SAFe® Release Train Engineer

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

Scaled Agile Release Train Engineer, Scaled Agile RTE WorkshopAttendees explore the skills needed to facilitate and enable end-to-end value delivery through Agile Release Trains (ARTs)—and learn how to build a high-performing ART through servant leadership and coaching—by becoming a SAFe® 5 Release Train Engineer (RTE). During this three-day course, attendees will gain an in-depth understanding of the role and responsibilities of an RTE in the SAFe® enterprise.

Through experiential learning, attendees will examine the RTE role in a Lean-Agile transformation. They will learn how to facilitate ART processes and execution, coach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in new processes and mindsets. They will also learn how to prepare, plan and execute a Program Increment (PI) planning event, the primarily enabler of alignment throughout all levels of a SAFe® organization.

Learning Goals

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
Early bird price ends on 8-27-2020
Private Training
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  • 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 Consultant

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® 5 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.
  • What tools do we utilize during the remote sessions?
    We utilize a combination of Zoom and Miro Board. 
  • Does the enrollment fee include the exam fee?
    The enrollment fee includes the first exam attempt.
  • When can I take the exam?
    You can take the exam within 30 days from the course completion date.
  • When will we restart our On-site sessions?
    Currently, because of the COVID-19 situation all our classes are held online. We will start on-site sessions on August 2nd.
  • Which SAFe Certification Course is right for me?
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  • Do we offer a group discount?
    Yes! We offer a group discount. The Group price will appear after you attempt to enroll.
  • How can I schedule a private event?
    Yes! Please visit this link
  • Can I claim PDUs and SEUs ?
    Yes! The PDUs vary depend on the class you take. Please ask us about the PDU claim code.
  • Can I finance my ticket?
    Yes you can!  Please select PayPal when you checkout then select Paypal Credit!
  • Are our instructors outsourced from different countries?
    No! All of our instructors are in North America.
  • What type of credit card do we accept?
    We accept all kinds of credit cards and you have the option to checkout via Paypal.
  • When do we close the enrollment ?
    1 hour before the starting time of the class.
  • Do I have to be in the same city to take a remote class?
    No! Anyone is welcome to enroll in our live remote training sessions.
  • Why is the timezone in CST?
    Because we are based in Dallas, Texas. Click here to convert to your local time.
  • Can I retake the class if I joined in a remote session?
    Attendees that have enrolled in our remote training sessions are welcome to retake the class on-site. However, the class will run in limited cities.
  • Where can I take the exam?
    You can take the exam online, from anywhere you have an internet access.

    Josh Aragon, SPCT

    As an expert in business and personal performance agility, Josh is dedicated to seeing his high-performing clients reach levels of success they never thought possible. He regularly coaches and trains clients at all levels from executives to agile teams in some of the largest and most complex business enterprises in the world, as well as smaller, fast-paced and challenging start-up environments.

    As an expert trainer and consultant he holds the coveted SAFe SPCT certification and has contributed to both SAFe curriculum and exam development. He also holds the RTE, SDP, ICP-ACC, CSP-SM, CSP-PO, and TBR-CT certifications and is an Agile Mentor Coach who regularly mentors and trains high-performing coaches and leaders around the globe.

    Josh has trained and certified several thousand SAFe students including members of the Scaled Agile team and maintains a high customer feedback score of 4.68+ out of 5. He trains from experience having been a dev team member, product owner, scrum master, agile coach, release train engineer, lean agile leader and lean agile executive over the past 17 years in the agile industry, and 24 years in IT. He taught one of the largest SAFe for teams classes with over 300 students in attendance and has extensive experience facilitating global in-person and remote PI events and trainings.

    Josh is known as "the coaches' coach" and he regularly mentors and trains both new and experienced coaches at all levels, and across various industries on becoming high-performing Agile Coaches.

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