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Advanced Apprenticeship in Accounting at Trafford College

Course description

This framework has been developed by employers and providers to meet the needs of the small and medium size enterprises through to the larger organisations. It provides a structured approach to training and developing prospective Accountants who understand the needs of the organisation, its customers and the sector within which they operate. It is suitable for those in job roles such as Trainee Accounting Technician or Assistant Accountant.The Advanced Apprenticeship in Accounting consists of:-* Level 3 Diploma in Accounting (AAT)* Level 2 Functional Skills English* Level 2 Functional Skills Maths* Employment Rights and Responsibilities* Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Entry requirements

All candidates must be employed in an Accounting job role.A Level 2 Accounting qualification or have relevant vocational experience. Initial assessments will be used to determine Maths and English skills where appropriate to determine suitability. Keyboarding skills are essential, as is basic knowledge of IT eg Microsoft Office.


There will be 6 computer based assessments for AAT.Functional Skills exams for English Reading, Writing and Maths (where applicable)Centre based assessment for English Speaking, Listening and CommunicationCentre based assessment of Employment Rights and Responsibilities workbookApprentices will also be reviewed every eight weeks to monitor progress and provide support.

Future opportunities

Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Accounting.Career advancement

Further information

Contact Course Enquiries on 0161 886 7070

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 13 May 2016
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