Build the skills needed to become a high-performing team member of an Agile Release Train (ART)—and learn how to collaborate effectively with other teams—by becoming a SAFe® 4 Practitioner (SP). During this two-day course, attendees will gain an in-depth understanding of the ART, how it delivers value, and what they can do to effectively perform their role using Scrum, Kanban, and XP.

They will also learn how to write stories and break down features, plan and execute iterations, and plan Program Increments. Finally, they’ll learn about the continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture, how to effectively integrate with other teams in the program, and what it takes to continuously improve the train.

Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® 4 Practitioner (SP)

Learning Objectives:

To perform the role of a SAFe® Practitioner, attendees should be able to:

  1. Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in their enterprise
  2. Know their team and its role on the Agile Release Train
  3. Know all other teams on the train, their roles, and the dependencies between the teams
  4. Plan Iterations
  5. Execute Iterations and demonstrate value
  6. Plan Program Increments
  7. Integrate and work with other teams on the train

Topics Covered:

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Building an Agile Team
  • Planning the Iteration
  • Executing the Iteration
  • Executing the Program Increment

Who would benefit:

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • Team members who apply Lean and Agile at scale
  • All members of an Agile Release Train preparing for launch


All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe® Practitioner (SP) certification exam:

  • Familiarity with Agile concepts and principles
  • Awareness of Scrum, Kanban, and XP
  • Working knowledge of software and hardware development processes


  • Exam name â€“ SAFe 4 Practitioner Exam
  • Exam format â€“ Multiple choice,
    Multiple Select
  • Exam delivery â€“ Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Exam access â€“ Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the SAFe 4 Practitioner course
  • Exam duration â€“ Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam
  • Number of questions â€“ 45
  • Passing score â€“ 35 out of 45 (77% passing score)
  • Language â€“ English
  • Retake policy â€“ 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 for any retake questions.

Upcoming SAFe For Teams workshop

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