Selenium Certification Course Overview

This Selenium Certification Training course helps you gain an in-depth knowledge of concepts such as WebDriver, TestNG, Wait, Locating Techniques, AutoIT, Sikuli, Page Object Design Pattern, mobile testing, and Selenium Grid. This Selenium Training features real-world examples to train you to use Selenium WebDriver effectively.

Skills Covered

  • Core Java concepts
  • Scope of test automation
  • Test cases using Selenium IDE
  • Selenium WebDriver
  • Locating techniques
  • Selenium Grid with TestNG
  • Automation framework


Selenium is one of the most popular automation testing tools, which is been increasingly used by organizations all across the globe. according to Indeed. These positions typically attract lucrative annual salaries, ranging from $68,000 for quality assurance analyst jobs to $94,000 for automation engineer roles.

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Training Options

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Customized to your team's needs

  • Blended learning delivery model (self-paced eLearning and/or instructor-led options)
  • Flexible pricing options
  • Enterprise grade Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Enterprise dashboards for individuals and teams
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support

Selenium Training Course Curriculum


The Selenium Certification Training is ideal for test managers, test engineers, test lead, test analysts, quality assurance engineers, software developers, and engineers who want to learn automation testing with Selenium.
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Learners need to possess an undergraduate degree or a high school diploma in any discipline, as may be prevalent and accepted in their respective country of residence and/or work.Basic knowledge of Core Java.
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Course Content

  • Selenium 3.0 Training

    • Lesson 01 - Core Java Refresher

      • 1.1 Keywords and Syntax
      • 1.2 variables, operators, and control flows
      • 1.3 OOPs overview from Java context
      • 1.4 Exception Handling, File and DB handling
      • 1.5 Collections overview, and ArrayList example
    • Lesson 02 - Automation Basics

      • 2.1 Fundamentals of test automation
      • 2.2 ROI in Automation
      • 2.3 Automation framework
      • 2.4 Various tools and comparison with Selenium
    • Leson 03 - Introduction to Selenium WebDriver

      • 3.1 What Selenium is and how it is used in the industry
      • 3.2 Features of Selenium
      • 3.3 Selenium IDE - Overview with a couple of examples
      • 3.4 WebDriver Architecture
      • 3.5 Installation of Selenium and supporting tools/Frameworks
    • Lesson 04 - Locating Techniques

      • 4.1 Simple WebDriver Program Demonstration
      • 4.2 Basics of HTML page, tags, attributes, and visible texts
      • 4.3 Importance of attributes in locating elements
      • 4.4 Installation of Firebug and Firepath in Firefox browser
      • 4.5 Locators and Eight Locating Techniques
      • 4.6 Creating robust locators using CSS and XPath
    • Lesson 05 - WebDriver Basics - I

      • 5.1 Execute Tests in Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer
      • 5.2 WebDriver Commands: Driving Browsers and Handling Cookies
      • 5.3 WebElement Commands
      • 5.4 Handling Various WebElements
      • 5.5 WebDriver Timeout Methods
    • Lesson 06 - WebDriver Basics - II

      • 6.1 Handling Multiple elements using findElements() method
      • 6.2 Handling Alerts, Pop-ups, and Frames
      • 6.3 Limitation of Implicit Wait and how Explicit Wait helps
      • 6.4 Advanced User Interactions
      • 6.5 Taking Screenshots
      • 6.6 Working with Firefox profiles
      • 6.7 Handling File Uploads Using AutoIT
      • 6.8 Introduction to Flash Application Testing using Selenium WebDriver
    • Lesson 07 - TestNG

      • 7.1 Arranging Tests in 3-As format
      • 7.2 F.I.R.S.T Principles and SRP
      • 7.3 Various Annotations in TestNG
      • 7.4 TestNG configuration file
      • 7.5 Configuration Annotations
      • 7.6 Attributes of @Test
      • 7.7 Parallel Test Execution Capability
      • 7.8 Assertion APIs
      • 7.9 Passing Parameters to Tests
      • 7.10 Configuring Test Suites
      • 7.11 Reports using TestNG
      • 7.12 Reports using ReportNG
    • Lesson 08 - WebDriver - Framework

      • 8.1 Introduction to various frameworks
      • 8.2 Page Object Design Pattern
      • 8.3 Data Driven Tests using TestNG and POI
      • 8.4 Introduction to Maven and ANT
      • 8.5 Use of Log4j
      • 8.6 Use of Listeners
      • 8.7 Typical components of a framework
      • 8.8 Overview of BDD, TDD
      • 8.9 Code Coverage in Java
      • 8.10 Overview of Sikuli tool for UI testing
      • 8.11 Introduction to Jenkins
      • 8.12 Configuring Jenkins to invoke Selenium Tests
    • Lesson 09 - Selenium Grid

