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A4Q Certified Selenium Tester Foundation

The A4Q Certified Selenium Foundation is a practical training course aimed at test professionals who desire a basic understanding of Selenium WebDriver for creating web application tests. Participants will learn about factors to consider when deciding to automate testing as well as specific techniques for navigation, interacting with GUI elements, logging, reporting, and more. Upon the successful completion of the course, a participant will be able to create and run Selenium WebDriver tests without supervision. Live Virtual Class

Who should attend this course?

This course is ideal for automators and those who want to learn automation using the Selenium WebDriver toolset. While this course is accessible to anyone wanting to acquire a basic, hands-on knowledge of Selenium, the main audiences are:

  • People with no test automation experience who are starting to automate in Selenium (or who want to get a job doing that)
  • People with some GUI test automation experience who are new to Selenium or starting to automate in Selenium (or who want to get a job doing that)
  • People with some non-GUI test automation experience who are new to Selenium and starting to automate in Selenium (or who want to get a job doing that)

Attendees should have general knowledge of basic programming and some knowledge of Python.

By the end of the course, attendees should be able to:

  • Correctly apply test automation principles to build a maintainable test automation solution
  • Be able to choose and implement correct test automation tools
  • Be able to implement Selenium WebDriver scripts that execute functional web application tests
  • Be able to implement maintainable scripts

This is a three-day course with time for the exam on the third day. It consists of equal parts lecture/ demonstrations and hands-on exercises. The certification exam is a 60 minute, 40 question, multiple-choice exam. Successful completion of the training course, as well as passing the exam, are required to attain the Selenium Foundation certification.

Day 1

Test Automation basics

  • Test automation overview
  • Manual vs Automated
  • Success Factors
  • Risks and benefits of Selenium
  • Selenium in TA architecture
  • Metric collection
  • The Selenium Toolset

IT for TA in Web applications

  • Understanding HTML and XML
  • XPath and Searching HTML docs
  • CSS locators

Day 2

Using Selenium Webdriver

  • Logging and Reporting Mechanisms
  • Navigate to Different URLs
  • Change the Window context
  • Capture Screenshots
  • Locate GUI elements
  • Get the State of GUI elements
  • Interact with GUI elements
  • Interact with user prompts

Day 3

Preparing Maintainable Test Scripts

  • Maintainability of test scripts
  • Wait mechanisms
  • Page Objects
  • Keyword Driven Testing

Certification exam

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3 Days




€1500,00 + 21% VAT


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