• Next Cohort starts: 27 Oct, 2021Limited no. of seats available
  • Program Duration: 12 monthsAt 5-10 hours/week
  • Online BootcampLearning Format

Automation Testing Course Overview

This automation test engineer training program is designed to provide you with a complete knowledge of software testing technologies such as Selenium Web Driver, TestNG, Maven, AutoIT, Selenium Grid, Appium, and Docker to help you build a robust testing framework.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive blended learning program
  • 360 hours of Applied Learning
  • 15+ in-demand tools and skills
  • 14 lesson-end & 4 phase-end hands-on projects
  • 1 industry-aligned capstone project

Program Fee

$ 1,299
* You are enrolling for Cohort Starting on 27 Oct. See Cohort Details Here

Program syllabus

Automation Testing Certification Advantage

Simplilearn’s Automation Test Engineer program provides extensive hands-on training in software development, testing, and quality assurance technology skills, including phase-end and capstone projects based on real business scenarios.

Fast-track your Automation Test Career

This comprehensive curriculum covers more than 15 automation testing tools and technologies to make your profile stand out as an Automation Test Engineer.

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With this program, you will:
  • Learn core computer science concepts from leading industry experts with content structured to ensure industrial relevance
  • Build an end-to-end application and test it with exciting features
  • Earn an industry-recognized course completion certificate
Master’s Certificate in Riyadh

Automation Testing Course Details

This Automation course offers a comprehensive curriculum using our unique Blended Learning approach to make you career-ready as an Automation Test Engineer upon successful completion of this Automation certification.



  • Agile
  • Java
  • API Testing with Postman
  • TDD with TestNG
  • AWS
  • JDBC


APACHE ANTazure SQL databaseDocker FSDGIT FSDJenkins FSDJunit 5Maven FSDSelenium FSD

Industry Project

  • Project 1


    Create a dynamic and responsive Java-based e-commerce web application and test it using technologies such as Java, Hibernate, MYSQL, Docker, Selenium, TestNG, and JMeter.

Disclaimer - The projects have been built leveraging real publicly available data-sets of the mentioned organizations.


Automation Testing Course Learner Reviews

  • Raj Kurup

    Raj Kurup


    Simplilearn team is the best. I love the format and logistics of Simplilearn so much that I would choose them for future courses at any cost rather than take anything else. Awesome guys.

  • Himanshu Sukhija

    Himanshu Sukhija


    I had enrolled in this training. The content is very informative. The trainer is knowledgeable and his skills of explaining the concepts are awesome.


Industry Trends

The global enterprise software market is anticipated to grow at 8 percent CAGR with a value of US $634 billion by 2023, according to a report published by Market Research Future (MRFR).
  • Automation Test Engineer Industry Growth

    40% Annual Growth

    for automation engineer jobs by 2020.

    10 million new jobs

    for automation engineers are to be created by 2022, worldwide.(Source:Gartner)
    Automation Test Engineer Annual Salary
    Source: Glassdoor
    Automation Test Engineer Hiring Companies
    Source: Indeed

Ideal Candidates

This Automation Test Engineer Course is designed for:

Target Audience

Freshers, software developers, IT professionals, engineers, test engineers, technical consultants, and analysts

Pre-requisite/Eligibility Criteria

Any technical degree or equivalent such as B.tech, M.tech, a degree in engineering, a bachelor/master’s in computer science, and basic programming knowledge

Why Online Bootcamp

  • Develop skills for real career growthCutting-edge curriculum designed in guidance with industry and academia to develop job-ready skills
  • Learn from experts active in their field, not out-of-touch trainersLeading practitioners who bring current best practices and case studies to sessions that fit into your work schedule.
  • Learn by working on real-world problemsCapstone projects involving real world data sets with virtual labs for hands-on learning
  • Structured guidance ensuring learning never stops24x7 Learning support from mentors and a community of like-minded peers to resolve any conceptual doubts

Program Cohorts


    • Date


      Batch Type

    • Program Induction

      27 Oct, 2021

      16:30 AST

    • Regular Classes

      13 Nov, 2021 - 30 Jun, 2022

      16:30 - 20:30 AST

      Weekend (Sat - Sun)


    • Date


      Batch Type

    • Program Induction

      8 Dec, 2021

      06:30 AST

    • Regular Classes

      15 Jan, 2022 - 14 Aug, 2022

      06:30 - 10:30 AST

      Weekend (Sat - Sun)

Got questions regarding upcoming cohort dates?

