SRA: SQE1 & SQE2 assessments information

Find out more about the assessment specifics, and learn about taking them in Welsh. Get access to sample questions for both SQE1 and SQE2.

(Last update September 2024)

SQE assessment specification

Assessment Specifications:

  • Current assessment specifications (applicable up to September 2023) can be found. You can learn more about the SQE1 and SQE2 assessments, including their construction and the topics you will be tested on.
  • The SQE1 assessment specification can be accessed for more detailed information.
  • The SQE2 assessment specification is available for further understanding of the assessment structure.
  • Assessment specifications from September 2023 have been published. These updated specifications include the Functioning Legal Knowledge (FLK) for SQE1 and SQE2. The updated FLK will be applicable to SQE assessments starting from 1 September 2023, beginning with the SQE2 assessment in October 2023.

SQE Sample Questions:

  • Sample questions for SQE1 are provided in English, allowing you to experience the format and content of the assessment. Welsh sample questions for SQE1 will be available in the future.SQE1 sample questions
  • Reviewing sample oral and written questions for SQE2 can help improve your understanding of the assessment structure.
  • You can also access the Pearson VUE assessment platform to familiarise yourself with its functionality, including the layout of assessment questions for SQE.

Assessment Information:

Find detailed information about what to expect on the day of your assessment, including the duration of the assessment days.
The assessment day

Sitting SQE in Welsh:

Information is available on taking the SQE1 and SQE2 assessments in Welsh.
SQE in Welsh

Reasonable Adjustments:

If you require assistance or accommodations to sit your assessments, it is important to notify the relevant authorities before booking your assessments. Early communication will ensure sufficient time to review your request and make any necessary arrangements.
Reasonable adjustments

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