Assistant Accountant

AAT Level 3 Diploma

3aaa Apprenticeships have worked with employers including TaxAssist franchisees, Charles Wells and XPO Logistics and AAT to design and develop our unique Level 3 Accounting Apprenticeship.

Over this 15 month Apprenticeship, you will cover topics allowing you to develop skills and master complex financial processes such as; final accounts, reports and returns, spreadsheet use for accountants, VAT returns and professional ethics.

Benefits Of This Apprenticeship

You will be able to support the business you work for with a range of accounting tasks including; maintaining cost accounting records and preparation for reports and returns. This Apprenticeship comprises of six mandatory units:

  • Advanced Bookkeeping
  • Final Accounts Preparation
  • Management Accounting: Costing
  • Indirect Tax
  • Ethics for Accountants
  • Spreadsheets for Accounting

Typical Job Roles

These are just a few of the job roles you could apply for to start your Accountancy Apprenticeship:
  • Junior Accountant
  • Accounts Assistant
  • Payroll Assistant
  • Finance Assistant
  • Accounts Clerk
  • Sales Ledger Clerk

Industry Recognised Qualification

Our Level 3 Accountancy Apprenticeship combines outstanding classroom training, dedicated workplace mentorship and on-the-job experience to build the necessary skills, knowledge and behaviours to become a highly-competent Accounting professional. This Apprenticeship will guide you through AAT Level 2, SAGE Level 2 & AAT Level 3 qualifications.

Training And Mentoring

This Apprenticeship will last for 15 months, with you coming into your local academy throughout the programme. In these sessions, there will be masterclasses by industry experts as well as visits from your Assessor to your workplace every 8-12 weeks.

During the Apprenticeship, there will be 7 examinations:

  • 2 exams for the AAT Level 2 Bookkeeping qualification
  • 1 exam for the SAGE Level 2 qualification
  • 4 exams for the AAT Level 3 Assistant Accountant Diploma

Entry Requirements

To be accepted into the 3aaa Apprenticeships' applicant pool, you must hold 5 GCSEs (graded A* to C or 9 to 5) or equivalent.

This must include English and Maths and you must demonstrate a proven passion for accountancy.

Progress Your Apprenticeship

After completion of your Level 3 Apprenticeship you can then progress onto a Level 4 Accountancy Apprenticeship. Please discuss your progression options with your local Apprenticeship academy.