AAT Accounting (Fast-Track)

Level 3, Apprenticeship

Duration: 18 Month Course

Location: Benfleet

Course Description

Numbers -money -calculating -calculation

Progress your career in Accounting with our Fast Track AAT Apprenticeship.

An Apprenticeship in this field can get you entry to a number of successful careers in business and beyond.

Alongside studying a number of core modules, you'll specialise in areas such as financial and accounts support, bookkeeping, auditing, tax and payroll.

So if you enjoy working with numbers and are keen to understand how a successful business works, this nationally recognised qualification could be for you.

Modules

Core units include:

  • Accounts Preparation
  • Final Accounts for Sole Traders and Partnership
  • Indirect Tax
  • Costs and Revenues
  • Professional Ethics
  • Spreadsheet Software
  • Bookkeeping Transactions
  • Bookkeeping Controls.

At college, you will also be delivered training in Personal Learning & Thinking skills.

These units will be delivered over 12 weeks.

How Will I Be Taught and Assessed?

You will attend college one day per week and be assessed through online exams.

This Apprenticeship will also involve an End Point Assessment, consisting of two parts:

  • A synoptic end-test giving the apprentice the opportunity to tackle a series of business-related tasks through a simulation. This will be assessed through the existing AAT synoptic assessment that maps to the current AQ2016 Advanced Accounting Qualification (Level 3)
  • A portfolio of evidence that demonstrates competence in the knowledge, skills and behaviours in the standard, gathered from the apprentice’s practical experience in the workplace, combined with a reflective discussion: a structured interview to examine the portfolio evidence and the learner journey in more detail. The reflective discussion will be conducted by an Independent Assessor (IA) appointed by AAT.

Why Should I Choose Seevic College?

As well as being one of the few local colleges that now offer progression from Level 2 through to Level 4 in AAT, we also have excellent industry links and tutor experience.

What Could I Do Next?

You can progress to our Level 4 AAT Apprenticeship, take other related professional qualifications, go on to university or to full-time employment in the industry.

Employment opportunities include roles such as an Assistant Accountant, Trainee Accounting Technician, Accounts Clerk, Cashier, Finance Assistant, Purchase Ledger Clerk and a Sales Ledger Clerk.

General Entry Requirements

Grades A/8-C/4 in English, Maths and ICT.* Individual pathway requirements will also need to be met.

*If candidates do not have the required grades in one of the above subjects, they may be able to take them at Functional Skills level alongside the Apprenticeship.

Specific Entry Requirements

Level 2 AAT qualification (or equivalent).

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