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SAFe® 5 Agile Software Engineering Certification Program (ASE)

Empowering Technical Agility in Lean Enterprise

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The Agile Scrum Master Certification is a three-day workshop-oriented course that provides insights about contemporary practices like XP Technical Practices, Behavioral-Driven Development (BDD), and Test-Driven Development (TDD) typically used for Continuous flow of value delivery and quality products.

The ever-changing dynamics of markets have pushed the software organizations to excel by producing new products with enhanced features which ensures customer satisfaction. This transformation can be achieved by implementing Lean, Agile and DevOps. With SAFe® Agile Certification, one is able to incorporate the modern solutions into software development, strengthening the core of the Agile Software Engineering; delivering faster software-centric solutions, accurate and more predictable, and with greater quality.

  • Methodology, Principles, Practices and Values of Agile Software Engineering
  • Make quality to code (abstraction, encapsulation, intentional programming)
  • Transform quality to designs (Solid, design patterns)
  • Collaborate on intentional architecture and DevOps
  • Utilize test infrastructure for automated testing

Key Features of ASE COURSE

Globally accredited certification

Get Certified SAFe® 5.0 Agile Software Engineer certificate & Digital Badge

Updated SAFe® Version

The course is based on latest version of SAFe 5.0

PDUs and SEUs

Earn 16 PDUs and 16 SEUs

Torrent of Learning Material

Get access to study material, white paper, mock exam and case studies prepared by the Agile industry experts, supporting your end-to-end SAFe® journey

SAFe Membership

Get access to one-year SAFe® Community Platform membership

Practice SAFe

Learn to how apply SAFe principles and ways in your enterprise for relentless change


  • No prior experience is needed to attend this course.
  • However, Basic understanding of SAFe for teams and some experience in Engineering, Development, Managing Development or quality assurance would be beneficial.

Exam details:

Before taking the exam, the attendee must complete the SAFe® Agile Software Engineer Certification training in order to ASE professional. The course provides access to the study material and resources for the exam, but mere attending the course doesn’t guarantee passing the exam.

Exam Name - SAFe® 5.1 Agile Software Engineer Exam

Format - Multiple Choice, Multiple Select

Scheme - Single browser – Web based, closed book minus external assistance, timed

Access - Attendees can access the exam upon completing the SAFe® 5.0 Agile Software Engineering Course within the SAFe community

Duration - Attendees will have 120 minutes i,e. 2 hours to complete the exam (60 Questions)

Passing Score - 70%

Language - English

Retake Policy - The Attendee can make a second attempt (retake) immediately after the first attempt. It takes a 10-day wait for the third attempt and 30-day wait for the fourth attempt.

Study material:

We suggest that the attendees utilize a variety of resources to prepare for the exam. The material we provide are:

  • Course Materials are important as they are aligned with the course covered in class and can be easily downloaded from the SAFe® Community Platform.
  • A Comprehensive Guide that covers all your doubts and includes a detailed reading list, accessible after course completion through the Learning plan in the SAFe® Community Platform.
  • Practice Test prepares you for the certification exam, including the same number of questions, difficulty level, and time duration.
  • A web-enabled Sample Questions flashcard consisting of relevant questions can be found online and in the study guide.

Benefits attendees get:

  • Intensive preparation through interviews, case studies and other study materials in order to take the exam after course completion.
  • Continuous learning support through E-books, conferences ,webinars, workbooks and workshops for up-to-date industry updates.
  • Access to meet-up groups and events to connect with other certified SAFe® professionals for enhanced learning

*To qualify for the exam, it is crucial for the participant to attend all the days of the course.

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Certification Process

  • 01

    Enroll for Agile Software Engineering Training course

  • 02

    Attend the three-day course

  • 03

    Get access to attempt the exam

  • 04

    Pass the exam

  • 05

    Get certified as a SAFe® Agile Software Engineer

Industry Connect


As this digital era requires contemporary software-centric solutions, this course is beneficial for the technical members of an Agile Team mainly developers and testers.

People who attend this course are:

  • Scrum Master

  • Agile Coach

  • Consultant

  • Software Developer

  • Software Engineer

  • Senior Manager

  • Product Owners

  • Managers

What skills will you learn in SAFe 5 AGILE SOFTWARE ENGINEERING?

Agile Software Engineering

You'll learn to define the Agile Software Engineering, its impact on betterment of the products and software-oriented solutions

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)

You'll learn to create shared understanding with Behaviour-driven Development

Lean-Agile Principles

You'll learn to apply Lean-Agile principles to enhance the flow of value of the enterprise

Continuous Delivery Pipeline

You'll learn to steer the value delivery through Continuous Delivery Pipeline

Build code and design

You'll learn to build quality from code – abstractions, encapsulation, intentional programming, and designs – SOLID, Design Patterns

Software-Centric Solutions

You'll learn to apply software solutions that are relevant for the evolving marketplace

Why should you attend this course?

The rise in demand for SAFe® Agile Software Engineer has emerged as it augments the prospects of your career, it has become a career path for servant leaders.Top-of-the-game corporations actively recruit ASE professionals to provide them with technical solutions.

By the end of the course, you’ll acquire an understanding to:

  • New approaches that would lead your enterprise to deliver software-oriented solutions with speed and quality improvement
  • Continuous flow of value delivery
  • Contemporary practices including XP Technical Practices, BDD and TDD

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In order to pass the SAFe® 5.0 Agile Software Engineering exam, you need to score 42 out of 60 questions right.

No, there is no re-evaluation for failed attempts. However, you can always retake the exam.

You won’t be able to join via phone or tablet. You’ll need a Laptop or Desktop to attend the training.

You’ll get 16 PDUs and 16 SEUs in the SAFe® 5.0 Agile Software Engineering course.

A SAFe Software Engineer applies the SAFe principles and practices, and creates tests with Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD). Majorly, an ASE steers the detailing, design, modelling, implementation, verification, and validation of stories in a SAFe CDP, along with building applications with code and design quality.

Learn to create Agile Software Engineering Plan and Minimum Marketable Features

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