Professional Accounting Technician Apprenticeship Level 4

A Professional Accounting Technician will have responsibility for creating, and/or verifying and reviewing, accurate and timely financial information within the organisation in which they are employed or on behalf of another organisation. Professional Accounting Technicians have a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied in all sectors.

On completion, you would gain knowledge within the following areas: Business Awareness, Ethical Standards, Regulation and Compliance and Systems and Processes.

The Skills that are built on include:  Analysis, Communication, Leadership, Producing quality and accurate information, Planning and Prioritisation, Team Working and Using Systems and Processes.

The Behaviours that are developed include: Adaptability, Adding Value, Ethics and Integrity, Proactivity and Professional Scepticism.

What do I need?

  • Applicants will have at least 5 GCSE’s at grade 4/C or above, including Maths and English
  • Applicants should have either completed the Level 3 Assistant Accountant apprenticeship or have an AAT Level 3 Qualification.

Where can it take me?

The Professional Accounting Technician apprenticeship allows student registration with a number of UK Professional Bodies in this sector. Completion of the Professional Accounting Technician Apprenticeship may also result in credits being awarded towards relevant undergraduate degree programmes.

Halesowen College offer progression opportunities in the following apprenticeship areas:

  • Level 5 Operating Department Manager

Additional information

An apprenticeship is a real job, with hands-on experience, a salary and the chance to train while you work. You would be treated just like all the other employees, with a contract of employment, holiday leave and employee benefits. You would receive support from a dedicated assessor who regularly visits apprentices in the workplace.

Halesowen College have a dedicated recruitment team who support you in finding a job for your apprenticeship. After attending a pre-interview, you will be entered into our talent pool and will be notified about any potential vacancies.

We ask that you email your CV to, from this Halesowen College will start to work with employers to assist in securing you a job role



The duration of this apprenticeship is 18 months.

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