Who is the accounts/finance assistant apprenticeship suitable for?
The Accounts/Finance Assistant Apprenticeship Standard is at Level 2, This is the current entry-level for an accounting apprenticeship. This apprenticeship is a perfect match for someone without any accountancy or bookkeeping knowledge.
On this apprenticeship, you will learn the building blocks of the modern accountant. This course will help you grasp the fundamentals of bookkeeping, and further help you develop those vital skills and behaviours to enable you to put your knowledge into action.
Typical job roles include, but are not limited to, Accounts Assistant, Finance Assistant, Accounting Assistant, Bookkeeping Assistant, Financial Assistant, Accounts Payable Assistant, Billing Assistant, Payroll Assistant and Junior Accountant
Learners on this programme are vital to ensure your Accountancy and Finance practice performs in the most effective way. It includes the AAT qualification and provides the opportunity for them to support the business with essential skills and behaviours to drive results.
This apprenticeship is suitable for: Entry level – anyone looking to get into accountancy
Title of embedded diploma/qualification AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting - Level 2
End-point assessment organisation: The Association of Accounting Technicians
How long will this apprenticeship take to complete: 12 months apprenticeship + 8 weeks End Point Assessment
Cost: Non-levy employer contribution (5%) - £300 & levy paying employer contribution - £6000
What will you learn on the apprenticeship?
This apprenticeship consists of the knowledge, skills, and behaviours required by someone in an Accounts/Finance Assistant role to develop the required finance skills and enhance professional status.
The professional qualification, Level 2 AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting, will also be undertaken.
The knowledge gained will provide the opportunity to improve both accounting skills and business awareness:
- General Business
- Understanding Your Organisation
- Accounting Systems & Processes
- Basic Accounting
- Ethical Standards
We are rated as a ‘Good Provider’ by Ofsted
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