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Accountancy Intermediate Apprenticeship at North Lindsey College

Course description

Apprenticeships are employment-led programmes designed for young people aged 16-24. An Intermediate Apprentice in Accountancy is likely to have a role title such as Accounts Clerk, Accounts Assistant, Purchase Ledger Clerk or Finance Assistant. Whilst the title is not vastly important the demonstration of a commitment to learn is, developing accountancy understanding and skills along with good communication, both verbal and written, accuracy with numbers and the good use of ICT.

As part of your Intermediate Apprenticeship you will come to the College for off the job training to develop your practical skills and to learn the underpinning knowledge.

Course content

The apprenticeship framework is made up of the Level 2 Certificate in Accounting awarded by the AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians), plus two Functional Skills in English and Mathematics.

This Level 2 qualification includes accounting units relating to sales, purchase, cash and bank transacions up to trial balance, along with costing and computerised accountancy, plus one unit from level 3, professional ethics.

Entry requirements

- Working in an accounting environment 
- GCSEs to include Maths at grade C or above and English at Grade D or above


You will primarily be assessed by online examination and projects set by the AAT. Functional Skills are assessed by an externally set test. 

Your progress on the programme will be reviewed a minimum of every 6-8 weeks. This is normally done in your workplace. Targets will be set that reflect your individual needs.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the framework, facilities are in place to progress to the Advanced Apprenticeship in Accountancy at Level 3, all leading to potential chartered accountancy status.

Previous apprentices have secured employment with a wide range of organisations including the local councils, manufacturing and service businesses, and accounting practices.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 May 2016

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