Level 7 Solicitor Apprenticeship
This Level 7 Solicitor Apprenticeship is a six-year, distance learning apprenticeship designed for those who have achieved their A-levels, paralegals, chartered legal executives, and those looking for a change of career and want to become solicitors. This apprenticeship includes in-depth legal training and occupational experience where you will develop practical legal experience backed by the theoretical knowledge required to apply this expertise to legal cases.
With this apprenticeship candidates will have the ability to take the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE). You can formally qualify as a solicitor after passing Stages 1 and 2 of the SQE.
Also available: Graduate Solicitor Apprenticeship (Duration: 30 months)
As a recognised Level 7 solicitor apprenticeship, this route is designed to prepare candidates for Parts 1 and 2 of the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE). Upon completion of this Level 7 Solicitor Apprenticeship, candidates will have the ability to take the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) to become a qualified solicitor.
What is Included?
- Prepares you to undertake the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination
- SQE Assessments
- Become a qualified solicitor
- Online support
- Online courses and 1-2-1 meetings
What is the cost?
Just £1350 +VAT
The full cost of this qualification is £27,000. If co-funded your firm will pay a 5% contribution, which is £1350+VAT, and the ESFA will fund the rest.
How is it funded?
The ESFA have set aside government funding in the form of the apprenticeship levy to train professionals in work to increase talent acquisition and career progression.
This funding is available to all law firms in England and as a registered provider Datalaw can take advantage of this funding on your firm’s behalf to subsidise the cost of this qualification.
What modules are included?
Part 1: Common Law Method and Ethics
Part 2: Public Law
Part 3: Law of Contract
Part 1: Law of Tort
Part 2: Criminal Law
Part 3: Critical Approaches in Current Legal Issues
Part 1: Land Law
Part 2: Real Estate
Part 3: Business Law 1
Part 1: Equity and Trusts
Part 1 and 2: Access to Justice and Legal Services
Part 2: Criminal Litigation and Evidence
Part 3: Civil Dispute Resolution
Part 1: Business Law 2
Part 1 and 2: Wills and Succession
Part 2: SQE1 Preparation – Functioning Legal Knowledge (FLK) 2
Part 3: Skills Portfolio and FLK 2
Part 1: SQE1 Preparation – FLK 1, SQE 1 Bootcamp and Examination
Part 2: SQE2 Preparation and Examination
Part 3: LLM Key Practice Areas
What is the process?
After completing this process for all Level 7 Solicitor Apprenticeship modules you will have completed a full portfolio of solicitor evidence and will have an end-point assessment via an online call where you will discuss your portfolio of evidence with an external assessor. After successful completion of this stage, you will be able to begin the new Solicitors Qualifying Examinations (SQE).
Watch Online Videos
Online Knowledge Quizzes
End Point Assessment
We have been delivering legal training to industry professionals for over 20 years and have trained over 27,000 solicitors. Our Legal Apprenticeships have been developed with your occupational experience at the forefront of our curriculum.
Watch our video testimonials to learn more about how Datalaw’s Legal Apprenticeships can benefit your legal career.