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GCSE Grade 4/C or pass Blackburn College’s assessments in Maths and English at Level 2.

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15 Months

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An Accounts/Finance Assistant is an integral part of the team responsible for maintaining an efficient and accurate finance function within a business. The Accounts/Finance Assistant is responsible for assisting the team of accountants with junior accounting duties.

What will I study?

Aware of elements of commercial law that may have an impact when working in accountancy, such as contracts, data protection or Anti Money Laundering

  • Explain the importance of upholding relevant codes of conduct
  • Explain different legal entities and organisational structures
  • The impact of technology on business and its accounting and finance functions

Entry Requirements

Candidates will need to either have GCSE Grade 4/C or pass Blackburn College’s assessments in Maths and English at Level 2.

How will I be assessed?

End Point Assessment (EPA)

  1. Structured interview (supported by a portfolio of evidence summary)
  2. In-tray test

Both assessment methods will be conducted and graded by an independent EPAO.

What can I do next?

Higher level course.

Progression on to Assistant Accounting Apprenticeship Level 3 Advanced.

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