Selenium Training—Web Test Automation Workshop

Course Description

Why choose ALPI for Selenium training?
  • We use certified live instructors in both our in-person and virtual classes so you can ask questions and get answers right away.
  • We focus on real-world examples.
  • We teach using interactive, hands-on exercises.
  • We provide a fully configured and functioning environment for class—no installation required on your computer.
  • This ALPI course is eligible for a free refresher guarantee so you can re-take the course within 4 months at no additional charge. Contact us for information about this unique benefit that gives you peace of mind.

This workshop is designed to teach participants the functionality of Selenium and how to begin the process of building an automated framework.

Upon successful completion of the workshop, the candidate will receive a Certificate of Achievement.


4 day(s)


9 - 5 ET




This workshop is offered as a series of hands-on “projects” that require participants to understand, design, and implement components of an automated testing framework.

Intended Audience

The target audience for this course includes:
  • Automation testers
  • Automation developers


A background in programming (e.g. Java) and/or scripting and understanding of basic Selenium features.


DAY 1:          

Module One

  • Overview of Selenium
    • Selenium Intro - why and how it was created
    • What's new with Selenium 3
    • Selenium IDE
      • Exporting pre-recorded test scenario in IDE to WebDriver, and executing it.
    • Selenium Standalone- talk about server and libs  
      • Locators in Selenium
    • Reporting
    • Continuous Integration
      • The Selenium Grid
      • Jenkins Continuous Integration
      • GitHub
  • Overview of Java - Setup
    • Eclipse
    • Java
  • Overview Framework Design
    • Keyword Driven
    • Page Object Model (POM)

Module Two

  • Overview of WebDriver
    • Working with other drivers (OperaDriver, FirefoxDriver, ChromeDriver, IE Driver, etc.)
  • Understanding Desired Capabilities
    • Chrome Specific
    • IE Specific
    • Firefox Specific
    • Safari Specific
    • Object Structure
    • Proxy JSON Objects
  • Installations
    • Eclipse
    • Selenium Standalone
    • Selenium IDE
    • Java

DAY 2:

Module Three

  • Overview of Selenium IDE
  • Introduction of Selenese Command Types
  • Firebug for Firefox Browser
  • Locators in Selenium
  • Introduction of Web Technologies (Locators and Identifiers) – HTML, XML, XPath, CSS and DOM
  • Framework Examples - begin development
    • Keyword Driven
    • Page Object Model (POM)

Module Four

  • Selenium with Java and TestNG
    • Configuring Build Path
    • Setting up TestNG in Eclipse
    • Understanding TestNG annotation and test case flow
    • Fundamentals of Java for Webdriver programming
      • Numerical Data Type and Numerical Operators
      • Boolean Data Type and Operators
      • Conditional Statements [IF], and [While] Loops
      • Conditional Statement[SWITCH]
      • Loop [FOR]
      • String Data type and functions
      • Command Line Parameters
      • Arrays
      • Object Oriented Programing Concepts
    • Error Handling
  • Reporting
  • Framework Example - Continue development
    • Keyword Driven
    • Page Object Model (POM)

DAY 3:

Module Five

  • Working with Test Cases
    • Automating HTML Elements text fields, buttons, links, check box, drop-down etc.
    • Including verifications and assertions into test case
    • Parameterizing values for test cases
    • Selenium Action Commands
    • Handling Web Table
    • Handling Drop Down elements
  • The Selenium Grid
    • Executing the same test on multiple browsers
  • Framework Example - Continue development
    • Keyword Driven
    • Page Object Model (POM)

Module Six

  • Selenium for Mobile Web Testing
    • iOS
    • Android
    • Subclassing elements as Mobile Elements
  • Maven Packaging, Management, and distribution
  • Jenkins Continuous Integration
  • GitHub

Day 4

Module Seven

  • Extensive framework development (class participant exercise) 
    • Additional test case development
    • How to maintain a framework when the application changes
  • Open topics (recap anything that needs more explanation)

Module Eight

  • Test environment configuration day
    • Participants will be given an application and test plan. They will be asked to set up the test framework and produce a report of their execution.
    • This will test their ability to create a suite from beginning to end and allow them to walk away from the classroom with a complete Selenium proof of concept environment.
    • Ideally this will include Selenium, POM or Keyword framework, Selenium Grid, GitHub, Jenkins, and exercising Continuous Integration.