Business and Professional

Assistant Accountant Level 3

Quick information

An Apprenticeship standard designed by employers for employers


Financial Sector and Accounting functions across all sectors.

Who is it for?

This Apprenticeship will appeal to those looking to become an Accountancy Professional without having the financial cost of university.

Start date

This Apprenticeship can be started by an applicant in both January and September.


Level 3


This minimum duration of this Apprenticeship is 15 months.

How does it work?

80% of this Apprenticeship will be delivered in the Apprentices workplace, with one day a week in College and tutor visits every 6 – 8 weeks for the duration of the programme.

This course is specifically designed for those wishing to pursue a career in finance/accounting. Depending on the applicants aspirations this could be a pathway to becoming a fully qualified and chartered accountant without the need to go to University.

These qualifications are internationally recognised and will provide the Apprentice with opportunities to work in several countries around the world, as well as in the UK.


Menu of options that can be tailored to your business


Apprentices will be assessed by AAT unit tests which are mostly computer based. These will include a synoptic test and portfolio with a reflective discussion at the end of the Apprenticeship.


Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship

Additional qualifications

AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3


The apprenticeship will be reviewed after a maximum of 3 years.

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Find out about our Bespoke Training Courses

The Sheffield College offers a wide range of training courses for your employees.

These vary from compulsory qualifications such as Health and Safety to courses that build on skills within the business, including a range of flexible, part-time degree and professional courses, such as qualifications from the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) or the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM).

We can tailor courses to your needs, so get in touch to see how we can help you.

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