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Solicitor

Progressing legal matters and transactions, applying legal knowledge and commercial judgement to produce solutions which meet clients' needs.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

7 (equivalent to master’s degree)

Typical length
60 months
Current funding band
Up to £27,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

The apprenticeship standard sets out a range recommended requirements.

What apprentices will learn
  • ethics, professionalism and judgement
  • technical legal practice
  • working with other people
  • managing themselves and their work
Qualifications

None specified.

Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C).

Professional registration

The standard is based on the Solicitors Regulation Authority's Statement of of Solicitor Competence. Achieving the apprenticeship standard will satisfy the authority's regulatory framework for qualification as a solicitor (subject to the authority's usual tests).

Documents
End Point Assessment

There are no end point assessment organisations for this standard yet. There is a monthly application process for organisations interested in delivering end-point assessment. New organisations are added regularly.

If you have an urgent need to select an assessment organisation for this standard, please email apprentice.assessment@education.gov.uk with details.