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iSQI Selenium WebDriver Foundation Tester Training Course

Learn How To Create And Run Selenium WebDriver Tests Without Supervision

Introduction

Selenium is the de-facto standard for front-end test automation of modern web technologies due to the flexible and powerful browser automation capabilities of WebDriver.

The three-day iSQI Selenium WebDriver Foundation Tester training course is a practical training course aimed at test professionals who desire a basic understanding of Selenium WebDriver for creating web application tests. You 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.

Please Note

You can book this course and hold it in credit until you have decided on a specific course date. Alternatively, please view our other course dates.
Exam Included
3 Days
£990Excl. VAT

Course Outline

Chapter 1: Test Automation Basics (105 Min)

• Explain the objectives, advantages, disadvantages and limitations of test automation.
• Understand the relation between manual and automated tests.
• Identify technical success factors of a test automation project.
• Understand the risks and benefits of using Selenium WebDriver.
• Explain the place of Selenium WebDriver in TAA (Test Automation Architecture).
• Explain the reason and purpose for metric collection in automation.
• Understand and can compare objectives of using Selenium toolset (WebDriver, Selenium Server, Selenium Grid).

Chapter 2: Internet Technologies For Test Automation Of Web Applications (195 Min)

• Understand and can write HTML and XML documents.
• Apply XPath to search XML documents.
• Apply CSS locators to find elements of HTML documents.

Chapter 3: Using Selenium WebDriver (495 Min)

• Use appropriate logging and reporting mechanisms.
• Navigate to different URLs using WebDriver commands.
• Change window context in web browsers using WebDriver commands.
• Capture screenshots of web pages using WebDriver commands.
• Locate GUI elements using various strategies.
• Get state of GUI elements using WebDriver commands.
• Interact with GUI elements using WebDriver commands.
• Interact with user prompts in web browsers using WebDriver commands.

Chapter 4: Preparing Maintainable Test Scripts (225 Min)

• Understand which factors support and affect the maintainability of test scripts.
• Use appropriate wait mechanisms.
• Analyse GUI of a system under test (SUT) and use Page Objects to make its abstractions.
• Analyse test scripts and apply Keyword Driven Testing principles to building test scripts.

Description

By the end of the iSQI Selenium WebDriver Foundation Tester training course, you should be able to:

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

About the Course

Selenium WebDriver has become the standard tool for automated web testing. It has received an endorsement from W3C (World Wide Web Consortium), the community which works on web standards development and Selenium 4 is W3C compliant. It is open-source and provides a powerful set of tools for testing your website. It is available on any platform and can be used with just about any web browser, including remote execution via Selenium Grid.

The iSQI Selenium WebDriver Foundation Tester training course consists of equal parts lecture/ demonstrations and hands-on exercises. The iSQI Selenium WebDriver Foundation Tester examination is a 60 minute, 40 questions, multiple-choice exam, and a pass is awarded for answering 65% of questions correctly.

Who Should Attend

This iSQI Selenium WebDriver Foundation Tester training 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).

Materials Provided

• Full Materials
• Highly Skilled & Knowledgeable Tutors
• iSQI Selenium WebDriver Foundation Tester Examination

Organisational Benefits

Our iSQI Selenium WebDriver Foundation Tester training course will help you to:

• Accelerate end-to-end testing
• Control, communicate & collaborate
• Increase test coverage
• Parallel test execution and faster go-to-market

Individual Benefits

Our iSQI Selenium WebDriver Foundation Tester training course will take you through from beginner to advanced topics to make your test automation process more productive.

Prerequisites

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

Prereading

There is no formal prereading for this iSQI Selenium WebDriver Foundation Tester training course.

Exam Overview

iSQI Selenium WebDriver Foundation Tester Examination:

The course runs for three days, with one hour set aside on the third day for the Selenium Foundation exam if desired. The certification exam is a 60 minute, 40 question, multiple-choice exam. To attain the Selenium Foundation certification candidates must pass the A4Q Selenium Tester Foundation certification exam.

The exam shall be comprised of 40 multiple-choice questions. Each correct answer has a value of one point. A score of at least 65% (that is, 26 or more questions answered correctly) is required to pass the exam. The time allowed to take the exam is 60 minutes. If the candidate’s native language is not the examination language, the candidate may be allowed an extra 25% (15 minutes) time.

Exam Type

Classroom Exam

Professional Development Units - PDUs

There are no Professional Qualification Credits associated with the iSQI Selenium WebDriver Foundation Tester training course.

Qualifications

iSQI Selenium WebDriver Foundation Tester Certificate

Next Steps

Purple Griffon offer the following private virtual sessions for your team. Our Automated Software Testing training courses can be delivered on-site at your location or online for up to ten people:

Complete Microfocus UFT

Selenium WebDriver C#

Selenium WebDriver Java

Selenium WebDriver JavaScript

Cypress Introduction

Cucumber Java

Cucumber JavaScript

SpecFlow

Call +44 (0)1539 736 828 now to discuss your training requirements and to book your sessions in the diary.

Conclusion

Upon the successful completion of the Selenium WebDriver Foundation course, you will be able to create and run Selenium WebDriver tests without supervision.

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