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Accounting Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship

There are a number of components that make up an Accounting Intermediate Apprenticeship. Here you will find an outline of the qualifications you will achieve and the units and vocational areas you will cover throughout your training as well as other important information such as timescales, funding and what this qualification can lead to.


Intermediate Apprenticeship in Accounting, which includes: Units;

  • A combined competence and knowledge qualification: AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 1
  • Functional Skills English Level 1
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities

The apprenticeship is made up of mandatory units which cover the essential skills required for working in an accounting environment, and which focus on the specific tasks you carry out within your role which include:

  • Basic costing
  • Computerised accounting
  • Working effectively in accounting and finance
  • Processing bookkeeping transactions
  • Control accounts, journals and the banking system

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About The Training

Assessment method: There are various methods available that can be tailored to suit your needs, such as:

  • Observation
  • Examination of case history
  • Product evidence
  • Witness testimony
  • Questioning

All teaching, learning and assessment for the qualification will take place in the workplace. There is no requirement to attend college.

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What About The Future?

Apprentices can progress onto the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Accounting, the stand-alone Level 3 Diploma in Accounting qualification and onto the following job roles:

  • Trainee Accountant;
  • Trainee Accounting Technician

Further Information

Entry requirements: You must be employed in an accounting environment carrying out accounting tasks for at least 16 hours per week. For the Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Accounting, no previous accounting experience is necessary, but applicants must like working with numbers and be able to demonstrate the potential for developing good communication skills. Progression into the intermediate apprenticeship can come from the following qualifications:

  • GCSE’s and alternative qualifications;
  • A-Levels;
  • 14-19 Diploma;
  • Welsh Baccalaureate;
  • AAT Level 1 Award in Accounting

However there are no formal entry requirements for the Intermediate Apprenticeship.

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