SAFe 5 Advanced Scrum Master (SASM)

Agile Methodology

SASM CertificationThe SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master Certification (SASM) demonstrates mastery of skills associated with facilitating Agile team, program, and enterprise level success. It is the next step after the SAFe Scrum Master certification, and certified individuals are seen as proven leaders within a SAFe® enterprise.

This certification is for experienced Scrum Masters who work in or would like to work in a Scaled Agile Enterprise.

Certification Details

The SAFe® SASM certification proves your ability to:

  • Apply SAFe® principles to facilitation, enablement, and coaching in the multi-team environment
  • Build a high-performing team and foster relentless improvement at the team and program levels
  • Address Agile and Scrum anti-patterns
  • Support the adoption of engineering practices, DevOps, and Agile architecture
  • Apply Kanban and flow to optimize the team’s work
  • Facilitate program planning, execution, and delivery of end-to-end systems value
  • Support learning through participation in Communities of Practice and innovation cycles


It is strongly recommended to obtain either the SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM) or Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) certification before pursuing the SAFe® SASM certification.

Certification Exam Details

  • Multiple Choice and True/False questions
  • Web-based (single-browser ) delivery; closed book; no outside assistance; timed exam
  • First attempt free within 30 days from course completion date
  • Candidates have 120 minutes to complete the exam
  • 82 questions
  • Passing Score: 57 (70%)

Earn the SASM Certification

ASPE's SAFe® 5.0 Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) will prepare existing Scrum Masters to take the certification exam and take a leadership role within a SAFe® enterprise. Click here to see upcoming sessions near you.

Courses related to this certification:
  • Training
  • Exam
  • Experience

Certification Cost is Included with Course Tuition

Exam Details

60 multiple choice questions over 120 minutes in web-based, closed book exam

Required passing score is 42 out of 60 (70%)

Required Certification
  • Recommended to have a Scrum certification (SSM, CSM, PSM)

Required Training

Required attendance in SAFe Advanced Scrum Master course, accredited by Scaled Agile Institute


$195 Annual Renewal Fee