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SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM) Course

Applying the Scrum Master Role within a SAFe Enterprise - Acquire the skills, techniques, patterns and models to lead your team to new heights with our SAFe Scrum Master Certification.

SAFe® Scrum Master Summary

The SAFe® Scrum Master course equips attendees to coach Agile teams to deliver business value at scale. The course teaches you the tactical skills needed to be an effective Scrum Master in a SAFe organization. It also gives you the guidance and tools necessary for working in remote environments with distributed teams.

If you want to become a certified scrum master with the skills to help leading companies succeed with Agile and scrum, the SAFe® Scrum Master course is for you. Learn how scrum masters empower and lead Agile teams. Understand how to facilitate Agile events like iteration planning, team sync, and iteration retrospectives. And discover how to help teams plan and complete their work using SAFe Scrum and SAFe Kanban. You’ll also learn the principles of servant leadership, so you can help develop high-performing, engaged, continuously improving teams in your own organization.

After taking the course, you’ll know how to:

  • Empower and lead an Agile team

  • Facilitate Agile events like iteration planning, team sync, and iteration retrospectives

  • Help teams plan and complete their work

  • You’ll also learn the principles of servant leadership, which are crucial for key SAFe team roles. These skills will enable you to develop high-performing, engaged, and continuously improving teams in your own organization.

Attendees Learn

  • How to facilitate Scrum events

  • How to support PI execution

  • How to coach teams to improve constantly

  • How to implement DevOps for continuous flow and delivery

Target Audience

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • New Scrum Masters who need to perform the role

  • 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


All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM) certification exam:

  • Familiarity with Agile concepts and principles

  • Awareness of Scrum, Kanban, and eXtreme Programming (XP)

  • Working knowledge of software and hardware development processes

SAFe Scrum Master answers the 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?

What's Included?

  • Course workbook and SAFe Studio access to help prepare you to take the certification exam, claim their digital badge, and tools to get started in your SAFe role

  • Remote learning via SAFe® Virtual Classrooms

  • One-year membership to SAFe® Studio with your first class attendance

    • Team Event Facilitator Guides

    • Online collaboration templates for all SAFe team events

    • Toolkits to help prepare and execute PI Planning

  • Access to content, tools, and resources you need to practice SAFe every day

  • SAFe Scrum Master certification exam

Annual Renewal

Please read about SAFe's annual renewal fees here.


2-Days online


R11 200 per person excluding 15% SA VAT.


  • SAFe Certification Kit as per above

  • 1 Hour group exam preparation session with instructor

What's Next?

Upcoming Training

SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM) Course
SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM) Course
Multiple Dates
04 Mar 2024, 09:00 SAST – 05 Mar 2024, 17:00 SAST
MS Teams
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