The Impact of Recruiting an Apprentice

Impact of recruiting an accounting apprentice

The positive impact of recruiting an accounting apprentice For many accountancy firms, particularly smaller practices, taking on an accounting apprentice can seem very daunting or just not practical. This was the conundrum faced by Catherine Smith from Catherine Smith & Co Chartered Accountants and Tax Advisers. We recently interviewed Catherine to get the low down […]

The ’rounded’ accountants of the future

Developing the rounded accountants of the future

Developing the ‘rounded’ accountants of the future. An accounting apprenticeship is not just about being an accountant and an accountant is not just about ‘number crunching’. Indeed, for many, the technical aspect of being an accountant is only a minor part of their role. Below we set out examples of the skill sets which help […]

Accounts/Finance Assistant (Level 2 Apprenticeship)

Accounts/Finance Assistant (Level 2 Apprenticeship) Who Is This For? The Level 2 Apprenticeship in Accounting is suitable for anyone with little or no prior experience in an accounts function. It is therefore a natural entry point for school leavers or for those currently working in a non-finance role or working in an accounts role with […]

Completion of the Apprenticeship and Progression

Completion of the Apprenticeship and Progression An Apprenticeship has to last a minimum of 1 year and 1 week – i.e. 372 days. This is to ensure that there is the opportunity for substantial learning and skills development to have taken place. However, we will discuss with you at the outset, the length of time […]

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Finding an Apprenticeship

Finding an Apprenticeship If you are already employed in an accounting role and would like to undertake an Apprenticeship (once you have reviewed from this website what is involved), please contact Kate on [email protected] to discuss your requirements in more detail.  She can email you a comprehensive Guide on our Apprenticeship Programme, which you can […]

Induction and Probationary Periods

Induction and Probationary Periods Getting the job is just the Please don’t take things for granted. Employers will want to make sure that they made the right choice.Some of our employers require satisfactory completion of a probationary period before allowing new staff to undertake their apprenticeship. During this period they will monitor your performance in […]

Apprenticeships and Funding

Apprenticeships and Funding  What Apprenticeships Are The new Apprenticeship Standards provide an excellent opportunity to add real value to the training received by your employer, funded through the Apprenticeship scheme. We offer the following Apprenticeships: Accounts/Finance Assistant Apprenticeship (Level 2) (AAT) Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship (Level 3) (AAT) Professional Accounting Technician Apprenticeship (Level 4) (AAT) Accountancy/Taxation […]