Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship
Job Reference: ART-0S5g9EdTamZ
Who are we?
ART Providers Skill Centre (ART) is a UK based organization that is committed to provide you with the right skills, learning and career opportunities in your chosen apprenticeship course programme. We exist to produce top quality apprentices and support employers in bridging them to the right apprentice such as yourself.
We are now offering an Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship course programme in Level 3. Inquire now!
What will you learn in this course?
This apprenticeship will prepare apprentices for junior and entry-level accounting roles. It delivers a solid foundation in finance administration, covering areas such as double entry bookkeeping and basic costing principles. Learners will then move on to mastering more complex accounting disciplines including financial processes, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts and ethical practices for accountants.
This flexible apprenticeship is delivered in partnership with Mindful Education, and combines online learning with face-to-face lessons in the classroom.
Knowledge you’ll gain:
Apprentices will learn and master financial processes, including accounting principles and concepts, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts, VAT issues in business, management accounting costing techniques and ethical practices for accountants. They will also gain software skills through spreadsheet training for accounting.
This apprenticeship standard is at Level 3. The structure allows students to achieve the AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) Advanced Diploma in Accounting as their on-programme learning. This internationally recognised AAT qualification enables those working in accounting or those looking to pursue accountancy as a career to gain knowledge, practical experience and the all-important certification often sought by employers.
The Level 3 apprenticeship covers a range of key areas, including:
- Advanced bookkeeping
- Final accounts preparation
- Management accounting: costing
- Indirect tax
- Ethics for accountants
- Spreadsheets for accounting
You will also develop business communications and lifelong learning skills, applying what you learn on the course to the wider industry context.
- Applicants will need to be employed in a relevant accounting role or willing to be employed by one of our employer partners.
- 5 GCSE’s with maths and English at Grade 5 / C or Functional Skills Level 2 English and maths
- Good keyboarding skills are essential as well as a good knowledge of Microsoft Office. Achievement of an AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting is advantageous but not essential.
Once you have completed this Apprenticeship, you could progress on to the following:
You can progress on to the Professional Accounting Technician Apprenticeship – AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting at Level 4.
Upon successful completion of the Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship, you can apply for AAT associate bookkeeping membership and become a professional AAT Bookkeeper (AATQB).
The skills and knowledge you will gain throughout this apprenticeship will qualify you for roles including Finance Officer, Assistant Accountant and Bookkeeper. You will also be eligible for AAT Bookkeeper (AATQB) status, giving you the option to work as a freelance bookkeeper.
Course Length: 24 Month(s) ( End Point Assessment not yet included )
Learning method: Workplace (direct delivery)
Maximum funding: Competitive