Accounting Professional
Level 7 Programme

Develop future leaders with the financial skills to take your organisation forward.

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you can call us on 01332 345 450

The Babington Accountancy Professional Level 7 Programme, in partnership with Grant Thornton

The Babington Accountancy Professional Apprenticeship, in partnership with Grant Thornton – a professional accountancy programme that leads to a CIMA qualification, and develops highly valuable leadership skills. With a fresh approach to accountancy qualifications, this new apprenticeship can enhance the commercial knowledge, leadership skills and professionalism of your finance team. And because the programme is linked to the apprenticeship levy, you can benefit from it at little or no cost to your organisation.

Our partnerships create a different kind of accountancy training programme

Babington Group and Grant Thornton combine expertise in training and assessment with commercial insight to create a new approach to professional development. Participants gain industry-recognised qualifications while benefitting from the latest thinking in accountancy practice and the broader role of the finance function.

Grant Thornton’s connections and resources add ‘real-world’ experience to the curriculum, with features including:

  • Buddies – each trainee is paired with a member of Grant Thornton to support their development.
  • Seminars and specialist knowledge – market insights provide a real commercial edge to the course.
  • Shadowing – learners have the opportunity to shadow an accounting professional at Grant Thornton.
  • Networking – experienced professionals help participants make highly valuable contacts.
  • Personal Development – Grant Thornton’s knowledge can help tailor this training to the individuals’ learning objectives.

Role Profile

Professional Accountants are recognised around the world as respected leaders in accountancy, finance and business. The apprenticeship programme is for employees at any stage in their career. It develops skills in key areas such as audit and assurance, financial accounting and reporting, and strategic business management. Professional Accountants are required to act in the public interest and must, therefore, maintain the highest standards of professional conduct and competency; upholding ethical behaviour and integrity at all times. All training is specific to each role and tailored towards your organisation. It includes a professional qualification with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

What can I do afterwards?

The Professional Accountant standard requires registration with one of the UK professional bodies in the sector.

The professional body of choice is The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

Suited to employees working in an accounting role, such as:

  • Financial Accountant
  • Management Accountant
  • Tax Accountant
  • External Auditor
  • Internal Auditor
  • Financial Analyst
  • Management Consultant

Develop, improve & enhance your employee’s skills in:

  • Audit and Assurance
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Governance, Risk and Control
  • Management Accounting
  • Strategic Business Management
  • Business Insight
  • Taxation

Accountancy Level 7 Professional Programme Webinar

21st December 2017 & 10th January 2018

A Babington Webinar to discuss the Accountancy Level 7 Professional Programme in partnership with Grant Thornton, and how this can help develop your Finance function using your apprenticeship levy funds.

Breakfast Briefing: Accountancy Professional Level 7 Programme

Tuesday, 16th January 2018

Please join us for a breakfast briefing, hosted by Grant Thornton, to discuss all your queries and interest on the Babington Accountancy Professional Apprenticeship and how this can help develop your Finance function using your apprenticeship levy funds.

Entry Requirements

Individual employers will identify entry requirements in terms of previous qualifications, training or other criteria. Candidates will have Level 2 Maths and English (equivalent to GCSE grade C or above), ideally as part of 5 GCSE A-C grades or other comparable qualifications. Apprentices without English or Maths at Level 2 must achieve this prior to completion of the Apprenticeship. Candidates will have completed a relevant Level 4 Accountancy qualification may receive credits towards the completion of the Apprenticeship.

Enter your details to register your interest, alternatively, you can call us on

01332 345 450


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