      • 9.1 What is Selenium Grid?
      • 9.2 When to Use Selenium Grid
      • 9.3 Setting up Grid - Hub and Nodes?
      • 9.4 Configuring TestNG.xml to run tests on Grid
    • Lesson 10 - Project Execution

      • 10.1 Automate an eCommerce Application
      • 10.2 Test Automation Requirements Description
      • 10.3 What Next ? How to Start?
      • 10.4 High Level Framework
      • 10.5 Configurability—No To Hard-Coding
      • 10.6 Modularity—Re-Use And DRY
      • 10.7 Test Data Management
      • 10.8 Logging And Reporting
    • Lesson 11 - Mobile App Test Automation Using Appium

      • 11.1 Introduction Mobile App Test Automation
      • 11.2 Introduction to Appium
      • 11.3 UIAutomator with Appium
      • 11.4 Locating Elements - UIAutomator framework
      • 11.5 DesiredCapabilities for Android
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  • Java Essentials

    • Lesson 01 - Introduction

      • 1.1 Introduction
      • 1.2 Lesson Objectives
      • 1.3 Java Definition
      • 1.4 Java Virtual Machine (JVM)
      • 1.5 Working of Java
      • 1.6 Running a Basic Java Program
      • 1.7 Running a Basic Java Program (contd.)
      • 1.8 Running a Basic Java Program in NetBeans IDE
      • 1.10 Data Types in Java
      • 1.11 Variables in Java
      • 1.12 Naming Conventions of Variables
      • 1.13 Type Casting
      • 1.14 Operators
      • 1.15 Mathematical Operators
      • 1.16 Unary Operators
      • 1.17 Relational Operators
      • 1.18 Logical or Conditional Operators
      • 1.19 Bitwise Operators
      • 1.20 Static Versus Non Static Variables
      • 1.21 Static Versus Non Static Variables (contd.)
      • 1.22 Statements and Blocks of Code
      • 1.23 Flow Control
      • 1.24 If Statement
      • 1.25 Variants of if Statement
      • 1.26 Nested If Statement
      • 1.27 Switch Statement
      • 1.28 Switch Statement (contd.)
      • 1.29 Loop Statements
      • 1.30 Loop Statements (contd.)
      • 1.31 Break and Continue Statements
      • 1.32 Basic Java Constructs
      • 1.33 Arrays
      • 1.34 Arrays (contd.)
      • 1.36 Classes
      • 1.37 Objects
      • 1.38 Methods
      • 1.39 Access Modifiers
      • 1.40 Summary
      • 1.41 Thank You
    • Lesson 02 - Java Constructors

      • 2.1 Java Constructors
      • 2.2 Objectives
      • 2.3 Features of Java
      • 2.4 Classes Objects and Constructors
      • 2.5 Constructors
      • 2.6 Constructor Overloading
      • 2.7 Constructor Overloading (contd.)
      • 2.8 PACKAGES
      • 2.9 Definition of Packages
      • 2.10 Advantages of Packages
      • 2.11 Naming Conventions of Packages
      • 2.12 Inheritance
      • 2.13 Definition of Inheritance
      • 2.14 Multilevel Inheritance
      • 2.15 Hierarchical Inheritance
      • 2.16 Method Overriding
      • 2.17 Method Overriding(contd.)
      • 2.18 Method Overriding(contd.)
      • 2.20 Definition of Abstract Classes
      • 2.21 Usage of Abstract Classes
      • 2.22 INTERFACES
      • 2.23 Features of Interfaces
      • 2.24 Syntax for Creating Interfaces
      • 2.25 Implementing an Interface
      • 2.26 Implementing an Interface(contd.)
      • 2.27 INPUT AND OUTPUT
      • 2.28 Features of Input and Output
      • 2.29 Method
      • 2.30 Reading Input from the Console
      • 2.31 Stream Objects
      • 2.32 String Tokenizer Class
      • 2.33 Scanner Class
      • 2.34 Writing Output to the Console
      • 2.35 Summary
      • 2.36 Thank You
    • Lesson 03 - Essential Classes and Exceptions in Java

