SAFe® Agilist Certification Cost

An overview of the SAFe® Agilist Certification cost so that you can get the best deal!

Are you willing to start a career as a SAFe® Agilist practitioner? Before you begin, it is important to know the costs involved in the SAFe® Agilist certification course so that you can get an estimate of the return on investment. This page will share all the relevant information regarding the cost involved in a SAFe® Agilist certification including the charges for examination. 

SAFe® Agilist Certification Cost

Cost Details 

The SAFe® Agilist Certification is an advanced certification and its cost varies from country to country. Here is a country-wise summary of the SAFe® Agilist Certification cost involved: 

Country Currency Cost Range 
US
USD
1000 to 1299
India
INR
50,000 to 60,000 
Canada
CAD
1200 to 1345
Australia
AUD
1445 to 1600


The SAFe® Agilist certification is valid for one year. The additional costs related to SAFe® Agilist course include: 

Cost segment 
Cost 
SAFe® Agilist Exam Cost
SAFe Agilist courses include the Examination cost.
SAFe® Agilist Re-examination Cost
$50 per attempt
SAFe® Agilist Certificate Renewal Cost
$100 per year

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Kishore

Kishore Nakka

Trainer

Enterprise Lean/Agile & SAFe Transformation leader with 25+ years of progressive experience in IT industry leading people, process, and technology to deliver high value solutions with measurable results

-Proven track record of successful Lean/Agile, SAFe transformation of large scale, complex federal systems. Hands-on experience working with agile/SAFe coaches/consultants to tailor transformation effort for lean product/solution delivery in large, complex, and controlled Federal Govt. settings

-Mentored and Coached teams in SAFe, Lean/Agile methodologies such as Scrum, XP, and Kanban, and other technical practices such as Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment and Release on Demand etc.
 

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Kaliprasad

Kaliprasad Varanasi

SAFe Agile Coach

Enterprise Agile Evangelist, Coach and Trainer with around 20 years of experience in Agile, Lean, SAFe and Conventional Project Management methodologies, Process Management. Has been a strategic advisor and mentor to multiple organizations in various sectors (including Banking, Finance, Retail, Media/Publishing and Manufacturing etc.) on Business Development, Processes, Tools and Technologies and helping through successful organizational transformations.

Specialized in customized Agile implementations, scaling, SAFe implementation, Process Improvements and Process frameworks (CMMI/ITIL/ISO etc.), 

Has been a Trainer in the areas of Agile and Scrum methodology / Project management / Quality Management System / CMMI / Auditing and Development of Soft skills (Communication & Presentation skills, Creativity, Positive thinking, Change Management, Adventures in Attitudes and Customer Realtionship Management) and act as a catlyst for Change management.

Certified in Project Mnagement and Program Management (Certified PMP; Certified Prince 2 Practioner; Managing Successful Programs); Certified COBIT and ITIL Expert; Trained in the CMMI Implementation; Certified Lead auditor for ISO 9001:2000; Certified Lead Auditor for BS25999 (Business Continuity Management); Certified Lead auditor - ISO 14001; Certified Lead auditor - OHSAS 18001; Exposure to CLARITY, PCMM Implementations. Familiar with Kaizen, 5S, BCM (Business Continuty Management), VSM (Value Stream Mapping), LEAN etc

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Kumaresh

Kumaresh Krishnamoorthy

Trainer

gile Coach, Scrum Master, Project Management (PMP), Business Analysis, ITIL

Over 20 years of experience in IT which includes Agile Coach, Business Analysis, Project Management, Agile / Scrum, Object Oriented Programming and Software Development.
• Trainer / Coach for SAFe, PMP, Agile Scrum, BA (Business Analysis), ITIL, MS Project and other courses for corporates
• Consulting in Agile / Scrum projects including Scaled Agile
• Effectively played the role of a Scrum Master and Product Owner
• Experienced in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) including requirements gathering, analysis, design, implementation, testing and deployment. as well as Project Management methodologies like Waterfall & Agile.
• Performed ROI and Cost Benefit analysis (CBA) to gauge the project effectiveness.
• Business Process Modeling using MS Visio/Rational Rose etc..
• Proficient in creating Use Case artifacts using MS Visio and Provision
• Effective requirements gathering through direct user interviews and workshops.
• Facilitating JAD sessions with business users and development team to drive out detailed business requirements.

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Rahul

Rahul Gujar

Agile

Rahul is an Agile Principal Coach and consultant with executive experience of more than 18 years in the IT Industry. His core expertise is managing engineering/software development programs.

