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SAFe® 6.0 Scrum Master Certification Training (SAFe® SM)

Become a SAFe® 6.0 Scrum Master and yield maximum business value.

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The SAFe Scrum Master Certification is a two day course that will help you to not only understand the team-level fundamentals of SCRUM but also provides an insight into the role of the Certified SAFe Scrum Master in an enterprise, and allows you to formulate planning and execution of the Program Increment (PI), successfully. SAFe SCRUM Master Training equips you with SAFe Certification Scrum Master skills in order to deliver maximum business value at scale. You'll explore the relevance of Scrum as to how it is facilitated across the enterprise. With the SAFe Scrum Master Certification, enhance your high-performance skills as a team member of an Agile Release Train (ART) and train you to support the facilitation of team and program events.

Course Objective

By attending the courses learners will learn:

  • Empower and lead an Agile team
  • Facilitate Agile events like iteration planning, team sync, and iteration retrospectives
  • Help teams plan and complete their work.


Globally accredited certification

Get Certified SAFe® Agilist PDF certificate & Digital Badge

PDUs and SEUs

Earn 16 PDUs and 16 SEUs

Updated SAFe version

The course is based on the latest version of SAFe 6.0

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


Topics Covered

  • Introducing Scrum in SAFe
    • Basic Agile development concepts
    • Scrum basics
    • The Agile Team in a SAFe Enterprise
  • Characterizing the Role of the Scrum Master
    • Responsibilities of the Scrum Master
    • Characteristics of an effective Scrum Master
    • High-performing teams
    • Team events
    • Coach the Agile Team using powerful questions
    • Collaborate with other teams
    • Resolve team conflicts
  • Experiencing PI Planning
    • PI Planning basics
    • Draft PI plans
    • Final plans and business value
    • Final plan review and PI Objectives
    • Facilitating PI Planning
  • Facilitating Iteration Execution
    • Plan the Iteration
    • Track the Iteration progress
    • Refine the backlog
    • Facilitate the Iteration Review
    • Facilitate relentless improvement
    • Support DevOps and Release on Demand
  • Finishing the PI
    • Coach the IP Iteration
    • Prepare the team for the Inspect & Adapt event
  • Practicing SAFe
    • Become a Certified SAFe® Scrum Master


  • Anyone can enrol in the course, regardless of experience
  • Anyone interested in taking the SAFe® Scrum Master Certification exam
  • For those who intend to take the exam must have:
    • Basic knowledge of Agile concepts and principles
    • Awareness of Scrum, Kanban, and Extreme Programming (XP)
    • Some grasp of software and hardware development processes.

Exam details:

Before taking the exam, the attendee must complete the SAFe Scrum Master training to become Certified 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 Scrum Master (SSM) – 6.0

Format - Multiple Choice

Scheme - Web Based, Closed Book, No outside assistance and timed.

Access - Attendees can access the exam upon completing the Leading SAFe® Course within the SAFe community

Number of Questions - 45

Duration - 90 minutes

Passing Score - 73%

Language - English

Exam Cost - Included

Retake Policy - Retake Policy

  • Original Exam – Within 30 days
  • First Retake – Can be taken immediately after the first failed attempt
  • Second Retake – Can be taken 10 days after the first retake
  • Third Retake – Can be taken 30 days after the second retake
  • All subsequent retakes require a 30 day wait period.

Study material:

We suggest 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. It can be taken unlimited times free of cost.
  • A web-enabled Sample Questions’ flashcard consisting of relevant questions can be found online and in the study guide.

Benefits Attendees Get:

Our free resources help learners to comprehend the context of the course better. You’ll get:

  • Workbook for extra learning
  • Eligibility to appear for SAFe® 6.0 Scrum Master (SSM) exam
  • Intensive preparation to take the exam
  • One-year SAFe® Community Platform membership
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Certification Process

  • 01

    Enroll for Leading SAFe® 6.0 Scrum Master Certification (SSM)

  • 02

    Attend the two-day Scrum Master Training

  • 03

    Get access to attempt the exam

  • 04

    Pass the exam

  • 05

    Get certified as a SAFe® 6.0 Scrum Master

Industry Connect


Anyone who is determined to elevate their enterprise to the vertex of productivity and value can attend this course. Though there are no strict prerequisites required, familiarity with Agile concepts and principles, Scrum, Kanban and eXtreme Programming is required. Practical knowledge of software and hardware development processes would be an added benefit.

  • Program/ Project Manager

  • Business Analyst

  • Scrum Master

  • Team Lead

  • Release Train Engineer

  • Agile Coach

  • Quality

  • Portfolio Manager

  • Consultant

  • Architect

  • Director

  • Product/Project Manager

  • Delivery Manager

  • Program Manager

  • Engineer

What skills will you learn in SSM COURSE TRAINING?

Practicing Scrum

Discover as to how Scrum fits in a SAFe enterprise

Role of a Scrum Master

Understand and learn to perform the role of Scrum Master

Assist Scrum Events

Learn to facilitate Scrum Events

Iteration Planning

Learn to promote effective Iteration Planning

Why should you attend this course?

Fortune 500 companies - including PepsiCo, Cisco, CapitalOne, FitBit, Bosch, Standard Chartered and many corporations are on a look out to hire certified Scrum Masters. Due to its high demand, SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM) Professionals are paid handsomely and will continue to be paid well.

  • Effectively apply Scrum at the enterprise level
  • Elevate your career growth in SAFe®
  • Get hired by Fortune 500 and Global 2000 Companies
  • Achieve maximum business value
  • Build a high-performing team

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The certification heightens the chances of you getting selected by prestigious corporations/companies. After a while, you can also go for the Post Graduate Program in Agile for your enhanced expertise.

An SSM can on an average earns around $123k annually

You can simply enrol via an online payment using Visa Credit/Debit Card, Mastercard, American Express, or PayPal. Later, you can access the information regarding the course via email.

Yes. The certification fee is included in course fees along with study material.

Our high-skilled professionals possess 18+ years of industry experience making them well-equipped with updates and training.

This certification is valid for only 1 year. Renewal is needed each year.

The level of the exam is quite easy, since you’ll be guided well while training and with all the study material. You’ll easily pass the exam in the first attempt.

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