Guardrails

Organizational Agility Principles

Updated Practices

Agile Product Delivery

More emphasis on customer centricity and digital innovation


For more detailed differentiation read our blog on SAFe 5 vs SAFe 6

Who Is Eligible To Become A SAFe Agilist?

To become a SAFe Agilist, candidates should ideally have:

  • 5+ years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management.
  • Experience with Scrum.
  • Familiarity with Agile concepts and principles prior to attending the Leading SAFe training.

What are the different SAFe career paths and certifications available in Scaled Agile?

The Scaled Agile Framework offers a variety of career paths and certifications that cater to different professional needs and goals. Starting with the Leading SAFe certification, you can advance to roles such as SAFe Scrum Master, SAFe Advanced Scrum Master, or SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager, each focusing on specific functions within Agile environments

 For those interested in consulting or coaching, the SAFe Program Consultant certification prepares you to lead entire Agile transformations. Each path provides the training necessary to excel in various facets of SAFe implementations, ensuring that you are equipped to handle the challenges of large-scale Agile projects and contribute effectively to your organization's Agile journey.


What books do you suggest reading for SAFe Agile?

For anyone preparing for SAFe certification or looking to deepen their understanding of the Scaled Agile Framework we recommend the below mentioned books: 

Book Title

Main Concepts Covered

Author(s)

"SAFe® 5.0 Distilled: Achieving Business Agility with the Scaled Agile Framework"

Overview of SAFe, principles of Lean and Agile, implementation strategies

Richard Knaster, Dean Leffingwell

"Agile Software Requirements: Lean Requirements Practices for Teams, Programs, and the Enterprise"

Agile requirements, product management within SAFe, Lean thinking

Dean Leffingwell

"Scaling Software Agility: Best Practices for Large Enterprises"

Introduction to SAFe, scaling Lean and Agile practices, Agile release trains

Dean Leffingwell

"The Art of Scaling Agile with SAFe: Achieve Business Agility with the Scaled Agile Framework"

Detailed strategies for scaling Agile, implementing and sustaining SAFe

Sarah Lean

"The Rollout: A Novel about Leadership and Building a Lean-Agile Enterprise with SAFe"

Story-based learning on applying SAFe in a corporate setting

Alex Yakyma

Which companies hire for SAFe Agilists?

Companies that actively seek SAFe Agilists include major tech companies like IBM, Cisco, and Intel, as well as financial institutions like Capital One and JPMorgan Chase. These companies value the SAFe Agile framework for its ability to enhance team collaboration, streamline project management, and deliver results effectively in difficult project environments.


What industries use SAFe Agile most?

Industries that commonly use SAFe Agile and hire professionals with leading SAFe certification are mentioned below.  

Industry

How/Where SAFe Agile is Used

Information Technology

In software development and IT operations to manage large-scale, complex projects and align software development with business needs.

Telecommunications

To streamline operations, improve time to market for new technologies, and enhance project visibility across various teams.

Finance

For aligning banking software development with compliance requirements and business goals, and managing large portfolios effectively.

Healthcare

In managing the development of patient care systems and ensuring compliance with regulations while fostering innovation.

Government

To enhance efficiency in public sector projects, ensuring transparency and accountability while accommodating changing regulations and policies.

Automotive

For managing the development of new automotive technologies, including electric vehicles and automated driving systems, while ensuring high SAFety and quality standards.

Manufacturing

In adopting lean manufacturing practices, improving supply chain management, and accelerating product development cycles.

What skills should a SAFe Agilist know?

A SAFe Agilist should possess skills in Agile project management, Lean thinking, and the ability to apply the SAFe framework effectively. They should also be adept at stakeholder management, conflict resolution, and facilitating large groups. Technical skills related to Agile software development processes, along with strong leadership and communication skills, are also essential.

What do professionals with SAFe agile certification do?

Professionals with SAFe agile certification   engage in activities such as planning and executing program increments, managing Agile Release Trains (ARTs), and leading Lean-Agile transformations in large organizations. They apply SAFe practices to ensure that different teams are aligned with the company’s strategic goals and deliver maximum value through effective Agile project management.

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

The roles involve using SAFe principles to facilitate Agile transformations and manage large-scale Agile projects within enterprises. After obtaining a SAFe certification, several job roles become accessible, including:

  • SAFe Program Consultant
  • SAFe Scrum Master
  • SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager
  • Release Train Engineer
  • Agile Coach

Is SAFe certification worth it?

