It typically takes 12 – 14 months to complete the apprenticeship, but this will vary depending on your experience and working pattern.
You will attend classes at FutureSkills at MediaCityUK, Dakota Avenue, M50 2PU once a week. You will be allocated a tutor and a Trainer Assessor, who will support you throughout your apprenticeship with regular monthly sessions. This is flexible to your requirements, however, contact is available and encouraged outside of this time so each apprentice receives the help they need. Trainer Assessors make good use of digital platforms to support this.
- New knowledge, skills and behaviours are delivered and assessed by your college tutor and Trainer Assessor, with the support of your employer.
- You will achieve a Level 2 Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Foundation Certificate in Accounting.
- 20% off-the-job training is a mandatory requirement of all apprenticeship standards.
- You will complete a Level 1 in maths and English, if applicable.
The gateway is the opportunity for the provider and employer to agree whether the apprentice is ready and ready to take their End Point Assessment (EPA).
End Point Assessment
The end point assessment is synoptic, and takes place at the end of the apprentice’s learning and development. The requirement is that the end point assessment is completed within three months from the start of the end point assessment period. The end point assessment is made up of the following components:
- A structured interview
- An in-tray test