Assistant Accountant (AAT) – Advanced Apprenticeship
An Assistant Accountant provides support to internal and external customers and will work predominately either as an assistant accountant within practice or alternatively within the finance function of an organisation.
- Course Type Apprenticeship
- Subject Area Accountancy
- Qualification AAT
- Study Mode: Day Release
- Course Level Level 3
- Location Future Skills Centre
- Course Length up to 24 months
An Assistant Accountant provides support to internal and external customers and will work predominately either as an assistant accountant within practice or alternatively within the finance function of an organisation. The role will involve assisting in day-to-day financial activities, such as data entry to month end management accounts or year-end financial statements. An Assistant Accountant may also be involved in regulatory financial requirements such as the completion of VAT returns.
The Apprenticeship is for 18-24 months and includes AAT Level 2 Bookkeeping and Level 3 Diploma in Accounting qualifications. Learners will be in the workplace 4 days a week and in College 1 day. Learners also have to compete a portfolio of work-based evidence and an End Point Assessment to show competence in the standards to gain their Apprenticeship certificate.
- Introduction to Bookkeeping
- Principles of Bookkeeping Controls
- Principles of Costing
- The Business Environment
- Computerised Accounting
- Business Awareness
- Financial Accounting: Preparing Financial Statements
- Management Accounting Techniques
- Tax Processes for Businesses
Next steps: On completion you could progress on to the Level 4 Professional Accountant Apprenticeship or into full time employment.
- Entry Requirements
Every employer is different and therefore the entry requirements can vary. As a guide, you ideally need GCSE grade 4 in English and Maths.
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“Exeter College has been really helpful in supporting us. We have regular meetings with the assessor and have been assured we can contact them at any time. Laura, our apprentice, has progressed really well and in a really short space of time has become a really valued member of our team. Her weekly sessions mean... Read more >
“I’ve always been passionate about maths and problem solving. Accountancy was a way to integrate this with business and practical training, and I was excited about being able to use my skills on the job every day. An apprenticeship gives you a head start in your chosen career path; you can build up your work... Read more >
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