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Misleading Advertising


Misleading Advertising

Around 70% of cases dealt with by the ASA relate to advertising that is perceived as misleading. Because this is such a large area of the Advertising Code we have split the content into three modules. You can buy all three by clicking the ‘add to basket’ button below. Or alternatively explore below what is covered in each course and pick the ones most relevant to you.

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icon-access.png Each module provides 2 CPD hours
IMPORTANT NOTICE: We have now suspended the sale of this module, if you have already purchased this module you have until the 31 December 2023 to complete it. For a list of the modules that are already available on our new platform please check the ‘Online Training’ page on www.asa.org.uk. If you have any questions, please contact elearning@asa.org.uk.



The Misleading Adverstising series is broken down as follows:

  • Misleading Advertising: Part One

    On this course you will discover how to avoid creating advertising that could inadvertently mislead your customers, and create campaigns that comply with the rules. This course focuses on how to deal with aspects of 'free', 'comparisons' and 'availability' in your ads

  • Misleading Advertising: Part Two

    On this course you will learn the importance of having the evidence to back up your claims; making sure any qualifications are clear; and how to avoid misleading your customers with the use of endorsements and testimonials

  • Misleading Advertising: Part Three

    The third part of our misleading advertising eLearning covers the remaining essentials you need to know in order to avoid inadvertently misleading your customers and help you create campaigns that comply with the rules. The course primarily focuses on the rules around pricing but also covers exaggeration and guarantees and after-sales service.

  • Each course concludes with an assessment and on passing, a personalised certificate for your records.


  • Engaging content – interactive courses to help safeguard your brand
  • Flexible – learn where you want, when you want
  • Cost-effective – savings available on multiple purchases, plus no travel expenses

Find out more here.

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The content of this module was created by an expert from the CAP Copy Advice team. The team are knowledgeable and experienced, so you can be sure the module is packed full of important information, a challenging assessment and hints and tips on how to stay on the right side of the rules.

CAP eLearning contributes to your continuing professional development (CPD).
Part One will provide you with 2 CPD hours.
Part Two will provide you with 2 CPD hours.
Part Three will provide you with 2 CPD hours.

Misleading Advertising Part One

"Relevant marketing learning basics that show real world working examples.”

(Director of CRM, 32 Red)

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If you are buying five or more of any of our modules, and/or you intend to have five or more users, you can save on the price per module.

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