Automation Testing Course FAQs

  • What is Automation Testing?

    Automation testing uses software tools and methodologies to create test cases, execute them, analyze them and finally compare actual test results with predicted or expected results. 

  • Why is Test Automation important across industries?

    Test automation increases software efficiency and ensures software quality with minimal effort and maximum accuracy. Following are the benefits:

    • Fast Feedback: Automated testing improves communication among all stakeholders of a project and allows faster rectification of errors. 
    • Saves Time: Owing to the quick implementation of automated testing, plenty of time is saved even for intricate and enormous systems.
    • Reusability: Due to the repetitive nature of test automation test cases, Automated test cases are reusable and can be utilized for different projects.
    • Quick Time-to-Market: Automation testing reduces the time-to-market of an application/product by constantly executing test cases.

  • How do I become an automation test engineer?

    In order to become an automation test engineer, you will need to have a working knowledge of software development tools, databases, testing tools, and frameworks. You should be able to work as part of a scrum team—following Agile methodologies, building, testing, and delivering features.

  • Is automation testing in demand?

    Companies are always keen on developing high-quality software and thus the role of software testers becomes quite important. The DevOps methodology, being adopted by many companies, further focuses on automation, and hence the demand for automation testing is high. In 2019 itself, the demand for automation testers on various job portals was quite impressive - 16,955 on Indeed, 30,705 on Glassdoor, and 5,580 jobs posted on LinkedIn.

  • Does automation testing require coding?

    Though not mandatory, it is beneficial for automation test engineers to have coding knowledge. It helps them communicate better with developers and participate in unit testing.

  • How do I enroll in the Master’s Program?

    You can enroll in this Automation Testing courses on our website and make an online payment using any of the following options:

    • Visa Credit or Debit Card
    • MasterCard
    • American Express
    • Diner’s Club
    • PayPal

    Once payment is received, you will automatically receive a payment receipt and access information via email.

  • What does an automation test engineer do?

    Automation test engineers design, build, test, and deploy test automation solutions to build scalable and error-free applications. 

  • What is the difference between a QA and QE?

    A QA (an abbreviation for a quality analyst) ensures and maintains the quality of a product by executing on CodeScience's quality procedures. A QE (an abbreviation for a quality engineer) automates quality and test procedures to minimize manual testing efforts.

  • Who are the instructors and how are they selected?

    All of our highly qualified trainers are industry experts with at least 10 years of relevant teaching experience. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain on our faculty for data science online training.

  • If I need to cancel my enrolment, can I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrolment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administrative fee. To learn more, please read our Refund Policy.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We also have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

  • Do you provide a money-back guarantee for the training programs?

    Yes, we do offer a money-back guarantee for many of our training programs. Refer to our Refund Policy and submit refund requests via our Help and Support portal.

  • Is automation testing tough?

    For a dedicated learner, automation testing is not tough to master. An education background in computer science and some experience in software development further makes learning automation testing easier.

  • Is automation testing a good career?

    As long as companies continue to build different kinds of software, the demand for automation testing isn’t going to decrease. It’s a creative and challenging job that requires constant learning. It is a rewarding career as you’ll be helping a company build products faster with reduced costs and better quality.

  • Which automation testing certification course is best?

    To demonstrate your skills in automation testing, one can go for individual certifications related to tools like Selenium, Maven, Docker, or jenkins. ISTQB is another well-known certification in software testing. On the other hand, you can achieve a complete automation test engineer certification through our program and validate your knowledge of all the required skills.

  • What are the steps to learn automation testing?