Yes, obtaining a SAFe certification is often considered worth the investment. The scaled agile framework (SAFe) certification validates your expertise in applying the Scaled Agile Framework, enhancing your credibility and marketability in the job market. Professionals with a SAFe agile certification   enjoy higher salaries and more significant career advancement opportunities. Moreover, being certified in SAFe Agile practices equips you with the skills necessary to effectively lead Agile transformations in large enterprises.

How do beginners learn SAFe Agile?

Beginners interested in learning SAFe Agile should consider the following steps:

Enroll in an introductory SAFe course or SAFe classes to understand the basic principles of the Scaled Agile Framework.

Obtain SAFe agile certification, such as the Leading SAFe certification, which covers the fundamentals and application of the framework.

Gain practical experience by participating in projects that use SAFe practices.

Continuously engage in SAFe training to advance knowledge and keep up with the latest SAFe 6.0 updates.


Is SAFe Agile or a scaled agile framework (SAFe) certification a good career option?

 Pursuing a career in SAFe Agile can be highly rewarding, especially as more organizations adopt Agile methodologies at scale. Acquiring a SAFe certification can significantly enhance your career prospects, opening up roles such as SAFe Scrum Master, SAFe Product Owner, and Agile Coach, among others. Professionals with SAFe agile certification are in high demand due to their ability to manage large-scale projects efficiently and improve business outcomes, making it a promising career path for those interested in Agile practices


Is the SAFe course difficult to learn?

Learning the SAFe course can be challenging due to the breadth and depth of the content covered, including various roles, responsibilities, and processes within the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). However, the difficulty largely depends on your prior experience with Agile practices. For those new to Agile, it might initially seem more complex, but SAFe training course are designed to guide learners through every concept systematically. Providers of Leading SAFe certification often offer comprehensive support and resources, such as SAFe classes, study guides, and practice exams to facilitate learning.

What is SAFe Agile used for?

SAFe Agile is primarily used to scale Agile practices across larger, more complex organizational structures. It helps align multiple teams under a common framework to deliver high-quality products and services more efficiently. 

 SAFe integrates principles from Lean, Agile, and product development flow to provide a detailed blueprint for large-scale Agile project management. This framework is particularly effective in managing dependencies and coordinating collaboration across various teams, making it essential for enterprises seeking to improve productivity, quality, and time-to-market.


What is the demand for a SAFe agilist certification?

The demand for SAFe agilist certification continues to grow as more industries adopt Agile practices at a large scale. As organizations increasingly recognize the benefits of implementing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), the opportunities for certified professionals with scaled agile framework (SAFe) certification have expanded significantly. 

Here are some statistics that highlight the rising demand:

  • 72% of companies are using Agile approaches sometimes, often, or always (State of Agile Report).
  • SAFe-certified individuals command an average salary increase of 25% compared to non-certified peers.
  • Agile adoption has increased by 59% in organisations- within the past few years, with SAFe being a leading framework choice.

What are the roles and responsibilities as scaled agile framework (SAFe) certification holder?

This scaled agile framework (SAFe) certification provides the skills needed to effectively manage projects and lead teams in a SAFe environment. As a SAFe certified professional, your roles and responsibilities include:

Facilitating and leading Agile transformation using the SAFe framework.

Managing large Agile projects.

Coaching teams and helping them implement SAFe practices effectively.

Driving continuous improvement within the organization.


What's new and different in SAFe 6.0?

SAFe 6.0 brings several enhancements and new features that focus on improving the alignment of strategy and execution. One of the key updates is the inclusion of more robust approaches to portfolio management, ensuring that investments are closely aligned with business outcomes. 

 SAFe 6.0 emphasizes a more profound integration of customer-centricity into the framework, encouraging organizations to engage closely with end-users to deliver products that genuinely meet their needs. These changes make SAFe 6.0 more adaptable and effective in addressing the challenges of modern enterprises and large-scale software environments.


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About Scaled Agile Framework SAFe certification

The Leading SAFe certification holds value in the community. It serves as a validation of an individual's proficiency, in implementing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) principles and product development flow concepts within a setting. This SAFe 6.0 certification is granted by the Scaled Agile. Ins, which provides guidelines for organizations to adopt agile methodologies effectively. Those who earn the Leading SAFe certification demonstrate their capacity to facilitate the transition of companies into enterprises and drive large scale Lean Agile transformations.

How StarAgile Benefits Individuals in Getting the Leading SAFe certification?

