Is this course right for me?

This framework has been developed by employers and providers to meet the needs of small and medium size enterprises through to the larger organisations. It provides a structured approach to training and developing prospective accountants who understand the needs of the organisation, its customers and sector within which they operate.

The purpose of this framework is to train accountants to technical level (QCF Level 4) who work for accountancy firms or in finance divisions within other organisations.

This programme is part-financed by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.

For more information email

Entry requirements:

Apprentices must have an employer who can cover the criteria. 

Progression into the Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Accounting can come from the following qualifications and Apprenticeships:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Accounting

All places are subject to satisfactory interview.

AAT may refuse membership on issues of bankruptcy or certain unspent criminal convictions. For more information click here.


  • Technical training is provided in the college 1 day per week.


  • Externally set and marked exams.


  • ACCA