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Apprenticeships are the perfect way to gain on-the-job practical experience, whilst earning a wage. Apprentices benefit from gaining a qualification that is not only focused on their chosen career and industry but is also hands-on and completed in a working environment.

If you are about to leave school or college and would like to get hands-on work experience but still want to get a qualification, or if you are already working and would like to upskill to further your career, an Apprenticeship could be perfect for you. Apprenticeships are a nationally recognised qualification that is valued by all employers and universities.

Anglia Professional Training: Accounting Apprenticeships – Ely

Want to earn while you learn? If you want to learn accountancy or would like to pursue a career in finance, you can find rewarding apprenticeships opportunities in Ely with Anglia Professional Training (APT). You will gain both valuable physical and academic experience in accounting.

We are one of the biggest providers of accounting apprenticeships in Ely – making sure people over the age of 19 find a rewarding apprenticeship in accounting.  You will be educated by professionals who will teach you all aspects of accounting, in addition to allowing you to get hands-on with the work. If you are someone who prefers being taught by someone who works in the accounting industry, then you can find your preferred apprenticeship here at ATP. We want to help as many people discover a career they’ll enjoy and benefit from.

There is a minimum salary for apprentices in line with government regulations. However, even though a minimum wage is set, many apprentices earn more than this – as your skills develop, your pay increases accordingly. As an apprentice, you will also receive the same benefits as your other employees such as pension contributions and receiving paid holiday. This is why we recommend our accounting apprenticeships to those in the Ely area.

There are a lot of benefits to doing an apprenticeship, you can learn through the hands-on experience of doing the job. Also, you’ll be doing real jobs for real employers, so you’re paid while you learn – a real-life experience of the working world. Employers recognise apprenticeships all over the country for their value – they show you’ve been trained in the skills they desire. This is why at APT, are professionals help guide you towards finding the ideal accounting apprenticeship for you and help you achieve your AAT qualification in Ely.

If you enjoy working with numbers, then our accounting apprenticeship could be for you. If you want to earn a wage while learning the tricks of the trade – then contact us at APT in Ely today.

Who can apply for an Apprenticeship?

Anyone living in England, over 16 and not in full–time education can apply. There is no upper age limit for Apprenticeships.

How many hours will I work each week?

Minimum hours a week is 30 and you are required to complete 20% of your time doing ‘off-the-job’ training, which will include day release training at our centre.

How much will I earn?

Minimum salary for an Apprentice is £3.90 per hour for under 19-year-olds or over 19s in their first year of Apprenticeship, although please note some employers may pay more.

What is the cost?

Apprenticeships are free to apprentices. They are funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and/or via your employer. Apprentices may need to purchase specific equipment depending on the employer e.g. uniform and you will need to take into account costs for travel, lunch etc.

What are the entry requirements?

Entry requirements vary depending on the Apprenticeship you are applying for and some Employers will have their own entry requirements. Generally for Level 3 apprenticeships and above you will need to have achieved English and Maths at Level 2, upon completion. This is equivalent to GCSE A-C or grades 4 to 9. Please see individual course information for further details.

What if I don’t meet the entry requirements?

Talk to the apprenticeship team and we will be able to offer guidance of the options available to you.

Finding an Apprenticeship

There are two ways for you to find an Apprenticeship:
1. Find an employer of your own who is willing to take you on and support you as you complete your Apprenticeship
2. Apply online from the variety of available Apprenticeships

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