Assistant Accountant Level 3

Assistant Accountant Level 3

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This Apprenticeship is a new standard and is equivalent to a Level 3 course.

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, the Assistant Accountant may find themselves involved in regulatory financial requirements such as the completion of VAT returns or assisting in the preparation of tax computations.

Duration 15 - 18 months
Study mode Full time
Start date Various
Campus Park Lane Campus
Course code 52659-01
Fee n/a – Employer Cost available on request

What you learn

Through studying the core modules and putting them into practice, you will will develop practical skills in:

  • Business awareness
  • IT systems and processes
  • Ethical standards
  • Financial accounting and reporting
  • Management accounting and behaviours – embracing change, adding value, ethics, integrity, personal accountability, productivity, team working and collaboration.

How you will be assessed

Assessment for this apprenticeship is through an end test (40%) and a work based portfolio and reflective discussion (60%).

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

The practical elements of this apprenticeship will be undertaken at your workplace. The study part of this apprenticeship will be carried out at Park Lane Campus.

Entry requirements

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. Apprentices without English or Maths at Level 2 must achieve this prior to taking the end point assessment.

What's next

After successful completion of the Level 3 Apprenticeship you could progress onto our Professional Accounting Taxation Technician Level 4 Apprenticeship or alternatively seek full employment with your workplace or in the sector.

Campus Locations

Your workplace

Nearest train station