Accounts Apprentice Durham Duplex

The apprentice will be assisting in all aspects of the finance modules including Finance transactions and credit control. Full training will be provided by the company with supported study

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Closing date: 08 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Ranges £5.28 – £6.28 an hour, depending on experience and age

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    - Monday – Thursday: 9am – 5pm with 45 minute lunch breaks & Friday: 9am – 4pm with 1 hour lunch break - Or alternatively Monday – Thursday: 8:30am to 4:30pm with 45 minutes lunch breaks & Friday: 9am – 4pm with 1 hour lunch break

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Posting customer cash
  • Sales invoicing
  • Credit control
  • Cash payments
  • Scanning & renaming invoices

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Finance/Accounts Assistant Apprenticeship Standard:

AAT L2 Certificate in Accounting:


Structured interview (supported by a portfolio of evidence summary)
In-Tray Test

City College, Granville Road, Sheffield, S2 2RL

Day release

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

-          Study AAT levels 1 – 4

-          Opportunity to take on more responsibilities such as helping with audits & stocktakes

-          Assist with supplier invoices

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Non judgemental


GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE's including Maths and English (Grade A*-D/9-5 grades) Essential

Things to consider

26 days holidays, 5-a-side Football, cycle to work scheme, work attire provided such as sweatshirts, polo shirts and fleeces. Will need to be able to use standard IT software such as Excel and Word.

About the employer

Based in Sheffield, England, the UK’s cradle of engineering excellence, Durham Duplex is a world leader in the design and manufacture of high performance machine knives and industrial razor blades. The range incorporates both standard and custom-made products.


Durham Duplex





S4 8LT

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Stewart Parsisson

Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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