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Apprenticeships bpl pathway apprenticeships - Legal or Business Administration

Our current apprentices are doing great with their new Legal Pathway Apprenticeship. Apply today and join our Apprenticeship scheme.

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Apprenticeship Overview

bpl are inviting applications for Legal Administration Pathway Apprenticeships and our very successful Business Administration Pathway Apprenticeship, which we have run for a number of years, partnered with Kingston Maurward College and Yeovil College, of Level 2 and 3 Business Administration.

Designed to help springboard you into a successful career within the legal world, the Legal Pathway Apprenticeship offers the opportunity to join bpl as a Trainee Legal Administrator, if you are school leaver. bpl pathway legal apprenticeship will teach you the skills you will need to work in a legal environment within a national conveyancing firm.

Whether you choose the Legal or Business Administration route, within your chosen pathway you will learn and experience a lot - through interesting work, close client contact and a supportive and friendly team. Aside from your studies, our structured in-house training programme will teach you everything from how to use the photocopier to opening new client accounts. This will be your pathway into a successful career, be it law or business administration

What can I expect?

If you are one of the ambitious people we're looking for, here's what you can expect. To begin with, you'll learn the ropes as an office assistant, and - from your first day - you'll be assigned a friendly, helpful mentor who will support you and give a solid introduction to the legal world. Before too long you'll be talking the language and finding your way around the heart of business. At that point you'll begin your studies. A bpl training programme is much more than just a job, it offers you the opportunity to gain nationally recognised qualifications within a legal environment, without fees and loans, and provides you the start a very promising - and rewarding career. We will fund your qualification alongside the day job and we're looking for committed young people who could become our stars of the future.

  • Legal Pathway Apprenticeship

Specialist conveyancing firm bpl, The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) and Vision Apprentices have teamed up to be able to offer the new Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Legal Administration, with the opportunity to progress to the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Legal Services. The training will be delivered in house, offering a day's induction in the programme and then 13 week programme on the legal environment with a day's teaching and short activities to be submitted for marking and feedback. Monthly visits/support from ITC appointed assessor.

  • Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Legal Administration
  • Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Legal Services

  • Business Administration Pathway Apprenticeship

We have teamed up with Yeovil College and Kingston Maurward College to be able to offer the Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Business Administration, with the opportunity to progress to the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship Business Administration, or perhaps opting for an Accounting Technician route.

  • Level 2 Business and Administration
  • Level 3 Business and Administration

This training is provided by day release at either Kingston Maurward or Yeovil College, whilst gaining valuable experience within the work place.

  • You will be an employee of bpl
  • You will have a dedicated person to supervise you
  • Through on and off the job training, you'll be helping our conveyancers and our legal support staff with administration and office duties and we'll be helping you to build your business knowledge and legal skills

Sounds Good?

There is one thing we have not mentioned - Hard Work and Willingness to learn - You will have lots of support from us, but it is still hard work, and not everyone has what it takes to become part of the bpl team. During your pathway you'll be immersed in the administration work carried out by bpl - assisting conveyancers with their cases, having your own responsibilities within the team.

Completion of Your Apprenticeship

After you have completed the one-year apprenticeship, the shining stars among you will be invited to apply for the second phase of the programme - bpl advanced pathway to consolidate their learning and development, and a career within their chosen field. Our aim for you is that you will become an integral part of the firm, and continuing to develop your own expertise in the operational field, be it administration or finance.

Pay and Benefits

  • Your starting salary will be based on statutory apprenticeship rate, with phased incremental increases as you progress
  • 23 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Nationally recognised apprenticeship qualifications
  • All training costs fully funded

About bpl

bpl is a young dynamic national conveyancing firm, and we are already one of the UKs top national conveyancing firms - recently awarded 3rd place at the prestigious Mortgage Strategy Awards for "Best Conveyancing Service" - so become part of our success. Even better, you'll be working for a stable, supportive business that can offer you big career opportunities in the future.

Who are bpl looking for?

We are looking for bright ambitious school leavers who have decided to pursue a vocational rather than academic (uni) route. You need to have high levels of motivation, be ambitious without being arrogant, and be as confident dealing with clients as you are studying a textbook, possessing excellent communication skills - both verbal and written - is a vital skill. You'll be willing to work hard and not afraid to ask questions. That means you have to have a good attitude to hard work, and it also means you need to fit with our culture. As well as demonstrating a passion for working in a legal environment and sharing our values, you will need to show the drive and determination to succeed in what can be a demanding sector. You will need to meet our minimum entry qualifications at least five GCSEs at A* to B grade or be expecting to gain at least three A levels at A* to B grade if you want to be considered. CLICK HERE to view the ILEX Tutorial College website

How to apply

You will need to download the Apprenticeship Application Form, complete it and return to us at careers@bplaw.co.uk and we will be in touch with you.