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SAFe® Release Train Engineer Certification Training 5.1 (RTE)

Become an efficient servant leader by facilitating ART processes

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The SAFe RTE Training is a 3-day course that dives deep in understanding the role and responsibilities of an RTE in the SAFe enterprise and know more about the required skills to facilitate and enable Value Delivery throughout via Agile Release Trains (ARTs). With the vision of becoming a SAFe® 5.1 Release Train Engineer RTE Training, attendees understand how to build a high-performing ART with servant leadership and coaching.

As Program Increment (PI) is an enabler of alignment across a SAFe organization, attendees are taught to learn the preparation, planning and executing a Program Increment (PI) planning event, in this SAFe RTE Training. Also, attendees of RTE Certification learn how to accelerate ART processes and execution, coach leaders, teams, and scrum Masters in new processes and mindsets.

  • Operate program-level events
  • Understand how to lead program execution
  • Coach Agile Release Trains (ARTs) and Agile Teams in value delivery improvement
  • Fabricate transparency and bring positive change
  • Resolve hindrances, dependencies and risks

What you can expect from SAFe RTE CERTIFICATION COURSE?

Globally accredited certification

Profound training for SAFe® RTE Certification Examination centred on 5.1 SAFe® version

PDUs and SEUs

Get trained by SAFe® Program Consultants (SPCs) with 18 years of experience

Updated SAFe version

Attendees can apply for 20 PDUs and eligible to apply for SEUs under Category 'C

Torrent of Learning Material

Access to the SAFe Community Platform

SAFe Membership

Intensive preparation to take SAFe® 5.1 Release Train Engineer (RTE) exam

Practice SAFe

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


  • At least one current SAFe Certificate holder
  • Have launched or participated in ART and PI, in the past

Exam details:

Before taking the exam, the attendee must complete the SAFe® RTE Certification Training in order to become Certified SAFe® Release Train Engineer. 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 Release Train Engineer Exam

Format - Multiple Choice

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

Access - Attendees can access the exam upon completing the SAFe® Release Train Engineer Course within the SAFe community

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

Passing Score - 73%

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.
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Certification Process

  • 01

    Enroll for the SAFe® Release Train Engineer course

  • 02

    Attend the 3-day SAFe® Release Train Engineer training

  • 03

    Get access to attempt the exam

  • 04

    Pass the exam

  • 05

    Get certified as a SAFe® 5.1 Release Train Engineer

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Anyone having one SAFe certification and have experience in launching or participating in at least one ART or PI. Also, attendees who intend to take SAFe® 5.1 Release Train Engineer (RTE) certification exam must possess the qualifications mentioned below:

People who attend this course are:

  • Strong communication skills across teams

  • Empirical use of SAFe principles

  • Facilitate SAFe and coach Agile teams

  • Well-versed with Team Dynamics

  • Ability to manage stakeholders

  • Minimum 3 months hands-on experience as an RTE

  • RTEs and Solution Train Engineers (STEs)

  • Program and project managers

  • Scrum Masters

  • Leaders and managers

  • Agile coaches

  • SAFe Program Consultants (SPCs)

What skills will you learn in SAFe RTE CERTIFICATION TRAINING?

Lean-Agile mindset

You'll learn to apply Lean-Agile mindset and relevant tools to execute and release value stream

Solution Execution

You'll learn to assist with program and large solution execution

Enterprise Transformation

You'll learn to encourage a persistent improvement in your organization

High-Performing ART

Fabricate a high-performing ART as a servant leader and a cocah

Action Plan

Make an action plan for a continuous learning journey

Why should you attend this course?

Becoming a certified SAFe RTE professional augments your career growth and enterprise transformation. RTE Certification Training allows the students to initiate ART events and deliver value in an Agile Framework of an organization.

More and more prestigious organizations hire RTEs for Lean-Agile transformation.

By the end of the course, you’ll acquire characteristics of an RTE who.

  • Supports the team (even on an individual level) , takes firm decisions, coach others.
  • Sets achievable objectives.
  • Trains others for Agile Release Train (ART).
  • Collaborates in innovation cycle of Lean User Experience (UX).

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Some characteristics of an RTE Servant Leader is Listening and supporting teams in problem identification and decision-making, creating an environment of mutual influence, coaching teams with relevant questions, and applying systems thinking.

Yes. An RTE also helps drive the Lean User Experience (UX) Innovation Cycle.

The traditional path for an SAFe Release Train Engineer is to join the other classes during preparation of ART launch – Leading SAFe, PO/PM, SAFe for Scrum Masters, SAFe for Teams, and later becoming a SAFe Program Consultant with Implementing SAFe course.

This course lets you explore the prospects of your SAFe® career.

It expires at 11:59 pm according to your time zone listed on your account.

You need to follow the steps mentioned below:

  • After attending the course, You’ll receive an email containing your log-in of SAFe® Community Platform
  • Log-in to the SAFe Community
  • Click Learn > My Learning in the top navigation menu
  • Go to the In Progress sub-tab
  • Select the Learning Plan tile for your course
  • Click on the blue launch buttons to guide you through the Learning Plan
  • Complete the mandatory feedback survey to proceed to the practice test
  • Locate the Practice Test section and below you will find the practice test, then click the blue Launch button to the right of it.
  • You can take the practice test as many times as you need to feel prepared for the actual exam

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