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Accounts Finance Assistant Blended Apprenticeship Standard

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    This apprenticeship standard is designed for junior and entry level accounting roles, providing a solid foundation in finance administration. It includes the AAT’s Foundation Certificate in Accounting, which helps develop the skills to work in an accounts department, helping a business or organisation to keep financial records and prepare accounts. It covers areas such as double entry bookkeeping and basic costing principles.

    Delivery model and duration:

    College delivery half day per week Or a blended approach, with half a day one week and half a day online the following week

    Ideal for:
    • Purchase/Sales Ledger Clerks
    • Accounts Assistants
    • Credit Control Clerks
    • Finance Assistants

    The apprenticeship will cover
    the following core areas:
    • Balance accounts
    • Processing payments and
    receipts through the ledgers
    • Preparing invoices
    • Bank reconciliations
    • Double Entry Bookkeeping
    Basic Costing
    • Business communications
    • Handling petty cash

    Benefits for learners:
    • Learn a wide range of accountancy skills
    • Improve your career choices
    • Become an integral part of your organisation
    • Gain a professionally recognised qualification



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Accounts Finance Assistant Blended Apprenticeship Standard

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We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

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