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Professional Accounting / Taxation Technician Apprenticeship

Aimed at those already working in the industry working as an accountant or bookkeeper for an accounting practice, business, organisations or HMRC.

Individuals in the role of a Professional accounting or 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.

As part of the Apprenticeship, you will have monthly workplace visits from a Learning Development Advisor, with 6 hours per week off the job training which will be tracked. You will build a portfolio showing your work-based evidence.

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Study Location
18 Months - 2 Years
depending on Level
Level 4
Qualification Level
1 day / week (term-time)
College Attendance

Entry Requirements

  • Ideally, you will have 5 GCSEs grade 9-4 including English & maths or equivalent.
    Those without English or maths at Level 2 must achieve this prior to taking the end-point assessment.
  • Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship and/or L3 AAT
  • Employment in the industry

What you will study

  • Technical Knowledge
  • Business Awareness
  • Ethical Standards
  • Regulation & Compliance
  • Systems & Processes
  • Analysis
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Planning & Prioritisation
  • Produces Quality & Accurate Information
  • Team Working & Collaboration
  • Uses Systems & Processes
  • Adaptability
  • Adding Value
  • Ethics & Integrity
  • Proactivity
  • Professional Scepticism
  • AAT Exams (optional)

What's Next?

Further Study

  • Chartered Accountancy/Taxation Qualifications


  • Professional Accountant/Tax Apprenticeship
To apply for an Apprenticeship, please complete the online application form and our Apprenticeship Team will contact you to arrange an interview.
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