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An apprenticeship programme allows you to learn while you earn. The programme is designed for you to gain real work experience whilst studying for your chosen qualification.

Our Approach

Dains can offer apprenticeships across a variety of business areas, not just accounting.

As an example; the AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting will develop your technical skills in accounting after which, you can progress to Level 4 and beyond.

An apprenticeship can typically take anywhere between one and four years to complete. This is through a combination of work-based assessments, research, progress reviews and team/management support and guidance.

Within the accountancy practice our core business areas are:

  • Accountancy & Business Services

  • Audit

  • Corporate Finance

  • Taxation – Corporate, Employment, Private and Indirect

  • Forensic Accounting

Our non-accounting business areas include:

  • HR

  • Business Support

  • IT

  • Finance

  • Business Development

  • Marketing


Our minimum requirements:

  • Minimum Grade B in Maths and English at GCSE level or equivalent 

  • Eligibility to work in the UK 

Dains is a dynamic and modern thinking Professional Services firm with a people-focused culture. Our strengths and opportunities lie in our independence and our reputation for quality and knowledge.

Our management team are highly skilled individuals who will help you to forge your career and develop all your potential.


Some of the rewards and benefits you will receive:

  • A fully funded ACA or ACCA block release study package 

  • 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days for long service (plus normal statutory bank holidays) 

  • Graduate “Kick Start” new starter gift 

  • Regular funded social events throughout the year 

  • Paid professional subscriptions and membership 

  • Reward & Recognition scheme

  • Smart/flexible/hybrid working options 

  • Paid volunteer days

  • Greener car scheme 

Our Culture

Find out more about what life is like at Dains in the below video where you can hear from our HR Director, Angela Millward on all things culture, and why Dains is different.


How to Apply

Please download our Application Form, complete it, and send it to Alternatively, you can use the form below to submit your CV and contact details. If you have any further questions and wish to discuss this with a member of the team here at Dains, please feel free to reach out to us.