SAFe Release Train Engineer - RTE v.6

Develop the skills as a SAFe Release Train Engineer to spearhead transformation at an enterprise level.

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This course offers a deep dive into the Scaled Agile Framework

“A SAFe Release Train Engineer (RTE) serves as a linchpin in steering the delivery of value within an organization. This pivotal role entails orchestrating Agile Release Trains (ARTs) to ensure seamless end-to-end value delivery, fostering collaboration, and facilitating continuous improvement. SAFe RTEs are entrusted with defining the organization’s strategic direction, communicating it effectively to all stakeholders and teams, and championing adaptation in response to evolving needs.

In this comprehensive training spanning three days, participants will delve into the principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe), mastering the art of facilitating ART processes, driving program-level execution, and nurturing a culture of relentless improvement. They will acquire a deep understanding of the RTE role within the SAFe enterprise, learning how to coach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in embracing Agile mindsets and practices.

The SAFe RTE course offers a thorough understanding of the RTE role’s significance in competitive environments. Participants learn actionable strategies for enabling Agile Release Trains (ARTs), streamlining portfolios, and fostering DevOps cultures.

This training also prepares them for the SAFe® 6 Release Train Engineer (RTE) certification exam, setting the stage for achieving this esteemed credential.

Sridhar Kethandapatti

Sridhar Kethandapatti plans to leverage his extensive experience in IT project management and SAFe principles to enrich the Leading SAFe course. Drawing from his deep knowledge in program management, integration, and the implementation of enterprise applications, he aims to provide participants with real-world insights and practical strategies

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SAFe® 6
  • 21 hours live online training
  • Interactive environment
  • Innovative learning methods
  • Notebook and training material
  • SAFe® 6
  • Language : English
SAFe RTE 6 - SAFe®​

SAFe Release Train Engineer

In this course, you will gain the skills to:

  • Prepare for and attain SAFe® 6 RTE certification.
  • Implement SAFe methodologies for optimized Agile practices.
  • Apply effective Release Train Engineering principles.
  • Strategically plan and execute Program Increments.
  • Coordinate value delivery through Agile Release Trains.
  • Develop and manage a goal-aligned Program Portfolio.
  • Foster continuous value delivery within your program portfolio.
  • Guide comprehensive program solution development.
  • Enhance leadership competencies in Release Train Engineering.
  • Facilitate successful SAFe RTE transformations within your enterprise
SAFe Release Train Engineer

Course Program SAFe RTE

SAFe Release Train Engineers (RTEs) play a crucial role in orchestrating the synchronization, continuous improvement, and advancement of Agile Release Trains (ARTs) within an enterprise. Positioned at the forefront of Lean-Agile transformation, RTEs are tasked with articulating the organizational vision, fostering strategic alignment, and championing adaptability across all stakeholders and teams. Furthermore, SAFe RTEs inspire and enable Agile Release Trains by nurturing their development, fostering a culture of excellence, and ensuring their harmonization with the overarching organizational goals.

Topics covered

  • Implement SAFe within the Lean enterprise context
  • Align SAFe Lean-Agile principles and values with the RTE role
  • Engage with Lean Portfolio Management for streamlined operations
  • Embrace continuous value delivery through Program Increment Planning
  • Oversee the execution of Program Increments to ensure continuous value delivery
  • Define the responsibilities of the Release Train Engineer clearly
  • Develop a comprehensive action plan tailored to the Release Train Engineer role.

Empower your organization’s Agile transformation with our SAFe Release Train Engineer (RTE) course. Crafted for professionals aspiring to excel within the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), this training provides you with the essential skills and knowledge to effectively steer value delivery and program execution within a Lean enterprise.

Explore the principles and methodologies specific to the SAFe RTE role, from orchestrating Agile Release Train processes to leading continuous improvement initiatives. Whether you’re striving to attain certification as a SAFe Release Train Engineer or aiming to elevate your leadership capabilities, our course delivers comprehensive guidance on facilitating program-level ceremonies, resolving dependencies, and fostering relentless improvement. Join a vibrant community of like-minded practitioners and drive your organization towards agility, resilience, and sustained excellence in enterprise-scale delivery.

Enroll today to navigate the intricacies of Lean-Agile transformation as a certified SAFe RTE.

