Business and Management

Assistant Accountant Level 3 Apprenticeship

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

You can start an apprenticeship at any time. This programme will take a minimum of 12-24 months to complete.

Entry requirements
  • Qualifications related to the course
  • GCSE requirements or Functional Skills
  • Other requirements e.g. DBS
  • You will need to find an employer to employ you as an apprentice. Please see our Apprenticeship vacancies.
You will achieve

Level 3 Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship Standard.

Last updated: 12th December 2017

Course overview

This apprenticeship provides you with the skills and experience to work effectively within the accountancy industry. Please see link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/apprenticeship-standard-assistant-accountant

 

Course content

Knowledge

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

Skills

  • Analysis
  • Communication
  • Produces quality and accurate information
  • Uses systems and processes
  • Problem solving

Behaviours

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

English and maths
English and maths qualifications are a requirement for most jobs and it is important that you are able to demonstrate your ability in these areas. If you do not already have a grade C or above in GCSE English and maths you will automatically undertake further study in these subjects as part of your apprenticeship.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through on programme assessment of knowledge, skills and behaviour outcomes on-route to a final synoptic end point assessment, consisting of:

  • A synoptic end-test covering the knowledge and skills gained throughout the on programme stage and detailed in the standard
  • A portfolio and reflective discussion which will comprise of a range of evidence produced in the work-place to show that you have met the knowledge, skills and behaviours detailed in the standard. The reflective discussion will be a structured interview to examine this evidence and the learner journey in more detail.

What equipment will I need?

You will be required to provide paper, writing materials, calculator and a memory stick.

Where will I study?

You will study within the workplace and attend classes if required at Barnsley College.

What can I do next?

Apprentices can progress onto the Level 4 Professional Accounting/Tax Technician Apprenticeship, the stand alone Level 4 Diploma in Accounting qualification and onto a Foundation Degree in Accounting and various degree programmes in Accounting

How much does the course cost?

There is no cost to being an apprentice. All costs associated with your apprenticeship, including the cost of training and your salary, will be paid by your employer.

 

Financial support

You may be eligible for assistance with expenses such as travel, books, equipment and childcare. For further information please contact the Student Services Team on +44 (0)1226 216 114.

Extra information

Contact the Apprenticeship Team

For further information please contact the team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email: info@barnsley.ac.uk

 

 

Want to join Barnsley Sports Academy and the Sports Village?

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Additional Learning Support

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

English and Maths

Having good English and maths qualifications are important for most careers and we want to give you the help you need to succeed.

If you are aged 16 – 19 and don’t already have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and maths they will automatically be included in your study programme. If you want to work towards higher grades in English and maths or a higher level maths qualification we can help you do that too.

If you need any further information, please contact the Info Team.

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Disclaimer

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Assistant Accountant Level 3 Apprenticeship