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Selenium WebDriver JavaScript Training Course

Selenium WebDriver JavaScript Is Delivered Online For Up To 10 People


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.

You can also integrate it into a huge variety of frameworks such as Cucumber, SpecFlow, Mocha etc, as well as testing frameworks such as NUnit, xUnit, JUnit, MSTest etc., and use your choice of assertion libraries. It also integrates very easily into Continuous Integration Tools such as Jenkins, Azure DevOps, TeamCity etc.

Our Selenium WebDriver JavaScript training course is available as on-site training at your location or as online training. Our online training is live, instructor-led in our virtual classroom. Selenium WebDriver JavaScript is delivered over 5 days, with each approximately 3.5 hours online.

Our Selenium WebDriver JavaScript training course can be delivered to up to 10 staff members from your organisation.

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 Not Included
5 Days
£4800Excl. VAT

Course Outline

Introduction To JavaScript

An overview of the History & Terms, Basic Syntax, Browser Dev Tools & the Console

JavaScript In The IDE

IDEs, VS Code, Node & Npm, Setting up the workspace, executing JS, VS Code features.

First Test Case - WebDriverJS

What is Selenium? Selenium Projects, installing WebDriverJS and Browser drivers, creating our first script

Object Identification

Element locator strategies, Chrome Developer Tools and other extensions, Regular Expressions, Index, Xpath functions

Simple WebDriver Tests

Creating a simple test, execution & failures, debugging tools


JavaScript Asynchronous nature, Callbacks, Promises, Async/Await, Adding Delay, Implicit versus Explicit Waits, common examples


Node Asserts, Chai Asserts, Chai Styles, installing and using Chai


What is Mocha? Why use Mocha, Installation, using Mocha, Mocha Options, Hooks, Mocha Timeouts, Execution options


Mocha --report option, installing and using Mochawesome, writing to the results

Helper Libraries

Reusable code, writing, exporting & importing methods from modules, Common examples

Introducing Page Objects (POM)

Introduction to why we do it and how it reduces maintenance. Refactoring our tests to use a page object model. Developing a library of pages (POMs)

Handling Web Elements

Handling Web Tables, Drop-Down lists, executing JavaScript in the Browser, Keyboard input & more

Cross Browser Testing

Using different web browsers, Selenium Grid

Source Control

Integrating VS Code with Git & GitHub, adding our project to Source Control

Continuous Integration

Command-line execution, integration with Jenkins or Azure DevOps

Parallel Execution

Parallel execution through Mocha, or through Azure DevOps


Our Selenium JavaScript training course is very comprehensive and covers all you need to know about Selenium WebDriver JavaScript. It includes in-depth topics on locators (critical to reliable tests), Page Object Models, integration into CI tools. It also covers topics on Selenium Grid/Server and Selenium IDE.

About the Course

Our Selenium WebDriver JavaScript training course covers all the essential principles of using the Selenium WebDriver JS automation framework in Visual Studio Code.

Who Should Attend

Our Selenium WebDriver JavaScript training course is recommended for anyone new to Selenium.

Materials Provided

All of our delegates receive comprehensive workbooks for the Selenium WebDriver JavaScript training course.

Organisational Benefits

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


  • A basic understanding of HTML and how Web Pages are developed would be helpful though not essential
  • Some programming experience would be advantageous - The course is based on WebDriver JavaScript, but does not teach you JavaScript.


You do not have to complete any prereading prior to the Selenium WebDriver JavaScript training course.

Exam Overview

There is no formal examination included in the Selenium WebDriver JavaScript training course.

Exam Type

No Exam

Professional Development Units - PDUs

There are no professional qualification credits associated with the Selenium WebDriver JavaScript training course.


There is no formal examination or certification associated with the Selenium WebDriver JavaScript training course.

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 Java

Selenium WebDriver C#

Cypress Introduction

Cucumber Java

Cucumber JavaScript


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


Our Selenium WebDriver JavaScript is designed for beginners as well as testers with previous automation experience, it takes the new-comer to Selenium through all the basic techniques of writing effective automated web tests.

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