Assistant Accountant – Level 3- Apprenticeship

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This apprenticeship programme will enable you to be an Assistant Accountant to support internal and external customers, and will mainly work either as an assistant accountant within practice, or within the finance function of an organisation. This programme is accredited by AAT.

At the end of this programme you must be able to show the essential Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours to be a successful Assistant Accountant.

Entry Requirement:

There is no specific entry requirement. However, employers will set the selection criteria including Maths and English.


Typically this Apprenticeship will take around 12–15 months to complete in order for apprentices to have time to complete their End Point Assessment.


• Advanced Bookkeeping

• Final Accounts Preparation

• Management Accounting: Costing

• Indirect Tax

• Ethics for Accountants

• Spreadsheets for Accounting.

Programme Delivery:

This programme will be delivered via online and on classroom. You will be able to access online learning materials, lessons at any time, using tablet, mobile, laptops or computer. You will also benefit from face to face class by qualified and trained trainer/coach. This blended learning approach will encourage you to apply theories into real-life workplace contexts.

Assessment Methods: 

End point assessment

You will have to go through an End Point Assessment (EPA) at the end of their programme to demonstrate that you are competent in the role.

This Apprenticeship Standard End Point Assessment will include:

Portfolio and reflective Discussion

You will required to provide a portfolio which includes evidences produces in the workplace to demonstrate that you have acquired Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours detailed in the standard. The reflective discussion is a structured interview with an Independent Assessor to examine this evidence and the learner journey in more detail.

Synoptic Test

This test will cover the knowledge and skills gained throughout the on programme stage and detailed in the standard. You will be given a fictitious company and then presented with a variety of activities.