Approx. duration: 18-24 months
Start Date: September
Attendance: One day a week at the 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 9-4/A-C or a commitment to undertake Level 2 Maths and English. Achievement of AAT Assistant Accountant Level 3 would be an advantage. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week and have a contract of employment.
- Professional Accounting or Taxation Technician Standard
- English and Maths (if required) Level 2
- Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping (additional cost)
End-point assessment: Delivered by AAT
Progression: Higher level Apprenticeships or undergraduate degree programmes.
Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer.
Individuals in the role of a Professional accounting or tax technician will have responsibility for creating, and/or verifying and reviewing, accurate and timely financial information within the organisation in which they are employed or on behalf of another organisation. This will be performed in order to meet relevant ethical, professional and legal standards, and will utilise the individual’s knowledge of the business systems and processes, as well as standard accounting and tax practices. This role may exist in an accounting practice, a professional services company, HMRC or the accounting function of a business or other organisation.
Examples of roles as a Professional accounting or tax technician include, but are nall ot limited to, Assistant auditor, Assistant management accountant, Assistant financial accountant, Accounts payable and expenses supervisor, Commercial analyst, Payroll manager, Senior bookkeeper, Senior financial officer, Tax investigations officer, Personal tax assistant and Business tax assistant.