Earn, learn and qualify at the same time - an apprenticeship is a mix of on the job training alongside study. As an ACCA accounting apprentice, you’ll earn a wage and gain work experience whilst pursuing a recognised professional award.
Apprenticeships are open to anyone above the age of 16. There is no upper age limit and they can be valuable at different stages in your career:
Apprenticeships offer an exciting alternative to university that’ll let you kick-start your career ahead of your peers without the usual student debts. But, if you later decide to get a degree, apprenticeships allow you to do that as well. You’ll start earning while you learn and gain practical work experience to add to your CV that will make you stand out when applying for future jobs.
An apprenticeship provides an accredited route into accountancy and finance that doesn’t require you to work for a specialist accountancy practice.
An apprenticeship also provides a pathway into finance if you studied a non-related degree at university.
An apprenticeship offers a way to build your skillset, and enhance your value and future employability.
If you're looking for a change, an apprenticeship is a great way to gain new skills and move into a new career in finance and accounting.
The best part is that it’s all funded by the government and employers so for apprentices, it costs nothing. You can gain an award that feeds into one of the best paid and most highly respected professions without breaking the bank.
The ACCA Accounting Technician (Level 4) apprenticeship takes a minimum of 12 months to complete.
The ACCA Professional Accountant (Level 7) apprenticeship is anticipated to take 36 months to complete.
During your apprenticeship, you’ll: