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Assistant Accountant

This Apprenticeship is ideal for anyone working in a finance or accountancy role.
15 - 18 months
Lee House, Manchester City Centre

This is a government funded programme which has been designed to support your development and skills when working in a finance or accountancy role and is a natural progression from Level 2.

The course brings together a wealth of knowledge, skills and behaviours that will help you feel more confident when processing and preparing financial information.

Whilst your job role will involve assisting in the day to day financial activities such as data entry to month end management accounts and/or year-end financial statements, this course will enhance your knowledge of regulatory financial requirements, communication and IT skills, financial accounting and reporting and management accounting.

When does the course start?

You can start this apprenticeship at any time, please contact us for further information.

What does the course cover?

The course covers a range of knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied in the workplace and is supported by elements of an AAT qualification covering financial accounting and management accounting. 

You will complete a final synoptic exam covering Ethics and Spreadsheets incorporating elements and techniques from advanced bookkeeping, final accounts preparation and management accounting: costing, a portfolio of evidence and take part in an independent professional discussion.

When will I attend?

This is mainly a work based qualification with attendance required half a day per week.

What will I achieve?

On successful completion all apprentices will achieve a Level 3 Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship. 

There is also the option to achieve a full AAT Diploma in Accounting Level 3 Certificate, this is achieved by completing one additional unit which isn't part of the standard.


What are the entry requirements?

You must hold a Level 2 qualification in Accounting.

Ideally, you will hold a GCSE grade 4 or above in maths and English or equivalent.

You must be employed in either a finance or accountancy role.

How much does the course cost?

There isn't a cost to learners. Employers will pay a contribution to the cost of the apprenticeship. Please get in touch for further information.