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This apprenticeship is designed for applicants who are in paid employment within Accounting, to achieve the theory and practical elements of the qualifications which recognise the skills they gain in the workplace.

Course details

Whether you want to become a fully-fledged Accountant or an Accounts Technician, this programme will provide you with an excellent foundation. The Accountancy Apprenticeship (level 2 ) will be suitable for employment in the following roles:-

  • Accounts Clerk
  • Cashier
  • Credit Control Clerk
  • Finance Assistant
  • Purchase Ledger Clerk
  • Sales Ledger Clerk

Qualifications gained:

  • EITHER the Level 2 Certificate in Accounting (Combined Competence and Knowledge Elements) OR the Level 2 Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting
  • Functional Skill in Mathematics at Level 1
  • Functional Skill in English at Level 1
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
Entry guidelines

Apprentices must be in paid employment of at least 30 hours a week. Candidates who already have a qualification at Level 4 or higher are not eligible.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Additional Information

For further information and current vacancies visit The course length is dependent on experience, capability and commitment. A minimum of six months to a maximum of one year.

Where can I progress to?

Career progression including increased responsibility in the workplace and progression onto the Advanced Apprenticeship, leading to job roles such as Trainee Accountant and Trainee Accounting Technician.

Explore potential careers via Career Match — it provides current local data on wages and employment prospects.

When does this course run?

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm (all year round) and Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-6.30pm (term time only).

What can I earn?

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