Accounting & Finance

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Accounting Apprenticeships

Who can do these programmes?

These apprenticeship development programmes are now available to all employees of all ages who want to gain the AAT qualifications and develop their knowledge and skills to a higher level. Graduates can also learn via this apprenticeship route.

Why choose The Apprentice Academy

  • Multi Award Winning Training Provider (National Delivery)
  • Ofsted ‘Good’ Rating & High Success Rates
  • Online and Classroom Options Available
  • Multiple Starting Points Throughout the Year – So Learners Can Start Quickly
  • All Our Coaches & Trainers are Industry Specialists
  • 96% of Employers & Learners Rate Our Services as Excellent

Accounts / Finance Assistant Apprenticeship (Level 2)

This Accounting Apprenticeship is designed for new recruits or existing employees who would like to be formally trained or qualified in accounting practices. This programme includes the AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting.

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Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship (Level 3)

This Accounting Apprenticeship is designed for new recruits or existing employees who would like to be formally trained or qualified in accounting practices. This programme includes the AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting.

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Professional Accountant Apprenticeship (Level 4)

This Accounting Apprenticeship is tailored towards more experienced individuals who are looking to further develop their accounting knowledge and skill. This programmes includes the following qualifications: AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting and will provide exceptions to CIMA and ACCA.

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Testimonials & Reviews

‘My experience with ‘The Apprentice Academy’ has been excellent. I am very impressed with their service and would happily recommend them.’ – Karen Highfield, KLH Bookkeeping Services

‘I have had a really good experience with the Apprentice Academy and I’m really excited to carry on growing with my qualification. Andy, the tutor has been amazing and I feel like I’ve learned so much with him over the past month. All the help and study materials are also really useful as we have access to different areas such as Kaplan and also the resources on OneFile.’ – Joseph Rose, Payroll Apprentice, Murphy Grp

‘The Apprentice Academy have been amazing throughout the whole process of my Apprenticeship from the start where Tony helped find the perfect apprenticeship for me through to Andy my Accountancy Coach who has an amazing skill of being able to break down concepts to help his students understand thoroughly. I would highly recommend the Apprentice Academy to anyone looking at taking the next step for their career.’ – James Wigley, Finance Apprentice MJ Wilson Grp

‘Being an older student I was a bit nervous about starting to learn again but the Apprentice Academy supported me all through my learning journey. The help and support through the course has been excellent with the guidance of Becky with my discussions through to Andy in the classroom a top class service. The all round delivery of the course has been excellent throughout and I have had the support and guidance of the team through my journey.’ – Asa McLaughlin, Purchase Ledger, Cedar Mount Academy.

‘The Apprentice Academy offers so much support, just ask the question and they’ll be there to help. Whether it’s about the course, your mental health, personal life or work life, they will do their best to be there for you.’ – Sarah Blane, Timpsons

‘Since starting my apprenticeship, I have learnt a lot and passed my first AAT exam with flying colours. The workshops are good and I have regular contact with my tutor. The support I have received from The Apprentice Academy has been great.’ – Kate Highfield, KLH Bookkeeping

‘The support offered from the Apprentice Academy has been great quality, if ever I’ve had an issue with an element of my course, I can easily contact my Coach or my Teacher, and they will either go through it with me, or provide me with resources so I can improve in that area. This helps me to feel confident in my knowledge of Accountancy and I feel my ability has improved throughout my Apprenticeship because of this.’ – Joshua Batty, Finance, Network Rail

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Employers paying the apprenticeship levy can use their funds to pay for these programmes. Smaller organisations with an annual payroll bill of less than £3 million per year, benefit from receiving 95% of the costs paid for by the government.

Next start dates

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