HOW TO BOOK A CPD EVENT
For live events: Go to the “CPD Calendar” tab under CPD on the ADLS website and select the CPD event you wish to attend. Once opened, click on the BOOK icon on the event’s webpage. You will be asked to sign in if you haven’t already. Enter your sign in email address and click next. Our system will then populate many of the fields on the registration page with the information held in relation to that email address. You will then need to supply any other outstanding information.
For CPD On Demand: Go to the “CPD On Demand” tab under CPD on the ADLS website and select the CPD On Demand item you wish to participate in at some time within the 6 week period after purchase. Once opened, click on the PURCHASE icon on the event’s webpage and follow the steps described above.
Anyone can book an ADLS CPD activity through our website. Organisations which require staff approval for CPD purchases must manage this process themselves. (The ADLS website must cater for all situations, for example, sole practitioners and firms without any such internal sign-off requirements.) If your organisation requires you to obtain approval before confirming a booking, you can use our online CPDPR to shortlist the activity.
Regrettably, our system requires you to generate a purchase order number (‘your PO reference’) when booking an event. If you do not need to enter one for your own firm or organisation’s purposes, then we suggest that you simply make up a number or word to satisfy the automated system, in order to proceed.
You can choose to pay by credit card or charge the cost to your organisation. However, you should only select the latter option if you have authority to charge the expense to your firm.
HOW ADLS VERIFIES ATTENDANCE AT ITS CPD EVENTS
This depends, in part, on what type of event you attend. In most cases, we will send you an email acknowledging your attendance within 3 working days:
- if you attend an ADLS live seminar, your name will be ticked off when you arrive. Within a day or two we will verify your attendance in our system.
- If you view CPD On Demand, we will verify your attendance within three working days of you completing the questions at the end of the session.
- If you attend a webinar, we will verify your attendance within two working days of the event.
- If you viewed an ADLS On Demand item or live webinar as part of a group, we will send you an email acknowledging your attendance as soon as your CPD rep or Group Booking Co-ordinator has confirmed your attendance. If you do not receive an email from us, please ask your firm whether your CPD rep or Group Booking Co-ordinator has reconciled your attendance.
Once your attendance has been verified, the event will appear in the completed column of your CPDPR. Learning outcomes will also then automatically populate your reflections ready for you to amend them to check them and, if you wish to do so, to amend them so that they represent a true record.