SRA Handbook

Full accreditation at level 2

Version 21 of the Handbook was published on 6 December 2018. For more information, please click "History" above.

Regulation 8: Full accreditation at level 2

8.1

Subject to regulation 8.2, if you do not intend to undertake trials, you may apply for full accreditation at level 2 by submitting an application in the manner prescribed by the SRA.

Guidance note:

(i)

A list of approved assessment organisations is available via our website - www.sra.org.uk. The assessment shall be in the form approved by us for the purpose.

8.2

If you do not intend to undertake trials and you have obtained your higher courts advocacy qualification for criminal advocacy by assessment in accordance with the SRA Higher Rights of Audience Regulations, you will automatically be granted full accreditation and will not be required to apply for re-accreditation until such time as is prescribed by the SRA.

8.3

If you intend to undertake trials you may apply for full accreditation at level 2 by submitting:

(a)

an application in the manner prescribed by the SRA; and

(b)

the prescribed number of CAEFs obtained in the prescribed manner in accordance with the QASA demonstrating that you have met the level 2 competencies set out in the QASA in level 2 trials.

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