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Professional Accounting Technician - Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship

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Course Overview

This apprenticeship is for ambitious people who are currently working in an accounting role and want to expand and develop their knowledge and skills for a successful high level career in the sector. By taking this apprenticeship, you can achieve a formal accountancy qualification while continuing to learn skills and experience in the workplace. You will and also acquire the knowledge, skills and behaviours expected from a Professional Accounting Technician.

Work Experience & Industry Placements

Industry related employment required.

Qualification Gained

AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting (Level 4)

After The Course

With the employer's approval, this apprenticeship can prepare you for employment as an Assistant Financial Accountant, Commercial Analyst, Cost Accountant, Indirect Tax Manager, Payroll Manager, Senior Bookkeeper, Senior Finance Officer, Tax Supervisor or VAT Accountant

What Will I Learn

On-programme training and assessment for the knowledge, skills and behaviours defined in the Standard. Off-job training in support of the acquisition of: • knowledge, skills and behaviours within the Standard • current sector/specialist knowledge

English And Maths

English and maths level 2

Our Lecturers

You will be taught by an experienced teaching team whose expertise and knowledge are closely matched to the content of the modules on the course. The team includes lecturers and professional practitioners with industry experience.

Teaching Learning and Assessment

Teaching will be through a mix of lecturing, facilitating, Coaching and Mentoring. Learners should expect to be stretched and challenged in every session. Developing an understanding of underpinning theory and application of it from a practical perspectiv

How Will I Be Assessed

The apprenticeship will be assessed by (1) a Synoptic exam which will assess the candidate's relevant technical knowledge. In order to pass this exam, a mark of at least 70% must be achieved. During the length of the apprenticeship, the candidate will be required (with our guidance) to prepare a portfolio of evidence which will demonstrate their achievement of the knowledge, skills and behaviours required in the Standard. Once this has been completed, the apprentice will also sit a professional discussion where they will be given the opportunity to further demonstrate their achievement of the knowledge, skills and behaviours required in the Standard. In order to achieve the apprenticeship, the candidate will need to achieve at least 70% in both the synoptic exam and the professional discussion. If their weighted average of both components is above 90% then a Distinction will be achieved. In addition to this, the candidates will have the opportunity to complete the AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting, there will be 6 computer based examinations which will be sat at Yeovil College. These exams will be sat throughout the duration of the course. A mark of 70% is required to achieve a Pass in each examination.

Entry Requirements

Individual employers may set any entry requirements and you must also have achieved either the Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship Standard or the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting (Level 3)

How To Apply

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