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Accountancy Apprenticeship Level 2/3 at Malvern Hills College

Course description

South Worcestershire College has an excellent track record of delivering successful apprenticeships. We have an experienced team of assessors, all of whom have relevant industry experience. We also have excellent training facilities for you, as a future apprentice, to take advantage of during your time at college on day or block release; all helping to ensure your success as one of our next apprentices, ultimately providing you with the best employment opportunities for the future.

Course content

This programme is for those who are working in an accounting environment and wish to gain a recognised accountancy qualification.

Entry requirements

In order to start an Apprenticeship you will need to be in full-time employment and attend day release at College. If you have just begun working within an accounting environment you can commence at Level 2 providing you have a good standard of literacy and numeracy. You will need to have a successful interview where your attitude, attributes and behaviour will be assessed. A liking for working with numbers and ability to demonstrate the potential for developing good communication skills is essential. If you have worked in an accounting environment for some time and have 5 GCSEs grade A* - C and an excellent working knowledge of accounting double entry, it is possible to commence at Level 3.


Each unit is assessed by a computer based exam. There are five exams at Level 2 and six exams at Level 3.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the Apprenticeship you will achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Accounting or the Level 3 Diploma in Accounting, and relevant work experience. On successful completion of the Level 2 programme you can progress on to the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Accountancy or the stand alone Level 3 Diploma in Accounting or into job roles such as Trainee Accountant or Trainee Accounts Technician. On completion of the Level 3 programme you can progress onto the Level 4 Diploma in Accounting or professional qualifications such as CIMA, ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), CIPFA (Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accounting), ACA (Association of Chartered Accountants) or into job roles such as accounts manager.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 05 August 2016

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    • The Malvern campus has been a centre of excellence for Art and Crafts for many years. Malvern town centre is nearby with its leisure, theatre and shopping facilities and fabulous backdrop of the Malvern Hills.

      The campus has...

      ·         Professional hair and beauty therapy salons.

      ·         Dedicated hair and beauty teaching facilities.

      ·         Several art and crafts studios.

      ·         Exhibits of the students’ work.

      ·         The Malvern Community Learning Centre.

      ·         Fully equipped IT facilities.

      In addition to the Learning Resources Centre, and the Refectory.