Introduction to Java for Test Automation Training Course


This instructor-led, live training is designed for anyone interested in learning Java for the purpose of test automation. It is a streamlined, intensive course with plenty of hands-on exercises to get participants ramped up quickly with the essential programming skills needed to apply to software automation testing. The focus is on the Java fundamentals which can be directly and immediately applied to test automation.

This course does not cover in depth test automation frameworks such as Selenium. It also bypasses the conventional “Hello World” approach to learning Java, as this is not a course on application development. This course is squarely aimed at getting participants up and running quickly with test automation. If you are already versed in Java and wish to get straight into testing with Selenium, please check out:¬†Introduction to Selenium (

Format of the course

  • Interactive lecture and discussion.
  • Lots of exercises and practice.
  • Hands-on implementation in a live-lab environment.

Course Customization Options

  • To request a customized training for this course, please contact us to arrange.


  • An interest in learning Java programming for the purpose of test automation.


  • Beginner testers who wish to learn Java for automation testing
  • Professional testers with experience in other programming language such as Javascript and C# who wish to transfer their skills to Java

Course Outline


Installation and Setup

Java Programming – Getting Started

Overview of JUnit

Writing Your First Unit Test

Understanding JUnit Assertions

JUnit Annotations (@Test)

Java Methods as @Test Methods

Using and Creating Java Classes

Importing Packages

Java Data Types and Operators

Implementing Conditions and Loops in Your Test Script

Understanding Java Arrays

Other Ways to Iterate through Your Code

Catching and Throwing Exceptions

Understanding Java Inheritance

Handling Exceptions

Manipulating Strings

Working with Numbers

Working with Dates and Times

Java Property Files

Reading and Writing Files


Using Abstract Classes

Using Regular Expressions

Closing Remarks

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