    To start learning automation testing, one should start with the fundamentals of software testing. One can then learn any one programming language, and tools for unit testing and automation like Selenium. Knowledge of building automation frameworks and DevOps tools like Maven and Jenkins is also required. Our automation testing course helps you learn all these concepts with ease.

  • Is automation easy to learn?

    Automation testing is quite challenging to learn from scratch. This is because automation testing includes gaining in-depth knowledge of coding languages and testing frameworks, which can pose challenges for beginners. However, learning automation testing becomes easier with Simplilearn’s comprehensive automation testing courses, which offer a unique applied learning methodology to help you build skills in Agile, Java APIs, testing APIs with Postman, TDD with TestNG, AWS, and JDBC.

    Furthermore, as part of the robust curriculum, you will gain real-world experience through the required industry-based, course-end project.

  • How long is the automation testing course?

    The automation testing certification is a one-year course that you can complete by dedicating 5-10 hours each week.

  • How do I get a job in automation?

    To get a job in automation — in any industry — you need to have a relevant degree, certification, and examples of work (or projects) that verify your technical knowledge and analytical skills. This automation testing course will equip you with all that you need. Upon completion, we will help you on your job hunt through the JobAssist program (in India).

  • What companies use automation?

    While many companies use automation, some of the top companies leveraging automation to smoothen their processes are Siemens, ABB, Emerson Process Management, Rockwell Automation, Schneider Electric, Honeywell Process Solutions, and Mitsubishi Electric Yokogawa Electric, Omron automation, and Danaher Industrial Ltd.

  • Which online automation testing course is best?

    A broad range of automation testing courses are available online, and Simplilearn’s online automation testing training is one of the best. This is because the course is tailored with a particular focus on over 15 in-demand tools and skills, such as GIT, Selenium, Jenkins, and JMeter, and involves 15+ hands-on projects and one capstone project to prepare the individuals for the current job market.
    This is because the course is tailored with a particular focus on over 15 in-demand tools and skills, such as GIT, Selenium, Jenkins, and JMeter, and involves 15+ hands-on projects and one capstone project to prepare the individuals for the current job market.

  • Why become an Automation Test Engineer?

    Automation engineers automate and optimize processes to ensure that manufacturing systems work as efficiently and effectively as possible. Automation engineering offers engineers a wide range of possibilities, from food processing, car manufacturing to everything in between. You can obtain automation testing certification from the comfort zone of your home. In-depth training courses are available online, and you don't have to worry about education quality.

  • What are the eligibility criteria for the Automation Testing course?

    Eligibility criteria for an automation testing course include any technical diploma or equivalents such as b.tech, m.tech, an engineering degree, a bachelor's degree in computer science, and fundamental programming knowledge. You will develop your career as an automation test engineer with this automation testing course. To use engineering in software developing processes and build quality products, you learn the best know-how demanded in the industry, including Git, Selenium, Jenkins, and JMeter.

  • What are the prerequisites for pursuing this Automation Testing course?

    There are no such prerequisites for pursuing this course. This course can be taken by anyone having an IT background, whether fresher or experienced professionals like software developers, IT professionals, engineers, test engineers,  technical consultants, and analysts.

  • What are the job opportunities after completing this Automation Testing course?

    Automated testing offers an even better salary and more job security than manual testing and prestigious jobs, such as product manager, DevOps, company architect, and even IT management. The automation testing certification helps you to achieve these high-paying jobs.

  • What industries use Automation Testing most?

    As per the Market Research Future report, the world software market is expected to increase by 8 percent CAGR to US $634 billion by 2023. Our automation testing training helps you land your dream jobs. Industries that hire automaton testing engineers are

    • Chemical and petrochemical
    • Medical device manufacturing 
    • Oil and gas 
    • Pharmaceutical manufacturing
    • Biochemical manufacturing 
    • Water and wastewater
    • Food processing and beverage/drinks manufacturing
    • Mining and metal extraction

  • Which companies hire Automation Test Engineers?

