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Certified SAFe® Agile Software Engineer (ASE)

Overview

The discipline of software engineering has evolved over the past decades with the introduction of Lean-Agile and DevOps principles and practices. New skills and approaches help organizations deliver software-centric solutions faster, more predictably, and with higher quality. During this three-day, workshop-oriented course, attendees learn the foundational principles and practices that make up the Agile Software Engineering discipline.

Attendees will learn how continuous flow of value delivery and building quality in are enabled by modern practices including XP technical practices, Behavioral-Driven Development (BDD), and Test-Driven Development (TDD). Attendees will learn proven practices to detail, model, design, implement, verify, and validate stories in a SAFe Continuous Delivery Pipeline. They will know the practices that build quality into code (abstraction, encapsulation, intentional programming) and designs (SOLID, Design patterns). Attendees will also understand how Software Engineering fits into the larger solution context and their role in collaborating on intentional architecture and DevOps.

*Cprime is proud to be a Gold SPCT and Platform Level partner with Scaled Agile, the exclusive certifying body for the Scaled Agile Framework. Attending this class and passing the qualifying exam will earn you the SAFe Agile Software Engineer (ASE) certification.

The first step toward becoming an Certified SAFe® Agile Software Engineer is to attend the SAFe® 5 Agile Software Engineering course. This is a requirement, because attending the course provides access to all the study materials and the exam.

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$2195 (USD)
3 days/24 hours of instruction
Group (3+): $1995 USD
GSA: $1821.35 USD
Education Credits:
8 Technical PDUs
12 ACP PDUs
4 PBA PDUs

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Full Course Details

Part 1: Introduction to Agile Software Engineering

Part 2: Connecting Principles, and Practices to Built-In Quality

Part 3: Accelerating Flow

Part 4: Applying Intentional Architecture

Part 5: Thinking Test-First

Part 6: Discovering Story Details

Part 7: Creating a Shared Understanding with Behavior-Driven Development (BDD)

Part 8: Communicating with Models

Part 9: Building Systems with Code Quality

Part 10: Building Systems with Design Quality

Part 11: Implementing with Quality

This course targets the technical members of an Agile Team – developers and testers. Product Owners, Scrum Master, Managers, and others with a less technical background would also be very beneficial as they would gain an understanding of the development process so that team collaboration will become more effective.

  • Define Agile Software Engineering and the underlying values, principles, and practices
  • Apply the Test-First principle to create alignment between tests and requirements
  • Create shared understanding with Behavior-Driven Development (BDD)
  • Communicate with Agile modeling
  • Design from context for testability
  • Build applications with code and design quality
  • Utilize the test infrastructure for automated testing
  • Collaborate on intentional architecture and emergent design
  • Apply Lean-Agile Principles to optimize the flow of value
  • Create an Agile Software Engineering plan

  • Exam name – SAFe® 5 Agile Software Engineer Exam
  • Exam format – Multiple choice; Multiple select
  • Exam delivery – Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Exam access – Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the SAFe® 5 Agile Software Engineering course
  • Exam duration – Once the exam begins, candidates have 120 minutes (2.0 hours) to complete the exam
  • Number of questions – 60
  • Passing score – 42 out of 60 (70%)
  • Language – English
  • 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.

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