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Fundamentals of Test Automation

Fundamentals of Test Automation is a tool-independent, 1-day course that gives you the introduction you need to get started with test automation.

Targit Audience

This course is for everyone on a testing or development team, or in an IT product department (Testers, Technical Testers, Developers) who wants to get started working with test automation or managing a unit that will make use of test automation (Project Managers, Product Owners, Scrum Masters, IT Managers).

Learning Outcome

  • You will understand the importance of test automation
  • You will find out whether you are ready for test automation
  • You will know what to prepare before automation work begins
  • You will understand the organization of test automation, including choosing the correct profiles
  • You will learn how to choose the right tools
  • You will learn to select the right tests for test automation
  • You will be introduced to basic testing techniques
  • You will understand how to keep test automation ‘alive’


This course is a basic introduction to test automation. It lasts for 1 day, during which lots of fundamental knowledge will be presented, supplemented with individual and group exercises. In the technical section, you will have an opportunity to test your skills in some of the technical portions of test automation through hands-on exercises (no prior technical knowledge expected).

  • Eliminating the myths surrounding test automation
  • Finding out how mature your organisation is
  • Selection of the right tests for test automation
  • Test automation on several levels (component testing, integration testing, and GUI testing)
  • Finding the right skills
  • Infrastructure requirements
  • Development and continuous testing
  • Reporting and measurement
  • Knowledge of automation techniques, such as:
  • Capture and replay / record and play back
  • Keyword-driven
  • Scripting
  • Verification
  • Object recognition
  • Data-driven testing
  • Synchronisation
  • Modularisation and re-usability


The training is carried out by an experienced instructor from Danish Technological Institute's network. You can expect a trainer with great knowledge in Software Testing and practical experience working with IT-projects.

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