SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM)

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Attending this 2-day instructor-led live online course will give you the skillset required to be an effective Scrum Master coach Agile teams to deliver maximum business value using the Scaled Agile Framework.

The course covers the principles of servant leadership, so you can help develop high-performing, engaged and continuously improving teams in your own organization.

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We assure you an immersive experience that will empower you to lead and drive Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale.

PLUS Included in your course fees we provide you:

  • Guidance session to give you tips for getting your certification successfully;
  • Career Coaching Session from our Experts
  • Additional discount of 10% for any other AgilityPAD training
  • Attend the same course at a future date, free of cost!
  • Partner for Lifetime to help you with all your SAFe® questions

Attending this two-day course will give you the tactical tools and techniques to be an effective SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM) to coach Agile teams to deliver maximum business value at scale. Unlock the potential within you to empower and lead Agile Teams.

Attending this course will give you an understanding of how to facilitate Agile events like iteration planning, stand-ups, and retrospectives. As scrum masters you will be able to help teams plan and complete their work. At the end of the course, you will learn principles of servant leadership, so you can help develop high-performing, engaged, continuously improving teams in your own organization.

Participants will be able to facilitate Scrum events, support PI execution, learn to coach teams to constantly improve, and implement DevOps for continuous flow and delivery.

By attending SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM) course, you will be able to answer the below questions:-

  • How do Scrum Masters facilitate planning and execution of work during a PI?
  • How do you coach and lead Agile teams inside a SAFe enterprise?
  • How do you become a servant leader to build a high-performing team?


The course content covers:

  • 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

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • New Scrum Masters
  • Existing Scrum Masters who would like to understand their role in the context of a SAFe enterprise
  • Team Leads who want to understand the Scrum Master role
  • SAFe Release Train Engineers who want to coach Scrum Masters on their role
  • Program / Project / Portfolio Managers
  • Team Leads
  • Business Analysts
  • Agile Coaches
  • System Architects
  • Developers
  • Quality Managers
  • Product Managers & Product Owners
  • Delivery Manager

Exam requirements

The first step toward becoming a Certified SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM) is to attend this course. This is a requirement because attending the course provides access to all the study materials and the exam. Note that attending the course does not guarantee passing the exam.

Exam prerequisite skills

  • Experience in Agile
  • Experience in Lean

Exam details

  • Exam name – SAFe® 5 Scrum Master Exam
  • Exam format – Multiple choice, multiple responses
  • Exam delivery – Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Exam access – Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of your course
  • Exam duration – Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam.
  • Number of questions – 45
  • Passing score – 33 out of 45 (73%)
  • 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.

After the SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM) course you will receive:

  • Course materials
  • Remote learning via SAFe® Virtual Classrooms
  • Access to SAFe® Collaborate, a visual online workspace
  • One-year membership to the SAFe® Community Platform
  • Access to content, tools, and resources you need to practice SAFe® every day
  • SAFe® Scrum Master certification exam
  • SAFe® Scrum Master digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM) certificate

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