This detailed guidance is to help those applying to become an Authorised Education and Training Organisation (AETO) providing the work-based learning component of Bar training (pupillage), eg chambers, law firms, local authorities, etc. It explains how to meet the requirements of the Authorisation Framework. In particular, it explains how to meet our four principles of accessibility, affordability, flexibility and sustaining high standards. The guidance focuses on how to supply the necessary evidence to us to become authorised.DOWNLOAD GUIDANCE FOR PROSPECTIVE PUPILLAGE PROVIDERS
Please also refer to our Pupillage Processes page for individual process documents relating to pupillage registration, sign off, and material changes and the role of the BSB and other stakeholders in carrying out these processes.