      • 3.1 Essential Classes and Exceptions in Java
      • 3.2 Objectives
      • 3.3 The Enums in Java
      • 3.4 Program Using Enum
      • 3.5 ArrayList
      • 3.6 ArrayList Constructors
      • 3.7 Methods of ArrayList
      • 3.8 ArrayList Insertion
      • 3.9 ArrayList Insertion (contd.)
      • 3.10 Iterator
      • 3.11 Iterator (contd.)
      • 3.12 ListIterator
      • 3.13 ListIterator (contd.)
      • 3.14 Displaying Items Using ListIterator
      • 3.15 For-Each Loop
      • 3.16 For-Each Loop (contd.)
      • 3.17 Enumeration
      • 3.18 Enumeration (contd.)
      • 3.19 HASHMAPS
      • 3.20 Features of Hashmaps
      • 3.21 Hashmap Constructors
      • 3.22 Hashmap Methods
      • 3.23 Hashmap Insertion
      • 3.24 HASHTABLE CLASS
      • 3.25 Hashtable Class an Constructors
      • 3.26 Hashtable Methods
      • 3.27 Hashtable Methods
      • 3.28 Hashtable Insertion and Display
      • 3.29 Hashtable Insertion and Display (contd.)
      • 3.30 EXCEPTIONS
      • 3.31 Exception Handling
      • 3.32 Exception Classes
      • 3.33 User-Defined Exceptions
      • 3.34 Types of Exceptions
      • 3.35 Exception Handling Mechanisms
      • 3.36 Try-Catch Block
      • 3.37 Multiple Catch Blocks
      • 3.38 Throw Statement
      • 3.39 Throw Statement (contd.)
      • 3.40 User-Defined Exceptions
      • 3.41 Advantages of Using Exceptions
      • 3.42 Error Handling and finally block
      • 3.43 Summary
      • 3.44 Thank You

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    Create an application that hosts a range of products from different manufacturers. This app needs to provide customers the ability to register and purchase various products.

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    Ethnic Store Project 2

    In this project, you will work on implementing the most common ecommerce application features which are typically found on any ecommerce website.


Selenium Exam & Certification

Selenium Certification Training
  • What do I need to do to unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    Online Classroom:

    • Attend one complete batch of the Selenium Certification course.
    • Successful completion and evaluation of any one of the given projects.

    Online Self-learning:

    • Complete 85% of the Selenium Certification course.
    • Successful completion and evaluation of any one of the given projects.

  • How to prepare for the Selenium Certification exam?

    Simplilearn’s Selenium Certification Training course will prepare you for clearing the Selenium Certification exam on your first attempt, with all the required course material and expert guidance from our experienced trainers. The content has been structured so that it’s in line with the certification program, helping you clear the certification exam along with getting the best job opportunities in top multinational companies.

  • How valuable is a Selenium Certification for job seekers?

    The Selenium Certification holds a lot of value in the market, as web testing has become increasingly popular with the widespread use of web components in addition to Chrome, Mozilla, and Edge blocking APIs.

    The number of interested job seekers with Selenium skills has been rising steadily rising over the past couple of years, according to job site Indeed. These positions typically attract lucrative annual salaries, ranging from $68,000 for quality assurance analyst jobs to $94,000 for automation engineer roles.

  • Do you provide sample Selenium Interview Questions as well?

    We would suggest you visit Simplilearn’s article on frequently asked Selenium interview questions. This will help refresh your Selenium knowledge to confidently tackle the interview. 

  • How do I become a Selenium testing professional?

    It is critical to have the appropriate resources and a learning strategy to develop the abilities required to become a successful Selenium Professional. The Selenium certification course teaches you to use this automated testing tool and become a qualified Selenium tester. The course will make you know all required concepts to become a Selenium testing professional.

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

Selenium Training FAQs

  • What’s the focus of this Selenium Certification Training?

    • This Selenium Certification Training has been designed to help developers and manual testers learn how to automate web applications with a robust framework, and integrate it within the DevOps processes of an organization. A lot of real-life examples and situations to demonstrate how to use Selenium WebDriver effectively are covered in this Selenium Certification course.
    • The Selenium Certification Training starts with a refresher course on core Java concepts and covers the basics of Test Automation and its importance in the industry. Special focus is given on building a robust framework with Page Object Design Pattern, Data-Driven Approach, and creating reusable components to improve productivity.

  • Who should take this Selenium Certification Training?

    This Selenium Certification Training is ideal for :

    • Test Managers
    • Test Engineers
    • Test Lead
    • Test Analyst
    •  QA Engineers
    • Software Developers
    • Engineers who want to learn Automation testing

  • What is the Average salary of a Selenium Tester?

