Selenium Essentials

Course fees: £595.00

Course date: TBA

Location: London


Learning Objectives

By the end of the course you should have a good understanding of:

  • How to configure and set up Selenium WebDriver
  • The key principles of test automation using Selenium WebDriver
  • How to structure your Selenium tests
  • How to effectively report on your tests
  • How to create a robust framework




  • Introduction to Selenium.
  • Introduction to Programming languages
  • Why do we need to code for Selenium.
  • Overview of Selenium WebDriver, pros and cons

Set up

  • Set up of Selenium WebDriver 3.0
  • Installing the tools
  • Configuration and set up

WebDriver Basics

  • Understanding Object Identification
  • Use of Chrome Developer tools
  • Xpath and CSS basics
  • WebDriver Interface
  • Working with Firefox, IE, Chrome browsers
  • Identifying Web-Elements

Programming basics


  • Classes, Methods, libraries
  • Data Types, String Class, looping
  • All OOPs concepts
  • Javascript and SQL basics

Working with Web objects

  • Handling Input box/buttons, list/selection/drop down boxes, radio buttons, check boxes
  • Extracting links and other Web-Elements
  • Extracting Data
  • Capturing screenshots
  • Object Synchronization using Implicit and Explicit waits
  • Handling pop-ups, frames, and windows
  • Simulating the Keyboard and Mouse actions


  • Understanding usage of annotations
  • Practicing annotations
  • Batch running of tests
  • Skipping tests
  • Parameterizing tests
  • Assertions/reporting errors
  • Advanced Reporting

Framework Development

  • What is framework?
  • Types Of Framework
  • What is the use of framework?
  • Development of Page Object Model
  • Refactoring to Abstraction layers, Page Object Models and Domain Objects
  • Development of Frameworks
  • Gherkin and BDD