Exam Study Guide: RTE (6.0) – SAFe® Release Train Engineer

Exam Study Guide: RTE (6.0) – SAFe® Release Train Engineer


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  • 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
  • “Submit” button ends the exam and a score will be calculated

Practice Test Format

  • 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 passing the exam and is provided as a preparation resource

Details are subject to change at any time

Duration120 minutes
Number of Questions60
Passing Score78%
DeliveryWeb-based, closed book, no outside assistance
AccessLearning Plan (after course completion)
CostFirst attempt 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.
Exploring the RTE Role (15-17%)RTE Characteristics and ResponsibilitiesSAFe ConceptsLesson 1, 7, and 8
Applying SAFe Principles (21-24%)Preparation ActivitiesFacilitation ActivitiesPlanning DevelopmentMulti-location FacilitationLesson 3 and 4
Executing the PI (27-29%)ART and Team Iteration EventsOptimizing ART FlowMetricsIP IterationInspect and Adapt EventLesson 3, 5, and 6
Serving the ART (30-32%)Key ART Roles and ResponsibilitiesRelease on DemandSystems Thinking and Value Stream MappingFacilitation and Coaching TechniquesOne-Team CultureLesson 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, and 8