QA Automation

The course is intended for beginners who previously had no experience in software testing, or had a minimum of knowledge. For 152 academic hours, you will learn everything about how to automate the testing process in a Selenium project, become fully proficient in test management models and techniques, and you will also know the basics of the popular and widely demanded Java programming language.

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Start date



3.5 months/162 hours

Group size

25-30 students


II, IV 18:30 - 21:30, VI 10:00 - 16:30

Admission requirements

Readiness for intensive training

Language skills

Knowledge of English at least Intermediate level


To have a personal computer or a laptop


18 years and older

Upon the course completion you will::

Know how to run Selenium automation project

Get detailed understanding of testing principles and automation testing benefits

Possess basic knowledge in Java language


QA Automation

Number of modules

Testing Fundamentals

  • Software Testing vocabulary
  • QA vs QC
  • Scope of testing
  • Software Testing Principles
  • V model in testing
  • SCRUM/Agile

Types of testing

  • Manual testing vs Automation testing
  • Functional testing: Unit testing, Integration testing, Sanity /Smoke testing
  • Non Functional testing: Performance & Load, Stress, Reliability, Volume Installation, Usability, Configuration
  • Maintenance: Regression testing

Test Case

  • Test documentation: Test policy, Test strategy, Test plan, Test case
  • Test scenario: tips for creation
  • Test case template

Testing techniques

  • Boundary Value Analysis (BVA)
  • Equivalence Class Partitioning
  • Decision Table based testing
  • State Transition
  • Error Guessing

Test Management

  • Prerequisites to test planning, test estimation
  • Understand the Characteristics of the Software Being Developed
  • Build the Test Plan


  • Test Environment for Software Testing
  • Bug reporting (Defect Management Process)
  • Defect/Bug Life Cycle in Software Testing
  • IntelliJ IDEA
  • Git & GitHub
  • About Java. Classes, packages, main(). System.out. Variables, scope of visibility, primitive data types, null. Default values, type casting. Ascending vs descending type cast
  • Control structures: if-else / switch / ternary / unary operation. Logical operations: !, &&, ||. Scanner. Loops, generating pseudo-random values
  • Working with strings
  • Methods in Java
  • Objects, Comparing objects, visibility modifiers
  • Enum, static, classloader, Java Memory model. Testing Java code
  • OOP basics, abstract classes. Interfaces
  • Collection API, Lists, generics
  • Set, Stack, Queue, Map
  • Comparator / Comparable, anonymous classes, internal classes, nested class, generics. Patterns Controller-Service-DAO
  • Working with date and time. Date / time in Java 8
  • Java 8: lambda, Stream API
  • Java 8: method / constructor reference, Optional, parallel. Exceptions
  • I/O: working with files
  • NIO, serialization
  • Selenium testing intro
  • Selenium components
  • Selenium WebDriver installation
  • Locators in Selenium, CSS & XPath
  • Find Element and FindElements in Selenium WebDriver
  • TextBox, Submit Button, sendkeys(), click()
  • CheckBox and Radio Button, Image
  • Select Value from DropDown
  • Locate Elements by Link Text & Partial Link Text
  • Mouse Click & Keyboard Event
  • File Uploading & Downloading
  • Alert & Popup Window
  • Web Table
  • Handling Dynamic Web Tables Using Selenium WebDriver
  • Verify Tooltip using
  • Broken links
  • Desired Capabilities in Selenium WebDriver
  • Gecko Driver
  • Framework Installation, annotations
  • Groups: Include, Exclude
  • Test Priority in Selenium
  • Session Handling & TestNG Dependency in Selenium
  • Multiple Test Suites in Selenium
  • Listeners in Selenium
  • Report generation, reports customization
  • Selenium Grid
  • Continuous integration. Jenkins. Maven
  • Database testing
  • Cross Browser testing