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18 - 24 Months
Course code AVPACPF1SA

Assistant Accountant, Apprenticeship

This Level 3 Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship provides valuable workplace skills and experience while you earn a wage. You will spend most of your week with your employer and attend College occasionally to learn the theoretical elements of the role.

You will undertake a number of qualifications including the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Level 3 Advanced Diploma.

The programme covers a range of topics, including advanced bookkeeping, final accounts preparation, management accounting (costing), indirect tax, ethics for accounting, and spreadsheets. We will also work with you to develop your English and maths skills.

How will I be assessed?

You will complete the AAT Advanced Diploma assessments, skills tests, a portfolio of evidence, a synoptic assessment and a professional discussion.

What could I do after this course?

The majority of Weston College apprentices are kept on by their employers after they finish their programme. You will be equipped for a variety of roles, including accounting technician, accounts clerk or finance assistant.

You could also increase your skills with a higher apprenticeship like the Level 4 Professional Accounting Technician or the BA (Hons) Business Management and with Sustainability at University Centre Weston.

Entry Requirements

You will need a minimum of either Maths and English at grade 9-5 or and a Level 2 AAT qualification, or the AAT Bookkeeping qualification. You will also need to be in relevant employment, but we can help you find this.

Course Level

Level 3

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What our students say

Sam Ashton, Business L3

Sam Ashton

"We covered such a wide range of business topics, and the industry placement gave me a great insight into the day to day life in my chosen career. I have learnt a lot of transferable skills, which will be useful for almost every job!."

Former school: King Alfred's

Studied: Business L3

What next? Studying an Events Management course at University of Plymouth

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