What is a candidate Certified LeSS Trainer?

A candidate LeSS Trainer is someone who officially started his journey towards becoming a LeSS Trainer. They are part of the candidate trainer community and discussion group. After they have been through both Bas and Craig’s course, they receive a candidate trainer badge and will be able to apply for LeSS Friendly Scrum Trainer and then give Certified LeSS Basics courses to help them in their LeSS adoption.

If you want to become a candidate trainer, you’ll need to read through the criteria for becoming a LeSS trainer and acknowledge you have:

  • Experience in Scrum
  • Experience in LeSS
  • Experience as a trainer


All candidate trainers that are ready to work on their case study will be given a mentor. Their mentor will help them through their final stages and give feedback on their case study.

How to apply?

You can apply to become a Candidate LeSS Trainer by sending an email to less_trainer AT less.works. That will start the typically long process of becoming a LeSS Trainer.