    According to, the average salary for "selenium tester" ranges from approximately $57,879 per year for a Quality Assurance Analyst to $100,040 per year for Software Test Engineer.

  • Who delivers the Selenium Certification training?

    All our trainers are certified and are highly qualified, with multiple years of experience in working with front-end development technology.

  • System requirements for this Selenium Certification Training?

    You will need to download the following softwares:

    • JDK
    • Eclipse Neon

    More detailed list of downloads is available in the download section of your LMS. The installation process will be covered by the instructor during the Selenium Training.

  • Is this live training, or will I watch pre-recorded videos?

    All the classes are live. They are interactive sessions that enable you to ask questions and participate in discussions during the class time. We do, however, provide recordings of each session you attend for your future reference.

  • Can I cancel my enrollment? Do I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, you can view our Refund Policy.

  • Are there any group discounts for classroom training programs?

    Yes, we have group discount options for our training programs. Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, or select the Live Chat link. Our customer service representatives will give you more details.

  • What payment options are available?

    Payments can be made using any of the following options. You will be emailed a receipt after the payment is made.

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

  • I’d like to learn more about this training program. Who should I contact?

    Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, or select the Live Chat link. Our customer service representatives will give you more details.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are here to help you get certified in your first attempt.
    They are a dedicated team of subject matter experts to help you at every step and enrich your learning experience from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance.
    They engage with the students proactively to ensure the course path is followed.
    Teaching assistance is available during business hours.

  • 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.

  • What is Selenium?

    Selenium is an open-source testing framework used to validate web applications across different platforms. It also provides a domain-specific test language for writing tests in a number of popular programming languages, including C#, Groovy, Java, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, and Scala.

  • Why should you take this Selenium Certification training?

    This course will enable you to:

    • Revise the Core Java concepts essential for learning Selenium WebDriver
    • Understand the scope of test automation in DevOps and its fundamentals
    • Create test cases using Selenium IDE – Record and Playback tool
    • Understand Selenium WebDriver architecture and various layers of interaction
    • Set up WebDriver project in Eclipse and write test cases using TestNG
    • Locate elements using various locating techniques
    • Work with various WebDriver commands to drive web browser and WebElement commands to deal with certain web components
    • Learn to handle various possible scenarios related to pop-ups, multiple windows, frames, and taking screenshots
    • Implement Page Object Design Pattern and Data-Driven Testing
    • Understand how to use Maven, ANT, AutoIT, Sikuli, log4j, and listeners
    • Learn to use Selenium Grid with TestNG for parallel execution
    • Execute a project from scratch by building automation framework and automating a few test scenarios

  • What are the various job roles available after this Selenium Certification Course?

    Once you are done with your Selenium Certification these are the popular job roles that an automation testing company can offer you:

    • Selenium automation engineer
    • Selenium tester
    • Senior quality engineer – automation
    • Mobile testing lead
    • Java Selenium automation engineer
    • Selenium test analyst
    • Senior QA automation engineer
    • Software development test engineer

  • Companies that offer job roles to Selenium testers.

    Major companies hiring Selenium testers include:

    • Facebook
    • Microsoft
    • Cognizant
    • HP
    • Accenture
    • Capgemini
    • ORACLE

  • What are different modes of this Selenium Certification Training?

    Simplilearn offers a Blended Learning program for the Selenium Certification Training course that includes more than 40 hours of instructor-led online training, two real-life, industry-based projects, and hands-on experience with demo website testing.

  • What additional things are covered under this Selenium Certification Training?

    This Selenium Training includes:

    • In-depth knowledge of concepts such as WebDriver, TestNG, Wait, locating techniques, AutoIT, Sikuli, Page Object Design Pattern, mobile testing, and Selenium Grid
    • A project where you create the test automation for an ecommerce application with a framework and reporting

  • What is Selenium used for?

    Selenium is the most widely used open-source and freeware automation tool. It also supports recording and playback for testing web apps and can execute innumerable scripts across many browsers. Furthermore, Selenium supports many operating systems and programming languages such as Python, Pearl, Ruby, PHP, .NET, C#, and Java and multiple browsers, making Selenium the top automation testing tool. Enroll in Simplilearn's Selenium course online to advance your profession.

  • Is the Selenium course difficult to learn?

    Learning Selenium is not difficult; nonetheless, it takes a good disciple and a planned road map to learn it quickly. To study automation testing with Selenium, one should concentrate on four things: Java, Selenium Webdriver, TestNG, and Frameworks. The Selenium course will help you advance in your profession by teaching you the essentials of Selenium and its components, such as the Selenium WebDriver, Selenium Grid, and Selenium IDE.

