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SAFe Release Train Engineer with RTE Certification (12/2 - 12/4) | BTII Institute | Monday, 02. December 2019

Attendees explore the skills needed to facilitate and enable end-to-end value delivery through Agile Release Trains (ARTs)—and learn how to build a high-performing ART through servant leadership and coaching—by becoming a SAFe® 4 Release Train Engineer (RTE). During this three-day course, attendees will gain an in-depth understanding of the role and responsibilities of an RTE in the SAFe enterprise.
Through experiential learning, attendees will examine the RTE role in a Lean-Agile transformation. They will learn how to facilitate ART processes and execution, coach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in new processes and mindsets. They will also learn how to prepare, plan and execute a Program Increment (PI) planning event, the primarily enabler of alignment throughout all levels of a SAFe organization.

1. Who will benefit?

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

RTEs and Solution Train Engineers (STEs)
Program and project managers
Scrum Masters
Leaders and managers
Agile coaches
SAFe Program Consultants (SPCs)

2. What is the associated certification?

Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Release Train Engineer (RTE).
Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive:

SAFe Release Train Engineer certificate
A SAFe 4 Release Train Engineer digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
A one-year certified membership as a SAFe Release Train Engineer, which includes access to the RTE Community of Practice
A SAFe Release Train Engineer certification usage guide with RTE certification marks
Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey.
Annual Renewal
Certificates expire one year from the date the certification is earned.

Renewal fee is $295
Renewal fee for the RTE certification is included in SPC renewal (if your SPC certification is up-to-date)

3. What are the exam details?

Exam details

Exam name: SAFe Release Train Engineer Exam
Exam format: Multiple choice; Multiple select
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 4 Scrum Master course
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.
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%) for RTE 4.6 exam
Note: 40 out of 60 (67%) for RTE 4.5 exam
Language: English
Retake policy: Second attempt on exam (first retake) can be done immediately after first attempt. Third attempt requires a 10-day wait. Fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait. Contact support@scaledagile.com for any retake questions.

4. What are the learning goals?

To perform the role of a SAFe Release Train Engineer, attendees should be able to:

Apply Lean-Agile knowledge and tools to execute and release value
Assist with program and large solution execution
Foster relentless improvement
Build a high-performing ART by becoming a servant leader and coach
Develop an action plan to continue the learning journey

5. What topics are covered?

Exploring the RTE Role and Responsibilities
Applying SAFe Principles
Organizing the ART
Planning a Program Increment
Executing a Program Increment
Fostering Relentless Improvement
Serving the ART
Continuing Your Learning Journey

6. What will you receive?

The class registration includes:

Attendee workbook
Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 4 Release Train Engineer (RTE) exam
One year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
Course certificate of completion

Attendees must attend all days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.

7. Prerequisites

The following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe  Release Train Engineer (RTE) certification exam:

Hold at least one current SAFe certification
Have launched or participated in at least one ART and one PI

8. Professional Development Units (PDUs) & Scrum Education Units

Attendees may be eligible to apply for 20 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications.
Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance.