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Who is the Apprenticeship for?

This Apprenticeship is ideal for any of your employees working in finance or accountancy roles whether within a dedicated accountancy practice or part of a team within an organisation that operates outside of the financial sector.

These employees assist in day-to-day financial activities such as data entry, month-end management accounts or year-end financial statements. An Assistant Accountant may also get involved in regulatory financial requirements.

This Apprenticeship is suitable for your employees that are ready for their next challenge and are looking to progress to further study in accountancy and finance.

Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting

Duration Typically 12 months


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What will they learn?

This Apprenticeship will provide your employees with the technical skills and knowledge needed to improve their performance and add real value on a day-to-day basis.  They will focus on understanding accounting fundamentals that include the preparation of final accounts, advanced bookkeeping and indirect and expenditure taxes as well as ethical accounting principles.

They’ll strengthen their ability to work collaboratively and understand how their contribution can have a direct impact
on your distinctive business and overall productivity.

How will they learn?

Our Personal Tutors will deliver high-quality face-to-face learning and coaching and provide all the resources your employee will need to progress quickly. Our intuitive learner management system ‘Bud’ will really bring the subject to life through interactive learning tools, access to complementary online resources and relevant social communities, as well as provide real-time learner information so that you will always know what your employee is learning and how they are progressing.

This Apprenticeship will develop your employees’ knowledge, skills and behaviours in the following areas:


  • Business awareness • IT systems & processes • Ethical standards • Financial accounting & reporting • Management reporting


  • Analysis • Communications • Problem solving • Produce quality & accurate information • Use systems & processes


  • Embracing change • Adding value • Ethics & integrity • Team working & collaboration • Personal accountability
  • Productivity

Becoming an Assistant Accountant is a skill for life and can open doors to a long and rewarding career. As a qualified assistant accountant, you could work in a variety of areas, industries and sectors.

The natural progression after completion of this Apprenticeship is towards a leadership Apprenticeship or a higher level Accountancy Apprenticeship.

At Paragon Skills we are committed to inspiring you to succeed and to ensure that you get the best possible training in your chosen career. We are looking for learners as committed and as passionate as we are. If this sounds like you, then contact us today about the opportunities available to you and your organisation with AAT Accountant Apprenticeships.


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