  • Is Selenium testing a good career option?

    Choosing a career in Selenium testing is unquestionably the right decision, as it will lead to a brighter future. Employers are constantly on the hunt for qualified candidates. Companies are sometimes prepared to go above and beyond industry norms when compensating their selenium testers, as long as they have the necessary certifications and experience. Begin your career with Simplilearn's Selenium certification training, which will teach you how to master the entire Selenium suite.

  • How do beginners learn Selenium?

    The online Selenium course is an ultimate step-by-step guide for learning Selenium fundamentals. Our Selenium tutorial is intended for novices with or little automation experience. The Selenium training teaches developers and manual testers how to automate web applications using a robust framework and incorporate it into an organization's DevOps procedures.

  • Is Selenium certification worth it?

    Selenium is a software package that addresses an organization's testing needs rather than a single tool. Web applications are becoming increasingly crucial in sectors around the world, fueling market trends for test automation and, as a result, Selenium. Selenium training is a popular option for developers in the software business. Selenium employment has surged with spectacular pay scales as the most sought-after skill in the testing industry with Selenium certification across countries including India, the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom.

  • What are the job roles/opportunities available after getting a Selenium certification?

    After becoming a Certified Selenium Professional, you can apply for a variety of career options. You will be qualified for the following job roles if you obtain the Selenium certification: Selenium Automation Analyst, Selenium Tester, Selenium Webdriver, Selenium Automation Engineer, Java Selenium Automation Engineer, QA Engineer, Selenium Test Analyst, Mobile Testing Lead, Senior QA Automation Engineer, Software Development Test Engineer, and Automation Test Engineer.

  • What do Selenium testing professionals do?

    A Selenium testing professional creates, maintains, and runs automated test scripts using Selenium. They carry out activities such as improving a current Selenium automation framework, connecting Selenium scripts with Jenkins CloudBee, and preserving test case traceability to automation test scripts. They also create and manage automation test strategies and approaches, as well as manage automation activities. You can obtain a Selenium certification to become a Certified Professional Selenium Tester and advance your career in automated testing.

  • What skills should a Selenium testing professional know?

    To work as a Selenium automation tester, you must be fluent in at least one programming language, preferably Java or C#. Selenium or automation testers may be required to create automated test suites to construct BPT components and frameworks. Obtaining Selenium certification might help you validate your knowledge.

  • What industries use Selenium most?

    With the increased use of online applications in enterprises, market trends for test automation are constantly expanding, with a high demand for Selenium. Selenium resources are used by a variety of industries around the world for test automation. Computer Software, Information Technology and Services, Hospital & Healthcare, Internet, Staffing & Recruiting, Financial Services, Higher Education, and Computer Hardware are the primary industries that utilize Selenium. Our Selenium course assists candidates in obtaining dream employment in these top sectors.

  • Which companies hire Selenium testing professionals?

    Today, most firms prefer to use open-source automated testing solutions to reduce the expense and work associated with manual testing. Selenium is one such open-source automated internet testing tool. CGI, Google, Mozilla, Tech Mahindra, LinkedIn, L&T, Hitachi, ValueLabs, Oracle, Cognizant, Dell, Capgemini, Deloitte, and IBM are among the top MNCs that will hire you after earning our Selenium certification.

  • What book do you suggest reading for Selenium testing?

    Suppose you're beginning to start with Selenium. In that case, there are various learning tools available to help you learn more about the subject. Simplilearn's Selenium training puts you on the path to advancing your career and expanding your knowledge. Learners can also refer to some of the best books available here to develop their understanding.

    • Selenium Testing Tool A Complete Guide (by Gerardus Blokdyk)
    • Selenium Essentials (by Prashanth Sams)
    • Selenium Webdriver in Ruby (by Mr. Sagar Salunke)
    • Selenium testing in 7 days (by Adrian Sroka)
    • Selenium (by Bernhard Michalke)

  • What is the pay scale of Selenium testing professionals across the world?

    The most intriguing aspect is that this industry has experienced a significant push in establishing job possibilities with handsome pay packages. Before making a career decision, it is critical to get an idea of the wage structure for the Selenium Tester profession. According to compensation trends, only skilled individuals can land a high-paying position in this industry. As a result, Selenium certification becomes essential for validating your expertise. According to Glassdoor data, the average annual income of a Selenium test engineer in various locations is:

    • India: INR 3,50,000
    • US: $91,377
    • UK: £35,984
    • Canada: CA$68,485

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