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Accounting Apprenticeship Level 3 (2019 intake)

  • Important Information

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    We no longer accept online applications for this apprenticeship, but if you wish to enrol please come into College or call the Apprenticeship Team on 01204 482 036.
  • Overview of the course

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    Our Apprenticeship programmes will give you vital hands-on experience, learning from real life situations, with the guidance of industry professionals. You’ll gain the skills and confidence needed to excel in your chosen career.
    If you’re good with numbers and enjoy managing your finances, then an Accounting Apprenticeship could be for you.
    Training in accountancy would enable you to work across a range of sectors. Depending on what the client needs, you could audit accounts, forecast future profits or calculate tax. Working in finance provides the chance to make a real difference to a business’ performance.
    The course is a great way to build on your skills and gain a recognised qualification whilst also earning a salary.
  • What can I expect to learn?

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    Mandatory units:
    • Advanced Book-keeping
    • Final Accounts Preparation
    • Management Accounting (Costing)
    • Indirect Tax
    • Ethics for Accountants
    • Spreadsheets for Accounting
    If necessary, you will also complete Functional Skills Maths and English at Level 2.
    Most of your qualification will be gained in the workplace, although you will attend sessions in College that will cover essential areas of your training.
    During your Apprenticeship, you will be taught and supported by experienced accounting tutors. You will also have your own Work Based Tutor who will provide support and guidance during your time in the workplace.
  • What qualification will I be awarded if I successfully complete the course?

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    Accounting Apprenticeship Level 3
  • How will I be assessed?

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    You’ll be assessed throughout your learning programme by a mixture of formal tests, workplace observations, portfolio building and self-assessment.

    Support
    The College will support you throughout your time here. In College, you will receive personal support from your tutor; out of College, you will have your own personal Work Based Tutor, who will visit you in the workplace.
    During their last visit Ofsted commended the College for its provision of “well targeted information, advice and careers guidance, which meets individual needs and enables learners to make informed choices about the next steps in their learning and career.”
  • How can I progress after this course?

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    Future opportunities
    On successful completion of this Apprenticeship, you could progress onto full-time employment, professional job-specific qualifications, Higher Apprenticeships or a degree programme.
    Following further study you could work as:

    • A Management Accountant where you can earn between £21,000 and £35,000 a year, depending on experience.
    • A Bookkeeper Payroll Assistant, earning around £25,000 a year.
    • An Auditor with your salary ranging from £18,000 to £32,000 a year, depending on experience.

  • What do I need to join the course?

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    You will need a Level 2 and/or a thorough knowledge of your chosen sector.
    To complete an Apprenticeship you will need an employer who is willing to support you throughout your training. If you have not found one, we can help you with your search.
    We’d like to see a proven track record of very good attendance at work/school, along with a good reference from school/a previous employer. We also ask that you have a satisfactory level of English and maths.
  • Is there anything else I need to know?

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    Our £75 million campus offers:
    • A fitness suite and sports hall
    • Apple Mac suites
    • Libraries
    • A theatre and dance studios
    • A café selling Costa coffee
    • Wella-approved hair salons

    Number 1 for Achievement Rates
    We’re the number one General Further Education College in Greater Manchester for 16-18 achievement rates for higher level qualifications.
    Ofsted Grade 2 ‘Good’
    Ofsted also agrees; on our last inspection we were graded 2 for Good. Ofsted highlighted the fact that our learners develop good employability and personal skills and that a high proportion progress to Apprenticeships, employment or Higher Education.

    Open Events
    Discover what Bolton College can do for you by attending one of our Young People’s Open Events at our Deane Road campus.
    Wednesday 17th October 2018, 4.30pm – 7pm
    Thursday 22nd November 2018, 4.30pm – 7pm
    Tuesday 5th February 2019, 4.30pm – 7pm
    Click here to learn more: www.boltoncollege.ac.uk/events.
  • I'm interested, what do I need to do next?

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    If you’re a young person (16-18), simply click here to express an interest.
    If you’re an adult (19+), please contact our Apprentice Team on 01204 48 2036 or email apprenticeships@boltoncc.ac.uk
  • Additional Information

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    Assessment


    All learners will complete an individual learning plan which will be discussed with their tutor throughout the course.

    Financial


    You may not have to pay tuition fees at all, if you fall into one of the groups eligible for fee exemptions. If you feel you may be eligible or would like someone to explain course fees in more detail, please call our helpline on 01204 482 000.

    Adult Learners


    Adult learners (19+) must bring their qualification certificates with them to enrolment. Learners will not be able to enrol without this information. If you have lost any certificates please contact your school in the first instance. If they are unable to provide a copy, you can contact one of the following exam boards (your school will be able to tell you which one you need):
    If you are unable to provide certificates you will be asked to complete a self declaration form when you enrol.

    Helpline


    Our Helpline can provide you with general information regarding studying at Bolton College. We also offer advice and guidance meetings to help you decide your next move. Please call 01204 482 000.
    Lines are open :
    • during term time : Monday to Thursday between 8:45am and 7pm (5pm on Fridays)
    • out of term : Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm

    Bolton College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this document is accurate. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time.

    Equalities Statement


    The College will treat all members of the community equally and will not favour any particular individual or group. English is our principal language but we will endeavour to provide information relating to this document in other formats and languages. If customers require this type of support they should contact email the Customer Services Manager at customer.services@boltoncc.ac.uk or alternatively call 01204 482 040 or visit us at Deane Road, Bolton, BL3 5BG.

    Safeguarding Statement


    Bolton College are committed to ensuring that learners have a right to feel safe wherever they learn, in the classroom on or online. If you have any personal safety or other worries, for example, feeling bullied; being made to feel uncomfortable or experiencing an inappropriate situation when you are attending college, please speak to the tutor, someone in the Learning Centre Reception or contact the College Safeguarding Team on 01204 482180 or 01204 482758.

    Enrolment Details


    To enrol at one of our Community Learning Centres or our main Deane Road Campus click here for enrolment times.
  • Start Date:

    31/07/2019

  • End Date:

    28/07/2020

  • Time:

    -
    (Hrs Per Week)

  • Duration:

    weeks

  • Venue:

    Deane Road Campus

  • Course Code:

    FW454-A01