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Accounting Apprenticeship

Accounting Apprenticeship

NWSLC are pleased to offer new Accounts/Finance Assistant Apprenticeship. This is a more robust apprenticeship as it not only includes the AAT (Association of Accounting) Foundation Certificate in Accounting but encompasses a range of vital softer skills for those in the workplace, such as communication, personal effectiveness and professionalism. The new apprenticeship is also a great opportunity to upskill current and train new staff.

AAT Standard Apprenticeship Assessment

The students will be tested at the end of their apprenticeship with a scenario which replicates the typical work an Accounts/Finance Assistant will have to manage in a workplace. By its very nature, the occupation demands accurate and detailed written work, including calculations, and so this assessment method is an appropriate and manageable way of testing occupational competency against the knowledge and skills requirements of an Accounts Assistant.

Accounting Apprenticeship Breakdown

The duration of this programme is 15 months and it has been designed for employers by employers. The apprenticeship is AAT accredited and also allows to demonstrate competence within the job role. The apprenticeship will consist of:
– AAT professional qualification
– AAT membership
– Textbooks provided as part of the programme
– Bi monthly visits by assessor to place of work
– Smart assessor e-portfolio

What is the AAT Standard?

AAT Accounting Qualifications are recognised internationally with many leading organisations hiring AAT qualified members. The qualifications are regulated by all four UK qualification regulators which includes: Ofqual (England), CCEA (Northern Ireland), SQA (Scotland) and Qualifications Wales. AAT is also a recognised as an End Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO) for providing End Point Assessments (EPAs) for apprenticeships in accounting at levels 2, 3 and 4.

Contact Us
To find out further information about the Accounting Apprenticeship please contact us:

Tel: 0330 058 3000 ext: 2020
Email: be@nwslc.ac.uk