AAT-Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship Level 3

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Duration - The length of programme is 15-18 months Qualification - Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship- AAT Level 3.

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The new Accounting Apprenticeship Standards detail the knowledge, skills and behaviours that need to be accomplished by the Apprentice.

The qualification provides you with the required skills to undertake the role of an Assistant Accountant.  You will be working alongside professionals in an accounting environment where you will gain experience of assisting in day to day financial activities.  You will be provided with the practical, technical and professional skills required to prepare yourself for business.

This qualification is aimed at learners with experience and knowledge of double entry bookkeeping and builds on the skills developed at Level 2.

You will cover the following knowledge:

  • Business awareness
  • IT systems and processes
  • Ethical standards
  • Financial accounting and reporting
  • Management accounting

The skills covered:

  • Analysis
  • Communication
  • Producing quality and accurate information
  • The use of systems and processes
  • Problem solving

Behaviours assessed:

  • Embracing change
  • Adding value
  • Ethics and integrity
  • Personal accountability
  • Productivity
  • Team work and collaboration



You will gain a Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accountancy



Progression routes:

Typically the roles that you could get involved with after completion of this qualification are as follows:

  • Assistant Accountant
  • Trainee Accounting Technician
  • Accounts clerk
  • Cashier
  • Finance Assistant
  • Purchase Ledger Clerk
  • Sales Ledger Clerk


The length of the programme is approximately 15-18 Months.


Entry Requirements:

These standards have been developed by the Lead Body for Accounting as -generic- competencies to ensure that they apply to a wide range of different types of jobs in a variety of organisations.


For more information about this course or to request an application form please fill out the course booking form or ring us 01752 670811 or email at info@acacia.ac.uk.