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BSB appoints BTL to provide digital platform for the new centralised assessment in Professional Ethics

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Note: Surpass Assessment is now the company name for BTL and BTL Surpass.

The Bar Standards Board (BSB) has announced that it has contracted with BTL Group Ltd to use the Surpass Assessment Platform to help it deliver the new centralised assessment in Professional Ethics to be sat by pupils during the pupillage component of Bar training. The first such assessment will be taken in April 2022 by pupils who commenced Bar Training from 2020 onwards or who completed the Bar Transfer Test (BTT) from August 2021 onwards.

Read more about this on the Bar Standards Board website.

We are delighted to say that we have now contracted with BTL and look forward to working with them on the future delivery of our exams.

Dr Victoria Stec, BSB Head of Authorisation

“It’s fantastic news to be able to welcome another prestigious professional organisation to the Surpass Community. We look forward not only to supporting them in their e-assessment journey, but also having their expertise contribute to the wider discussion of improving the assessment experience for everyone.

BTL Managing Director, Sonya Whitworth.

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