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SAFe® Release Train Engineer Certification Course

Scaled Agile Release Train Engineer, Scaled Agile RTE Workshop Facilitating Lean-Agile Program Execution
With SAFe® 5 Release Train Engineer Certification
Based on version 5.0 of SAFe®

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To perform the role of a SAFe® Release Train Engineer, attendees should be able to:

  • Apply Lean-Agile knowledge and tools to execute and release value
  • Assist with program and large solution execution
  • Foster relentless improvement
  • Build a high-performing ART by becoming a servant leader and coach
  • Develop an action plan to continue the learning journey
  • Exploring the RTE Role and Responsibilities
  • Applying SAFe® Principles
  • Organizing the ART
  • Planning a Program Increment
  • Executing a Program Increment
  • Fostering Relentless Improvement
  • Serving the ART
  • Continuing Your Learning Journey

The class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 5 Release Train Engineer (RTE) exam
  • One year membership to the SAFe® Community Platform
  • Course certificate of completion


Attendees must attend all days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • RTEs and Solution Train Engineers (STEs)
  • Program and project managers
  • Scrum Masters
  • Leaders and managers
  • Agile coaches
  • SAFe® Program

The following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe® Release Train Engineer (RTE) certification exam:

  • Hold at least one current SAFe® certification
  • Have launched or participated in at least one ART and one PI

Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive:

  • SAFe® Release Train Engineer certificate
  • A SAFe® 5 Release Train Engineer digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • A one-year certified membership as a SAFe® Release Train Engineer, which includes access to the RTE Community of Practice
  • A SAFe® Release Train Engineer certification usage guide with RTE certification marks
  • Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe® journey

Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive:

  • Exam name: SAFe® 4 Release Train Engineer Exam -or- SAFe® 5 Release Train Engineer Exam
  • Exam format: Multiple choice, multiple response
  • Exam delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Exam access: Candidates can access to the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of your SAFe® Release Train Engineer course.
  • Exam duration: once the exam begins candidates have 120 minutes (2 hours) to complete the exam
  • Number of questions: 60
  • Passing score: RTE4 exam = 44 out of 60 (73%) – RTE5 exam = 45 out of 60 (75%)
  • Language: English
  • Exam cost: First attempt is included as part of the course registration fee if the exam is taken within 30 days of course completion. Each retake attempt cost $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.

Attendees may be eligible to apply for 20 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications.
Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance.

Activity Number SAFeRTE Duration 3 days
PMI Certification Technical Leadership Strategic Total
PMP® 10 6.5 3.5 20
PgMP® 10 6.5 3.5 20
PMI_RMP® 0 6.5 3.5 10
PMI_SP® 0 6.5 3.5 10
PMI_ACP® 0 6.5 3.5 10
PfMP® 0 6.5 3.5 10
PMI_PBAsm 0 6.5 3.5 10

In order to provide the most experienced instructors and a superior classroom environment, we must ask you to adhere to our cancellation policy. If it is necessary to cancel or reschedule this registration, please notify us immediately. Our cancellation policy is as follows:

  • 15 or more days prior to class, 100% refund of tuition.
  • 8-15 days prior to class, no refund, but may reschedule another class within one year of the cancellation date.
  • 7 days or less from the course start date, neither refund of tuition nor any rescheduling allowed. No changes are allowed to make.
  • In the event any cancellation occurred due to low enrollment or unforeseen natural events, we will issue a 100% refund.