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Accountant Assistant — Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

Business and Professional Services

Course ID: 164612

Course Year: 21/22

What to expect from the course

Training Content: Accounting Apprenticeship combines the following elements
Knowledge Based element:
Centrally assessed core knowledge and understanding (level 2,3,4) in Accounting
* NVQ Accounting
Employment Rights and Responsibilties:
Apprentices are required to complete ERR workbook
Transferable Skills:
* Functional skills mathematics
* Functional skills English
This apprenticeship is for those wanting to work in an accounts department, helping a business or organisation manage their money properly. Running a business involves a lot of financial activities, from expenses and bills to taxes and payroll - accountants keep track of all these things and more. It takes a business brain, as well as a way with numbers, to get ahead.
Accounting apprentices will learn;
* How to balance accounts
* Process invoices and payments
* Complete VAT returns
* Prepare financial reports

Qualifications

NVQ Accounting
Functional skills mathematics
Functional skills English


Why study with us?

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

A gym, including treadmills and exercise bikes.
Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.


Career pathways

Most apprentices qualify as accounts assistants, credit control clerks, accounts clerks, or finance assistants who all help accountants to keep financial records and prepare accounts.

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    Entry Requirements

    You must be in paid employment in a relevant sector. If you are not employed, register for suitable vacancies with the National Apprent ice Service at www.apprenticeships.org.uk


    Fees

    All fees will be paid by your employer. Employers should contact the Apprenticeship team directly for more information, as fees vary based on a number of factors. Government contributions may be available to apprenticeship employers. To find out more, please contact the apprenticeships team at asktheteam@liv-coll.ac.uk or 0151 252 3800