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Level 3

Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship L3 Standard

COURSE OVERVIEW

The apprenticeship includes the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting which covers a range of complex accounting tasks and comprises of six mandatory units.

  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting Techniques
  • Tax Processes for Business
  • Business Awareness

Students completing this qualification will develop master financial processes including accounting principles and concepts, advanced bookkeeping and final accounts. They will also understand business issues regarding value added tax (VAT) issues in business management accounting costing techniques and ethical practices for accountants.

This course develops the professional skills and behaviours needed to contribute effectively in the workplace.

Working in accountancy requires good communication skills, IT skills and an understanding of the business environment, all of which are covered by this qualification.

Apprentices also meet regularly with their own assessor/coach who will support them to prepare for the End Point Assessment.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Individual employers set the selection criteria, but this is likely to include 5 GCSEs, including Maths and English, although some employers will accept other relevant qualifications and experience, including a relevant Level 2 qualification.

This apprenticeship is a progression route for students who have achieved either the AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting or Bookkeeping. Apprentices without English or Maths at Level 2 must achieve this prior to taking the end point assessment.

HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS

Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2

Apply

Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.

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Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

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