You can claim credit for online learning in either the External or Internal category when the activity meets these criteria:


  • It provides learner interaction or self-assessment
  • The learning objectives describe what you may learn or achieve by taking part in the activity
  • The site provides links to appropriate further study that reinforce and clarify the activity topics


The site provides evidence that you have completed the activity.

Viewing a webcast or reading articles online that do not meet the above criteria fall into the Personal Learning CPD category