Scaled Agile established the SPCT program to provide a means of recognizing individuals who demonstrate superior knowledge, competency, and in-depth field experience in adopting Agile across an enterprise with the Scaled Agile Framework®. SPCTs become the leading change agents and leaders in an organization’s Lean-Agile transformation and implementation. What’s more, SPCTs have a proven track record as exper trainers. They are the only ones authorized to train aspiring SAFe Program Consultants (SPCs). Only SAI Gold Partners are eligible for this exclusive program and all certification service delivery must be under the auspices of the partner entity, brand, and quality promise.

General Experience and Education

  • 15 years of tech industry experience
  • Five years of Agile experience
  • Five years of software development/ systems engineering experience and/or product manager/product owner experience
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., CST, CSM, CSPO, PMI/ACP, LKU, PSM, PMP)
  • Bachelors or better academic degree or equivalent in technology or business
  • One year or more full time employment by the Gold partner

SAFe Experience

  • One year minimum as an SPC (early adopter of SAFe 4.5 preferred)
  • 80 days of SAFe training and consulting experience in the past 12 months with two or more organizations (SAFe 4.0 and 4.5 experience preferred)
  • Meets nomination field experience requirements and acceptance criteria

Strong Training Skills

  • Three years of training experience with high feedback scores

Strong Consulting Skills

  • Five years of consulting experience (three years at the leadership level)

Overv​iew

The SPCT Certification is the highest level of certification provided by Scaled Agile.

Scaled Agile established the SPCT program to provide a means of recognizing individuals who demonstrate superior knowledge, competency, and in-depth field experience in adopting Agile across an enterprise with the Scaled Agile Framework®. SPCTs become the leading change agents and leaders in an organization’s Lean-Agile transformation and implementation.What’s more, SPCTs are the only ones authorized to train aspiring SAFe Program Consultants (SPCs). Only SAI Gold Partners are eligible for this exclusive program and all certification service delivery must be under the auspices of the partner entity, brand, and quality promise.

Only SAI Gold Partners may recommend candidates for the SPCT Program, so if you believe that you are qualified to be an SPCT, and wish to apply for the program, you must do so through your Gold Partner employer.