Standard: 488

Duration: 12 – 15 months

To become an Accountant, you will have to have the ability to work in a timely manner, pay good attention to detail and be interested in working in in the accounts department, where you will cover a wide variety of tasks assisting the Accounts Office Supervisor & Financial Controller.

The Employer gives the apprentice the right level of support and experience to be able to complete the portfolio to the level required. There will be quarterly employer / apprentice / provider reviews to monitor progress. Candidates will attend weekly workshops to work towards their qualification, and have monthly mentoring appointments.

The End Point Assessment comprises of two components, both of which must be passed for the apprentice to be deemed competent. The Employer decides when the Apprentice is ready for their End Point Assessment. Apprentices without English or Maths qualifications must achieve these prior to taking the End Point Assessment.

Are there any entry requirements?

You should be IT literate with a good level of numeracy and literacy – typically, a minimum of a GCSE grade C or equivalent in Maths and English are required.

What levels are available to study?

For the new Level 3 apprenticeship standard, you will study AAT Level 2 Bookkeeping and AAT Level 3 Diploma. You must also complete Maths and English Functional Skills at Level 2 if these are not already held.

Accountancy Apprenticeship Possible Job Roles

  • Cashier
  • Credit Control Clerk
  • Finance Assistant
  • Accounts Assistant
  • Book keeper
  • Accounts Clerk
  • Purchase Ledger
  • Clerk
  • Sales Ledger Clerk
  • Accountant

For more information about Apprenticeships click here.

Course Fee:

Help with course fees is available. Please click here to see if you qualify.

Reserve your place

Accountancy Apprenticeship

    This form will send your details to RALSS via email. No personal data is held on this website.

    How to enrol


    Reserve your place

    Use the form on each course page to reserve your place.

    Enrol and pay

    Enrol by phone – 01572 758122 – or by post. For more information, see our How to Enrol page.