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Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Accounting


Course Overview

This framework has been developed by employers and providers to meet the needs of small and medium size enterprises through to the larger organisations. It provides a structured approach to training and developing prospective Accountants who understand the needs of the organisation, its customers and the sector within which they operate. This course will enable candidates to obtain a Level 3 Diploma in Accounting qualification with 41 QCF Credits, through the Association of Accounting Technicians professional qualification.

 Course Length: 12 months

Course Location: Workplace plus 1 day a week at college

Course Fee: If applicable

Start Date: September 2016

Course Content

 This apprenticeship is ideal for someone who is currently on their journey in accounting and working towards becoming a fully qualified Accountant.

You will learn on the job and in college taking into account how you would assist in the day to day financial activities such as data entry to month end management accounts and/or year-end financial statements.

This Apprenticeship programme is made up of the following four components:

AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting

Knowledge units include:

  • Principles of accounts preparation
  • Principles of cash management
  • Principles of costing
  • Principles of VAT
  • Professional ethics in accounting and finance

Competence units include:

  • Extending the trial balance using accounting adjustments
  • Accounting for fixed assets
  • Prepare final accounts for sole traders
  • Cash management
  • Providing cost and revenue information
  • Preparing and completing VAT returns
  • Spread sheets (imported unit from eskills)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and maths

    Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

    Personal Learning & Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Entry Requirement

Successful completion of Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Accountancy (AAT Level 2) or Manual Bookkeeping Level 1 & 2 with a tutor recommendation/appropriate vocational competence or A level accounts. the Apprenticeship will suit such job roles as: Trainee Accountant and Trainee Accounting Technician.


Each unit will be assessed by a computerised examination.

Where does this course lead to

Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Accountancy.

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Course Outline

Course Code: JP03
Study Mode: Apprenticeship
Location: Basingstoke
Start Date: 07/09/2017
Duration: 1 Year
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