Implementing SAFe®

Achieving Business Agility with the Scaled Agile Framework Certified SAFe® Practice Consultant (SPC) 6.0

Operational and Assessable Objectives:

  • Become a leading agent for change—and enable your enterprise to succeed in a disruptive marketplace—when you certify as a SAFe® Practice Consultant (SPC) 6.0
  • Learn how to lead a Lean-Agile transformation by leveraging the practices and principles of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®)
  • Learn how to coach Agile Release Trains (ARTs), launch ARTs, build a Continuous Delivery Pipeline with DevOps culture and empower a Lean Portfolio
  • The first two days of the course—Leading SAFe®— will provide you with the basis to teach SAFe to leaders
  • The final two days focus exclusively on what it takes to successfully implement SAFe in the enterprise

Target audience

  • Professional Services Consultants
  • Internal change agents, Lean- Agile Center for Excellence (LACE) participants, Agile Working Groups
  • Business and technology executives, leaders, managers, and directors
  • Portfolio managers and fiduciaries, Project/Program Management Office (PMO) personnel
  • Development, QA, and IT managers
  • Program and project managers
  • Product and product line managers
  • Process leads and lifecycle governance personnel
  • Enterprise, System, and Solution Architects

Topics covered

Part 1: Leading SAFe®

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework
  • Embracing a Lean-Agile Mindset
  • Understanding SAFe Principles
  • Creating High-Performing Teams and ARTs
  • Experiencing Program Interval (PI) Planning
  • Exploring, Executing, and Releasing Value
  • Leading a Lean-Agile Enterprise
  • Empowering a Lean Portfolio
  • Building Large Solutions
  • About the Exam

Part 2: Implementing SAFe®

  • Reaching the tipping point
  • Designing the implementation
  • Launching an Agile Release Train
  • Coaching ART Execution
  • Extending to the portfolio
  • Sustaining and Improving
  • Becoming a SAFe® Practice Consultant (SPC)

At the end of this training, you will be able to:

  • Lead an enterprise Lean-Agile transformation
  • Implement the Scaled Agile Framework
  • Empower with a Lean Portfolio
  • Align the organization to a common language and way of working
  • Perform Value Stream identification
  • Launch and support Agile Release Trains, and coordinate Large Solutions
  • Build and execute an implementation rollout strategy
  • Configure the Framework for a specific enterprise context
  • Train managers and executives in Leading SAFe®
  • As a SAFe® Practice Consultant (SPC), you can continue the learning journey by achieving validation to license and teach SAFe courses. Courses available for validation are:

  • Leading SAFe®
  • SAFe® for Teams
  • SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager
  • SAFe® Scrum Master
  • Advanced SAFe® Scrum Master
  • SAFe® Release Train Engineer (additional requirements apply)


All stakeholders in a Lean-Agile transformation are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience.
However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe® Practice Consultant (SPC) 6.0 certification exam and practice as a SAFe® Practice Consultant (SPC):

  • 5+ years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product, or project management
  • 3+ years of experience in Agile
  • One or more relevant Agile certifications

What the training includes:

  • Attendee workbook
  • Eligibility to take the SAFe® Practice Consultant (SPC) 6.0 certification exam
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Studio Platform
  • Course certificate of completion

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

How and when to access:

For public trainings, registrations are done through Eventbrite, by following the links on this page or on social networks. We offer 2 public trainings of each type per year (about 6 months delay). For private trainings, you can contact us at [email protected] to get a quote. We can then proceed with the planning of your training and the registration of your employees (about 1 month delay).

Methods used:

  • Training provided in French or English
  • Face-to-face or distance learning
  • Workbook and course material in English
  • Materials for practical exercises
  • Evaluation of the training via interactive questionnaires during the training to verify the acquisition of knowledge
  • Platforms and tools used: Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Mural, Miro, Drive

Passing the Certification :

At the end of the training, the candidates will receive a link to the SAFe Studio platform and will be able to take the exam. The first test is included in the training within 30 days. Each new test will cost $295, directly payable on the SAFe Studio platform.

  • Exam format: Multiple choice (one answer) or multiple select (2-3 answers)
  • Method: Web-based, closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Duration: 2 hours (120 minutes)
  • Number of questions: 60
  • Passing score : 48/60 (80%)
  • Languages offered: English

Upon completion, candidates receive their results immediately.

After passing the exam, candidates receive their certification valid for 1 year. This must be renewed annually and costs $895/year or through the SAFe Enterprise Subscription (SES).

More information on the Scaled Agile website: Details exam SAFe Practice Consultant 6.0


Digital Tango will do everything in its power to ensure that you can follow the training course regardless of your disability. To do so, please send an email to [email protected] and our disability advisor will contact you to take your situation into account and set up the desired accommodations.

Contact us: [email protected]

Update: 12/06/2023

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