Accounting - Level 2 Apprenticeship

Duration: 1 Year
Location: Workplace and College
Sector: Legal, finance and accounting

About the Course

Accountancy is a highly-skilled field that provides a clear pathway for those starting out and one for which formal qualifications play a vital role in the career journey. Therefore, an apprenticeship that draws together work and study makes it an appealing choice if you're looking to enter this profession.

An intermediate apprenticeship in accounting (also referred to as a level 2 apprenticeship) is equivalent to 5 GCSEs graded at levels 9 to 4.

You could be working on a variety of financial activities from bills and expenses to payroll and taxes. Employment possibilities for you includes accounts assistant/clerk, cashier, finance assistant and sales ledger clerk.

A significant amount of the job training is undertaken in the workplace. This is a demanding but interesting course which should be achieved in 12 months whilst gaining valuable workplace experience. Most jobs in this sector are office-based with a typical 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday working week.


What You'll Study

On this apprenticeship you will study the following units;

Bookkeeping transactions

Bookkeeping controls

Elements of costing

Working effectively in finance

Using accounting software.

What Will I Need

You will need:

  • To be aged 16 or older
  • To be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week with 20% of your normal working hours set aside for you to complete your training and study
  • GCSEs in English and Maths at grade 4 or above or Functional Skills at Level 2 in English and Maths

All applicants must have an interview and assessment in English and Maths to confirm that the apprenticeship is suitable for them.

Employers may also set additional entry requirements, as a prerequisite to working with them.

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