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Fundamentals of
Testing Automation

This is an intensive three-day course that covers the fundamental principles and techniques of Test Automation. It is designed to give you simple and effective technical concepts for planning, managing, and executing Test Automation.
We use a blend of highly interactive facilitated sessions and practical learning to ensure you can apply what you learn immediately.

Who should attend?

This programme is aimed at Line Managers who need an overview of Test Automation. It is suitable for aspiring Test Automators and Manual Testers who need technical skills, as well as Developers who want to learn more about Test Automation.

Course Information

Entry Requirements
You will need:
  • At least 6 months experience in a Testing Team Or as part of an IT Project Team
  • or
  • To have attended a testing short course equivalent to the FTI Fundamentals of Software Quality Assurance.
Delivery and Assessment
We use a blend of face-to-face, facilitator-led sessions and practical individual and group exercises, to embed theory and skills.

To receive an FTI Certificate of Attendance, you will need to:
  • Attend all sessions
  • Actively participate in activities and discussions so that you learn by practicing techniques, sharing knowledge and experience, and completing exercises in a simulated environment.
  • Do some individual reading and self-study
Learning Outcomes

By the end of the short course, you will have developed a well-rounded understanding of the main Test Automation tools and techniques. You will be able to:

  • Gain a good understanding of the concept of Test Automation Principles
  • Understand Test Automation Planning and Strategy
  • Apply Test Automation Principles to implement Test Automation Frameworks
  • Understand Test Automation Metrics and Reporting
  • Understand Test Automation Tool Selection and Life cycles
  • Gain basic practical experience with Test Automation.

Course Dates

19 July 2021

Online lectures