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Introduction to Test Automation with Selenium Web Driver Course Outline

The following subjects will be taught during this course:


Module 1: Introduction to Automation

  • Features of Automation
  • Advantages of Automation Testing
  • Why Automate Testing?


Module 2: Java Concepts Overview

  • Creating Simple Java Classes
  • Using Java Fields, Constructors, and Methods
  • Basic Program

Module 3: Data Driven Framework

  • Understand Data Driven Framework
  • Using Apache POI with Selenium WebDriver


Module 4: Introduction to Selenium

  • What is Selenium and Selenium Framework?
  • Why Selenium?
  • Advantages of Selenium
  • Selenium Components
  • Features of Selenium IDE
  • Selenium Remote Control (RC)
  • Testing with Selenium
  • Selenium Grid and WebDriver
  • Differences between Selenium IDE, Selenium RC, and WebDriver
  • Which Tool to Use?


Module 5: Selenium - Environment Installation and Setup

  • What is Selenese?
  • Installation and Setup
  • Download and Install Java
  • Eclipse
  • Download and Configure Eclipse
  • Configure Selenium RC
  • Configure Selenium WebDriver


Module 6: Selenium IDE

  • Understand the IDE (Integrated Development Environment)
  • Features of IDE
  • Commonly Used Selenium Commands


Module 7: Selenium Grid

  • Pros of Selenium Over QTP
  • Cons of Selenium Over QTP
  • Architecture of Selenium Grid
  • Configuring the Hub
  • Nodes
  • Configuring the Nodes


Module 8: Selenium WebDriver

  • Benefits of Selenium WebDriver
  • Locating Browser Elements
  • Operations on Browser Elements
  • Limitations in Selenium WebDriver
  • WebDriver Architecture
  • WebDriver and Selenium-Server
  • WebDriver Limitations
  • Install/Configure WebDriver with Eclipse
  • Creating a Project
  • Simple Architecture of WebDriver
  • Selenium First Code
  • Browser Open by WebDriver


Module 9: Locators in Selenium

  • Types of Locators in Selenium
  • Best Practices for Selenium Locators
  • Retrieve Value from Application
  • Browser Operations
  • Eclipse Project Setup
  • First Test with WebDriver


Module 10: Scripting using WebDriver

  • HTML Tags and Elements
  • Identify Elements


Module 11: TestNG

  • Annotations
  • TestNG Features
  • Installing TestNG for Eclipse
  • System Requirements
  • TestNG – Writing Tests
  • TestNG Terminologies
  • Working of TestNG
  • Selenium WebDriver with TestNG
  • Prioritisation
  • Disabling Test Cases
  • Method Dependency
  • Grouping
  • TestNG Assertions
  • Report Generation
  • Test Annotations
  • DataProviders WebDriver Waits
  • Implicit Waits
  • Explicit Waits
  • ExpectedConditions
  • Choosing Best Wait
  • Maven Integration Tool
  • General Phrases used in Maven
  • Working with Maven Project
  • Junit Vs TestNG
  • Framework Execution Flow
  • Selenium RC


Module 12: JUnit for Test-Driven Development

  • Why Create Test Suit?
  • Architecture Overview
  • Test-Driven Development and JUnit
  • Design of JUnit
  • Installation of JUnit
  • Junit Testing
  • Unit Test Case
  • Junit Test Framework
  • Features of Junit Framework
  • Junit Classes
  • Junit API
  • Writing a Test

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There are no formal prerequisites for attending this Introduction to Test Automation with Selenium WebDriver training course.


This Introduction to Test Automation with Selenium WebDriver training course is designed for anyone looking to use ‘Test Automation with Selenium WebDriver’ for enhanced productivity.

Introduction to Test Automation with Selenium Web Driver Course Overview

Automated testing is essential for organisations (large and small) to deliver excellent software and stay updated in a competitive industry. It is the best way to improve test coverage speed, effectiveness, and execution in software testing. The practice of using results to enhance software quality, running tests automatically, and managing test data is known as Test Automation. Selenium is a portable open-source framework for automation testing of web applications on different platforms and browsers. Selenium test scripts can be created with different programming languages ​​such as Ruby, PHP, NodeJS, Java, C#, Python, etc. It also supports serval browsers such as Firefox, Chrome, Mozilla, Safari, and Internet Explorer, where users can smoothly perform automated browser testing using Selenium WebDriver. Testing automation with Selenium can save a lot of time with automation testing compared to manual testing. Holding knowledge of Test Automation with Selenium WebDriver provides individuals with new career opportunities and land them prominent job profiles in multinational organisations with substantial pay raise.


This 3-day Introduction to Test Automation with Selenium WebDriver training course will provide delegates with comprehensive knowledge on the configuration of Selenium RC with WebDriver. They will gain an in-depth understanding of various concepts such as installing and setting up a selenium environment, the features and advantages of automation testing, and the Selenium grid architecture. They will also learn about downloading and installing java, creating java classes, best practices for selenium locators, etc. The Knowledge Academy’s expert trainers, who have years of experience in teaching, will conduct this training.

Delegates will become familiar with:

  • Features of automation
  • Advantages of automation testing
  • Selenium grid and webdriver
  • Selenium - environment installation and setup
  • Features of IDE (Integrated Development Environment)
  • Architecture of the Selenium Grid
  • Benefits of Selenium WebDriver
  • Operations on browser elements

After attending this course, delegates will be able to download and configure Selenium RC and WebDriver successfully. They will considerably improve their knowledge of essential terminologies related to test Automation and able to use work with Selenium Web Driver.

Delegates can also choose our popular course, Selenium Immersion with C#, to gain more knowledge and skills of using the Selenium platform for enhancing their testing.

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What's Included in this Selenium Training Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


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This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


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Frequently asked questions


Selenium is an open-source automation testing framework used for a web application on different platforms and browsers. Users can create Selenium test scripts using programming languages such as Ruby, PHP, NodeJS, Java, C#, Python etc.
No pre-requisites required
Anyone looking to use ‘Test Automation with Selenium Web Driver’ within a business, for personal use or otherwise
Automation testing is a software testing technique where test scripts are used to perform software testing automatically. This testing technique is different from manual testing, where you need human involvement to complete the test.
Selenium RC (Remote Control), Selenium IDE, Selenium Grid, Selenium Webdriver, and Selenium Client API are the tools used during testing.
Selenium WebDrive supports all modern browsers such as Safari, Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Edge, and Internet Explorer.
In this Introduction to Test Automation with Selenium WebDriver training course, you will gain knowledge on numerous concepts of Selenium such as data-driven framework, introduction to selenium, environment installation and setup, Selenium RC, Selenium IDE, Selenium Grid, benefits of Selenium WebDriver, and TestNG features. In addition, you will also grasp topics like downloading and installing java, creating java classes, and best practices for selenium locators will also be discussed during this training.
The price for Introduction to Test Automation with Selenium Web Driver certification in Australia starts from AUD3595
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Introduction to Test Automation with Selenium Web Driver.

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