SAFe Certification Cost Details

The Agile methodology applies to small organizations that work across complex systems, collaborative teams, and geographies. Nonetheless, agile transformation across large-scale organizations is more prone to failure due to lack of structured processes. This doesn’t yield the expected result. The SAFe methodology is well suitable for large-scale project teams carrying out the agile transformation.

The rising demand for Scaled Agile Framework has encouraged professionals to take up SAFe certification training to reach their career goals. Are you planning to reshape your career with SAFe certification? But before that, you need to be aware of the cost structure involved. Here is a complete guide to SAFe certification cost.

Components of SAFe Certification Cost

Listed below are the various cost related factors that you should be aware of when considering a SAFe certification:

  • Training fees
  • Examination fees
  • Renewal fees
  • Re-examination fees

You can opt for live on-line SAFe certification training at Invensis Learning,  which is in-line with the Scaled Agile, Inc’s guidelines.

How Much Does SAFe Certification Cost?

Listed below is the cost breakdown for various SAFe certifications that we offer at Invensis Learning. Please note that all SAFe certifications are valid for only a year, post which, you need to renew them every year from the date of certification by paying certain amount that is mentioned in the table below.

Leading SAFe Certification Cost

Leading SAFe certification is one of the popular approaches for handling Agile projects at large-scale organizations. You will learn to leverage the Scaled Agile Framework to handle Lean-Agile enterprise towards Agile transformation.

Cost Segment Cost
Training cost USD 819
Examination fees USD 100
Renewal fees The certificate has to be renewed every year by paying USD 100
Re-examination fees USD 50

SAFe Scrum Master Certification Cost

SAFe Scrum Master certification training prepares you to handle the Scrum Master roles and responsibilities in a SAFe enterprise. Also, you will learn to facilitate the Scrum process throughout the enterprise and build efficient Agile teams.

Cost Segment Cost
Examination fees USD 100
Renewal fees The certification has to be renewed every year by paying USD 100
Re-examination fees USD 50

SAFe for Teams Course Cost Details

SAFe for Teams certification training is designed for individuals who wish to gain a comprehensive understanding of Agile Release Train (ART) and become a team member of ART by timely collaboration with other teams efficiently.

Cost Segment Cost
Examination fees USD 100
Renewal fees The certificate has to be renewed every year by paying USD 100
Re-examination fees USD 50

SAFe for Government Course Cost Details

SAFe for Government training targets the individuals who wish to gain comprehensive knowledge in release value through ARTs (Agile Release Trains), lead Lean-Agile transformation, and implement SAFe principles and practices in a government sector.

Cost Segment Cost
Examination fees USD 100
Renewal fees The certification has to be renewed every year by paying USD 100
Re-examination fees USD 50

We took a quick look at the cost breakdown of various SAFe certifications. The SAFe certification opens up new opportunities and increases your remuneration as well. At Invensis Learning, we offer various SAFe certification training such as Leading SAFe, SAFe Scrum Master, SAFe for Teams, and SAFe for Government Training. Take a wise decision based on your requirement and stay ahead of the rest of the crowd.

FAQs on Leading SAFe

What is SAFe Agilist certification?

A SAFe Agilist certification validates a candidate ability to lead Lean-Agile enterprise towards successful Agile transformation by leveraging Scaled Agile Framework. It will prepare you for the role of Certified SAFe Agilist (SA), a SAFe enterprise leadership professional who is part of a Lean-Agile transformation.

The dynamic business environment demands business entities to deliver software at a faster pace and be more adaptable to the changing requirement during the project lifecycle. In this regard, Agile has stood head and shoulders above all other methodologies with its iterative and incremental approach for software development. Out of many Agile methods, the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is very popular in implementing Agile at an enterprise scale.
With many Agile certifications in the market, Leading SAFe certification from Scaled Agile is one of the most popular certification courses globally. There are nearly 400,000 SAFe-trained professionals across the globe, and already 70% US Fortune 100 companies have SAFe-trained professionals among their workforce. Participants taking part in Leading SAFe training will receive SAFe Agilist (SA) Certification upon successfully clearing the exam.

In this Leading SAFe training, you will learn how to:

  • Lead an enterprise Lean-Agile transformation
  • Build Agile portfolio with Lean-Agile budgeting
  • Apply Agile principles across the enterprise by utilizing Lean thinking mindset
  • Use product development flow and DevOps to improve productivity, time to market and quality
  • Coordinating multiple ARTs and suppliers with a Solution Train
  • Assist the Agile teams for successful Lean-Agile transformation within the enterprise
  • Encourage the teams across all layers of enterprise to deliver complex cross-functional product increments (PIs)
  • About seven core competencies in SAFe 5.0 and coordinate with the agile teams at different levels of enterprise to come with best solutions for large scale Agile projects
  • Pass the SAFe Agilist Certification Exam

There are no prerequisites to take up Leading SAFe training. However, participants who are intending take the SAFe® Agilist (SA) certification exam:

  • Should have 5 or more years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product, or project management
  • Experience in Scrum is also necessary

Job roles that can benefit from Leading SAFe training include, but are not limited to:

  • Project Managers
  • Executives and Leaders
  • Product & Process Leads
  • Program & Portfolio Managers
  • System, and Solution Architects
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Managers and Directors
  • CIOs and VPs
  • Business Analysts
  • Agile Coach
  • Release Train Engineer

  • Format: Multiple Choice Questions
  • Number of Questions: 45
  • Exam Duration: 90 Mins
  • Passing Score: 35 out of 45 (77%)
  • Type: Closed Book

Yes. At Invensis Learning, you can opt to take up this Leading SAFe course in live-online delivery mode.

One has to maintain SAFe 4 Agilist credential by renewing it every year from the date of certification by paying USD 100.

SAFe Agilist certification includes the following:

  • Certified SAFe Agilist PDF certificate
  • Certified SAFe Agilist digital badge if you want to promote your accomplishment online
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform. This includes access to the SA Community of Practice
  • Access to Meetup groups and other interesting events that connect you with other SAFe certified professionals
  • A variety of resources to learn and support you during your SAFe journey

Yes. Definitely. Getting SAFe Agilist certified will benefit you in many ways. You will: Receive high degree of proficiency in SAFe framework

  • Work better with your team by understanding SAFe vocabulary within the organization
  • Lead teams toward successful Agile transformation with Lean mindset
  • Expand your career across different industries that are implementing agile practices
  • Become a top-earning SAFe professional with increased opportunities across different industry sectors

  • Attend the Leading SAFe training provides by trainers such as Invensis Learning
  • Learn from Certified SAFe Program Consultants (SPCs) with risch domain experience
  • Attempt the SAFe Agilist Certification exam within a month
  • Claim your SAFe Aglist certification on successful completion of exam
  • In case of failure, retake the exam

Second attempt on SAFe Agilist exam (first retake) can be done immediately after the first attempt. Third attempt requires a 10-day wait. Fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait. Each retake attempt costs $50.

SAFe Agilist certification exam has a total of 45 questions which you need to answer in just 90 minutes. To successfully clear the exam you need to attempt 34 or 35 questions for SAFe Agilist 4 and SAFe Agilist 5 exam respectively. While there seems to be enough time, according to people who have attempted the exam, the questions are quite complex. This is where your 5+ years of experience will come into picture.

The first attempt is included as a part of the Leading SAFe course registration fee if you attempt the exam within 30 days of course completion. After that every retake costs $50.

Scaled Agile, Inc. is the certifying body of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). SAFe Agilist Certification Exam is managed by Scaled Agile.

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