Reinvent Your Team’s Training with White Horse Training

How can White Horse Training help your business?

To be able to work effectively in the sphere of accountancy, it’s crucial for your whole team to stay abreast of industry practices and standards. Accounting requires a wide range of skills and knowledge; if you’re not keeping up to date with the latest legal requirements, best practices, and tax changes, you’ll be left in the dust by other accountants who are.

Luckily, accounting bodies like ICAEW, ACCA, and AAT require or recommend accountants to complete courses and training that contribute to their continuing professional development (CPD).

Completing CPD is critical to any accountant’s personal growth and can improve their competency, qualify them for raises, and boost their career prospects. On top of this, CPD training courses are vital for your long-term career advancement and can help you become an experienced and valuable accountant to clients and companies.

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We here at White Horse Training are experts at ensuring all your accountancy CPD and training needs are met, through our stress-free training solutions and apprenticeship programmes.

Our comprehensive, industry-specific accountancy CPD and practical training courses will keep your business compliant, and support the development of your accountancy team as you grow. We support all businesses – whether you are running your own, head up a finance team or have an accountancy practice. We include industry-specific training, and our membership options ensure your training is always cost-effective.

Why should you choose an apprenticeship with White Horse Training?

We offer government-approved accountancy apprenticeships, for both levy-paying and non-levy-paying employers alike, in both industry and practice. If you’re on a busy team, then it can be hard to find the time to develop current and junior staff members. Allow the team at White Horse Training to shoulder that burden for you, as we can schedule and organise all the necessary training needed for your team.

By choosing a White Horse Training apprenticeship programme, you allow yourself the time to focus your energy on your business, not the time-consuming paperwork that’s needed to process a new apprentice. Nor is there a tricky funding process to navigate – we can do all of that for you, meaning you can maximise the capacity of your team, all whilst remaining cost and time effective.

By working with White Horse Training, you could bring the following benefits to your business:

  • Increased Productivity
  • Positive Return on Investment
  • Improved Staff Retention
  • Greater Job Satisfaction
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What apprenticeships do White Horse Training offer?

We offer the following apprenticeship programmes:

  • AAT Level 3 Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship – this apprenticeship covers a wide range of accountancy techniques and disciplines, and is the industry standard qualification for those wanting a career in accountancy. Although no prior experience is needed, Level 3 is a natural progression for learners who have completed A-level accounting, AAT Level 2 or have relevant work experience. The areas covered in detail include: bookkeeping, spreadsheets, and the preparation of final accounts. The course takes roughly 12-15 months to complete, depending on employer/apprentice preference.
  • AAT Level 4 Professional Accounting Technician Apprenticeship – this apprenticeship is the gateway to more senior accountancy roles. It delves into complex accounting and finance areas, aiming to build on the candidate’s previous knowledge. From recommending accounting systems and drafting financial statements for companies, to the composition of exhaustive, complex management accounting reports, this programme readies candidates for professional qualifications and promotion into senior finance roles. The course takes approximately 15-18 months to complete.
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Why work with White Horse Training?

Tailored For AccountantsWhite Horse Training was established more than 40 years ago – by accountants, for accountants. As our own clients’ staffing needs grew, we introduced apprenticeship training specifically to meet the needs of accountancy practices and in-house finance teams.

A Track Record You Can Rely On – We’ve been doing this since 1995 and provide a package of practical training courses that complement our apprenticeship programme to ensure your new hire hits the ground running. We achieve outstanding success rates in both AAT and apprenticeships.

Reassuringly Approved – We are a government-approved training provider for the delivery of Apprenticeship Standards in Accounting at Level 3 and Level 4 and an approved training centre for the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). We are also a partner in learning with ICAEW.

Our track record speaks for itself; allow us to be your trusted partners when it comes to supporting and developing your team, whether upskilling existing staff members, or embracing new talent. We provide the solutions, allowing you to provide your services to your clients in the most effective way possible.

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Want to know more?

If you’re interested in learning more about how taking on an apprentice could benefit your business, then our resource, ‘Apprenticeships: The Complete Guide For Employers’ is available for you to download from our website.

Alternatively, you can schedule a call with us via our Calendly link, or if you’d like to speak to a member of our team instantly, please call our team during office hours on: 01225 460167.

If you’d prefer to email us, then please send your enquiry to: enquiries@whitehorseltd.co.uk

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