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What career opportunities can this lead to?

Intermediate apprentices, with support and opportunities in the workplace, can progress onto the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Accounting. Other options include progression onto other types of Advanced Apprenticeships such as the Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administration or the Advanced Apprenticeship in Management.

What are the entry requirements?

Entry is subject to interview and assessment. You will need to have relevant employment and in addition, you need to have 4 GCSEs at grade C / 4 or higher including English and Maths or have relevant experience* and 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 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Accounting is the first of three levels of accountancy Apprenticeship. At intermediate level the aim of the Apprenticeship is to introduce the apprentice to basic accounting and finance skills and to provide a good foundation from which to progress to the advanced and higher level accountancy Apprenticeships.

The Apprenticeship includes units relating to; processing bookkeeping transactions, control accounts, journals and the banking system, basic costing, working effectively in accounting and finance; computerised accounting.

You will achieve a Level 2 Certificate in Accounting 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 1 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. Assessment is continuous.

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?

This apprenticeship is ideal for those who are seeking to start a career in accountancy or a related occupation. Typical job roles include: Accounts Assistant, Accounts Clerk, Cashier, Credit Control Clerk, Finance Assistant, Purchase Ledger Clerk, Sale Ledger Clerk.

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*
ACEC2 Eastleigh College 10/9/2018 Mon 09:00 – 16:00 36 Please Enquire Apply now
ACEC2 Eastleigh College 4/9/2017 Mon 09:30 – 15:30 28 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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