Accounting Apprenticeship

CAREER PATHS: Accounts Assistant / Clerk, Purchase / Sales Ledge Clerk, Finance Assistant, Trainee Accounting Technician.

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There is wide support for this Apprenticeship from both large and small companies in the accounting and finance sector. This apprenticeship standard will help employers' recruitment of Accountants by providing a training programme that can attract and help retain people. The apprenticeship will help employers meet the current skills shortages, including a lack of industry and technical knowledge. There are various programmes available to train apprentices from foundation level to the higher level diploma.


Accounting Apprenticeship Courses

Level 2 Accounts/Finance Assistant Apprenticeship

For individuals wanting to start a career in Accountancy. Working within an Accounts role, apprentices will work towards the AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting. Apprentices will learn knowledge and skills in Bookkeeping Transactions, Bookkeeping Controls, Costing, Computerised Accounts and Working Effectively in Finance. 

15-18 Months


Level 3 Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship

For individuals wanting to progress on to Level 3 Accountancy. Working within an Accounts role, apprentices will work towards the AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting. Apprentices will knowledge and skills in Advanced Bookkeeping, Costing, Accounts Preparation, Management Accounts, Indirect Tax, Ethics and Spreadsheets. 

15 - 18 Months


Level 4 Professional Accounting Apprenticeship

An apprenticeship for individuals working in an Accounts role looking to upskill and achieve the Level 4 AAT professional Diploma in Accounting. Apprentices will gain knowledge in areas such as Financial statements, Management Accounts, Accounting Systems and Controls.

18-24 Months


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