Apprenticeships

Assistant Accounting AAT
Level 3 Standard

This Apprenticeship provides the breadth and depth of skills and knowledge needed for employment in Accounting.

Qualification

Assistant Accounting AAT

Qualification Level

Level 3

End Point Assessment Centre

AAT

Instruction Language

English

Qualification Duration

12 - 18 months

Employer Incentives

You will be able to apply for a payment of £3,000 for apprentices with an employment start date from 1 October 2021 to 31 January 2022 once applications open in January 2022.

 

What you can use the payment for
The payment is different to apprenticeship levy funds, so you can spend it on anything to support your organisation’s costs. For example, on uniforms, your apprentice’s travel or their salary. You do not have to pay it back.

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Who is this course suitable for?

This is an apprenticeship, designed as an entry level role into the Accountancy Profession, and can lead into a variety of careers with supporting professional qualifications. The role is applicable to a wide range of employers across the sector in both large and small firms and in industry, practice and public sector.

Role Profile (what the successful candidate should be able to do at the end of the Apprenticeship)

 

An Assistant Accountant provides support to internal and external customers and will work predominately either as an assistant accountant within practice or alternatively within the finance function of an organisation. Part of their role will involve assisting in the day to day financial activities such as data entry to month end management accounts and/or year-end financial statements. In addition the Assistant Accountant may find themselves involved in regulatory financial requirements such as the completion of VAT returns or assisting in the preparation of tax computations.

These are the personal attributes and behaviours expected of all Assistant Accountants carrying out their roles

 

  • Embracing Change
    Accepts changing priorities and working requirements readily and has the flexibility to maintain high standards in a changing environment.
  • Adding Value
    Identifies opportunities to actively engage in the wider business when appropriate. Provides information that positively contributes to influencing business decisions whilst continually striving to improve own working processes and those of the organisation.
  • Ethics and integrity
    Applies a transparent and objective manner in all actions and interactions to ensure they meet ethical requirements of the profession.
  • Personal Accountability
    Takes initiative for own personal development. Proactively takes responsibility for completing tasks and meeting expectations. Consistently prioritises in order to achieve timely outcomes.
  • Productivity
    Organises work effectively and achieves required results within deadlines. Performs professionally in pressurised situations and escalates appropriately where necessary.
  • Team work and Collaboration
    Consistently supports colleagues and collaborates to achieve results. Aware of their role within the team and their impact on others.

Course Costs

Maximum Funding

£8,000.00

Non Levy Employer 5% contribution or Employer 5% contribution

£450.00

End Point Assessment Cost (Paid by Kiwi)

£550.00

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OCCUPATIONAL BRIEF OF STANDARD

KNOWLEDGE

 

  • Business awareness
    Describe the main transactional processes and reasons why these need to be undertaken in the role.
  • IT systems and processes
    Describe the main office and accounting systems relevant to the job role.
  • Ethical Standards
    Describe and demonstrate an understanding of why professional integrity is important to your role and your organisation.
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
    Describe the main accounting standards required to process financial documents and prepare a set of accounts including purchase and disposal of assets.

Skills

 

  • Analysis
    Effectively records and analyses financial data at the appropriate level using the organisation’s standard tools and processes. Communicates to all stakeholders to aid decision making to add value to the organisation, within the responsibility of the position.
  • Communication
    Works both independently and as part of a team within the organisation’s standards; competently demonstrates an ability to communicate both in writing and orally at all levels, using a range of tools and demonstrating strong interpersonal skills and cultural awareness when dealing with internal and external customers. Demonstrates the ability to communicate financial information in a way that non-finance staff can interpret and understand.
  • Produces quality and accurate information
    Consistently delivers high quality, ‘right first time’ financial and performance data in a timely fashion in line with the organisation’s requirements, to aid decision making and planning.
  • Understand systems and processes
    Demonstrates the ability to identify the appropriate systems and processes to work productively in order to complete required tasks. Demonstrates competent use of office and accounting packages. Able to maintain the security of accounting information using passwords and backup routines.
  • Problem Solving
    Applies techniques to both common and non-routine problems, analysing where required and selecting the appropriate tools and techniques to produce solutions. Escalates or seeks guidance and support where appropriate.

TESTIMONIALS

 

Kiwi Education is an fantastic training provider who really does put it’s students at the heart of their delivery. Our staff have felt supported throughout their apprenticeship

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TESTIMONIALS

 

Our staff enrolled on courses have not only improved within their roles but with the support from Kiwi Education they have excelled and progressed from one level to a higher level. We are thrilled with the service from Kiwi Education. 

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Maximum Funding

£8,000.00

Non Levy Employer 5% contribution or Employer 5% contribution

£450.00

End Point Assessment Cost (Paid by Kiwi)

£550.00

Total£8,000.00

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