  • SAFe® 6 Release Train Engineer (RTE) Exam
  • 21-hour live online training sessions with your group
  • Lecture, exercises, and live discussions in an interactive environment
  • Notebook and training material
  • Innovative and active learning methods

Course Materials – All course materials, including downloadable resources, are conveniently hosted on the SAFe Community Platform for easy access and review. A comprehensive study guide outlines the RTE certification’s job role and offers exam-focused resources. Additionally, a practice test, mirroring the exam’s format, is available via the Learning Plan at no extra cost, although acing it doesn’t guarantee success on the certification exam.

This class is taught online using Zoom as our online meeting place where we will discuss, present and experiment with Agile . The Online course delivers the exact same content and at the end you receive the same certificate.

Working methods:
Multimedia presentations, group exercises and discussion, practical workshops, case study and online practice tests.

The course spans a total of 21 hours (3 sessions of 7 hours), during which participants gain access to invaluable resources on the SAFe Community Platform.

To ensure high quality training for our students, we decided to limit our online Coaching Fundamentals classes to only 15 participants per cohort.

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • Executives and Leaders, Managers, Directors, CIOs, and VPs
  • Development, QA, and Infrastructure Management
  • Program and Project Managers
  • Product Owners and Product Managers
  • Portfolio Managers, PMO, and Process Leads
  • Enterprise, System, and Solution Architects

Enroll in the SAFe Release Train Engineer (RTE) course to pursue certification as a SAFe® 6 Release Train Engineer. 

Recommended prerequisites for the SAFe RTE course include:

  • Cross-team communication skills
  • Full utilization of SAFe Principles in action
  • Coaching proficiency in Agile and SAFe, leading by example
  • Participation in at least one Agile Release Train (ART) and one Program Increment (PI)
  • Proficiency in team dynamics
  • Stakeholder management abilities
  • A minimum of 3 months of hands-on experience as an RTE.

Full attendance on all course days is essential to qualify for the certification exam.

In order to follow this online course in good conditions, you must also :

  • Have a good internet connection.
  • Have a computer.
  • Have headphones or speakers.
  • Be familiar with computers and the use of the Internet
Exam Details
  • Exam name: SAFe® 6 Release Train Engineer Exam
  • Exam format: Multiple choice, multiple response
  • Exam delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Exam access: Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the SAFe Release Train Engineer course.
  • Exam duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 120 minutes (2 hours) to complete the exam.
  • Number of questions: 60
  • Passing score: 44 out of 60 (73%)
  • Language: English
  • Exam cost: First exam attempt is included as part of the course registration fee if the exam is taken within 30 days of course completion. Each retake attempt costs $50.
  • Retake policy: Second attempt on the exam (first retake) can be done immediately after the first attempt. The third attempt requires a 10-day wait, and the fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait.

Achieving the SAFe RTE 6 certification is a significant milestone that signifies a broad skill set and opens up a pathway for individuals who excel in servant leadership. The certification package includes:

  • SAFe® RTE PDF certificate
  • A SAFe RTE 6 digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • A one-year certified membership as a SAFe Agilist, which includes access to the SA Community of Practice
  • A guide on how to use your SAFe Agilist certification, including the certification marks
  • Opportunities to join Meetup groups and events, facilitating networking with fellow SAFe certified professionals
  • A range of learning materials to aid your continued development on your SAFe journey

Learn more about the benefits of SAFe community membership

Certifications expire one year from the date the certification is earned.

  • For further information about the annual renewal of certification please visit Scaled Agile website.

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For public training courses open to all, you can register as long as the date of the training is posted in the agenda. You can reserve your training by buying your ticket on the site directly, or send us a message by email.

  • Hosting of trainees in a dedicated online training conference room (zoom)
  • Access to The Agile Company community
  • Access to the private group of the cohort
  • Toolbox
  • Work on «board Miro»
  • Exercises and work in sub-groups
  • Interactive and participative teaching method
  • Projected training support documents
  • On-line availability of support documents following the training
  • Training workbook
  • Online attendance sheets
  • Oral questions
  • Group role plays
  • Pre- and post-training assessment forms
  • Certificate of completion of the training action

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Professional Development Units
Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)
Attendees may be eligible to apply for 15 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications.

  • Course Identifier: ABOYTD2

Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance.


Language : English
Duration : 21 hours
Certification : YES, 
Level : Professional

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