Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship

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 Accounting Apprenticeship.

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

Level 3 Assistant Accountant Standard

Your Accounting Apprentice will be able to support you with a range of complex accounting tasks, including maintaining cost accounting records and preparation for reports and returns. It comprises of six mandatory units:

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

Possible Job Roles

These are just a few job roles your Assistant Accountant could fill within your business:
  • Junior Accountant
  • Accounts Assistant
  • Payroll Assistant
  • Finance Assistant
  • Accounts Clerk
  • Sales Ledger Clerk
  • Cashier

Industry Recognised Qualification

Our Accounting Apprenticeships combine 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 includes industry recognised qualifications from both AAT and SAGE.


Training And Mentoring


This Apprenticeship lasts for 15 months, with your Apprentice coming into their local Academy across the course. In these sessions, there will be masterclasses by industry experts as well as visits to the workplace every 8-12 weeks

After completion of the Level 3 Apprenticeship your Apprentice will then have the opportunity to progress onto one of our Level 4 Accountancy courses.

Appoint an Accountancy Apprentice Today

Hiring an Accountancy Apprentice will support your business accountancy needs, providing both internal and external assistance.

We can work with you to source a suitable applicant for your business or you can up-skill your own employees. If the employee is under 19 and your business has less than 50 employees, there will be no cost for the training. If they are over 19 and/or your business has over 50 employees then you will contribute £900 towards the cost of the training for this course

For more information about our Accountancy Apprenticeships, please contact one of our Apprenticeship Academies: Birmingham, Bristol, Derby, Guildford, Liverpool, Milton Keynes, Norwich or Watford