Overview

The Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) 4.5 introduces exciting new concepts around DevOps and continuous delivery, the Implementation Roadmap, Lean User Experience (UX), and more.

SAFe Community Platform members and SAFe 4 certified professionals have access to these updates on the SAFe Community Platform. Log in to the platform to watch the professional development screencast, “What’s New in 4.5,” and browse the new SAFe 4.5 website to learn more about SAFe 4.5.

More information on SAFe 4.5 

Is there a 4.5 update exam?

There is no 4.5 update exam. Simply log in to the SAFe Community Platform to watch the “What’s New in SAFe 4.5” professional development screencast and browse the new SAFe 4.5 website to access new articles.  

Is there a formal class or training for SAFe 4.5?

There is no formal class for SAFe 4.5. All SAFe 4.5 information is backward compatible. 

Is there a cost to update?

There is no cost to update to SAFe 4.5 for individuals who have a SAFe Community Platform membership.

What happens to those certified as SPC4s or SPCT4s prior to June 24, 2017?

  • SPC4s and SPCT4s certified prior to June 24, 2017, are automatically validated to teach Leading SAFe, SAFe for Teams, and SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM)
  • SPCT4s certified prior to June 24, 2017, are automatically validated to teach Implementing SAFe
  • SPCs and SPCTs are highly encouraged to complete the Course Delivery Enablement (CDE) for every course they plan to teach. They are also encouraged to complete the What’s New in SAFe 4.5 training available via the SAFe Community Platform.