Follow these steps to create a professional account (Click here if you are in doubt on what type of account to create). If you are in a hurry, we kindly ask you to come back with some time, since this process is quite serious and we expect your full attention in completing the account.
If you are ready, let’s proceed.
Step 1 - Find path¶
Follow the path below from the home page to get started.
Sign up Create a service Provider Account Professional
Step 2 - Category selection¶
From five main categories mentioned here, select the category/categories that you have experience and qualifications to work as a professional. You can select upto 3 categories.
Click here for more information on these categories.
Click “Next” to continue.
Step 3 - Personal details¶
Fill out all the fields with your details. Password length should be more than 6 characters. Once you are done, click on “Verify Email”. This action sends a 4 digit number to the given email address. Now check your your inbox for an email from us, remember the 4 digit number in it and use it in the pop up window.
If you don't see an email from us in your inbox, kindly check in the spam folder. If you are using Gmail, it might have landed on the "Social" or "Promotions" tabs as well. If you still couldn’t find the email, try clicking “Resend verification code” in the pop up window.
If everything is fine, click on the “Verify Email” button. You’ll see a check mark () in front of your email address, if your email is verified.
Click “Next” to go to the next step.
Step 4 - Contact Details¶
You can add your workplace address here. It can be your residence or an office address.
In the map view, drag and drop the green marker onto your location. You can zoom in and out of the map using "" and "" buttons in the bottom right corner of the map view. After pinning the location correctly, click on the checkbox “Above pinned location is correct”. Your location is taken into Tegola system if (and only if) that checkbox is ticked. You can leave the checkbox unticked if you don’t wish to add your location to your profile.
Then, select your working area from the drop-down menu. First select the district, and then the city. This is used to identify you, when search results are filtered by location.
Then add your phone number. Input length should be 10 digits. Please enter your phone number without the country code (+94).
You can add a website link and your social media links here. Add the full URL of the links as shown in the text boxes. Leave them empty if you will.
Once this step is done, click on “Next” to move on.
Step 5 - Your Qualifications¶
This is the step to add your qualifications.
To add your degree(s), type the degree name in “Type degree here” textbox and the university name in “Type university here” textbox. Then click on “” icon. System only reads the data once you click on the “” button. You can add more than one degree using the same procedure. A maximum of 4 degrees can be added.
When adding qualifications, Tegola system only reads your data once you click on the “” button. If you fill up the details regarding your qualification but do not click on “” to add them, you information will not be saved.
You may add any other qualifications apart from degree(s) under “Other qualifications" section. Maximum is 15 qualifications.
Leave the qualification textboxes empty if you don’t want to add your qualifications.
Next add your experience as a professional, in years.
Click “Next” for the next step.
Step 6 - Tell us who you are¶
You can skip this step and fill it later if you wish, after logging into your account. To skip, click on the “Skip” button without filling anything in text boxes.
A single sentence that describes all your work, concepts, styles or experience. This will also appear in profile search results. Length should be less than 500 characters.
Story time! You are given 5000 characters to describe all about you, your talents, your concepts, awards, your journey and everything else.
This is the space for your uniqueness. You are given with 8 slots to mention special facts about you, with 80 characters each. After filling, click on the “” button to add it, making the textbox empty for another input.
Click on “Next” once you complete this section.
Step 7 - Select the services¶
In the beginning, you selected the categories under which you provide your services. This step breaks those categories into subcategories.
Select all the services you are confident in providing and click on the “Finish” button to finish creating your account.
If all goes well, you will see a “CONGRATULATIONS” page. To login, click on “Log in to your account” button.
Insert your account credentials and click the “Sign in” button. Voila, you're in!
You just created your profile. But this is just the beginning of the journey. Complete your account by adding profile and cover pictures, the cover statement, profile description and any special facts. You can also add awards and your projects to your profile.
Click here for more information on completing your account. Feel free to contact us on social media for further assistance.
Good luck on your future career with Tegola.lk!