His specialization is leading Enterprises Agile transformation using SAFe 4.0 by training and mentoring Senior executives, Product Managers, and Agile Teams to implement Agile and assist the formation of Agile PMOs.

He implements and trains professionals on Agile Jira and configuring tools for Scrum and scaling agile projects that use DAD, SAFe 4.0 or DSDM methodologies.

He is a Lean Practitioner for software development programs and consultant cum mentor in various Agile methodologies for organisations such as Infosys and Tata Communications.

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Helen

Helen Fleming

Trainer

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
•    Sr. Program Manager, 10+ years management experience, spanning telecom, software, hardware; including PMO, program, portfolio, resource management,
•    Strong knowledge of product and SDLC process, focus on interpersonal listening and influencing skills
•    Collaborate with business partners, drive strategic planning process, facilitate pipeline alignment, solution development, process improvement, tools adoption, data supporting metrics
•    Hands-on experience with P&L responsibilities for managing and realizing the product development roadmap
•    8 years Agile Enterprise Coach; working with organizations to apply Agile/Lean practices at scale at all levels: team, program, and portfolio, focus on innovation and relentless improvement, 5+ years of consulting experience
•    Lifelong learner, drive for continuous innovation, entrepreneurship, and new culture adoption
•    SAFe 4.6-certification (7 enablements completed) and SAFe Lean-Agile Portfolio Management Workshop trainer
•    Coach program/portfolio strategy to cloud (Azure) infrastructure, platform, properties, and applications/apps
•    Six (6) years of work and teaching experience in China; fluent in Chinese Mandarin

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES
•    Agile coaching/Scrum/Kanban; DevOps Continuous Exploration; Continuous Integration; Continuous Deployment; Release on Demand
•    Release/Iteration (Sprint) planning, ART, RTE, Microsoft TFS/VSTS/VSO Agile Tool Trainer, CA Rally Agile Tool Trainer, JIRA, AgileCraft, MS Project

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS
•    MBA, Technology Management University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
•    BS in Business Administration, Accounting Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ
•    ICAgile, Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC); Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF)
•    Scaled Agile Inc, SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC4); Release Train Engineer (RTE4.6)
•    PMI, Project Management Professional (PMP); Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)
•    Scrum Alliance Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)

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Manish

Manish Sharma

Trainer

Enterprise Agile Coach, SAFe Program Consultant, AdjunctProfessor and Author

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FAQs

KnowledgeHut Support On Your SAFe® Agilist Journey

SAFe® Agilist certification is considered a standard for Lean-Agile technology. With the high rate of prevalence of SAFe®, a number of companies are on the lookout for SAFe® Agilist practitioners, which has led to an improvement in the career aspects. Certification in SAFe® Agile improves your prospect of bagging a high-profile job at an established enterprise. Thus, SAFe® Agilist certification is definitely worth the investment.

The SAFe® Agilist Certification is granted by Scaled Agile Inc.

A SAFe® Certification is valid for a period of one year.

Why you should get a SAFe® Agilist Certificate?

Agile methods have been found to be applicable to a wide array of teams and organizations across the globe. However, with the rising complexity of team and project dynamics, the need for collaboration and scaling across teams and organizations has become prominent.

The Scaled Agile Framework has largely helped in bridging this gap and has facilitated collaboration across teams, complex systems, geographies and in any scenario where Agile alone has failed to create the needful impact.

SAFe®, essentially, is a complete methodology that enables complex organizations to carry out Agile transformation at an enterprise level. This fosters sustainable growth, fastest time-to-market, and a steep rise in team productivity.

Applying Lean/Agile principles and practices across all levels within an organization is the very first step towards an Agile transformation. The SAFe® framework synchronizes the alignment, collaboration, and delivery of multiple agile teams leading the way to enterprise success.

The Rising Demand for Leading SAFe® Certificate

The Leading SAFe® certificate has become the benchmark for Lean-Agile enterprises. It widens your scope in the industry both in terms of value and career opportunities. According to Forrester’s Q2 2015 Global Agile Software Application Development Online Survey-

“The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) is the most widely adopted enterprise Agile approach according to most survey data, with 33% using it”.

With more than 70% of US Fortune 100 companies actively employing SAFe®, it is clear that the demand for Leading SAFe®is on a constant rise. Earning Leading SAFe® 4.6 certifications from a globally renowned accreditation body i.e. Scaled Agile gives you a major lead over your peers and places you at the helm of Agile transformation in enterprises.


