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Apprenticeships at Armstrong Watson

Do you have the ambition to join one of Armstrong Watson’s Professional Apprenticeship Schemes?

If you are finishing school or college, or looking to start on a new career path, one of our apprenticeships programmes might be the perfect option for you.

We’re an expanding business and the sky really is the limit with us.

When you’re with Armstrong Watson, you will be welcomed with rewarding work and a fantastic learning environment to reach your potential.

Alongside our Association of Accounting Technicians apprenticeships (AAT), each year we also offer a small number of Association of Tax Technicians (ATT) apprenticeship places.

Our training programme is perfect for you if:

  • You’re keen to start your career and earn a salary as early as possible;
  • You’re concerned about the cost of going to university;
  • You prefer on-the-job training to full time learning;
  • You respond well to coaching and feedback;
  • You like to be independent and challenge yourself
  • You’re keen to avoid student debt and don’t want to wait to start your career ( and earn of course!)

Frequently Asked Questions

How to get work experience at Armstrong Watson?

Candidates need to have or be predicted to achieve at least 5 GCSEs graded between 9-4 (A**- C).Candidates will also need to show they have a passion for numbers, problem-solving and customer service.You will be asked to complete a simple application form and upload a copy of your CV.You will also be asked your preferred service line for your week of Work Experience. You will spend time within a variety of service lines as standard. However, we will try to place you within those that are of particular interest to you.

Does Armstrong Watson offer work experience?

Yes, Armstrong Watson offer work experience to those who are finishing Year 11 or older, with opportunities across their Carlisle, Leeds and Newcastle offices.Armstrong Watson aim to give individuals a real insight into the working days of colleagues, whilst gaining practical experience and knowledge that will help to develop skills and confidence within the workplace.Some of the departments our work experience students will be able to gain more knowledge in are Accounting; Audit & Assurance; Tax Consultancy; Corporate Finance; Forensic Accounting and Restructuring & Insolvency. Based at our Head Office in Carlisle, we also have opportunities in our Payroll Bureau, People Team, Internal Accounts and Marketing & Business Development Team.

Where do Armstrong Watson offer apprenticeship opportunities?

Armstrong Watson offers apprenticeship opportunities across various locations, including Carlisle, Dumfries, Glasgow, Hexham, Kendal, Leeds, Newcastle, Northallerton, Penrith, Skipton, and West Cumbria.

What are the entry requirements for an apprenticeship at Armstrong Watson?

Armstrong Watson looks for candidates with the ambition to join their professional apprenticeship schemes, indicating a selection process based on potential and suitability for the role.

When do Armstrong Watson apprenticeship applications open?

Applications for the AAT and ATT Apprenticeship Scheme typically open in March.

Does Armstrong Watson offer apprenticeships?

Yes, Armstrong Watson offers professional apprenticeship schemes for individuals finishing school or college or those looking to start a new career path. These include the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and a smaller number of Association of Tax Technicians (ATT) apprenticeship places.

How to get an apprenticeship at Armstrong Watson?

Interested candidates can apply for the AAT and ATT Apprenticeship Scheme through the Armstrong Watson website. The firm provides extensive study support, including enrollment as a member of the AAT, with the firm covering membership fees.

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