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Advanced Apprenticeship in Accounting

Apprentices learn on the job, building up knowledge and skills, gaining qualifications and earning money all at the same time.

 

WHAT WILL YOU DO?

You will do work-based training with an employer.  You are paid a wage or a training allowance. The apprenticeship will involve working towards a Vocational Qualification (NVQ) and Functional Skills as described

below:

 

WHAT ARE THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS?

For the Advanced Apprenticeship in Accounting you should have obtained an Apprenticeship at Level 2 in Accounting or have undertaken a A Level standard of education.

 

WHAT JOB WILL YOU DO?

Accounting skills are in demand by commercial and industrial organisations, central and local government, the NHS and the voluntary sector, as well as by specialist accounting firms. Tasks include recording and accounting for cash and credit transactions and recording payroll transactions. Job titles may vary across sectors and organisations but are likely to include:

  • Accounts Clerk/Accounts
  • Assistant/Finance Assistant
  • Cashier
  • Credit Control Clerk
  • Data Input Clerk
  • Payroll Officer/Wages Clerk
  • Purchase Ledger Clerk

 

HOW LONG DOES YOUR APPRENTICESHIP TAKE TO COMPLETE?

The Advanced Apprenticeship in Accounting is normally completed in one year.

 

WHAT OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE AFTERWARDS?

With an Advanced Apprenticeship in Accounting, young people can progress to an NVQ Level 4 in Accounting.  Generally this will involve a career choice of one of the sub sectors of accounting such as accounting practice, industry and commerce or public sector. 

 

Further study and practical experience can lead to membership of one of the chartered accountancy bodies - ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA or ICAEW. There are also a range of accountancy and finance diplomas and degrees offered by higher education institutions.

 

Qualifications required as part of the Apprenticeship Framework

 

VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

You will need to achieve the following NVQ at Level 3:

  • Accounting

 

FUNCTIONAL SKILLS

You will work to achieve the following Key Skills:

  • Maths Level 2
  • English Level 2

 

Employer Rights and Responsibilities

 

You will discuss your individual needs with your employer and college representative

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please download an application form or contact the team below for more information, advice and guidance:

 

Student Services

Doncaster College

The Hub

Chappell Drive

Doncaster

DN1 2RF     

 

Tel: 0800 358 7575  

Email: click here


Disclaimer: All courses are run subject to numbers, and every effort is made to ensure the information on this leaflet is correct. Doncaster College reserves the right to amend the contents as deemed necessary. 



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