Level 4 Apprenticeship: Professional Accounting Technician

  • cost

    COST

    £8,000

  • Awarding Body

    AWARDING BODY

    AAT

  • Location

    LOCATION

    Various throughout the North East

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    DURATION

    18 months (+ 3 months EPA)

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    EMPLOYERS CALL

    03453 40 40 40

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START DATE

  • Various
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COURSE CONTENT

Individuals in the role of a Professional accounting technician will have responsibility for creating, and/or verifying and reviewing, accurate and timely financial information within the organisation in which they are employed or on behalf of another organisation.

This role may exist in an accounting practice, a professional services company, HMRC or the accounting function of a business or other organisation.

In this qualification you will cover higher accounting tasks including drafting financial statements, managing budgets and evaluating financial performance, as well as optional specialist units including business tax, personal tax, external auditing, credit management, and cash and treasury management

 

On programme qualifications:

Professional Accounting Technician L4 Apprenticeship

Professional Diploma in Accounting L4

 

Possible progression routes:

Chartered Accountant

Undergraduate Degree Programmes

 

Possible job roles:

Assistant auditor

Assistant management accountant

Assistant financial accountant, Accounts payable and expenses supervisor

Commercial analyst

Payroll manager

Senior bookkeeper

Senior financial officer

Tax investigations officer

Personal tax assistant

Business tax assistant.


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • AAT L3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting / Lv3 Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship

  • Employment in a suitable role for the chosen apprenticeship is essential. Northern Skills Group will work with applicants to help find a suitable employer where possible but we advise anyone looking to undertake an apprenticeship to actively seek employment for themselves.

  • Applicants are required to have Level 2 English and Maths (GCSE Grades 9-4 / A-C). Certificates will need to be produced at enrolment. If proof cannot be produced or you do not meet these entry requirements, then applicants will be invited to complete an initial assessment prior to acceptance. An interview will take place.


ASSESSMENT METHODS

  • On programme  on line exams

  • End Point Assessment

  • Knowledge Test

  • Portfolio of Evidence

  • Professional Discussion / Reflective Statement underpinned by Portfolio


UNITS INCLUDE

  • Business Awareness
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Regulation and Compliance
  • Systems and Processes
  • Professional Scepticism

STATISTICS