A Leading SAFe® certificate will not just merit a salary raise in your present organization but also offers several other benefits as listed below:

  1. Apply SAFe® in an enterprise context
  2. Deliver more value
  3. Improve communication and collaboration across all projects
  4. Introduce Agile not just to your IT delivery teams but the whole organization.
  1. Lead transformation in Scrum teams
  2. Become a top-earning scrum professional
  3. Grab more career opportunities
  4. Keep up with the swift-changing market trends

The average salary of a Certified SAFe® Agilist (SA) is $98k per annum. This is chiefly based on skills, experience, organization and a few more factors. As more and more organizations are defaulting to Agile, there is an exponential rise in the number of jobs for Agile professionals who can scale Lean and Agile practices at different levels. In the present industry, therefore, SAFe® certified professionals have a major competitive advantage.

Get SAFe® certified and lead enterprise Agile transformation in your organization!

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Process to become a certified SAFe® 4 Agilist

Steps to become a SAFe® Agilst

  • It takes only 2 min to register on KnowledgeHut, a Silver training partner of Scaled Agile Inc.
  • Take the 2-day Leading SAFe® 4.6 courses instructed by SAFe® Program Consultants (SPCs).

  • Scaled Agile will send you the exam information directly on successful completion of course.    

  • Click on the link received from Scaled Agile and take the 1.5hr online test which comprises of 45 MCQs.

  • Score a minimum of 75% (34 out of 45) to pass the SAFe® Agilist test.

  • Scaled Agile Inc. will update your profile to disclose the certification, after passing the exam.

  • You will receive 1-year membership with Scaled Agile along with the certification.

  • You have to renew the certification every year.

What you will learn

Prerequisites

Any interested individual regardless of experience can attend this course. But, it is highly recommended that those who intend to take the SAFe® 4 Agilist (SA) certification exam should have:

  • At least 5+ years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management
  • Prior working experience in Scrum

Who Can Attend SAFe® Training

  • Executives and Leaders
  • Managers, Directors, CIOs, & VPs
  • Development, and QA
  • Infrastructure Management personnel
  • Program & Project Managers
  • Product & Product Line Managers
  • Portfolio Managers, PMO, and Process Leads
  • Enterprise, System, & Solution Architects

KnowledgeHut Experience

EXPERIENTIAL WORKSHOPS

Learn from the real-world experience of accredited industry experts and advance your knowledge with in-class activities and simulations.

ELITE PANEL OF SPCs

Interact with accredited SPCs who also have years of experience as active SAFe® practitioners.

LEARN FROM PRACTITIONERS

Learn directly from active practitioners engaged in implementing SAFe® principles in real projects.

GATEWAY TO SAFe® COMMUNITIES

Get access to a wider community of active Scaled Agile experts and enhance your practical knowledge of SAFe®.

CONTINUOUS LEARNING AND SUPPORT

Avail continuous support through monthly webinars, e-books, and conferences and keep pace with the latest industry updates.

HANDY RESOURCES

Get Access to tutorials, articles, interview Q&A and case studies prepared by the industry experts with latest updates in the Agile industry.

Leading SAFe® Course Curriculum

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework
  • Embracing Lean and Agile Values
  • Understanding SAFe® Principles
  • Experiencing PI Planning
  • Executing and Releasing Value
  • Building an Agile Portfolio
  • Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise
  • Building Large Solutions

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KnowledgeHut is eager to be the Learning Partner to Corporates and collaborate to create Value for your Organization in building Talent for Tomorrow. Co-creating business value for our customers/ stakeholders is paramount criteria for every client engagement program for KnowledgeHut around the world. We aim to help build self-organizing and high-performing teams for our Clients through various workshops and at the same time building in-house leadership, talent, culture, and sustainable multiple practices and capabilities through our Training, Coaching and Consulting engagements to ensure continuous support for Scalability and Sustenance within the organization rather than creating dependency on us.

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Leading SAFe® Training and Certification FAQs

Leading SAFe®

The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) is a complete methodology for large-scale Agile project teams to carry out an Agile transformation seamlessly. It provides a guide to work at the Portfolio, Large Solution, Program, and Team levels. After implementing SAFe®, businesses are yielding the benefits that include:

  • 10 – 50% happier, more motivated employees
  • 30 – 75% faster time-to-market
  • 20 – 50% increase in productivity
  • 25 – 75% defect reduction

History of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®)

Since its inception in 2011, Scaled Agile, Inc. has come up with 5 major updates to its SAFe® framework that reflect the changing industry needs. The latest upgrade is version 4.6, which introduces the ‘Five Core Competencies’ of the Lean Enterprise. These competencies help SAFe® organizations in building a truly Lean enterprise, which is critical to achieving an advantage over your peers in an increasingly competitive age. Click here to know about Leading SAFe® 4.6 version.

