FAQs for apprentices

Do you require minimum GCSE grades?
We look for seven GCSEs grade B or above (including Maths and English).

Do you require minimum A level grades?
We look for a minimum of A,B,B.

Can I still apply if my GCSE and A level grades fall below the minimum requirement?
Your application will only be considered if there are mitigating circumstances. If there are, then please note these on your application and they will be taken into consideration (you may be asked to produce documentary evidence).

Can I apply if I have a degree?
Our apprenticeship programme is aimed at school leavers, as an alternative to university. If you have a degree, you should consider our Training Contract route.

Do you look at applications on a rolling basis?
Yes we do, however we recommend and encourage you to apply as early as possible. The closing date for applications is 6 January 2017.

Do you pay for studying at BPP University Law School?
Yes, all your studies are paid for by Dentons.

Will I have study leave?
You will have one day a week to study and attend classes at BPP. You will also be given time off for exams.

What training will I receive at Dentons?
You will receive comprehensive training throughout the six-year programme. This will be a combination of on the job with your supervisor and more structured training, such as “Introduction to the City” and “Effective written communication”.

What support will I get throughout my training?
While in the office you will be supported by a Supervisor and a Human Resources Manager. While studying, you will be supported by a Personal Tutor and Student Manager.

Do you accept applications from candidates who are not eligible to work in the UK and who require sponsorship?
Yes, we will accept applications from candidates requiring a work permit.

Will I be able to work in one of your international offices?
For the duration of the apprenticeship programme, you will study and work in London.

Will you pay travel expenses?
You will need to pay for all your travel with your salary.

Will my lunch be paid for?
You will need to provide your own lunch or you can buy lunch from our staff restaurant in the office.

How will my salary be paid?
Your salary will be paid each month direct to your bank account.

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