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Professional Accountant — Higher Apprenticeship (Level 4)

Apprenticeship outline

A person in the role of Professional Accounting Technician will have the responsibility for creating and/or verifying and reviewing, accurate and timely finical information within the organisation in which the person is employed or on behalf of another organisation.

The potential job role could be:

  • Assistant Management Accountant
  • Assistant Financial Accountant
  • Senior Bookkeeper
  • Finance Manager
  • Payroll Manager
  • Senior Finance Officer

The apprenticeship standard will cover:

  • Financial Statements of Limited Companies
  • Management Accounting: Budgeting
  • Management Accounting: Decision and Control
  • Accounting Systems and Controls

At the end of the apprenticeship, you will gain the Professional Accounting Technician Level 4 Standard apprenticeship, as well as AAT Level 4 Diploma in Accounting.

How to enrol onto this apprenticeship

You can register your interest in an Apprenticeship by emailing your CV to business@nottinghamcollege.ac.uk.

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Study location Adams Building Stoney Street, Nottingham, NG1 1NG
Attendance

Day Release

Start date

September

Standard

Professional Accountant/Taxation Technician - Level 4 Standard

Duration

18 months

Level Level 4
Entry requirements

Candidates will have Level 2 maths and English (equivalent to GCSE grade 9 - 4 (A* - C), ideally as part of 5 GCSEs at grades 9 - 4 (A* - C) or other comparable qualifications. Apprentices without English or maths at Level 2 must achieve this prior to the completion of the Apprenticeship.

Teaching & assessment

Synoptic assessment:

  • Accounting Technical Knowledge
  • Business Awareness
  • Ethical Standards
  • Regulation and Compliance
  • Systems and Processes

Profession discussion or reflective written statement supported by a portfolio of evidence.

Progression

Completion of the Professional Accounting/Tax Technician Apprenticeship may lead to the candidate receiving credits towards the completion of the Professional Accountant/Tax Apprenticeship or Chartered Accountancy/ Taxation qualifications provided by the relevant Professional Bodies. Completion of the Professional Accounting/Tax Technician Apprenticeship may also result in credits being awarded towards relevant undergraduate degree programmes.

Additional information

The Professional Accounting/Tax Technician standard allows student registration with a number of UK Professional Bodies in this sector. If a candidate seeks to become a member of a Professional Body there may be other requirements specific to the relevant Professional Body, which may be taken as part of, or alongside, the Apprenticeship at the employer’s and candidate’s discretion.