If you’re interested in a career in accountancy or finance, this Foundation Apprenticeship gives you the unique opportunity to get real workplace knowledge and experience plus an industry recognised qualification.
In Scotland, around 86,000 people are employed in the financial services industry. You could be working in jobs like: actuary, management accountant, insurance broker, insurance risk surveyor, economist, investment analyst and investment banker.
Many roles come with excellent salary and benefits packages, as well as the offer of training to progress your career further. There are also excellent prospects of working in different locations as you develop your career.
You’ll gain a Foundation Apprenticeship in Accountancy, which is the same level of learning as an SQA Higher (SCQF level 6).
*When you complete the AAT units, you'll be awarded the Level 3/SCQF 6 AAT Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping.
As well as gaining a holistic overview of the accountancy sector, you’ll learn about:
Your Foundation Apprenticeship will also help you to develop core skills valued by employers, particularly:
These transferable skills are necessary and highly desirable for working in a range of other related jobs.
Your Foundation Apprenticeship gives you lots of options: it’s up to you where you go next.