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ARCH Cert-SAFe4.6-SAFe® for Architects-~Wash.DC,15 PDUs


ARCH Cert-SAFe4.6-SAFe® for Architects-~Wash.DC,15 PDUs

Certified SAFe® Architect (ARCH)

*Expert Instructor- Omni3-Payment Plan, 1-yr SAFe Mbrshp, Exam fee included, confirmed courses, 15 PDU, Workbook=PDF+H/C, Study-Guide/Study-Group, Multi-Cert Discount-1-hr South of ChicagoLand

SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) is # 1 agile scaling framework and is highly marketable; Takes you well beyond simple team-level such as CSM, CSPO, PSM, PSPO, PMI-ACP classes

Cert options w/ Omni3 Inc.: [Scrum Master/Advanced SSM/SASM], DevOPs[SDP]. Prod Owner/Prod Mgr [POPM], Leading SAFe [SA], SAFe for Government Programs [SGP] :

- Great networking event into the lean-agile world – and my students find jobs via my classes/network

- Top 5% Instructor 1st-Pass-Rate, if you don't pass in first try [30-day limit], we split the retake fee

- Payment Plan available, because many folks are investing in their own career and paying out of their own pocket - $75 off if you register a friend

- 15 PDUs, PMI refers to agility as a "Game Changer" - be a part of it, at full-scale

- Learn how your role/skills & strengths best translate into lean-agile-SAFe

- SAFe pre-read materials [optional] shared out prior to course, and study group set-up facilitated for after course to include discussion of sample test questions

- Not an "Ivory Tower" Instructor. Dan, an active lean-agile xform practioner in Corporate America, brings real-life experience from 7+ industries, 20+ companies


Attendees can improve collaboration and alignment in a SAFe® Lean-Agile enterprise when they become a SAFe 4 Architect. The SAFe® for Architects course prepares System, Solution, and Enterprise Architects to engage across the organization as effective leaders and change agents who collaboratively deliver architectural solutions. During this three-day course, attendees will explore the roles, responsibilities, and mindset of Agile Architects, and appreciate how to align architecture with business value and drive continuous flow to large systems-of-systems while supporting SAFe program execution.

This course is for senior technical contributors who need to understand the role of System, Solution, and Enterprise Architects in Lean-Agile enterprises. The course is also appropriate for individuals desiring a deeper view into how architecture enables continuous value flow and how architects engage in, and contribute to, a Lean-Agile enterprise.


Attending the class prepares individuals to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® 4 Architect (ARCH)

Learning Goals

To perform the role of a SAFe®Architect attendees should be able to:

Architect using SAFe principles

Align architecture with business value

Develop and communicate architecture vision and intent

Plan architectural runway to enable delivery success

Architect for continuous delivery and Release on Demand

Lead and coach architects and team members during Program Increment (PI) Planning and execution

Provide leadership during a Lean-Agile transformation

Topics Covered

Exemplifying Lean-Agile architecture

Architecting for DevOps and Release on Demand

Aligning architecture with business value

Developing Solution Vision, Solution Intent, and Roadmaps

Preparing architecture for Program Increment (PI) Planning

Coordinating architecture throughout PI Planning

Supporting Continuous Delivery during PI execution

Supporting new Strategic Themes and Value Streams

Leading as an architect during a Lean-Agile transformatio

What Attendees Get

The class registration includes:

Attendee workbooks

Eligibility to take the SAFe® 4 Architect (ARCH) exam

One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform

Course certificate of completion

Who will benefit?

The following individuals will benefit from this course:

System, Solution, and Enterprise architects

Architects in supporting technical disciplines

Experienced software developers

Technical managers making architectural decisions

Product leaders collaborating with architects


Those who attend this course should be familiar with Agile principles and practices and must have attended at least one SAFe course prior to attending this one.

SAFe Certification Kit

Attendees who pass the certification exam will receive:

SAFe® 4 Architect certificate

A SAFe® 4 Architect  digital badge to promote your accomplishment online

A one-year certified membership as a SAFe® 4 Architect, which includes access to the ARCH Community of Practice

Access to a variety of learning resources to support certified professionals during their SAFe journey

Annual Renewal

Certifications expire one year from the date the certification is earned.

Renewal fee is $295

Exam Details

Exam name: SAFe® 4 Architect Exam

Exam format: Multiple choice; Multiple select

Exam delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed

Exam access: Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the SAFe® for Architects course

Exam duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 120 minutes (2.0 hours) to complete the exam

Number of questions – 60

Passing score – 45 out of 60 (75%)

Language – English

Exam cost – First exam attempt is included as part of the course registration fee if the exam is taken within 30 days of course completion. Each retake attempt costs $50.

Retake policy – Second attempt on exam (first retake) can be done immediately after first attempt. Third attempt requires a 10-day wait. Fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait. 

Exam study materials

The exam is designed to measure knowledge and skill related to the job role. We highly recommend candidates use a variety of resources to prepare for this exam including:

Course materials – The course materials are an essential artifact from the course and can be downloaded from the SAFe Community Platform. These materials can be used to refer back to the content that was presented during the class.

Study guide – This comprehensive guide details the job role and all resources related to the exam, including a detailed reading list. Access is available through the Learning Plan in the SAFe Community Platform upon course completion.

Practice test –The practice test is designed to be predictive of success on the certification exam*, and it has the same number of questions, level of difficulty, and time duration. It is part of the Learning Plan in the SAFe Community Platform and can be taken an unlimited number of times at no cost. *This is not the actual exam and passing it does not guarantee success on the certification exam.

What you get

Becoming a Certified SAFe® 4 Architect requires an exceptional range of skills and is a career path for many servant leaders. Certification includes:

Certified SAFe® 4 Architect PDF certificateCertified SAFe® 4 Architect digital badge to promote your accomplishment onlineOne-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform, which includes access to the ARCH Community of PracticeAccess to Meetup groups and events that connect you with other SAFe certified professionalsA variety of learning resources to support you during your SAFe journey

Refund Policy/Terms and Conditions

  -  Full Refund if 30 or more days notice 

  - 1/2 refund with 14 days notice. 

  -  1/3 refund between 14 and 7 days notice.   [no refund with less than 7 day notice.]

 - but in many cases may transfer to different class/another student

Instructor Info: Public Profile:

Instructor: Daniel J. Miklusicak, Lean-Agile/SAFe Transformation Consultant & Instructor

Map University of the Potomac, 1401 H. Street, N.W., Suite 100, Washington, United States
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