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SAFe® DevOps Practitioner (SDP) Training

The two-day, interactive SAFe® DevOps course helps people across technical, non-technical, and leadership roles work together to optimize their value stream from end to end. Attendees will learn what DevOps is, why it is important to every role, and design a continuous delivery pipeline that is tailored to their business. Attendees work in cross-functional teams to map their current state value stream from concept to cash, identify major bottlenecks to flow, and build an actionable implementation plan that will accelerate the benefits of DevOps in their organization.

What you Get

  • Attendee workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the exam
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Certification of completion
  • SAFe DevOps Practitioner certification upon passing of exam
Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.

What you learn

After attending the class, attendees should be able to:
  • Explain how DevOps enables strategic business objectives
  • Apply a CALMR approach to DevOps to avoid automating broken processes
  • Understand how successful DevOps requires continuous exploration, continuous integration, continuous deployment, and the ability to release to end users on demand
  • Incorporate continuous testing and continuous security into the delivery pipeline
  • vUse value stream mapping to measure flow and identify bottlenecks in the end-to-end delivery process
  • Select DevOps skills and tools strategically for the fastest, most compelling results
  • Prioritize DevOps solutions and investments for greatest economic benefit
  • Design and implement a multi-phased DevOps transformation plan tailored to their organization
  • Work with all roles and levels in the organization to continually optimize the value stream

What you earn

Attendees will leave with the knowledge they need to support and enable a successful DevOps initiative at scale. The course also prepares attendees for the SAFe® 5 DevOps Practitioner (SDP) certification exam.

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The SAFe DevOps Course is a 2 day class
Course outline


  • Introducing DevOps
  • Mapping your Continuous Delivery Pipeline
  • Gaining alignment with Continuous Exploration
  • Building quality with Continuous Integration
  • Reducing time-to-market with Continuous Deployment
  • Delivering Business Value with Release on Demand
  • Mapping the path to agency and program agility
  • Improve the release process
  • Taking action
What's included

What's Included

  • 2 Day In-person Course
  • Includes a light breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack provided on all days of training for in-person courses
  • One exam attempt toward the SAFe 5 DevOps Practitioner Exam (re-takes at an additional fee)
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform


All are welcome to attend the course without prior DevOps or SAFe experience.


  • Exam name – SAFe 5 DevOps Practitioner Exam
  • Exam format – Multiple choice, multiple response
  • 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 the SAFe 5 DevOps Practitioner course
  • Exam duration – Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam.
  • Passing score – 33 out of 45 (73%)
  • 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.


All cancellations or date changes must be made at least 10 days prior to the course start date or will be subject to a $150 late-move/cancellation fee. No-shows or same day move/cancellations are non-refundable.



  • Attendees may be eligible to apply for 15 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications
  • Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under Category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through the Scrum Alliance

Upcoming SAFe® DevOps Practitioner (SDP) Courses

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Feb 17th - 18th, 12:00 PM-8:00 PM ET
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Feb 23rd - 24th, 10:00 AM-6:00 PM ET
Atlanta, GA
Mar 10th - 11th, 8:30 AM-4:30 PM Local Time
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Mar 17th - 18th, 10:00 AM-6:00 PM ET
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Mar 24th - 25th, 12:00 PM-8:00 PM ET
Cary, NC
Apr 5th - 6th, 8:30 AM-4:30 PM Local Time
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Apr 19th - 20th, 12:00 PM-9:00 PM ET
San Mateo, CA
May 17th - 18th, 8:30 AM-4:30 PM Local Time
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May 25th - 26th, 12:00 PM-9:00 PM ET
Indianapolis, IN
Jun 15th - 16th, 8:30 AM-4:30 PM Local Time
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Jun 29th - 30th, 12:00 PM-9:00 PM ET

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