Accountants are in demand
With nearly 300 accountancy jobs available right now within a 15-mile radius of Walsall, this is one profession that hasn’t been hard hit by Covid.
And with more and more businesses making use of remote accountancy services, there are plenty of opportunities for those in the industry to work flexibly from home.
So, if you’re after a change of career, this is a great industry to think about joining.
Accounting may be all about making the numbers add up, but that doesn’t mean you have to be an outstanding mathematician to get your foot in the door. Analytical skills plus the basics of addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication can be learned and developed along the way.
At Walsall College, there are several qualifications offering basic Accounting skills; all of which are designed to increase your abilities and boost your confidence.
We currently offer Level 1 and Level 2 qualifications in: Accounting Software, Bookkeeping, Payroll or Access to Business Skills. And if you are unemployed or earn less than £18,135 you may be able to study free of charge.
With so many vacancies available in the area, those with the right qualifications will not have to wait long before being offered a job interview.
However, experience always helps things along. One Walsall offer amazing volunteering opportunities, helping you to get crucial experience that could make all the difference in you being able to get your big accounting career break.
And if you want to progress further, the qualifications at Walsall College enable you to train up to a Level 4, which can help you improve your salary and open many other doors on your accounting career journey.
Click here to find out more about our accounting qualifications.