SAFe® consists of different roles at 4 levels of the organization. The responsibilities of the Scaled Agile (SAFe®) roles are as follows.

Team Level:

The roles at this level synchronize and coordinate with the team level events. This helps Agile teams develop and deliver a value in the context of the Agile Release Train (ART). The team level roles include-

  • Agile Team- A cross-functional team which includes Product Owner, Scrum Master, and Dev Team.
  • Development Team- A cross-functional team which includes testers, developers, and other specialists, delivers a vertical slice of functionality.
  • Product Owner- Responsible for prioritizing the blog and defining user stories.
  • Scrum Master- An Agile Team coach and servant leader who helps the team to facilitate team events, removes impediments and fosters an environment for high-performing teams.

Program Level:

The roles at the Program level keep the team aligned to a project goal and support the ARTs with the necessary governance. The roles include-

  • System Engineer- An individual that applies system thinking in the project
  • Product Management- They are responsible for the program backlog and work with the customers and product owners to understand the requirements.
  • Release Train Engineer- A chief Scrum Master and a servant leader who facilitates optimizing the flow of value using different mechanisms.
  • Business Owner- A small group of the stakeholders who have the technical responsibility for ROI.

Large Solution Level:

The roles at the Large solution level coordinate multiple supplier and ARTs and provide the required governance. The roles include-

  • Customer- The buyer of every solution.
  • Solution Architect/Engineering- A small team or an individual that defines a common architectural and technical vision for the solution under development.
  • Solution Management- Work with customers in order to understand their needs.
  • Solution Train Engineer- A coach and servant leader who guides and facilitates the suppliers and ARTs.
  • Supplier- An internal or external organization that builds and deliver the components, services, or subsystems.

Portfolio Level:

The roles at the Portfolio level coordinate at the multiple stream level and provide the highest level of governance and accountability.

  • Lean-Portfolio Management- Represents the individuals with the highest level of decision making and financial accountability.
  • Epic Owners- Coordinate portfolio epics via the portfolio Kanban systems
  • Enterprise Architect- Optimizes portfolio outcomes by providing the strategic technical direction.

Other supporting Roles:

  • System team- Helps in creating and using the Agile development environment.
  • Lean User Experience (Lean UX)- A process, culture, and mindset that embraces Lean-Agile methods.
  • Lean-Agile Leaders- Responsible for the successful adoption of SAFe®.

Leading SAFe® Training

The following individuals will benefit from SAFe® Agilist course:

  • Executives and Leaders, Managers, Directors, CIOs, and VPs
  • Development, QA, and Infrastructure Management personnel
  • Program and Project Managers
  • Product and Product Line Managers
  • Portfolio Managers, PMO, and Process Leads
  • Enterprise, System, and Solution Architects

While there is no eligibility criterion for attending the workshop, participants who wish to take the SAFe® Agilist exam must have at least:

  • 5+ years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management
  • Experience in Scrum

Our SAFe® instructors have a practical understanding of how the framework is implemented within complex organizations as they have hands-on experience working in enterprises that are actively implementing Scaled Agile Framework in their pursuit of business agility. They provide you an exceptional training experience by combining leading-edge industry expertise with proven educational training methods. You will hugely benefit from their professional expertise and industrial experience.

No, there is no such Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) online training provided. The SAFe® 4 Agilist Certification requires in-depth knowledge of the SAFe® framework which you get from our certified experts who lead the workshop.

SAFe® Agilist Exam

The Scaled Agile Framework certification exam is an online test comprising of 45 multiple choice questions. Candidates will have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam and must score a minimum of 34 questions right to pass the Leading SAFe® 4 exam and obtain your SAFe® Agilist certification.

The Leading SAFe® 4 exam is really tough and if you lack experience in SAFe® implementation or Scrum then it becomes very difficult to crack the exam. It is highly recommended to practice SAFe® Agilist certification exam sample questions to pass the exam on your first attempt. You can take mock tests for practice purposes that have the same level of difficulty.

