Accountancy Apprenticeship Level 2

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This programme helps employers recruit accountants by providing a training programme that can attract and retain high-quality individuals.

Course Information

With this apprenticeship, you will develop the skills needed to support small, medium and large businesses with their accountancy needs. You will follow this structured programme and will develop into a prospective accountant who understands the needs of an organisation, its customers and the sector in which it operates.


Benefits / Skills

  • Costing on a basic level
  • Understanding computerised accounting
  • Working effectively in accounting and finance
  • Processing bookkeeping transactions
  • Controlling accounts, journals and the banking system
  • Entry Requirements

    The employer will agree entry requirements for these apprenticeships and these will depend on the role that they are advertising.

    Please check that you meet all essential criteria before applying for a position, you can find the details of these on the full vacancy description (links below). If you are unsure about this please contact the Apprenticeship Recruitment Team on 0113 284 6464.

    Career Progression

    Trainee Accounting Technician

    As a trainee accounting technician you will work in all areas of finance. You will likely start working in a support role within a firm of accountants or in the accounts or finance department of organisations in the industry or public sector.

    Trainee Assistant Accountant

    As an assistant accountant you may work on a variety of finance-related tasks. These tasks may include bookkeeping, auditing, tax and payroll.

    Below are some Leeds City College apprenticeships you could potentially progress on to once you have completed this programme:

  • Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship Level 3
  • Team Leader/Supervisor Apprenticeship Level 3
  • HR Support Apprenticeship Level 3
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    Course Details

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    Course Facts


    30% of small businesses place accountants at the top of the list of their trusted advisors.

    Extra Curriculum

    92.7% of apprentices who used our recruitment service would recommend it to a friend.

    Labour Market

    The average salary for a qualified Assistant Accountant is £22,607.

    Course FAQs

    Do I have to attend college?

    This will depend on the apprenticeship you are applying for. You can find this information on each of our apprenticeship pages under the delivery method section.

    What are the minimum hours I can work on an apprenticeship?

    Apprenticeships are usually a minimum of 30 hours per week to qualify for funding. There are some cases where this can be lower, however, lowering hours would need to be discussed and agreed with the college prior to enrolment.

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