Take your training
to the next level.

Do you have:

✔ A proven track record of educating and/or currently teaching students in the Scrum framework?

Unique contributions you’ve made or can make to the Scrum Community?

Are you:

Committed to the Scrum Values?

Dedicated to continuous improvement?

Become A Licensed Scrum Trainer

And Join A Distinguished Group of Scrum Educators

Licensed Scrum Trainers actively push the boundaries of Scrum practice through their experience working with teams and organizations.

They also have demonstrated experience improving the performance of teams and organizations.

Only Licensed Scrum Trainers may teach Licensed Scrum Courses.

Ready to get started? Apply to become a Licensed Scrum Trainer by reviewing the program acceptance criteria below and clicking on the ‘Apply Now’ button…

Path to Licensed Scrum Trainer

To become a Licensed Scrum Trainer, an applicant must complete one of the following two paths. An overview can be found below, and the full program requirements can be found here.

Path A:

Train the Trainer

Applicants who choose this option must attend a Licensed Scrum Trainer ‘Train the Trainer’ course to become a Licensed Scrum Trainer (LST).
 

Program Acceptance Criteria

When submitting your application of interest, please also address how you meet all program acceptance criteria:

 

  • You are committed to the Scrum Values.
  • You have a proven track record of educating people in the Scrum Framework.
  • You have a body of evidence in the way of case studies, references, and data that you have helped teams or organizations improve their performance through your coaching and training.
  • You have unique contributions you can make to the Licensed Scrum community.
  • You have read the full requirements document and agree to our code of conduct.
  • You are dedicated to continuous improvement.
  • You understand that both paths to LST may require additional co-training or work if you do not meet or exceed standards.
  • You have submitted your application.
  • You have completed the interview process and received high marks.
Demonstration of Trainer Readiness

After we process your application of interest and confirm that you meet the program acceptance criteria, we will invite you to take the next step in the application process. This step includes creating a 15-minute timeboxed recording of you teaching a set of learning objectives assigned by us, preferably to a live class of students.

Case Study

Our trainers have a proven track record of helping teams and organizations improve their performance and achieve lasting results. To demonstrate this, LST applicants must submit a case study from their own experience implementing Scrum. Case studies must include concrete metrics that demonstrate the impact of actions taken, and document an experience from within the last two years.

Course

The Train the Trainer courses are invite-only (based on acceptance of the applicant’s case study) and will be limited to 12 applicants per course. The course is five days and culminates in a public Licensed Scrum Master, Licensed Scrum Product Owner, or both, which LST applicants in attendance will co-teach to get hands-on experience with the Licensed Scrum curriculum.

Demonstration of Training Expertise

Trainers will be evaluated on their performance and will be given feedback and opportunities to iteratively improve throughout the course of the public training.

Path B:

Apprenticeship

Applicants who choose this option must successfully complete at least three co-trainings, including at least one Licensed Scrum Master (LSM) and one Licensed Scrum Product Owner (LSPO). One of the three required co-trainings must be with an LST-Fellow.

Program Acceptance Criteria
When submitting your application of interest, please also address how you meet all program acceptance criteria:

 

  • You are committed to the Scrum Values.
  • You have a proven track record of educating people in the Scrum Framework.
  • You have a body of evidence in the way of case studies, references, and data that you have helped teams or organizations improve their performance through your coaching and training.
  • You have unique contributions you can make to the Licensed Scrum community.
  • You have read the full requirements document and agree to our code of conduct.
  • You are dedicated to continuous improvement.
  • You understand that both paths to LST may require additional co-training or work if you do not meet or exceed standards.
  • You have submitted your application.
  • You have completed the interview process and received high marks.
Demonstration of Trainer Readiness

After we process your application of interest and confirm that you meet the program acceptance criteria, we will invite you to take the next step in the application process. This step includes creating a 15-minute timeboxed recording of you teaching a set of learning objectives assigned by us, preferably to a live class of students.

Case Study

Our trainers have a proven track record of helping teams and organizations improve their performance and achieve lasting results. To demonstrate this, LST applicants must submit a case study from their own experience implementing Scrum. Case studies must include concrete metrics that demonstrate the impact of actions taken, and document an experience from within the last two years.

Co-training Requirements

Date of co-trainings, names of Licensed Scrum Trainer co-trainers, course type (note: you must co-train with at least two current LSTs, one of whom must be an LST-Fellow; you must also co-teach at least one LSM and one LSPO).

Continuous Feedback

Feedback from LST co-trainers and a statement on how you have incorporated, or will incorporate, that feedback in subsequent trainings.