SAFe® 5 Scrum Master Certification- Eligibility

Are you planning on getting SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM) certified? Learn about the eligibility criteria required for SSM certification.

Check if you are a suitable candidate to attend SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM) training & exam. Gain the credential and become a sought-after Scrum Master!

SAFe® 5 Scrum Master Certification- Eligibility

REQUIREMENTS TO BECOME A SAFe® 5 CERTIFIED SCRUM MASTER 

Anyone can take part in the SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM) certification course regardless of the work experience they have. The eligibility criteria for SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM) certification is as follows: 

  • Be aware of the Agile concepts, values, and principles 
  • Have a basic knowledge of Scrum, Kanban, & eXtreme Programming (XP) 
  • Familiar with software and hardware development processes 

The SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM) exam prerequisite is as follows: 

  • Attendees should have experience working in a lean-Agile environment 
  • They should have completed a training course delivered by a Scaled Agile partner, to get access to the exam and all related study materials 

You are just a few steps away from becoming SAFe® Scrum Master Certified (SSM). Here are the steps to follow:  

  • Register and attend a 2-day (14-16 hour) SSM training with a SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC). 
  • Receive the SSM exam access and sign in to take the exam. 
  • Pass the SSM exam with a passing score of 75% for SSM5 and 73% for SSM4 in 90 minutes. 
  • Congrats! You are now a SAFe® Certified Scrum Master (SSM). Enjoy your 1-year of membership with Scaled Agile, Inc. 

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