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Accounting (AAT) Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship at Brooklands College

Course description

Apprenticeships are a popular choice for people aged 16 or above, looking to earn a salary, receive on the job training and the opportunity to gain nationally recognised qualifications.

An apprenticeship in AAT/Accounting will develop your accounting and finance skills.  You will need to have a contract of employment and work for at least 30 hours each week.



Course content

To gain the full apprenticeship you will work towards the following qualifications:
• Level 2 AAT Introductory Certificate in Accounting
• Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
• Functional Skills level 1 in Maths and English
• Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Course units include:
• Principals of recording and processing financial transactions
• Maintaining and recording the cash book
• Providing basic cost and revenue information
• Processing ledger transactions and extracting a trial balance

You will attend college for one day per week over one academic year.

Entry requirements

Minimum grade C at GCSE in English and Maths are an advantage, otherwise a minimum Level 1 qualification is required. You will need to demonstrate an interest in accounting.

All applicants for apprenticeship training will be required to attend an interview and undertake initial assessments.

You will need to work in a business and be involved with the financial processes - from preparing accounts to creating reports, finance administration and recording assets.



An assessor will visit you and provide support in your workplace. Your portfolio of evidence will be assessed, and there are also external examinations.

Financial information

Apprenticeships are fully funded for those aged 16 - 18 years.

Future opportunities

This qualification is ideal if you want to work in accounts, and achieve a formal qualification. Additionally, on completion you could progress onto the Level 3 apprenticeship in accounting or alternative business qualification.

Job roles this apprenticeship could lead to include Accounts Administrator, Bookkeeper or a Purchase Ledger Clerk.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Brooklands College directly.

Last updated date: 18 February 2016
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