2022 exams and courses

1. How will the exams be run in 2022?

The 2022 ADIT exams will be examined in the same way as they were in 2021. They will be sat online using your own laptop or desktop computer via the purpose-built exam application, Exam4 and will remain closed-book. On exam day, you will sit the exam at a location of your choice, such as your home or office.

2. How do I use the Exam4 software?

All Exam4 queries should be directed to the CIOT. They provide several useful resources on their website such as how to download Exam4, how to use Exam4 and an exam day guide. We also provide additional guidance to our students in the run-up to the exams.

A link to download Exam4 will be emailed to you by the CIOT approximately 4 weeks before your exam. It is important that you download the latest version of Exam4 at each exam session as it is specific to that session.

3. How will Tolley be running their 2022 courses?

Our ADIT courses attract a high level of international interest and research shows that most people have to travel significant distances to access our face-to-face courses. As a result, coupled with the high level of interest in online courses during the COVID-19 pandemic, all of our ADIT courses for the 2022 examinations will be run exclusively online.

4. Which Papers do you provide support for?

We provide study support for the following ADIT papers:
Paper 1 Principles of International Taxation: Online Tuition Live and Distance Learning
Paper 2.09 United Kingdom: Online Tuition Live and Distance Learning
Paper 3.01 EU Direct Tax Option: Distance Learning only
Paper 3.02 EU VAT Option: Distance Learning only
Paper 3.03 Transfer Pricing Option: Online Tuition Live and Distance Learning
Paper 3.04 Energy Resources Option: Online Tuition Live and Distance Learning

Note Paper 3.04 Energy Resources replaces the previous Upstream Oil and Gas Option and for 2022 will only examine the syllabus content in relation to Upstream Oil and Gas.

Study methods and support

5. How do your Online Tuition Live courses work?

All ADIT courses are delivered as Online Tuition Live via live scheduled sessions using industry-leading software, Adobe Connect. Our Online Tuition Live courses are highly interactive, using polls, quizzes and chat boxes, and are run by the same expert ADIT trainers who ran our face to face courses. They are available to students across the globe and all sessions are recorded so that you can access them at a later date if you are unable to attend live. For full details, and to watch a sample course in action, visit our Online Tuition Live page.

6. What is the Timed On-Screen Mock (TOM) system?

Our innovative Timed On-Screen Mock (TOM) system is unique to Tolley and is something we developed when the exams went online. TOM effectively replicates what you will experience when using Exam4. We provide access to all of our question banks, practice exams and mocks via TOM so you can start practicing as soon as you enrol with us to ensure that you are fully ready for your online exams. You can view further information, and see TOM in action, on our Timed On-Screen Mock System page.

7. What is the Tolley Academy?

When you enrol as a student with Tolley, you will get access to our online Tolley Academy. This is available 24 hours a day and is the main portal from which you access materials such as your electronic study manuals and memory joggers and can see details of all courses you are enrolled on along with key deadlines and practice exam marks. You will also use the Academy to access the Timed On-Screen Mock system and can interact with tutors and fellow students via the online forums.

8. What is MyLiveBook?

All electronic learning materials are delivered via MyLiveBook, a secure e-book platform accessed directly from your Tolley Academy account or the MyLiveBook web reader or app. MyLiveBook allows you to highlight text, add comments, type notes directly into the pages and upload screenshots from courses to the relevant page of the study manual, allowing you to make best use of your courseware. Please note that you cannot download copies of the materials or print from MyLiveBook.

The ATT and CTA exams are currently open book and, as MyLiveBook is a web-based product, there is a slim possibility that students will not be able to access these on the exam day. Therefore, to mitigate this risk we are providing electronic learning materials in PDF format as well as via MyLiveBook whilst the exams continue to be open book. Even though the ADIT exams are closed book, we will also provide equivalent access for ADIT students as some students do sit a mix of CTA and ADIT papers and so it is simpler to have the same offering across all papers that a single student may sit.

Course attendance

9. What happens if I am ill and unable to attend the online classes?

You should contact the Client Service Team to let them know you will be unable to attend. All online sessions will be recorded and uploaded to your Academy account for you to watch within 24 hours. If you require tutor support, you should contact the Client Service Team or post on the Academy forums.

10. What can I do if I do not have a computer or internet access?

You should contact your employer and make the Client Service Team aware of your circumstances.

11. Do you offer additional learning support for students with special educational needs?

You should contact the Client Service Team with details of your support needs. If you require alternative arrangements for the examinations, you should contact the ATT/CIOT.


Please continue to refer to ADIT latest information regarding managing your exams online:
https://www.tax.org.uk/adit/managing-exams