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Accountancy

If you enjoy working with numbers and have strong organisational skills, why not consider studying accountancy with Warrington & Vale Royal College?

Gaining an accountancy qualification will open up many doors to a variety of careers within accounting and finance. It will also demonstrate to potential employers that you have the practical skills and business knowledge necessary to work in a financial environment.

Trips and visits

Trips and visits are generally not applicable for part-time adult and apprenticeship courses. However, there may be opportunities to visit higher education institutions to gain an insight into where your studies could take you.

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Adult Learner

Studying accounting or bookkeeping at Warrington & Vale Royal College will provide you with a professionally recognised and highly respected AAT qualification. Whether you are just starting out or looking to boost your career prospects in your current company, our courses will greatly enhance your employability and develop your skills in areas such as costing, budgeting, reporting financial information, and creating sales invoices and credit notes.

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Apprenticeship

By embarking upon an accounting apprenticeship, you are choosing to develop your practical skills with a respected employer whilst gaining valuable insight into the sector and working towards a qualification. Our expert tutors will also ensure you stay on-track and support you throughout your journey. Completing an apprenticeship means you will achieve the level of competency required to gain permanent employment as a fully-qualified accountant.

Meet our students

Ciaran French Finance Apprentice
The college is a great working environment with lots of opportunities.”

Ciaran is currently studying his Level 3 AAT Apprenticeship, after having successfully completed his level 2. Ciaran works and studies at Warrington & Vale Royal College, and feels he is gaining fantastic industry experience. Ciaran says his apprenticeship is helping him learn how finance works within a large organisation and he is looking forward to developing his skills by progressing onto his level 4.

Matty Holland Finance Apprentice
The college is a nice relaxed environment to work in and all my tutors are very helpful and easy-going.”

Matty Holland works at Warrington & Vale Royal College and is currently completing his Level 3 AAT Apprenticeship. Matty decided university was not for him, and chose to do an apprenticeship because he wanted to earn a wage whilst gaining a qualification. Matty intends to progress onto his level 4 and undertake his professional exams before securing permanent employment.

Meet our tutors

Andy Williams

Andrew Williams

AAT Accounting Tutor Andrew Williams worked in numerous finance roles before deciding to return to university and pursue a career in teaching. Alongside teaching at the college, Andrew works as treasurer for a local charity and uses real life examples from this job role to illustrate the finance tasks he sets his students.

Andrew advises anyone considering studying an accounting qualification: β€œIt is important to be numerate and meticulous but equally to be good at communicating. A student should ensure they fully commit to their chosen course of study to get the best out of their time at the college.”

Paul Mushrow

Paul Mushrow

Paul Mushrow, AAT Accounting Tutor and Assessor, has been teaching accounting apprentices at the college for the past three years, and really enjoys sharing his experience and knowledge with his students.

Paul first started teaching Business Skills in 1986 before specialising in accountancy. Since then he has taught AAT in various colleges across the North West in a variety of roles including of Department, Faculty Head and Directorship. Paul says: "The best thing about teaching here is watching as apprentices improve their knowledge and experience, often gaining promotions as they do so. It's brilliant seeing those individuals flourish in their careers as they progress through the levels. Being a part of that development is the best feeling."

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