F.A.Q. – SAFe® Courses

Frequently asked questions for our SAFe courses.

When will I gain access to the Scaled Agile Framework Community portal?

You will gain access to the SAFe Community when you register for the course. The first of two emails from the Scaled Agile Community site is the “Welcome to the Community” e-mail notice. The second email from the Scaled Agile Community will contain information about your learning plan. You will also receive a welcome email from your Agile Rising instructor.

What time do the classes start and end?

For public courses, the classes start at 8:00 a.m. in the time zone of the course host location and end after nine hours has passed including breaks at 5:00 p.m.

When will I be able to take the exam?

On the last day of class, you will receive access to the exam, the practice exam, and study guides in the SAFe Community portal as part of your learning plan.

How long do I have to take the exam?

You will have 30 days from the last day of the class to take the exam.

Do you have exam study tips?

We will cover strategies and tips for taking the exam on the last day of class.

Is help available after the class to assist me or my organization implement SAFe?

Yes, Agile Rising is a full service agile consulting company. Contact your instructor to get more information on how we can help your organization successfully implement SAFe and transform your organization.

How do I get continuing education or professional development credits for my SAFe course?

The SAFe Certification page and each course description page has details for claiming PMI PDUs. Please ensure that you use Scaled Agile Inc as the registered training provider.

How do private SAFe courses work?

In much the same way as a public course with the exception that only private students attend the course and Agile Rising helps clients manage private/internal course registrations and rosters. Typically as part of a consulting engagement.

Is the exam open book?

No. All SAFe exams are designed to be closed book with no assistance on the honor system.