ABPI Code of Practice for creators and reviewers (2 day)

We offer a variety of live and recorded/eLearning ABPI Code of Practice training courses to make the Code come alive. All our courses are interactive to help you understand the practical implementation of the Code.

ABPI Code of Practice training for creators and reviewers

Our advanced ABPI Code of Practice training course is the equivalent of a 2-day course and is here to support material creators, reviewers, AQPs, aspiring final signatories or anyone wanting in-depth training on the Code.

You can take the course in two ways:

  • Join our live online course on zoom with four live sessions over 2 weeks.
  • Take our self-directed interactive eLearning course.

Course dates and times

Live online on zoom

We run this group course every few months live on zoom as 4 x 2.5hr sessions.  Please attend all four sessions.

The next courses run on:
February 2024 on 1st, 2nd, 7th and 8th at 2pm – 4.30pm (UK time)
April 2024 on 16th, 17th, 25th and 26th at 2pm – 4.30pm (UK time)

Each session is recorded and is available for 1 week in case you have a diary clash or want to watch it again.

Self-directed eLearning course

Start this course at anytime and go at your own pace.  The course has mini-videos, interactive quizzes and scenarios and a bonus 30 minute personal Q&A session with Jayne to answer your questions.  You can take the course once and must complete it in four months.


Both options cost £1,795 + VAT per person.

How buy/book

Live on zoom course. Find the course date on our events page.  Fill in the booking form and opt to pay by card of we can invoice you.

Self-directed eLearning version. Go our eLearning store.  Add the course to your cart, create an account, pay by card and get started straightaway. We can also invoice you – get in touch.

Course agenda

We’ll take a dry topic and make it come alive with lots of real case examples so that you understand the practical implications of the Code.  We want you to come away with clarity and confidence.  We will explore:

  • Principles of the Code
  • Activities before marketing authorisation
  • Promotion v non-promotion
  • Sales representatives and MSL activities
  • Using clinical data
  • Digital – websites and social media
  • Meetings
  • Patients and public

You’ll get a course handout of the key slides and a course certificate.  You can also access our 6 competency quizzes to check your understanding and test your knowledge after the course.

Who is the course for?

This is an advanced level ABPI training course and is ideal for material creators, reviewers, AQPs, aspiring final signatories or anyone wanting in-depth training on the Code.  Both the live and eLearning versions include lots of examples of real cases and practical examples, making the Code come alive.  A wide range of people have attended this session.

  • Medical reviewers from Regulatory, Legal, Medical Affairs and Medical Information.
  • Material creators from Marketing and Brand teams.
  • Aspiring medical or commercial signatories.
  • Appropriately qualified people (AQPs) who need a broad understanding of the Code.
  • Anyone taking on a Code champion role in their organisation or needing in-depth knowledge.

This course does assume basic knowledge of the Code and builds quickly.  If you are completely new to the Code, please consider some basic training before you take this course such as our introduction course.

What do people think of the course?

We always ask for feedback after our training sessions and here are a few comments.  The eLearning course is new but we are building up public course reviews as well.

“Your crystal clear explanations and lovely, friendly presenting style have made it an absolute joy to learn about!”

“The compliance training last week was top class. Jayne was so engaging and delivered an excellent presentation! Took lots away!”

“Great content and easy to learn modules! Thanks Jayne.”

Any questions?

Do get in touch and we’ll be happy to help.

You can also explore our other ABPI Code of Practice training options, from introduction, refresher to expert final signatory.