Quality Assurance Automation (Manual Testing, Java, Selenium)


May 2022


Software Testing / Quality Control*

Type of Training: Remote (Online) / In-Person; Time: Evenings & Weekends; Length: 96 hr;

This program introduces student to Manual Testing and Automated Testing with Selenium and Java programming to find and maintain employment in modern Software Quality Assurance environment. This training is available in-class and remotely (online). Students will receive hands-on training in the following sections:

1. Foundations of Software Quality Assurance (Manual Testing) - This module provides full comprehensive training of Quality Assurance process, and prepares students to enter, or to advance a career in Software Testing. Students will learn Software Development Life Cycle, testing concepts, test documentation, tester’s role in the project, test management process, test tools, test types and methods, test techniques and definitions according to the industry standards. The module includes Functional Testing, Positive and Negative Testing, GUI Testing, Black Box, White Box, Usability, Regression. Test types and techniques will be discussed for all Test levels, Unit, Integration, System, User Acceptance. Students will get practical Quality Assurance training, including how to create a Test Plan, Test scenarios, Test cases, Test Data, Defects, and full Defect life cycle. Information on the latest interview trends and effective interview strategies are also included.

2. Java Programming Fundamentals – in this module students will learn elements of Java programming language for QA Automation with Selenium. The module includes: data types, string class, variables, constants, operators, logic and binary systems, logic operators NOT AND OR, conditional statements if-then-else, arrays, loop, continue and break statements, control statements, class declaration, fields and methods, passing arguments to methods, instance and static members, objects, constructors, the keyword THIS, collections, exception handling. This module is adjusted for people with little or no experience in programming; the basics or Algorithms will prepare such students for the following concepts of programming: problem-solving approach, algorithms, phases of algorithmic problem solving, sequence, selection, repetition, conditional looping. After completing this module students will be able to read, write and modify scripts for Selenium using Java programming.

3. Automated Testing with Selenium and Java – this module teaches students how implement QA Automation using Selenium and Java. The module will introduce the Selenium working environment, including configuring Eclipse IDE for Java and Selenium, features and components of Selenium, Selenium IDE, Selenium WebDriver, Selenium Grid, automation testing concepts, differences between Selenium and other tools. This module will teach how to use Selenium WebDriver for QA Automation, including the following topics: configure Eclipse IDE, using Firefox Driver API, working with different elements and programming, text boxes, checkbox, radio buttons, buttons, links, selecting values from a dropdown list, working with table elements, using actions API, handling keyboard, mouse events, drag and drop, scrolling the window, screenshot, use of JavaScript, Executor, scenarios. The module also includes: handling Windows (alerts/pop-ups, using AutoIT, Frames, multiple tabbed windows), XML, XPATH, and CSS (XML, Using Xpath, DOM, CSS, Using Regular expressions), configuring other browsers (IE browser, Chrome browser, running scripts on different browsers, comparison of Selenium RC & WebDriver). After completing this module student will be able to perform automated testing using Selenium with Java programming.

4. JIRA Essentials – this module includes essential concepts of JIRA (issue, project and workflow), JIRA Workspace, JIRA Dashboard, and crucial elements of work with Issues, searching and Reporting.

5. Resume and Interview Preparation Workshop – this workshop-module provides students with the best strategies and interview techniques crucial for finding a QA Analyst job. The workshop includes valuable job searching tips, reviewing the most frequently asked QA interview questions, practicing mock interviews, providing strategies for creating and building up a competitive resume for specialists of all levels – with or without IT experience. The module helps students to identify their unique skills and experience they can use to stand out from other candidates, the most important Do and Don’ts in the job searching process, how to make a great first impression and convey interviewers. Students will get familiar with the situation in the market and dealing with recruitment agencies.

96 instructor-led in-class academic hours

Computer user skills; IT related education or work experience is a plus, but not required