Follow the steps below to access your course exam:

  • You are required to attend a Leading SAFe® 4.6 course after which you will receive an e-mail containing your login credentials to the SAFe® Community Platform
  • Log-in to your Community profile
  • Click the Learning tab in the top navigation menu
  • Go to the In Progress section
  • Select the Learning Plan tile for your course
  • Complete the feedback survey
  • Scroll to the bottom of the plan to locate the exam, then click the blue Launch button

Candidates who have achieved 76% passing score (34/45) in the certification exam will receive the SAFe® Agilist Certification from Scaled Agile.

Scaled Agile allows you to take the test at no cost for the first attempt within 30 days of course completion. You will be charged a minimum of $50 for each retake or after completing your 30 days. The second attempt can be done immediately after the first attempt. The third attempt requires a 10-day wait. The fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait.

Follow the steps below to obtain your certificate on successful completion of your exam:

  • Login and click on My Profile on the upper-right bar
  • In the box at right headed My Profile, go to Manage Profile
  • Scroll down to Content & Features and choose Professional Development
  • Choose and click on the Certifications/Programs tab
  • Click on the certificate icon to the left of "Certification Name"
  • Once you have accessed your certificate, you can download and print it.

SAFe® Agilist Certification

A Certified SAFe® Agilist (SA) is a professional who has completed the Leading SAFe® certification and been successful in the Scaled Agile Framework certification test. By acquiring the SAFe® Agilist certification provided by Scaled Agile, you will be able to address the critical challenges of creating and delivering enterprise-level software and systems in the shortest time. It gives guidance for all levels of organizations that are actively involved in solution development: Portfolio, Program, Team, and Large Solutions.

Holding the SAFe® Agilist certification shows your proficiency in implementing lean thinking,  SAFe® Framework, and Product development flow principles in an organizational context. Our two-day Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) training course gives you practical experience of applying Scaled Agile Framework in large enterprises which is delivered by a SAFe® Program Consultant, authorized by Scaled Agile, Inc.

While it is easy to apply Lean/Agile principles at the team or department level, replicating these benefits at the enterprise level is often challenging due to the scale of the change. Organizations, therefore, rely on the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) that helps seamlessly carry out large-scale, multi-team transformations. SAFe® 4 Agilists are in much demand for their expertise in leading this change through carefully thought of program releases and identifying roles and structures required to scale Agile to the program level.

Scaled Agile, Inc, is the provider of SAFe® which is one of the best-known frameworks for enterprise agility. SAFe® was initially released in 2011 by Dean Leffingwell as a knowledge base for enterprises to adopt Agile. It is the leading provider of SAFe® courses for implementing Agile practices at enterprise level. The SAFe® Agilist (SA) Certification is given to those who have undertaken the SAFe® 4 Agilist Certification Exam and received the passing score.

The average salary of Scaled Agile Certified SAFe® Agilist (SA) certified professional is $100k per year.

The Scaled Agile Framework certification cost is included in the SAFe® Agilist course fee.

Step  1: Register for a 2-day course

Attend 14-16 hours of training delivered by an authorized training partner.

Step 2: Get access to the exam

  • On successful completion of 2 days of training, you will be receiving the exam information directly from scaled agile.
  • Log in and you are ready to take the exam.

Step 3: Take the exam

  • 1.5-hour online test
  • 45 MCQs
  • Closed-book exam

Step 4: Pass the exam

Score a minimum of 76% (34 out of 45) to pass the SAFe®️ Agilist test

Step 5: Get SAFe®️ Agilist Certification

Scaled Agile, Inc will dispatch your certificate within 5-7 business days with a 1-year membership after passing the exam.

Ready to take up the certification? Click here

SAFe® Agilist certification renewal needs to be done every 1 year. You need to pay $100 to extend the credential for a further 1 year from the date of your current expiration.

PDUs & SEUs

SEUs are Scrum Educational Units, issued by the Scrum Alliance. They can be earned by completing educational training or learning opportunities, which serve to validate your participation and continued proficiency in the principles and practices of Scrum. To maintain your certification from Scrum Alliance, you are required to earn a certain number of SEUs every two years.

PDUs and SEUs are credits awarded by the Project Management Institute and Scrum Alliance respectively. They recognize your dedication to the Project Management and the Agile world through the award of credits for every educational effort you make throughout your career. Scrum Alliance members who hold a credential from Scrum Alliance need to earn SEUs to get recertified every two years. Every PMI® certification, except the CAPM®, requires you to earn a specific number of PDUs per three-year certification cycle.

Yes, you will get 16 PDUs and 16 SEUs toward your continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI)® for PMP® and PMI-ACP® certifications.

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