Business and Management

Professional Accounting Taxation Technician Level 4 Apprenticeship

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

You can start an apprenticeship at any time. This programme will take 18-24 months to complete.

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for this apprenticeship will be decided by each employer, but may typically be five GCSEs at grade C/4 or higher including English and maths. It is desirable that you have English and maths at grade C or above but this is not essential as Functional Skills are delivered as part of the apprenticeship programme.

You will need to find an employer to employ you as an apprentice. Please see our Apprenticeship vacancies.

You will achieve

Level 4 Professional Accounting/Tax Technician Apprenticeship Standard.

Last updated: 5th Dec 2018

Course overview

This apprenticeship provides you with the skills and experience to work effectively within the accountancy industry. Please click here for further information.

 

Course content

Knowledge

  • Technical knowledge
  • Business awareness
  • Ethical standards
  • Regulation and compliance
  • Systems and processes

Skills

  • Analysis
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Planning and prioritisation
  • Produces quality and accurate information
  • Uses systems and processes
  • Team working and collaboration

Behaviours

  • Adaptability
  • Adding value
  • Ethics and integrity
  • Proactivity
  • Professional scepticism

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

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through on programme assessment of knowledge, skills and behaviour outcomes on-route to 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 workplace 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 University Campus Barnsley, Church Street, Barnsley, S70 2YW.

What can I do next?

The Professional Accounting/Tax Technician standard allows student registration with a number of UK Professional Bodies in this sector.
Completion of the Professional Accounting/Tax Technician Apprenticeship may lead to you receiving credits towards the completion of the Professional Accountant/Tax Apprenticeship or Chartered Accountancy/Taxation qualifications provided by the relevant professional bodies.

Completion of the Professional Accounting/Tax Technician Apprenticeship may also result in credits being awarded towards relevant undergraduate degree programmes.

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

 

 

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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.

Professional Accounting Taxation Technician Level 4 Apprenticeship