SAFe for Architects Training

  • Learn via: Classroom
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Level: Expert
  • Price: From €3,204+VAT
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Enable continuous value flow by aligning technical strategy with business goals, communicating that strategy to development teams, and applying Agile architecture practices.

Attendees can improve collaboration and alignment in a SAFe Lean-Agile enterprise when they become a SAFe® Architect. The SAFe® for Architects course prepares System, Solution, and Enterprise Architects to engage across the organization as effective leaders and change agents who collaboratively deliver architectural solutions.

During this three-day course, attendees will explore the roles, responsibilities, and mindset of Agile Architects, and appreciate how to align architecture with business value and drive continuous flow to large systems of systems while supporting SAFe execution.

Those who attend this course should be familiar with Agile principles and practices and must have attended at least one SAFe course prior to attending this one.

Target audience

  • System, Solution, and Enterprise architects
  • Architects in supporting technical disciplines
  • Experienced software developers
  • Technical managers making architectural decisions
  • Product leaders collaborating with architects

Attendees must attend all days of the course to qualify for the exam.

To perform the role of a SAFe® Architect, you should be able to:

  • Architect using SAFe principles
  • Align architecture with business value
  • Develop and communicate architecture vision and intent
  • Plan architectural runway to enable delivery success
  • Architect for continuous delivery and Release on Demand
  • Lead and coach architects and team members during PI Planning and execution
  • Provide leadership during a Lean-Agile transformation

  • Exemplifying Lean-Agile architecture
  • Architecting for DevOps and Release on Demand
  • Aligning architecture with business value
  • Developing Solution Vision, Solution Intent, and Roadmaps
  • Preparing architecture for PI Planning
  • Coordinating architecture throughout PI Planning
  • Supporting Continuous Delivery during PI execution
  • Supporting new Strategic Themes and Value Streams
  • Leading as an architect during a Lean-Agile transformation

What attendees get

Class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook
  • Eligibility to take the SAFe® Architect 6.0 (ARCH) certification exam•
  • One–year membership to SAFe Studio
  • Course certificate of completion

Attendees must attend all days of the course to qualify for the exam.

Exam details

  • Exam name: ARCH (6.0) - SAFe® for Architects
  • Exam format: Multiple choice
  • Exam delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Exam access: Candidates can access the exam within SAFe Studio upon completion of the SAFe® Scrum Master course
  • Exam duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam
  • Number of questions: 45
  • Passing score: 71%
  • 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. Contact support@scaledagile.com for any retake questions.
  • Please note that, in the event of cancellation within 1 week of the course start date, that £120 of the course fee is non-refundable as this is the cost to register each learner for the SAFe site for the exam.

SAFe Certification Kit

Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive:

SAFe® Architect certificate

  • A SAFe® Architect 6.0 digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • A one-year certified membership, which includes access to the SAFe Studio platform.
  • Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey

PDU credits

Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs)

  • Attendees may be eligible to apply for 24 PDUs toward your 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 your CSP through Scrum Alliance



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Upcoming Trainings

Join our public courses in our Istanbul, London and Ankara facilities. Private class trainings will be organized at the location of your preference, according to your schedule.

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18 June 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
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