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Offer an ICAEW apprenticeship

Organisations in England, across all sectors, can offer ACA training on an apprenticeship programme with the help of the apprenticeship levy. Whether you make use of your own levy funds or benefit from up to 95% government funding, investing in an accounting apprenticeship with ICAEW will strengthen your finance function and build a pipeline of future professionals.

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Benefits of employing an apprentice

This route into chartered accountancy provides new or existing employees, of any age, with the knowledge, skills and experience that your business needs now and to grow in the future. Taking on apprentices in accountancy can be a cost-effective way of developing and growing your finance team.

Attract and invest in talent


Make your business more productive


Develop the finance and technical skills in your business


Trainees will gain a professional accountancy qualification


High quality training and ICAEW have high pass rates


Create a loyal workforce that meet business needs

ICAEW apprenticeships for employers

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Level 7 Accountancy Professional Apprenticeship

Offer trainees the globally recognised ACA qualification and set them on the way to becoming ICAEW Chartered Accountants.

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Level 4 Accounting Technician Apprenticeship

Designed as an entry-level role in accountancy and suitable for those working in business, practice and public sector.

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Apprenticeship funding and fees

Information on the latest financial incentives, levy funding and National Insurance savings.

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Discover what is required for setting up an apprenticeship, brochures and other useful resources for your organisation.

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Further information

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An employer's guide to apprenticeships

This is your complete guide to getting started with ICAEW apprenticeships, including information on apprenticeship funding and guidance on setting an apprenticeship up.

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7 myths of the Level 7 Apprenticeship

The facts on seven of the most common myths we hear from employers about the Level 7 Accountancy Professional Apprenticeship route into chartered accountancy.

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Foxley Kingham Chartered Accountants

Discover how offering ICAEW apprenticeships has enabled our Authorised Training Employers to create customised training programmes that recruit and retain the right talent.

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Frequently asked questions

Take a look at our FAQs for further information.

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Success stories

ACA training success stories

Read about how organisations benefit from employing ACA students, and read testimonials from the staff directly involved with ACA training.

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As a small employer the ICAEW apprenticeship scheme really helps from a cost perspective and ensures that our staff are receiving the highest quality support and training.

Rob Young, Head of London and South East – Love Your Accountants

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