Test Automation Course (Java)


Test Automation Course (Java)


All the essential skills you need to create a Test Automation Framework with Selenium and Java

Duration: Two-day course.
Cost: Starting at £900 (+VAT)*
Location: Various. Our training locations can be seen here

* Limited availability, places are restricted to 7 per course. Please note that prices may vary depending on location.

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Our Test Automation crash course is designed to get any manual tester up and running with Selenium 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 design, build and a debug a test automation framework with industry-leading tools, against a real web application.


Key Points

  1. Introduction to Object-Orientated Programming

  2. Code Control

  3. Setting up a Test Automation framework with Selenium and Webdriver

  4. Using Selenium (identifying elements, using the Page Object Model, taking screenshots and more)

  5. Running tests and reporting

All in one hands-on course.


Who is it for?

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


What prior knowledge/skills do I need?

No prior programming knowledge is assumed. An introduction to object oriented programming and code samples will be part of the course.


Where is it?

Our training locations can be seen here

Our 2 day course runs from 9.30am - 4.30pm daily


What tools will I use?

  • Selenium. Selenium dominates the market in Test Automation and has become an essential skill needed for any software house.

  • Java and IntelliJ IDEA. One of the most popular scripting languages and IDE.

  • Chrome Developer Tools. IE, EDGE and Firefox will also be covered.


What will I learn?

The course follows the schedule outlined below:

  1. Getting Started - Automation Testing Methodology

  2. Getting Started - Setting up your framework

  3. Getting Started - Introduction to Java

  4. Getting Started - Introduction to Code Control

  5. Getting Started - Introduction Selenium and Webdriver

  6. Automating a Test - Basic Usage

  7. Automating a Test - Creating tests with JUnit

  8. Automating a Test - Interacting with the Page

  9. Automating a Test - Navigation and switching windows

  10. Automating a Test - Introduction to HTML

  11. Automating a Test - Identifying page Elements with Chrome, Firefox and IE

  12. Automating a Test - Locating Elements with XPath, CSS selector and more

  13. Automating a Test - Handling field types (drop downs, check boxes, finding inputs)

  14. Automating a Test - Waits

  15. Automating a Test - Page Objects and shared UI Maps

  16. Designing The Structure - The Page Object Model

  17. Designing The Structure - Making test suites robust

  18. Advanced Automating a Test - Screenshots

  19. Advanced Automating a Test - Running Headless and CI

  20. Automating a Test - Useful Hints and Tips

  21. Roundup and Questions

If you need any more detail about the course, please don't hesitate to get in touch and request a Data Sheet using the contact details below.

Contact us: hello@safebear.co.uk


What will I leave with?

  • Access to a cloud-based repository containing the Automation Framework you built during the day.

  • A copy of all the course materials to practice at home and a website for testing your automation skills.

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


Do I really not need any prior knowledge?

Yes. 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!

But please be aware that the days are intensive as well as fun, so no late nights the day before. And we start at 9:30am on the dot. 


How competent will I be after the course?

You'll leave with a framework that you've built and can understand so you can instantly start automating tests back at the office. In order to continue the learning process after the course and master some advanced coding concepts, SafeBear also provide Additional Materials to make it easy for you to practice at home.

Any other questions, please get in touch using the email below. We look forward to meeting you on the course!

Contact us: hello@safebear.co.uk

Course code: CCA-CJ1

Test Automation Course (Java)
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