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What career opportunities can this lead to?

Advanced apprentices, with support and opportunities in the workplace, can progress onto the Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Accounting; or onto a more senior role such as Accounts Manager. Advanced apprentices may also progress onto higher education and/or entry onto qualifications relating to memberships in the following professional bodies: Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA).

What are the entry requirements?

Entry is subject to interview and assessment. You will need to have relevant employment. In addition, you will need to have completed the Intermediate Apprenticeship in Accounting or have relevant experience* and either have GCSE grade C / 4 or higher in English and Maths or be able to demonstrate ability equivalent to, or exceeding Level 2 in English and Maths.

*please call Eastleigh College Training Agency on 023 8091 1226 to discuss

What does this programme involve?

The Apprenticeship includes units relating to; accounts preparation, preparation of final accounts for sole traders and partnerships, cost and revenues, indirect tax, spreadsheet software and professional ethics

You will achieve a Level 3 Diploma in Accounting is awarded by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). The AAT is an internationally recognised professional body. Unless exempt on entry, you will also achieve Level 2 Functional Skills qualifications in English and maths.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

You will learn through a combination of on- and off-the-job training. You will attend college one day per week during term time and spend the rest of your time earning and learning in the workplace.

The Apprenticeship has a minimum duration of 12 months.

Your progress will be continuously monitored and supported by an Apprenticeship Achievement Officer.

What else do I need to know?

The Advanced Apprenticeship in Accounting is a progression option for those who have completed the Intermediate Apprenticeship in Accounting. It is also suitable for those wanting to progress onto achieve professional body qualifications.

Apprenticeships are open to candidates of all ages above 16 years. If you are aged 19 or older, your employer will be required to co-fund the apprenticeship.

The Government are currently in the process of changing the information that you learn on this course, therefore it is likely that some of the unit information shown above will change before the course starts. All applicants will be sent the new course information as soon as it is released.

Course Code


Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
ACEC3 Eastleigh College 11/9/2018 Tue 09:00 – 16:00 36 Please Enquire Apply now
ACEC3 Eastleigh College 5/9/2017 Tue 09:00 – 17:00 36 Please Enquire

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

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