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SAFe Release Train Engineer (RTE) Training

During this three-day course, attendees will gain an in-depth understanding of the role and responsibilities of an RTE in the SAFe enterprise.

Through experiential learning, attendees will examine the RTE role in a Lean-Agile transformation. They will learn how to facilitate ART processes and execution, coach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in new processes and mindsets. They will also learn how to prepare, plan and execute a Program Increment (PI) planning event, the primarily enabler of alignment throughout all levels of a SAFe organization.

What you get

The class registration includes:
  • Attendee workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe® 5 Release Train Engineer (RTE) exam
  • One year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Course certificate of completion

What you learn

To perform the role of a SAFe Release Train Engineer, attendees should be able to:
  • Apply Lean-Agile knowledge and tools to execute and release value
  • Assist with program and large solution execution
  • Foster relentless improvement
  • Build a high-performing ART by becoming a servant leader and coach
  • Develop an action plan to continue the learning journey
Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive:
  • SAFe Release Train Engineer certificate
  • A SAFe 5 Release Train Engineer digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • A one-year certified membership as a SAFe Release Train Engineer, which includes access to the RTE Community of Practice A SAFe Release Train Engineer certification usage guide with RTE certification marks
  • Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey

More Course Details



The SAFe RTE course is a 3-day training from 9 AM - 5 PM each day. A light breakfast is served at 8:30 PM and lunch is provided mid-day.
Course outline


  • Exploring the RTE Role and Responsibilities
  • Applying SAFe Principles
  • Organizing the ART
  • Planning a Program Increment
  • Executing a Program Increment
  • Fostering Relentless Improvement
  • Serving the ART
  • Continuing Your Learning Journey
What's included

What's Included

The class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook
  • One attempt toward the SAFe® Release Train Engineer (RTE) exam
  • One year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Course certificate of completion


The following prerequisites are highly recommended 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


The SAFe RTE exam is a web-based exam consisting of 60 questions in a multiple choice; multiple select format. Exam should be taken within 30 days of course completion.


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 20 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP, PgMP, and PMI-ACP certifications.

Upcoming SAFe Release Train Engineer (RTE) Courses

Boston, MA
May 19th - 21st, 8:30 AM-4:30 PM Local Time
Cary, NC
May 25th - 27th, 8:30 AM-4:30 PM Local Time
Live Online
Jun 15th - 17th, 12:00 PM-9:00 PM ET
Denver, CO
Jun 21st - 23rd, 8:30 AM-4:30 PM Local Time

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