    While many companies are using automation, some of the leading automation companies hiring automation test engineers are Schneider Electric, ABB, Siemens, Omron Automation, Honeywell Process Solutions, Rockwell Automation, Emerson Process Management, Mitsubishi Electric Yokogawa Electric, and Danaher Industrial Ltd. Automation testing training helps professionals to get hired by these companies.

  • Will this Automation Testing course help me to become an Automation Test Engineer?

    The Simplilearn Automation Test Engineer program provides extensive practical training in software development, testing, and quality assurance, including real-world, business-related phase-end and capstone projects along with automation testing certification. This complete curriculum includes over 15 automation testing tools and technologies for ensuring that your profile stands out as an automation testing engineer.

  • What major skills do you need to become an Automation Test Engineer?

    To become an automation test engineer, you will know about software development tools, databases, test tools, and frameworks. As part of a scrum team, you should work, build, test, and deliver features according to agile methodologies. You can obtain individual automation testing certification tools such as Selenium, Maven, Docker, or Jenkins to demonstrate your know-how in automation testing.

  • What kind of careers can you pursue with a background in Automation Testing?

    At the forecast period of 2021 to 2026, the automation testing market is expected to grow by a CAGR of 14.2 percent. Automation and performance testers are in great demand. The basic necessity to succeed in test automation tests is a good skill in scripting these tools in their languages. Test automation engineers, Quality engineers, Software developer engineering in test (SDET), Testing marshal, and Performance test engineers are few career roles that earn automation testing certification.

  • What does an Automation Test Engineer do?

    Automation Test Engineers design, build, test, and test automation solutions to create scalable and error-free applications. The automation testing course offers an extensive curriculum using our unique blended learning approach, so you will be ready to work as an automation test engineer when the Automation testing course is completed.

  • Can a fresh graduate seek employment after completing this Automation Testing course?

    You must have the relevant degree, automation testing certification, and examples of work (or projects) that verify your technical knowledge and analysis skills to obtain a job in automation in any industry. This automation testing course will equip freshers with all they need. Once finished, we will help you hunt your job via the JobAssist program (in India).

  • What book do you suggest reading for Automation Testing?

    Automation testing training helps professionals work to improve testing skills in this competitive environment. Learning the best books is an alternative way to gain sound knowledge in test automation. Here are the best books for reference:

    • Complete Guide to Test Automation by Arnon Axelrod
    • A Practical Overview on Automated Software Testing by Rafi Mohammad Dudekula, Kiran Moses Katam Reddy
    • Experiences of test automation by Dorothy Graham and Mark Fewster
    • Automated Software Testing by Ajay Kumar Jena, Himansu Das, Durga Prasad Mohapatra

  • What is the pay scale of Automation Test Engineers across the world?

    Test automation engineering/automation testing is also the way to achieve growth and a high-paying career. In 2016, the global market in test automation reached around $15,87 billion and was expected to reach about $54.98 billion by 2022, up by 23.01 percent from 2017 to 2022 at the CAGR. The automation testing certification improves the customer's trust in the testing professionals. It makes them more payable than non-certified individuals. According to payscale, the average annual salary of automation testing engineers in various regions are:

    • India: ?462,351
    • US: $71,637
    • UK: £43,692
    • Japan: ¥5m
    • Singapore: S$74,350

  • Why become a Project Manager?

    Demand for project managers has been ever increasing and is likely to continue in the upcoming decade. As per the recent PMI-commissioned talent gap analysis by Anderson Economic Group (AEG), by the end of 2027, employers will require about 88 million individuals for project management-oriented job roles. Furthermore, the report states that project managers are the significant contributors to productivity, and thus the prevailing talent gap in this profession can lead to a loss of US$208 billion in GDP in the coming ten years. 

    Project managers are not only in high demand but are also paid higher salaries than other popular occupations. According to PayScale.com, a project manager earns an average annual salary of $75093, making it a lucrative career option. Seeking this PMP plus certification will help you gain skills that will help you stand out from the crowd and have an enriching career experience in project management.

  • What are the eligibility criteria for the PMP Plus course?

