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Accountant Assistant — Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

Course information

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


NVQ Accounting
Functional skills mathematics
Functional skills English

This course leads to...

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.

Entry Requirements

You must be in paid employment in a relevant sector. If you are not employed, register for suitable vacancies with the National Apprentice Service at

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    Course ID: 157661

    Course Year: 19/20

    Course Duration: Unknown


    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 or 0151 252 3800