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SAFe® 4.0 Release Train Engineer with RTE Certification

Course_RTE4In this three-day course you will gain an in-depth understanding of the role and responsibilities of a Release Train Engineer (RTE) in the SAFe enterprise. You will learn how to facilitate and enable end-to-end value delivery through Agile Release Trains (ARTs) and value streams. You will also learn how to build a high-performing ART by becoming a servant leader and coach, and how to plan and execute a Program Increment (PI) planning event, the primary enabler of alignment throughout all levels of a SAFe organization.

Associated Certification

Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a SAFe® 4 Certified Release Train Engineer (RTE).


The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • RTEs
  • Program and project managers
  • Scrum Masters
  • Leaders and managers
  • Agile coaches
  • SAFe Program Consultants (SPCs)

Learning Goals

After this course, you should be able to:

  • Effectively perform the role of the Release Train Engineer
  • Apply Lean-Agile knowledge and tools to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains and value streams
  • Support value delivery in large and complex value streams
  • Facilitate activities that foster relentless improvement in the Agile Release Train
  • Build a high-performing Agile Release Train by becoming a servant leader and coach
  • Continue your learning journey and develop an ART action plan

Topics Covered

  • Identifying SAFe essentials
  • Learning the RTE role and responsibilities
  • Understanding the ART
  • Planning a Program Increment
  • Executing a Program Increment
  • Collaborating through Value Streams
  • Fostering Relentless Improvement
  • Coaching the ART
  • Continuing the Learning Journey

Required prerequisites

One of these certifications is required to attend this course:

  • SAFe 4 Agilist Certification (SA)
  • SAFe 4 Program Consultant Certification (SPC4)

Suggested prerequisites

  • SAFe experience and experience with the RTE role
  • SAFe 4 Scrum Master Certification (SSM)
  • SAFe 4 Advanced Scrum Master Certification (SASM)

What You Get

The class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook (physical version only)
  • Access to the SAFe® 4 Release Train Engineer Exam – requires course attendance
  • One-year membership to Scaled Agile, with access to members-only resources such as webinars, videos, workbooks, guidance presentations, and advance notice of upcoming SAFe products
  • Course certificate of completion upon request

SAFe® Certification

Attending this course prepares you to take the SAFe 4 Release Train Engineer exam in order to receive the SAFe Release Train Engineer (RTE) certification.

Exam Details

  • Exam Name: SAFe® 4 Release Train Engineer Exam
  • Exam Format: Multiple Choice
  • Exam Delivery: Web-based (single-browser); closed book; no outside assistance; timed exam
  • Exam Access: First attempt free within 30 days from course completion date
  • Exam Duration: tba
  • Number of Questions: tba
  • Passing Score: tba
  • Updates: Exam development begins February. Exam available in April.