SAFe 4 Release Train Engineer (RTE)

Agile Methodology

A SAFe 4 Release Train Engineer (RTE) is a SAFe program servant leader and coaching professional responsible for driving end-to-end delivery of value in a single program or value stream in a Lean-Agile enterprise.

The SAFe RTE Certification Demonstrates Competenancy in:

  • Facilitating program-level ceremonies
  • Leading program execution
  • Coaching ARTs and teams in relentless improvement of value delivery
  • Creating transparency using metrics to initiate and drive positive change
  • Facilitating resolution of dependencies, impediments, and risks

Certified individuals will be able to perform these tasks with limited assistance from peers, product documentation, and support resources.

Exam Prerequisite Skills or Knowledge
These skills and knowledge are highly recommended in order to be successful in passing the RTE exam:

  • SAFe certification
  • Cross-team communication skills
  • Full use of SAFe principles in action
  • Coaching Agile and SAFe facilitation and leading by example
  • Launch or participate in at least one ART and one PI
  • Working knowledge of team dynamics
  • Ability to manage stakeholders
  • Minimum 3 months real-world, hands-on experience as an RTE

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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 40 out of 60 (67%)

Required Certification
  • Strongly recommended at least one current SAFe certification

Required Experience

Have launched or participated in at least one ART and one PI

Required Training

Required attendance in SAFe Release Train Engineer, accredited by Scaled Agile Institute


$295 Annual Renewal Fee