Business and Professional

Introduction

Course Title: Level 3 Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship
Course Code: AD024

Department: Business and Professional
Course Type: 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. 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

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 needs
Using 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

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions
We run on demand. Contact us for dates. Apprenticeship
Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+

Additional Costs

You will need access to a PC/laptop to develop your e-portfolio.

Location & Contact Details

Location

Kingston Maurward College Main Campus | Directions

Helpline

Course Helpline 01305 215215

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Materials Required

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

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