AAT Level 3 Apprenticeship PS Accountants

Apprenticeship for an accounts assistant with a view to becoming a fully qualified accountant in due course. You will study for the AAT qualification and then go onto study the ACCA qualification if you have the desire and ability as many of our other apprentices have done previously.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    between £13,000 to £14.500

  • Working week

    9.00am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday, with college day release.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    21 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Year one:

  • Basic bookkeeping, reconciling bank accounts /
  • Compiling for review basic VAT returns /
  • Preparing basic sets of accounts / preparing basic self assessment tax returns.

Year two: Continues more of the above but at more advanced levels in line with the AAT syllabus.

The training you will be getting

  • Apprenticeship training is to be delivered on-site at First Intuition's Manchester city center offices. Apprentices joining us would go onto AAT Level 3, working towards a qualification.
  • You'll also attend a series of skills workshops as part of our Impact Skills programme to help you build the soft skills you need to build your career in finance.
  • You'll be supported through your programme by a dedicated Skills and Development Coach who is there to ensure you get everything you need to succeed in your apprenticeship.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Upon passing the AAT opportunity to progress to ACCA study

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English Essential (Grade Grade 8+) Essential

About the employer

PS Accountants has been established over 13 years and operates from one office in Lymm employing a team of people who are all qualified either AAT, AAT or ACCA. It is a family run business which prides itself on great client service. We have a history of bringing through apprentices to the ACCA qualification


PS Accountants



WA13 0QG

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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



Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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

Before you apply

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