SQE (Solicitors Qualifying Examination) FAQs

Discover answers to your burning SQE queries on FQPS Academy's FAQ page.
Find detailed information about SQE study materials, preparation courses, exam specifications, registration process, and more. Learn about the differences between the SQE and LPC, the exam dates, fees, and the essentials of SQE 1 and 2.
Our FAQ page is your comprehensive guide to all things SQE, keeping you informed and prepared for your journey towards becoming a qualified solicitor in the UK.

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The SQE is a standardized exam replacing the LPC for those who wish to qualify as a solicitor in England and Wales. It's divided into two stages - SQE1, which tests legal knowledge, and SQE2, which tests practical skills.

The Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) is a standardized assessment for anyone who wishes to qualify as a solicitor in England and Wales, replacing the LPC. Unlike the LPC, the SQE does not require you to enroll in a specific course and is split into two stages: SQE1 and SQE2, focusing on legal knowledge and practical skills respectively.

Yes, FQPS ACADEMY provides a wide range of SQE revision notes and practice questions tailored for FLK1 and FLK2. These are updated every month to keep your knowledge growing and challenged.

FQPS ACADEMY provides a bank of practice material, including multiple choice questions (MCQ) tailored for FLK1 and FLK2, as well as practical scenarios for SQE2.

We offer a variety of resources to help you prepare for the SQE, we do provide PDFs of revision cards.

The SQE law essentials are the foundational legal knowledge areas tested in SQE1 (FLK1). This includes Business Law, Dispute Resolution, Contract and Tort, etc. FQPS ACADEMY provides detailed study materials for all these areas.

SQE qualifying work experience is legal work experience that enables you to develop the competencies you need to become a solicitor. This can be completed before, during or after your SQE study and should last for at least two years.

While we may be a bit biased, we believe FQPS ACADEMY offers one of the best SQE prep courses. Our platform identifies your areas of improvement and tracks your progress with comprehensive reports.

The SQE exam dates for 2023 and 2024 can be found here: SQE Deadlines. We also update our users regularly about upcoming exam dates.

Yes, we offer comprehensive resources for all SQE law essentials, including immigration law. You'll find practice questions and scenario-based tasks in our resource bank.

The difficulty can be subjective and depends on your personal strengths and study habits. However, the SQE is designed to be a rigorous and effective measure of readiness for solicitor practice.

Yes, our platform functions as an effective SQE training programme, offering practice questions, mock scenarios, hotpoints, flashcards, and much more to help prepare for the SQE.

The SQE exam fees are set by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and Kaplan, the assessment provider. Currently, the fee for SQE1 is £1,558 and for SQE2 is £2,422.

Absolutely! FQPS ACADEMY provides unlimited access to a bank of study material, including practice questions and scenarios tailored for both SQE1 and SQE2, as well as "Hotpoints and Flashcards" to enhance your understanding of course contents.

Yes, certain universities offer an integrated LLM program with SQE 1 and 2 preparation. You can check their individual websites for more information.

While we focus on providing a platform for continuous practice, we do offer resources and practice scenarios that can assist you in your SQE 2 preparation.

FQPS ACADEMY offers an online platform with unlimited access to practice materials, including Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) for FLK1 and FLK2, and practical scenarios for SQE2.

The SQE syllabus covers a broad range of law subjects divided into two stages. SQE1 focuses on Functioning Legal Knowledge (FLK) and SQE2 on practical legal skills.

SQE and LPC are all methods of becoming a qualified solicitor in the UK. The SQE (Solicitors Qualifying Examination) is a new route to qualification, replacing the Legal Practice Course (LPC).

The SQE assessment is split into two stages: SQE1 and SQE2. SQE1 assesses candidates on Functioning Legal Knowledge (FLK) via multiple-choice tests, while SQE2 assesses practical legal skills through written and oral tasks.

The SQE is open to anyone holding a degree or equivalent, or has a legal apprenticeship. English language proficiency is also required. It's recommended to check the SRA's official guidelines for complete details.

The SQE route to becoming a solicitor involves passing both SQE1 and SQE2 exams, gaining two years of qualifying work experience, and satisfying character and suitability requirements by the SRA.

Yes, many law firms in the UK offer training contracts that include preparation for the SQE. It's best to check directly with the firms for specifics.

The SQE is divided into two parts: SQE1 and SQE2. The length of preparation time can vary depending on your study schedule. It's generally recommended to spend 4-6 months studying for SQE1 and another 3 months for SQE2.

You can register for the SQE through the Kaplan SQE website. They provide detailed instructions for the registration process.

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