Exam Study Guide: SA (6.0) – SAFe® Agilist

Exam Study Guide: SA (6.0) – SAFe® Agilist


  • Review and acceptance of the Candidate Agreement are required to start the exam
  • Exam functionality instructions are provided following the Candidate Agreement

Exam Format

  • Questions are structured in a multiple-choice, single-select format
  • Exams are timed, and the timer is displayed once questions are presented
  • Exams will be submitted when the timer ends, regardless of the number of questions answered
  • Scores are calculated by the number of correctly answered questions
  • Unanswered questions will be marked as incorrect
  • The “Submit” button ends the exam, and a score will be calculated

Practice Test Format

  • The format reflects the same number of questions, level of difficulty, timebox, and domain areas as the exam
  • Unlimited attempts
  • Passing the practice test does not guarantee to pass the exam and is provided as a preparation resource

Interpreting the Feedback

  • DO NOT close the feedback window until you have reviewed your question-level feedback
  • The option marked is what you selected in the assessment
  • The bar below each question shows the points earned out of the total points possible
  • It will say “Question not answered” if you did not provide a response for the question during the assessment
  • Below each question answered incorrectly is reference information for additional guidance

Details are subject to change at any time

Duration90 minutes
Number of Questions45
Passing Score80%
DeliveryWeb-based, closed book, no outside assistance
AccessLearning Plan (after course completion)
CostFirst attempt is included in the course registration fee if taken within 30 days of course completion
Retake Fee$50; $250 for SPC
Retake PolicyFirst retake – May be taken immediately after the first failed attempt.  Second retake – May be taken 10 days after the first retake. Third retake – May be taken 30 days after the second retake.  All subsequent retakes require a 30-day wait.
Digital Age and Business Agility (12-14%)Thriving in the digital ageSAFe© as an Operating System for Business AgilityCore competencies of Business AgilityLesson 1
Lean-Agile Leaders (29-33%)Lean-Agile MindsetSAFe Core ValuesSAFe Lean-Agile PrinciplesLesson 2
Team and Technical Agility (6-8%)Cross-functional Agile TeamsBuilt-in QualityOrganizing around value with ARTsLesson 3
Agile Product Delivery (29-33%)Customer-centric cultureDesign ThinkingART Backlog and WSJFPI PlanningDevelop on Cadence; Release on DemandContinuous Delivery Pipelines with DevOpsLesson 4
Lean Portfolio Management (12-14%)SAFe PortfolioStrategic ThemesPortfolio canvasEpic hypothesis statementsTraditional and Lean budgeting approachesPortfolio KanbanLesson 5
Leading the Change (6-8%)Lead by exampleLead the changeSAFe Implementation RoadmapLesson 6