Accounting apprenticeships are a fantastic way to start your career in accountancy!

 

Benefits of an apprenticeship:

Globally recognised qualification

  • Working towards your accountancy qualification by attending our weekday classroom courses.
  • Receive support from your tutors with monthly catch ups to help ensure you stay on track.

Earn whist you learn

  • You have to work a minimum of 30 hours a week as an apprentice
  • You will be earning a salary for the duration of your apprenticeship

Experience

  • Working in a finance role with an organisation, putting into practise what you have learnt in your qualification.
  • Gain real world experience in accounting, this will give you a better understanding of what you are learning on your courses
  • Learn a range of work place skills, developing a portfolio of your achievements

 


Choosing an apprenticeship has been the best decision of my life so far, it has provided me with amazing experience and  a boost in confidence. Additionally I feel like I have learnt a lot more in Accountancy than I would have if I went to university. Through doing an apprenticeship  it has helped me  develop my communication skills  and IT skills which is very key in work and life in general.

Lorenzo Lenguito, AAT Apprenticeship Student

 

Are you eligible?

You must be:

  • Be aged 16+ and be resident in the UK
  • Be in full or part time employment and have the support of your employer
  • Not hold a degree in accounting or in full time education
  • Not be studying for any other qualification

Please email apprenticeships@fi.co.uk to receive a copy of our eligibility checklist.

Please view our presentation about Accountancy Apprenticeships, the accounting qualification and what accountancy is!

Your employer is required to sign a training agreement in support of your studies and must commit to paying any top-up fees if applicable. To find out more please contact your nearest centre.

If you are not currently in a finance role, then you can search the National Apprenticeship website for open apprenticeships in your local area:

www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeshipsearch

If you are an employer who is interested in signing up an apprentice, please view our presentation about the changes to the apprenticeship requirements, the learner journey, the benefits of apprenticeships and about First Intuition.

Please email apprenticeships@fi.co.uk or call on 01223 360405 for more information.

Why not read our blog 5 Great Reasons NOT to go to University

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