Performance testing: JMeter

Performance testing: JMeter

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Learn by doing, become brilliant.

Build your JMeter performance test framework to take with you and practice at home, or instantly bring value back at the office.

Price: From £900 + VAT*
Duration: Two-day course.
Location: Various. Our training locations can be seen here

*Please note that places are limited: Only 7 per course date. Price may vary depending on location.

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Our JMeter course is designed to transform any manual tester into a complete technical performance tester with all of the most desirable skills on the market and the ability to instantly add value to any company. No prior knowledge is needed, attendees will learn how to understand what performance profiles are, design tests and scenarios, write and execute tests and test plans, monitor servers, databases, response times, analyse and understand the results, and report on what they find.


Who is it for?

Test Analysts, Developers and DevOps. No prior knowledge is needed, an introduction to object oriented programming and code samples will be part of the course.


Key Points

  • Performance Testing Methodology

  • Set up a framework, build a plan, design your tests

  • Running and monitoring

  • Reporting and understanding results


Course info

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Learn the right way to design and implement performance testing. Make project testing joyful, inclusive and easy.

In addition to the hands-on practical training labs where our students will build their own frameworks, our expert instructors talk you through the methodology and best practices for the design and build of the Performance test framework.

Attendees will be able to download their project test framework when they return to the office, allowing them to practice with additional exercises and support provided by Safebear.


What tools will I use?

Jmeter, the most popular and flexible performance test tool in the IT industry. See our blog post for more information.


What will I learn?

Attendees on the course will build a performance test suite from the ground up. The course will guide attendees through the tools and technical aspects of the following techniques:

  1. Performance Testing Methodology and designing user profiles

  2. Setting up your framework

  3. An Introduction to Protocols

  4. Build a Test Plan, Test Elements, Using the Recording Controller, creation of test scenarios.

  5. Running tests, Monitoring, Running headless,

  6. Functions, Regular Expressions, parameterising variables

  7. Beanshell, Groovy

  8. Results analysis and reporting


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Is it OK that I have no technical experience?

Yes. The course is intensive, however the majority of attendees find it a rewarding experience that helps them and their company when they return to their workplace. 

You will be surprised at how much you will take on. Our trainers are experts at demystifying complicated technologies and concepts. We also have a unique way of answering questions that is fast and memorable!


What will I leave with?

You will leave with:

  • Access to a cloud-based repository containing the test frameworks and project you built during the course.

  • A copy of all the course materials to practice at home on your environment.

  • A network of contacts to help when you most need it.

  • Support from partner recruitment agencies, if needed.

Companies are on the look out for trained Technical Testers and we partner with recruitment agencies who will support your search for your dream job.



By the end of the course you will know the performance testing techniques, how to set up your own framework, create and run complex tests, and monitor servers and report. However, as with any course, you will only really understand it when you put it into practice in a real-world environment. We know the framework you build and the course materials you take with you will stand you in good stead when you return to the office.

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Other courses

Also of interest may be our Test automation with Selenium course,  or Manual to Automation Tester course.

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Got more questions about our courses? Get in touch and we'll send you our data sheets or arrange a call back to discuss your needs and answer you questions.

Make your team the experts.

Our team are specialists in getting both individuals and businesses up and running with new technologies. Our courses are regularly scheduled at our locations and are available for anyone to book, however if you are interested in booking 5 or more spaces for your team, we can also offer a free consultancy and run our courses customised to your technology, at your location, to fast-track adoption for your business.