StarAgile is one of the leading training institutes and is Ranked #1 SAFe Institute By Business Standard. It offers comprehensive SAFe training programs that are instrumental in preparing individuals for the Leading SAFe certification. Engaging with StarAgile for your SAFe certification can bring multiple benefits:

  1. Experienced Instructors: StarAgile’s trainers are SPCs authorized by Scaled Agile.Inc who have decades experience in implementing SAFe in various organizational contexts. They provide in-depth insights and real-world examples which enrich the learning experience, making it easier for trainees to grasp complex concepts.
  2. Best in Class SAFe course Materials: Trainees receive meticulously designed course materials that cover all aspects of the SAFe agile framework. These materials are continually updated to reflect the latest version, SAFe 6.0, ensuring that learners are prepared not just for the exam but also for practical application of the framework.
  3. Interactive SAFe classes: StarAgile’s Leading SAFe certification classes are interactive and engaging, creating an environment of active learning and open discussion. These SAFe classes help clarify doubts in real-time and provide opportunities to explore various facets of the SAFe framework through group discussions and collaborative activities.
  4. Practical Application and Simulations: StarAgile places a strong emphasis on the practical application of concepts. Trainees participate in simulations and scenario-based exercises which mimic real-life challenges, thereby enhancing their problem-solving skills and readiness to apply the SAFe principles in their own workplaces.
  5. Mock Exams and Extensive Support: To prepare candidates for the SAFe certification exam, StarAgile offers multiple mock exams that closely mirror the actual test in terms of format and difficulty. Additionally, the support team at StarAgile is readily available to assist candidates with any logistical or conceptual queries they might have during their SAFe training.
  6. Flexibility and Accessibility: Recognizing the needs of professionals, StarAgile provides flexible learning solutions including online SAFe training sessions. This enables learners to engage with the content at their own pace and convenience, making it easier to balance learning with personal and professional commitments.

What do we offer in the SAFe training Program?

 By partnering with StarAgile for Leading SAFe certification, professionals not only gain the necessary knowledge to pass the certification exam but also acquire skills that will significantly impact their professional development and the operational efficacy of their organizations. The SAFe training program by StarAgile includes several key components to ensure comprehensive preparation for the Leading SAFe certification:

  1. Detailed Instructional Sessions: Covering all key aspects of the SAFe agile framework, including Lean-Agile principles, SAFe values, and roles within a SAFe enterprise.
  2. Hands-On Exercises: Practical exercises that reinforce theoretical learning with an application-oriented approach.
  3. Study Guides and Learning Resources: High-quality study materials that serve as both preparation for the exam and a reference for future professional needs.
  4. Access to SAFe Agilist Exam: Registration for the SAFe agilist certification exam is included as part of the course fee.
  5. Continuing Education Credits: Completing the SAFe course with StarAgile also earns trainees professional development units (PDUs) and continuing education units (CEUs) that are beneficial for maintaining other certifications.

 Benefits of Leading SAFe certification 

  1. Enhanced Career Opportunities: Professionals with Leading SAFe certification see an average of 25% more job opportunities compared to those without similar certifications. The scaled agile framework (SAFe) certification demonstrates expertise in managing large-scale Agile projects, making certified professionals highly sought after by multinational companies implementing Agile transformations.
  2. Increased Earning Potential: Individuals with Leading SAFe certification can expect an average salary increase of up to 20%. It is recognized globally as a mark of advanced knowledge and skills in the SAFe framework, which is often reflected in the salary increments offered by employers.
  3. Improved Project Outcomes: Organizations employing SAFe certified professionals report a 35% improvement in quality and a 50% faster time to market. Professionals with scaled agile framework (SAFe) certification bring structured practices that streamline processes and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of project delivery.
  4. Leadership Skills: 90% of executives who sponsor Agile initiatives prefer hiring SAFe certified professionals for leadership roles. Leading SAFe certification equips individuals with the leadership skills necessary to guide and influence organizational change towards Lean-Agile practices, making them ideal candidates for senior management positions.
  5. Scalability of Agile Practices: Companies that have implemented SAFe practices through certified professionals see a 30% increase in employee engagement. Scaled agile framework (SAFe) certification provides the tools and knowledge to effectively scale Agile practices across larger teams and more complex projects, thereby increasing the adaptability and scalability of the organization.
  6. Continuous Learning and Adaptability: Professionals with Leading SAFe certification are required to renew their credential every two years, during which they must demonstrate continued education and application of SAFe. This requirement ensures that SAFe certified professionals stay current with the latest Agile practices and are continuously improving, which helps organizations remain competitive and responsive to market changes.

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