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Assistant Accountant - Advanced Apprenticeship


Assistant Accountants have a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied in all sectors. An Assistant Accountant provides support to internal and external customers and will work predominately either as an assistant accountant within practice or alternatively within the finance function of an organisation. 

Next course dates

Start date Location Duration
01 Aug 2023
Employer's Premises
01 Aug 2024
Employer's Premises

Where can this subject lead?

Career progression

The Assistant Accountant standard can help you develop your career as a:

•    Accountant
•    Accountants assistant
•    Finance assistant
•    Credit controller
•    Payroll supervisor
•    Tax Accountant

What will I learn?

Industry placement, field trips and guest speakers

The Apprentice must be if full time employment, with a contract of employment. 

The employer must be in agreement to allow the Skills Coach and Specialist Practitioner access to the learner.

How will I be assessed?

How will I be assessed?

This apprenticeship will identify and improve your skills, knowledge and behaviours needed to become an Assistant Accountant. These include;

•    Business awareness
•    IT systems and processes
•    Ethical standards
•    Financial accounting and reporting
•    Management accounting
•    Problem Solving
•    Communication
•    Analysis
•    Produce quality and accurate information
•    Use systems and processes

By the end of the apprenticeship, you will be able to demonstrate your skills, knowledge and behaviours in areas of Accountancy.

These will be assessed at the end of the qualification by the awarding organisation, the assessments will consist 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 a range of evidence produced in the work place to demonstrate that the apprentice has met the knowledge, skills and behaviours detailed in the standard.