Approx. duration: 12-18 months
Start date: Anytime
Attendance: Weekly sessions Ipswich Campus
Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE’s including Maths and English 9-3/A-E or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.
On programme learning: English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2. AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting level 2
End-point assessment: Delivered by AAT
Progression: On completion of this apprenticeship, an Accounts/Finance assistant will have the opportunity to progress within the industry in a range of roles such as Accounts Assistant, Accounts Payable Clerk, Accounts Administrator, Assistant Bookkeeper, Data input Clerk.
Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship is for those who wish to develop their core skills, knowledge and behaviours, allowing them to work effectively with supervision in a working environment. An Accounts/Finance Assistant is an integral part of the team responsible for maintaining an efficient and accurate finance function within the business. This would include basic bookkeeping duties, working with sales and ledger, running calculations, to ensure that records and payments are correct. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.