    For pursuing this PMP plus course, you need to have a PMI certification and have a decent experience of 2-3 years in project management.

  • What are the prerequisites for pursuing this PMP Plus course?

    The only prerequisite to pursuing this PMP plus course is that your project management credentials should be up for renewal.

  • What are the job opportunities after completing this PMP Plus course?

    After completing this PMP plus certification course, you can seek job opportunities as:

    • Project manager
    • Project manager (IT)
    • Program manager
    • Service Delivery Manager
    • Project Manager (Construction)
    • Technical Project Manager
    • Project Manager (Engineering)
    • Operations Manager

  • What industries use Project Management most?

    The industries that use project management the most are:

    • Construction
    • Manufacturing
    • Engineering
    • Architecture
    • Real estate

    Upon completion of this PMP plus training, you can easily look for career opportunities in these industries.

  • Which companies hire PMP Certified professionals?

    As you take this PMP plus training, you can look for rewarding career opportunities with companies like Cisco, Jacobs, Southern California Edison, Ericsson, SAIC, Accenture, Microsoft, and JP Morgan Chase.

  • Will this PMP Plus course help me to become a Project Manager?

    This PMP plus certification allows you to become an efficient project manager by offering in-depth knowledge in:

    • latest project management tools such as work breakdown structure, resource allocation, Gantt charts, mathematical project-scheduling models, project cost estimating & management, and engineering economics
    • scrum terminologies and their applications
    • Facilitating daily scrums, user stories, sprint planning, and sprint reviews
    • Building different scrum artifacts, including product backlog, sprint backlog, finished deliverables, and being able to define the word “done truly”
    • leading and then implementing Lean Six Sigma projects in your
    • organization
    • identifying an improvement project in the Define phase
    • Explaining how to measure processes and products in the Measure phase
    • Performing data analysis and hypothesis testing in the Analyze phase

  • What major skills do you need to become a Project Manager?

    The major skills required to become a project manager are:

    • Leadership
    • Communication
    • Efficient Task Scheduling
    • Risk Management
    • Cost Management
    • Negotiating
    • Critical Thinking
    • Task Management

    This PMP plus certification puts a special emphasis on the skills mentioned above and beyond to help you grow into an efficient and successful project manager.

  • What kind of careers can you pursue with a background in Project Management?

    Having this PMP plus certification and a background in project management can help you seek career opportunities as a:

    • Project Coordinator
    • Product Development Project Manager
    • Construction Project Manager
    • Information Technology Project Manager
    • Environmental Research Project Manager
    • Consultant

  • What does Project Manager do?

    Project managers are primarily involved in:

    • Planning tasks
    • Setting up a team to get the project done
    • Delegating the teams
    • Effectively manage time and resources
    • Managing on-time delivery of products
    • Monitoring overall progress of the project
    • Scheduling regular meetings with the team
    • Sharing the project goals with the team and make them work in alignment with the goals

    By enrolling in this PMP plus course, you get to imbibe these project manager skills easily into yourself and enjoy a high-rewarding career ahead.

  • Can a fresh graduate seek employment after completing this PMP Plus course?

    No, this PMP plus certification has been designed exclusively for experienced project managers who want to renew their credentials and seek additional project management knowledge. To be job-ready, fresh graduates can go for a PMP certification before opting for this particular certification.

  • What book do you suggest reading for Project Management?

    While seeking the PMP plus training, referring to the following books is highly recommended for gaining comprehensive knowledge:

    • The ONE Thing By Gary Keller and Jay Papasan 
    • Project Management for The Unofficial Project Manager by Kory Kogon, Suzette Blakemore, and James Wood
    • What the Heck is EOS? By Gino Wickman and Tom Bouwer
    • The Lazy Project Manager: How to be Twice as Productive and Still Leave the Office Early by Peter Taylor
    • Product-Led Growth: How to Build a Product That Sells Itself by Wes Bush

  • What is the pay scale of a Project Manager across the world?

    On average, professionals with PMP plus certification earn an annual salary of $74514 (PayScale.com).

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