AAT Advanced Accounting Apprenticeship

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If you are looking to pursue a career in accounting our AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting Apprenticeship is a great way to take the first step onto the career ladder, an Apprenticeship is an ideal place to start as you can be learning more about the job and the field whilst earning money and gaining experience in the workplace and nationally recognised qualifications.

Level 3 standard advanced AAT Diploma

When completing an Apprenticeship with us you will gain a nationally recognised Level 3 Advanced AAT diploma in Accounting. Start dates are flexible through the year and alongside your work experience proves to employers that you have the skills and knowledge to perform accounting tasks to a high standard.
Duration: 12-18 months
Course content: On this programme students will gain an advanced knowledge and understanding of different roles in accounting, for example, business strategy, IT systems, ethical standards, transitional processes and different accounting approaches.
Progression: Apprentices will be given the opportunity to progress as a qualified bookkeeper or progress onto a professional level and become a full member of AAT upon achieving the associated membership criteria.

Accounting Apprentice job role

Assistant Apprentices provide support to internal and external customers and will work either as an assistant accountant within practice or alternatively within the finance function of an organisation. Their role will consist of assisting in the day to day financial activities like data entry to month-end management account or maybe year-end financial statements, this will give Apprentices workplace experience and opportunities to show their skills.
Opportunities in AAT accounting
Accounting Apprenticeships are exciting as you could get the opportunity to work for most companies, you will also get the opportunity to learn about E-Learning portfolios, regular contact with a dedicated training advisor and development of workplace skills that can make an impact.
An Apprenticeship will help you stand out from the crowd when applying for other jobs throughout your career as it shows future employers that you are hardworking and determined to succeed.
Apply for accounting Apprenticeships
St Helens Chamber work with local businesses to secure vacancies with top companies, giving you the best start in your career. Take a look through our current Apprenticeship vacancies to see all our live roles.

Hear from one of our Apprentices…

JasmineJasmine Ledger initially approached St Helens Chamber, with excellent GSCE results, but an ambition to pursue an Apprenticeship. She signed up to one of the Chamber’s ‘fast track to Apprenticeship’ course and found herself starting her perfect job just a few weeks later.
Read Jasmine’s story

If you’d like to know more, email us at or call on 01744 742045 and we will be in touch with more information.