AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting
15 Months

This Apprenticeship will provide you with the skills and confidence to excel in the field of accounting. Working within an accounting environment and studying AAT qualifications (industry recognised) at the same time will get you off to a great start in your Accounting career.

What will I learn?

  • Advanced Book Keeping
  • Final Accounts Preparation
  • Management Accounts Costing
  • Indirect Taxation
  • Ethics for Accountants
  • Spreadsheets for Accounting

How will I be taught?

You will learn in the workplace with a day release at College. Classes will be taught by experienced professionals through a range of classroom activities designed to apply your learning to real life situations.

How will I be assessed?

  • Online assessments 
  • A synoptic end test
  • Portfolio and reflective discussion 
  • A review every 12 weeks 

What can I do next?

Progression onto the Level 4 Professional Accounting Technician.

Is there anything else I need to know?

As well as ensuring full competency as an Assistant Accountant, this apprenticeship provides the foundation for progression into a number of career paths in the accounting sector including Audit Trainee, Corporate Recovery Analyst, Credit Controller or Tax Accountant.

September Starts Only.

Duration: 15 months

Entry Requirements

Candidates must hold a GCSE maths and English at Grade 4 (formerly grade C) (or equivalent). Consideration will also be given to candidates suitably qualified by experience and able to successfully complete a college assessment. All candidates who apply will be interviewed by a member of the AAT team to assess their suitability for entry onto the programme.

If the start date for your course has already passed we may still be able to accommodate you.

Any questions? Just ask!

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