Level 3 Assistant Accountant Apprenticeships


Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
Business and Professional AD024E05/19/1 Apprenticeship

Course Information

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.

Part of your 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. In addition you may find yourself involved in regulatory financial requirements such as the completion of VAT returns or assisting in the preparation of tax computations.


Overview

Qualification
  • Level 3 Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship
Course Content
  • You will be required to undertake and have an understanding of a number of different core skills, knowledge and behaviours in order to complete this apprenticeship. These include:
    Accountancy principles - including ethical standards, integrity, professional reputation and transparency
    Business awareness - including adding value, business strategy and customer and supplier needsUsing accountancy tools and data - including analysing financial data and using payroll, purchasing and sales systems
    Financial accounting and reporting - including accounts preparation, double-entry bookkeeping, taxation and final accounts and reports
    Management accounting - including income and expenditure and planning and control
    Communications - including interpersonal, written and verbal skills for internal and external customers

    If you do not already hold level 2 functional skills in maths and English (GCSE grade 4 or C), you will need to achieve this level prior to taking the End Point Assessment.
Entry Requirements
  • GCSE Grade 4 or C in maths and English or level 2 functional skills in maths and English.

    Entry is subject to a successful interview and you will undertake an initial assessment in maths and English regardless of previous qualifications. You must be working under a suitable and relevant contract of employment for a minimum of 30 hours a week. If you do not have an employer, we may be able to help you find one.
Next Steps
  • You will have the opportunity to progress on to a higher level apprenticeship standard or to continue working within the industry.
Career Opportunities
  • Audit Trainee, Corporate Recovery Analyst, Credit Controller or Tax Accountant.

Dates & Fees

Dates & Times
Start date: End date: Start time: End time:
Throughout the Year Dependant on apprenticeship
Attendance
Mode of attendance
Full-Time
Timetable
Day of the week Number of sessions
Dependant on apprenticeship Dependant on apprenticeship
Course Fees

There are no course fees for eligible students. Students will also earn a full-time wage while they are working for their apprenticeship employer.
You will need access to a PC/laptop to develop your e-portfolio.

Materials Required

Notepad, Pen, Folder, Memory stick, any additional study materials such as textbooks.


What's next?

Is this course for you? Go ahead and book online now. If you'd like more information we are happy to answer any questions.