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What is a (provisional) candidate Certified LeSS Trainer?

A provisional 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.

If you want to become a provisional 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

After they have been through both Bas and Craig’s course, they receive a candidate trainer badge and will be listed as candidate LeSS trainer in the member directory. That means:

  • They are able to apply for LeSS Friendly Scrum Trainer and then give Certified LeSS Basics courses to help them in their LeSS adoption.
  • They can be invited for the LeSS trainer and candidate trainer meet-up which tends to happen before the LeSS Conference


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 That will start the typically long process of becoming a LeSS Trainer.