15 Months (£12,000)
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An Assistant Accountant provides support to internal and external customers and will work predominately either as an assistant accountant within practise or alternatively within the finance function of an organisation. Part of their 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.
As well as ensuring full competency as an Assistant Accountant, this standard provides the foundation for progression into a number of career paths in the accounting sector including Audit Trainee, Corporate Recovery Analyst, Credit Controller or Tax Accountant.
Please note: classroom attendance is weekly.
The Level 3 apprenticeship covers a range of key areas, including:
You will also develop business communications and lifelong learning skills, applying what you learn on the course to the wider industry context.
The course will be completed over a 15-month period, which will include weekly delivery of knowledge modules at our Stevenage campus. This flexible apprenticeship is delivered in partnership with Mindful Education and combines online learning with face-to-face lessons in the classroom.
The learners will receive two coaching visits in the workplace to identify the standards of competence are being met. There will also be recorded professional discussions covering competence towards the standard.
The tutor will complete a progress review in the first 6 weeks and every 10-12 weeks thereafter, which will require the Employers presence. All work will be stored on an electronic portfolio ready to be submitted to the End Point Assessment Organisation.
As part of the Apprenticeship Standard, you will be required to complete and End Point Assessment (EPA) at the end of your programme with an external Independent Assessor (EPAO). Throughout the programme your tutor will prepare you for the End Point Assessment and complete mock assessments prior to your final assessment.
The following elements will be completed during the End Point Assessment for the Assistant Accountant Standard
At the end of the final assessment, the below grades will be awarded by the EPAO:
As part of the Assistant Accountant Standard you will be achieving the following qualifications:
*Will be achieved if relevant qualification not already held prior to the Apprenticeship.
Typical applicants will display a good attitude, a positive approach to learning & development and a high level of ambition. Apprentices will need to sit an initial assessment in both English and Maths.
Where a learner does not hold an equivalent to or GSCE grade 4 (C) or above, you will need to sit Functional Skills Level 2 English and Maths prior to taking the End Point assessment.
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