There are many other options for you and an Apprenticeship in Accountancy is a great way to begin your career in accountancy without all the student debt which comes with a three year university degree.
An Apprenticeship in Accountancy will allow you to study towards a professional qualification while you gain vital life and work skills and earn a wage.
The AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) is a professional qualification which can help you have a rewarding career in accountancy and is achieved by on the job training, in work structured study time plus study time in your own time at home, tutor support and staff mentoring which all helps you to pass the AAT exams and complete the computer based projects and assessments. We work closely with our training provider to ensure the program suits the needs of our students and many of our students achieve 100% first time passes and all our students achieve the full qualification.
Thomas Westcott will not only offer you support and mentoring throughout your training, but we will also fund the training, pay you your normal salary on the days you are studying in the office and give you paid study leave to attend exams.
The qualification typically takes 2 to 3 years to complete, during which you will have regular pay reviews (annually and at the end of each level) and there is even a bonus available for students who pass all exams first time at each level.
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So far, we have told you what we can offer you, in return we expect you to be hard working, ambitious and dedicated to this career path. You will need to have an analytical and methodical approach to your work and be fantastic with numbers.
You will have already achieved a minimum of 5 GCSEs, grade A – C, including maths and English (or the equivalent) and you will have, or expect to have, at least 2 A Levels grade A – C (or equivalent). Appointments are conditional of you achieving such grades at A levels.
If this is you then we would love to hear from you. To apply for a Trainee Accounting Technician position please complete our application form. This is your chance to tell us why you would be perfect for Thomas Westcott. Let us know about your work experience and skills plus your academic achievements and don't forget to tell us which offices you would be interested in working at.
I saw far more benefits in gaining real experience to start my journey in the working world. My decision to start an apprenticeship with Thomas Westcott was a good choice as they provide structured training and practical experience whilst allowing me to strive for excellence. My Trainee role in Thomas Westcott has enhanced my knowledge and has encouraged me to learn more.Matt Turner, AAT Student
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