Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Accounting

This apprenticeship will prepare learners for basic roles in accounting and developing competencies that are required to carry out job roles and responsibilities associated with accounts technicians.

Key information

Course type: Apprenticeships Duration: 1 Year Start date: September 2018 Entry requirements: 3 GCSEs grade 3 or above, including English and Maths End qualification: AAT Certificate in Accounting Level 2 Awarding body: AAT

Course aims and areas

This apprenticeship will prepare learners for basic roles in accounting and developing competencies that are required to carry out job roles and responsibilities associated with accounts technicians.
The learner will gain an understanding in finance and will progress in areas such as basic costing and accounting software.
The Level 2 will introduce the learner to new areas of the sector such as control accounts, journals and the banking system. It delivers a solid foundation in finance administration - covering areas such as double entry bookkeeping to basic costing principles.
Learners must be employed in an accountancy role.

Functional Skills – Maths, English, & ICT
Functional Skills may be required dependant on Apprenticeship framework and previous qualifications achieved.

Course Units

  • Processing Bookkeeping Transactions
  • Control Accounts, Journals and the Banking System
  • Work Effectively in Accounting and Finance
  • Basic Costing
  • Computerised Accounting
  • Produce Reports
  • Understand Payment Methods
  • Understand the Finance Function within an Organisation

Why the MET?

This course will give you membership of the AAT - a professional accounting body.

You will also have access to the AAT website with a variety of learning and study materials.

Our experienced teaching staff are passionate about their areas of expertise and are committed to helping you to attain your learning goals and meet your personal aims.

Without a doubt, one of the reasons we know you will love studying at Brighton MET is the location of our Central Campus. Right in the heart of Brighton’s world-famous North Laine, the College is within walking distance of all the city’s main amenities – the award-winning city library, the independent shops and eateries and the beach.

Entry Requirements

If there are any applicable entry requirements, these will be listed in the key information section above.

Course Costs

Wages vary depending on the type of apprenticeship but there is a national minimum wage (NMW) in the UK which applies to all 16-18 year olds and to those aged 19 or over in the first year of their studies. From October 2017, this is £3.50 per hour. However, the MET encourages employers to pay at a higher hourly rate.

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