Legal, finance and accounting apprenticeships

Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the legal, finance and accounting sector.

Types of apprenticeships

You’ll need an investigative mind and the ability to understand large amounts of complex information in many jobs in legal services. If you have these skills, law might be your field. the financial services industry offers a variety of roles. You’ll need to be good with numbers and have good organisational, business and people skills in these jobs.

There are apprenticeship available in several sectors of the legal, finance and accounting sector:

  • paralegal

  • Chartered legal executive

  • solicitor

  • accountancy

  • insurance

Levels of apprenticeship

Apprenticeships have equivalent educational levels.

Name Level Equivalent educational level
Intermediate 2 GCSE
Advanced 3 A level
Higher 4,5,6 and 7 Foundation degree and above
Degree 6 and 7 Bachelor’s or master’s degree

Some apprenticeships may also give you an additional qualification, such as a diploma.

You can become an apprentice in England if you’re:

  • 16 or over

  • eligible to work in England

  • not in full-time education

Published 31 January 2018