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ABC Scrum Master

✓  Fully Accredited Scrum Master Course by APMGNILC APMG Scrum Master Accreditation Logo

✓  Scrum Master exam taken in class during course

✓  Expert instructors with 5 Star customer ratings

✓  Onsite training courses available

✓  ReAct, Access and ELCAS funding accepted 

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Course Information

This is a two-day accredited course addresses the principles and theory underpinning the Scrum framework, and the role of the Scrum Master in it.

The course leads to the ABC Scrum Master qualification. The purpose of which is to measure whether a candidate has sufficient knowledge and understanding of Agile Principles and the Scrum Guide, provided as pre-course reading, to enable them to start helping teams and organisations adopt Scrum.

This qualification is particularly beneficial for those accountable for getting the most out of Scrum, including Scrum Masters, managers and Scrum team members. It is primarily aimed at individuals wishing to build their competence as a Scrum Master either in preparation for taking on that role or as somebody already fulfilling the role who wants to ensure that they are serving their team and organisation in the right way.

Individuals involved in using the Scrum framework, or managing those that do will also benefit from gaining an understanding of Scrum through gaining this qualification.

The following topics will be covered:

Day 1

  • Scrum Overview
  • Self Organization
  • Agile Principles
  • Empirical Product Development
  • Scrum Events
  • The Development Team

Day 2

  • Scrum Roles
  • The Product Backlog
  • Spring Planning and Done
  • Sprint Progress
  • Scrum Simulation
  • Growing as a Scrum Master


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Scrum Master

The examination is held on the afternoon of Day 2 of the course, and is a closed-book, multiple choice paper, consisting of 50 questions to be answered in 40 minutes. The pass-rate is 74% (37/50).

This course includes:

  • Training and exam preparation from an approved Scrum trainer
  • Scrum Master exam (taken in class)
  • Scrum Master Certificate and digital badge (on passing the exam)
  • Official Scrum Master Guide
  • Detailed course notes
  • Sample exam
  • Refreshments

Course Key Points

Duration: 2 days

Accredited: Yes

Pre-course Reading: 2-3 Hours

Exam(s): Included – taken during course

Practice Exam(s): Included

Manual: Official Scrum Master Guide included

Type: Available as Classroom and In-house

Dates and Prices for Scrum Master

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August 24, 2020 £895.00
October 15, 2020 £895.00
November 16, 2020 £895.00
December 21, 2020 £895.00

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Why Choose NILC For Your Scrum Training?


Industry Expert Trainers

Highly skilled trainers with real world experience

Multiple Locations

Courses available at our venues or your offices

Highly Rated

We are highly rated with 5 stars from Trustpilot

Learn From Home

Live instructor-led virtual courses available


Trusted & Accredited

Our Scrum courses are fully accredited by APMG


No Hidden Charges

Exams and course materials are all provided

High Pass Rates

Our Scrum Master courses have high pass rates


Post Course Support

We'll be on hand to help and answer any questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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When Will I Receive My Exam Results?


Scrum Master Results

If you have taken Scrum Master, your exam will be marked by the trainer immediately following the exam and the provisional results are available within an hour. The exam will then be sent to the examination board (APMG) for second marking and your official results will be available in 7-10 working days.

Are there any sample exam papers?


Yes. As part of your Scrum Master training you will be given access to a full sample exam paper.

Will I receive any pre-course reading?


Yes. Approximately 3 weeks prior to the course start date you will receive an electronic copy of The Scrum Guide™ - The Definitive Guide to Scrum: The Rules of the Game. 

Are there any additional costs to the course price?


No. Everything is included in the course price. This includes your tuition, course materials, Scrum Guide and the accredited “ABC Scrum Master Workbook”, sample exam paper, pre-course study, exam fees and certification. If you’re doing a classroom-based training course at one of NILC’s venues, you’ll also receive unlimited tea, coffee, water and free Wi-Fi.

Where do I sit the Scrum exams?


You take your paper-based Scrum Master exam in the class during the course. Please note some providers send you home to sit the exam on a computer as they say it provides you with more flexibility however it is just to save the provider money. 

Are there any prerequisites for Scrum Master?


There are no prerequisites for our ABC Scrum Master training course. The Scrum Master course is for anyone involved in product delivery using the Scrum framework. Particularly beneficial for those accountable for getting the most out of Scrum, including Scrum Masters, managers, and Scrum team members.

Are you Scrum courses accredited?


Yes. All of NILC's Scrum Master courses are accredited by APMG and the Agile Business Consortium (ABC). APMG-Agile Business Consortium Scrum Master courses are purposefully less IT-centric with exercises and discussions focusing on non-IT scenarios.

What happens if I fail the Scrum Master exam?


If you fail to pass the Scrum Master exam we will offer you support to give you the best opportunity to pass at the next attempt. The Scrum Master exam can be sat on its own without having to retake the whole course (as long as you originally took the course with us).

Do the Scrum Master qualifications expire?


No. Scrum Master qualifications never expire.

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