SAFe 4.6 Scrum Master with SSM Certification (SSM)

Course Code: 1626



This SAFe Scrum Master course helps participants build an in-depth understanding of the role of a Scrum Master in a SAFe enterprise, exploring the role of Scrum in the context of an entire enterprise. The course prepares participants to plan and execute the Program Increment (PI) and focusses on key learning concepts, such as, scaled Agile development, facilitating Scrum through an enterprise, executing iteration planning and more. Through this course, participants will discover how to build high performing Agile teams by becoming a servant leader and coach, and how to coach those teams to deliver the maximum business value achievable through SAFe. The SAFe Scrum Master certification speaks for the participant’s preparedness to perform the role of a Scrum Master in a SAFe environment, increasing their value in their teams and organizations.

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Live Classroom
Duration: 2 days

Live Virtual Classroom
Duration: 2 days

What You'll learn

  • Introducing Scrum in SAFe
  • Characterizing the role of the Scrum Master
  • Experiencing Program Increment planning
  • Facilitating iteration execution
  • Finishing the Program Increment
  • Coaching the Agile team


There are no prerequisites for this course. However, completing the Foundations of Agile course before taking up this course would be beneficial.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for people new to the role of Scrum Master, or people wanting to better understand the role and how it fits in a SAFe enterprise. The course is highly recommended for –

  • New or existing Scrum Masters
  • Team leads
  • Release Train Engineers

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The SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM) Certification demonstrates an understanding of the role of a Scrum Master within a SAFe® enterprise. SSM certified individuals will be able to work as a Scrum Master and facilitate Scrum throughout the entire enterprise level, not just at the team level.

This certification is intended for people new to the role of Scrum Master, or existing Scrum Masters who want to better understand their role within a SAFe® enterprise.

The SAFe® SSM Certification demonstrates the ability to:

  • Perform the role of the Scrum Master in SAFe®
  • Facilitate Iteration Planning and effective Iteration execution
  • Support effective Program Increment execution
  • Build high performing teams by becoming a servant leader and coach
  • Describe Scrum in a SAFe® enterprise

After completing the SAFe 4.6 Scrum Master course, participants need to appear for the SSM certification examination to earn the SAFe Scrum Master certification. The details of the exam are as below –

Name of the exam SAFe Scrum Master exam
Exam format Multiple choice questions
Exam delivery Web-based (single browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
Exam duration 90 minutes
Number of questions 45
Passing score 33 out of 45 (73%)
Exam language availability 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.