Selenium Test Automation Basics - Live Online Certification Course

Get a certification in order to start automating and get to the next level as a tester with this course!

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    USD 250


    81,000 yearly USA

Course Summary

With testing shifting left in Agile teams, automation is a crucial skill for testers to learn in order to facilitate Continuous Integration and DevOps. According to The State of Testing Report 2017, one of the top three skills testers should have is test automation. Our course will give you a solid foundation for learning automation, enabling you to automate in the field upon completion.

What will I learn?

    Upon receiving your certification, you will have mastered the fundamentals of test automation, knowing how to plan how and what to automate, write test scripts, and execute tests.

    Prerequisites and Requirements

    Basic programming language skills, mainly with Java.
    Web architectures, HTML, CSS or JavaScript would be nice to have.

Our teaching methodology includes:

    The course consists of a 3-hour webinar, an assignment and discussions through Slack. The assignment is a very practical exercise using the tools that you will learn within this course, that you submit to be reviewed by the instructors who give you feedback. This helps you to solidify and validate what you have learned. Students have up to two weeks to finish the course. Upon completion, you will receive a certification from Abstracta Academy to display on your Linkedin and add to your resume.

    You will also have:

  • Access to a Slack channel (forum) for 24/7 support from fellow students and instructors

  • 50 page test automation ebook for supplemental reading

Course Syllabus

Here are the topics that will be covered during the three hour live, online course:

  • Intro to automation

  • JUnit

  • Record and playback

  • Selenium

  • Locators, validations, Selenium's most used commands

  • Data and Parameterization

  • Automation strategies

    • Cohn's pyramid

  • Design patterns

    • Page objects

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Meet the Instructors

  • Alexis Alvarez

    Automation Quality Engineer

    Skilled in development, software testing and continuous process improvement, Alexis is a certified Programmer Analyst, and has over 8 years of experience as automation engineer. He has much experience with SCRUM (Certified Scrum Master) and traditional software development cycles, and has also worked within different domains like health insurance, e-business, e-learning, the airline industry, and cloud computing. He has been involved in automation framework design and development, estimation effort, automation development, review and continuous integration setup for many clients such as Google, LAN Airlines, Carnival Cruises, McKesson.

  • Federico Toledo


    Federico has over 10 years of experience in consulting, research and testing related to the area of development as well as more than 7 years of teaching experience at various universities. He has a Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering and graduated cum laude from University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain with a PhD in testing. While receiving his doctorate, he was a part of the eminent Alarcos Research Group which received the 2008 Quality Award in R&D, awarded by the Association of engineers of Castilla-La Mancha and the Federation of Enterprises of Technology. He has published scholarly articles and is frequently invited to participate in international conferences and seminars. He recently published “Introduction to Information Systems Testing,” one of the first books in Spanish on testing with a practical approach.

Hear from an Abstracta Academy alumnus...

Channing Luden, USA

QA Engineer at Renaissance Learning

"Abstracta Academy does an excellent job in breaking down the mystery and complexity surrounding performance testing. Their course on performance testing with JMeter provides a great entry point for testing professionals looking to start their journey into the performance testing world..."

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