Personalised learning and expert tutors for professional accountancy and finance training in Yorkshire

First Intuition Yorkshire is a leading provider of professional accountancy and finance training, dedicated to delivering high-quality education, support, and guidance to individuals pursuing careers in accounting.

With a focus on personalised learning experiences and expert tutors, the organisation offers a range of courses, including AAT, ACCA, CIMA, and ICAEW, and Apprenticeships from Level 2 to Level 7, ensuring students receive comprehensive and industry-relevant training. Established with a commitment to excellence, First Intuition Yorkshire empowers aspiring accountants to achieve their career ambitions.

The team at First Intuition Yorkshire, are passionate about student success and have a goal to develop financially fluent professionals who can make an impact for talent-hungry employers. They work with employers, to make sure their teams learn the skills needed in business, and with learners, to achieve outstanding exam results. First Intuition Yorkshire has taken a fresh approach to professional business education, they love to make it personal as they know one-size doesn’t always fit all. Each apprenticeship is built for a specific job role to ensure training is relevant and specific.

First Intuition Yorkshire currently supports 500 on-programme apprentices, they believe these apprenticeships offer a significant opportunity for both employers and learners. Our apprentices come from a range of backgrounds, vary in age and are at various stages of their careers. The team works collaboratively with them and their employers to develop their individual technical and all-round skills, which are essential for businesses to thrive and grow. They believe that apprenticeships provide a viable alternative to the traditional paths of work or higher education. By combining the best of both worlds, apprenticeships offer individuals the opportunity to acquire industry-specific skills and knowledge while earning a salary.

First Intuition’s unique Impact Skills Programme has been designed through employer collaboration. The programme allows the apprentice to add greater value within the workplace by focusing on the core values within each apprenticeship standard. Skills Days are dedicated training sessions which focus on enhancing the apprentice’s capabilities in various areas. The skills acquired during Skills Days can be directly applied to practical scenarios, allowing apprentices to gain hands-on experience and reinforce what they have learned. Beyond technical skills, apprenticeships also emphasise the development of soft skills or behaviours that are essential in the workplace. These may include communication, teamwork, problem-solving, time management and adaptability.

Alongside offering award-winning accountancy training, First Intuition Yorkshire offers an apprentice recruitment service to assist employers in their search for the best talent. They use an extensive network and 10+ years of expertise in training accountants to consult, advertise, screen, and advise potential candidates.

The complimentary recruitment service has emerged as a high-value add-on for both clients and aspiring students. The team takes pride in fostering robust connections with clients, diligently understanding their training needs and future talent requirements. This proactive approach ensures that when it comes to recruitment, the team possesses the insight to align the right candidates to the right roles.

An active presence at schools, colleges and a diverse range of career events has allowed the team to cultivate talent pools across Yorkshire & The Humber. By offering valuable career advice and guidance, they have become a trusted resource for individuals seeking to secure an apprenticeship in Accountancy or Finance & complete professional qualifications. It is this harmonious blend of personalised client relationships and a strategic engagement at educational and career platforms that defines the exceptional recruitment experience.

As a leading provider of high-quality accountancy apprenticeship programmes, they take pride in sponsoring the ‘Professional Services Apprentice of the Year’ Award at this year's West Yorkshire Apprenticeship Awards, taking place on 9th May in Bradford. They are honoured to play a role in recognising and celebrating outstanding trainees who personify dedication, innovation and excellence. In doing so, they also emphasize the crucial role that apprentices play in the success and growth of businesses across Yorkshire.

Lucy Parr, CEO, First Intuition Yorkshire and Humber, said: “First Intuition Yorkshire and Humber are thrilled to be sponsoring the ‘Professional Services Apprentice of the Year’ award. It perfectly aligns with our ethos of nurturing talent and developing future leaders in the accounting profession. We believe in investing in the next generation, and this collaboration allows us to celebrate and recognise the exceptional achievements of apprentices in this sector. We are excited to see the impact these budding professionals will have on the industry.”

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