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Accountancy Apprenticeships at Aspire Achieve Advance (3AAA)

Course description

3aaa Accountancy Academy is a leading provider in the UK for Accountancy apprenticeship programmes, the Accounting Apprenticeships supports hundreds of young people a year with little or no experience of accounting through to fully qualified technicians with real jobs in Accounting.

The 3aaa Accountancy Academy support the need for experienced professionals in the accounting industry by giving young people excellent real opportunities to learn in the classroom and workplace and gain valuable experience.

The 3aaa Accountancy Academy delivers the internationally recognised AAT qualification between level 3 and 4 through an excellent day release model that is structured to fit around the requirements in the sector. 3aaa works with young people to provide excellent life skills that they can apply in the workplace and invests alot of time and support with regards to finding the all-important first job. The Apprenticeship duration is a minimum of 12 months (12 months for Level 3 and 12 months for Level 4)

Course content

Throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship you will be required to attend your local 3aaa Accountancy Academy on a day release basis.

You will work to achieve the highly recognised AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) qualification and receive MAAT (Member of Association of Accounting Technicians) status.

You will be learning about all aspects of Accounting and learning new skills related to how businesses work. On the Apprenticeship there will be a good mixture of hands-on practical work and written work.

Entry requirements

Ideally a minimum 5 GCSE’s C and above including English and Maths (Or equivalents)


You will be assessed throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship. 

Financial information

The costs of your Apprenticeship training are funded by the government depending on your age. For eligible 16-18 year olds the programme is fully funded.

Future opportunities

When you have completed a L3 qualification you will be able to progress onto our Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship which is the equivalent to the first year of a Degree course. This allows you to gain entry to many universities with exemption for the first year of a Finance Degree. Alternatively you might consider the professional Accounting qualifications such as ACA, ACCA and CIMA where again exemptions from the first year of study are provided.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Aspire Achieve Advance (3AAA) directly.

Last updated date: 08 July 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Course code: AccL3
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  • Number of planned places: 20

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