Certified SAFe® Release Train Engineer (RTE)

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. This course also prepares attendees for the SAFe Release Train Engineer (RTE) certification exam.

*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 Release Train Engineer (RTE) certification.

3 days/24 hours of instruction
Education Credits
20 PDUs
6.5 Leadership PDUs
3.5 Strategy PDUs
10 Technical PDUs
20 PDUs
Public Classroom Pricing


GSA Price: $1821.35

Group Rate: $2295

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Part 1: Exploring the RTE role and responsibilities

Part 2: Applying SAFe Principles

  • Organizing the ART

Part 3: Planning a Program Increment

Part 4: Executing a Program Increment

Part 5: Fostering Relentless Improvement

Part 6: Serving the ART

Part 7: Continuing Your Learning Journey

  • Release Train Engineers (RTEs)
  • Program and project managers
  • Leaders and managers
  • Scrum Masters
  • Agile coaches
  • SAFe Program Consultants (SPCs)

  • Identify the effective RTE behaviors
  • Prepare & Organize for PI Planning
  • Facilitate PI Planning Team break outs and Plan review
  • Facilitate Management Problem Solving
  • Facilitate ART ROAM program risks
  • Facilitate Confidence Vote enabling transparency
  • Facilitate PI Planning across multiple locations, time zones and continents
  • Effectively Execute Program Increment
  • Fostering Relentless Improvement across the ART

  • Exam name – SAFe® 5 Release Train Engineer Exam
  • Exam format – Multiple choice (one answer) or multiple select (2-3 answers)
  • Exam delivery – Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Exam access – Candidates can access to the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of your SAFe® Release Train Engineer course .
  • Exam duration – Once the exam begins, candidates have 120 minutes (2 hours) to complete the exam.
  • Number of questions – 60
  • Passing score – RTE5 exam = 45 out of 60 (75%)
  • Language – English
  • Exam cost – First exam attempt is included as part of the course registration fee if the exam is taken within 30 days of course completion. Each retake attempt costs $50.
  • 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.

Certified SAFe® Release Train Engineer (RTE) Schedule


Live Online

Oct 23rd - 25th, 2023
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM ET
Amogh Joshi

Live Online

Nov 14th - 16th, 2023
4:00 AM - 12:30 PM ET
Sukie Kang

Live Online

Nov 15th - 17th, 2023
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM ET
Kyle Dukes

In PersonDallas, TX

Dec 4th - 6th, 2023
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Local Time
Amogh Joshi

Live Online

Dec 11th - 13th, 2023
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM ET
Kyle Dukes

Live Online

Jan 16th - 18th, 2024
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM ET
Diego Groiso

Live Online

Apr 16th - 18th, 2024
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM ET
Neru Obhrai

Live Online

Jul 16th - 18th, 2024
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM ET
Rick Barker

Live Online

Sep 17th - 19th, 2024
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM ET
Sukie Kang

Live Online

Dec 10th - 12th, 2024
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM ET
Glenn Smith

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