UI Test Automation Bootcamp (Jamaica) 2022

Technology · Liguanea, Kingston
Department Technology
Employment Type Training
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Our UI Test Automation Bootcamp (Jamaica) is a free 10-week training geared towards upskilling individuals with testing and IT backgrounds who are looking to add UI Test Automation to their toolkit and obtain high-paying, high-demand jobs in software testing.


You will receive hands-on training from experts in the field with years of experience in test automation. Learn how to identify what to automate, create test automation frameworks from scratch and techniques that will increase the speed at which you execute tests. This bootcamp will provide you with fundamental programming knowledge in Javascript, locator strategy, hands-on experience using WebdriverIO and Cypress frameworks as well as equip you to tackle new technologies in the industry.


What you will learn:

  • Introduction to Test Automation and What to Automate: Gain an understanding of what it takes for an automation project to be successful. Learn how to create a test automation strategy, choose the right tools based on your project, optimize and scale your automation project, select the right scenarios to automate and an overview of Continuous Integration and its role in test automation. 
  • Introduction to Git and Javascript: Get an introduction to programming fundamentals and become proficient in JavaScript as well as learn how to properly document your code, use git, version control and tools that will aid you as a test automation engineer.
  • Locator Strategy and Page Objects: Learn the secrets to finding the most reliable locators. Gain an appreciation for the structure of a webpage through an introduction to HTML, and CSS as well as using Chrome developer tools. Get familiar with the architecture and design of page objects and their recommended practices.
  • WebdriverIO Framework: Get hands-on with the WebdriverIO framework. Learn how to set up, run and maintain stable WebdriverIO tests. Get familiar with the dependencies, commands, assertions, element interactions and wait strategies that the framework offers. Gain an understanding of techniques to write efficient tests, perform cross-browser testing and create custom commands.
  • Cypress Framework: Deep dive into the Cypress framework by getting hands-on with the core principles and patterns of the framework. Explore the video recording, screenshot, selector playground, custom commands and dashboard features. Get familiar with the dependencies, commands, assertions, element interactions and wait strategies that the framework offers. 
  • Project: Use all the concepts learnt to showcase your new skill. Select one of the frameworks taught to create robust, reliable automation for a website. Get hands-on, and put your new skill into practice.


Benefits of the Bootcamp

  • This bootcamp is great for any tester who wants to grow in their career by gaining test automation skills, or anyone with a technical background looking to become a Software Developer in Test(SDET)
  • Build in-demand testing skills to prepare you for top-paying jobs in tech while developing professional connections.
  • Learn from industry experts who have a track record for coaching and developing software testing talent at all levels.
  • Be considered for a possible job opportunity with QualityWorks Consulting Group as an SDET.
  • Classes are held on Saturdays with assignments and other materials given during the week


Requirements to Join

  • Must be looking for new career opportunities as an SDET
  • Must live in Jamaica
  • Must have an interest in software testing and test automation
  • Already understand the fundamental principles of testing
  • Must be willing to commit to the full 10-week program
  • A laptop, OS X, Linux or Windows that you can install software on and connect to wifi with
  • A strong, stable internet connection that allows you to connect and participate in the bootcamp
  • A headset so that you can collaborate with fellow attendees and the instructors
  • Must be a Quality Assurance Professional/ Software Tester with at least 1 year of experience, OR have at least 2 years of experience in a professional capacity as a:
    • Software Developer or Programmer
    • Business Analyst
    • IT Product Owner
    • IT Project Manager
    • Scrum Master
    • Software Engineer


Features

  • 10 weeks of hands-on training to build your skills in test automation
  • Gain invaluable skills to help increase the speed at which you execute tests
  • Designed for testers and I.T professionals. Limited coding background required to join.
  • 100% online instruction and activities with live sessions led by instructors.
  • Classes are held on Saturdays with assignments and other materials given during the week


Cost: Free

Application Deadline: October 1, 2022

Bootcamp Start Date: October 15, 2022

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  • Location
    Liguanea, Kingston
  • Department
    Technology
  • Employment Type
    Training
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level