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Business Administration Apprenticeship within the Administration Department Norkem Ltd

Based at the company’s Knutsford headquarters, the role will cover all aspects of a busy Administration Department allowing the successful candidate to experience a wide range of duties and responsibilities. Full training will be given together with support to undertake recognised qualifications.

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Closing date: 27 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    24 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Based at the Company’s Knutsford headquarters, the role will cover all aspects of a busy Administration Department which supports the various other departments within the Company.    

Responsibilities will include:

  • Answering the telephone and directing calls
  • Processing and distributing mail including organising couriers
  • Using specific software packages
  • Processing invoices
  • Scanning
  • Various administrative projects

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good IT skills - knowledge of Microsoft Office packages i.e. Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Excellent communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Well presented
  • Enthusiastic
  • Self-motived
  • Fast learner
  • Highly organised
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Hard working
  • Willing to take on responsibility and driven to overcome varied challenges

Desired qualifications

Educated to A-Level / BTEC standard (or equivalent).

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Potential to progress into a full-time role upon successful completion of this apprenticeship. 

About the employer

Norkem is an international chemical distribution company who specialises in the sourcing and supply of an extensive portfolio of speciality and general chemicals used in a diverse range of industry applications.


Norkem Ltd


Norkem House

Bexton Lane


WA16 9FB

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Training provider

Warrington and Vale Royal College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Warrington Collegiate Institute


Pamela Clegg 01925494348

Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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