Individuals in the role of a Professional Accounting / Tax Technician will have responsibility for creating, and / or verifying and reviewing, accurate and timely financial information within the organisation in which they are employed or on behalf of another organisation. This will be performed in order to meet relevant ethical, professional and legal standards, and will utilise the individual’s knowledge of the business systems and processes, as well as standard accounting and tax practices. This role may exist in an accounting practice, a professional services company, HMRC or the accounting function of a business or other organisation.
This apprenticeship standard is at Level 4. The funding available will allow students to achieve the Advanced Diploma in Accounting as their on-programme learning, if the training provider and employer feel this is appropriate.
The ACCA Accounting Technician Apprenticeship draws on the early units of our world-class professional qualification, giving your apprentices interactive lessons, and access to a tutor and an online community of fellow students. Professional Accounting/Tax Technician apprentices will study and be examined on three subject areas:
Accountant in Business
Apprentices will also take ACCA’s Foundations in Professionalism online module, which will help them develop their understanding of what it means to act professionally and ethically in the work they carry out
|Duration||15 - 18 Months|
|Start Date||Employment as an apprentice can occur throughout the year however the start-date for attending college for training, where required, will be communicated post-employment and sign-up|
|Apprenticeship Funding Band (Levy paying employers)||£9,000|
|Employer Contribution Fee (Non-levy paying employers)||£900|
|What will this cost my Business?|
Non-levy paying employers will need to contribute 10% of the maximum funding band as published by the Skills Funding Agency for the delivery of training and assessment for their apprenticeship. Levy paying employers will pay the full cost of the agreed funding band using their Digital Apprenticeship account.
|Apprenticeship Funding Bands|
Apprenticeship Funding Bands
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