Course overviewThe topics you will cover whilst training include:
Accountancy Apprentices who come to Newcastle under-Lyme College will study the professional accountancy qualification AAT Level 3
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. 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.
Typical job roles include:
Assistant Accountant / Trainee Accounting Technician / Accounts Clerk / Cashier / Finance Assistant / Purchase Ledger Clerk / Sales Ledger Clerk
What else do I need to know?On an apprenticeship programme you usually will work for a minimum of 30 hours a week for the employer and then have one day a week at college or designated time in the workplace.
Some job roles will require a DBS before starting, you will be advised at interview stage if this is required.
What are the entry requirements?
Candidates need a minimum of four GCSEs grade A-C or grade 4 and above in math’s, English. If you do not have a suitable math’s and English or IT qualification, you will complete initial assessments to identify if you can achieve Functional Skills at level 2.
How is it assessed?
To achieve your apprenticeship you will also need to achieve a minimum of a pass in the end point assessment.
Where the apprentice has not already achieved Level 2 English and Math’s, they must do so before taking the end-point assessment.
The End Point Assessment includes:
• Synoptic end test
• Reflective discussion
• A portfolio of evidence
What financial support is on offer?
What can I do next?
How do I find out more?
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