Release Train Engineer (RTE)

  • Is your organization implementing „Scaled Agile Framework“ SAFe®?
  • Are you facing the challenge to setup and support an Agile Release Train (ART)?
  • We have the right training for you!

In this three-day course you will gain an in-depth understanding of the role and responsibilities of a Release Train Engineer (RTE) in the SAFe enterprise. You will learn how to facilitate and enable end-to-end value delivery through Agile Release Trains (ARTs) and value streams. You will also learn how to build a high-performing ART by becoming a servant leader and coach, and how to plan and execute a Program Increment (PI) planning event, the primary enabler of alignment throughout all levels of a SAFe organization. 

After this course, you should be able to:

  • Effectively perform the role of the Release Train Engineer
  • Apply Lean-Agile knowledge and tools to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains and value streams
  • Support value delivery in large and complex value streams
  • Facilitate activities that foster relentless improvement in the Agile Release Train
  • Build a high-performing Agile Release Train by becoming a servant leader and coach
  • Continue your learning journey and develop an ART action plan.

 

You will receive:

  • Attendee workbook (physical version only)
  • Access to the SAFe® 4 Release Train Engineer Exam – requires course attendance
  • One-year membership to Scaled Agile, with access to members-only resources such as webinars, videos, workbooks, guidance presentations, and advance notice of upcoming SAFe products
  • Course certificate of completion upon request
  • SAFe® Certification

 

Certification:

The Scaled Agile™ SAFe RTE certification follows stringent quality standards. These ensure that those who deserve the certification are well prepared to fulfill their role in a SAFe organization. After completing this course and passing the test, you become a :

  • Certified SAFe® Release Train Engineer (RTE)

wiibas trainers are certified SAFe® Program Consultants (SPC) of the Scaled Agile, Inc.
Gladwell trainers are certified SAFe® Program Consultant Trainers (SPCT) of the Scaled Agile, Inc.

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Contents

  • Identifying SAFe essentials
  • Learning the RTE role and responsibilities
  • Understanding the ART
  • Planning a Program Increment
  • Executing a Program Increment
  • Collaborating through Value Streams
  • Fostering Relentless Improvement
  • Coaching the ART
  • Continuing the Learning Journey

Audience

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • RTE and Solution Train Engineers (STEs)
  • Program and project managers
  • Scrum Masters
  • Leaders and managers
  • SAFe Agilists
  • Agile coaches
  • SAFe Program Consultants (SPC)

 

Suggested prerequisites courses:

  •     SAFe Agilist Certification (SA)
  •     SAFe Program Consultant Certification (SPC4)
  •     SAFe experience and experience with the RTE role
  •     SAFe Scrum Master Certification (SSM)
  •     SAFe Advanced Scrum Master Certification (SASM)

Exam Details

  • Exam name: SAFe 4 Release Train Engineer Exam
  • Exam format: multiple choice
  • Exam delivery: web-based (single-browser); closed book; no outside assistance; timed exam; delivered through the Community Platform
  • Exam access: first attempt free within 30 days from course completion date
  • Exam duration: once the exam begins candidates have 120 minutes to complete the exam
  • Number of questions: 60
  • Passing score: 40 out of 60 (67%)
  • Exam cost: first attempt is free within 30 days from course completion
  • 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. Each retake attempt is $150. Contact support@scaledagile.com for any retake questions.

 

Prerequisites

The following prerequisites are required 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

 

Exam Preparation

  • Study guide: access available upon course completion; in the Learning Platform
  • Practice test: access available upon course completion; in the Learning Platform
  • Sample test: download questions

 

What You Get

  • SAFe Certified Release Train Engineer certificate (PDF)
  • One year membership to the Scaled Agile RTE Community of Practice

Upcoming Course Dates:

G8045-Release-Train-Engineer - ENGLISCH

31. jan - 2. feb

  • Language: english
  • Trainer: Eelco Rustenburg
  • City/Duration: Stuttgart, Germany, 3 days

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G8045-Release-Train-Engineer - ENGLISCH

31. jan - 2. feb

  • Language: english
  • Trainer: Eelco Rustenburg
  • City/Duration: Stuttgart, Germany, 3 days

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G8006-Release-Train-Engineer - ENGLISCH

11. - 13. apr

  • Language: english
  • Trainer: Eelco Rustenburg
  • City/Duration: Düsseldorf, Germany, 3 days

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G8006-Release-Train-Engineer - ENGLISCH

11. - 13. apr

  • Language: english
  • Trainer: Eelco Rustenburg
  • City/Duration: Düsseldorf, Germany, 3 days

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