Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship Accounts/Finance Assistant (AAT)

This Accounts/Finance Assistant apprenticeship programme will ensure you have the skills to maintain an efficient and accurate finance function within a business.

AAT is the world’s leading professional body for accounting technicians. This Level 2 programme is the current entry level for an accounting apprenticeship.

Study Aims

The Level 2 Certificate in Accounting covers a broad range of core accounting skills, as well as accountancy-related business skills and personal skills.

Key themes have also been introduced throughout the suite of accounting qualifications, including technology, ethics, sustainability and communication.

Modules Studied

This qualification comprises four mandatory units:

  • Introduction to Bookkeeping
  • Principles of Bookkeeping Controls
  • Principles of Costing
  • The Business Environment

Teaching and Assessment

You will attend college one day a week for lectures and practical sessions. All assessments are via on-line examinations.

End Point Assessment

The End Point Assesment (EPA) for this accounting apprenticeship will consist of two parts.

A structured interview, supported by the summary of portfolio evidence. The interview will last for 60 minutes, and will focus on the portfolio of evidence your have produced during the on-programme learning element of your apprenticeship. This interview will be conducted remotely via the AAT Smart End Point Assessment (SEPA) platform.

An in-tray test overview. The test will be computer based, and last for 105 minutes, this includes 15 minutes at the beginning for you to review the information provided. The test will be made up of a combination of questions and data evaluations covering the knowledge and skills identified as applicable to the assessment method within the grading criteria.

Entry Criteria

You will hold five GCSEs, including maths and English at Level 2.

Additional Costs

You will be advised to purchase the supporting textbooks at approximately £90. Re-sit fees are £50 per exam.

What are the next steps?

You will have an informal discussion with a member of the AAT team. Please bring evidence of Level 2 maths and English.Please bring with you proof of ID, e.g. passport or driving license or birth certificate.

 Intermediate Apprenticeship
 Published on 2023-08-25
 Deadline NA