Business Administration Apprenticeship NORKEM LIMITED

Based at the company’s Knutsford head office, the role will involve all aspects of business administration duties and general office support to various other departments within the company.

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Closing date: 31 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Bonus scheme after qualifying period.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm 1 hour for lunch between 12 - 2pm.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    09 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Initially learning using specific software packages
  • Answering the telephone and directing calls
  • Processing and distributing mail including organising couriers processing invoices
  • Various administrative projects/tasks including facilities management

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • 1 day a week for a block of 12 weeks attendance at Warrington and Vale Royal College either the Warrington or Winsford Campus to work towards your Business Administration Level 3 Apprenticeship 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Progression to one of the other departments within the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4 or above, Grade C equivalent) Essential

About the employer

Norkem Limited is an international chemical distribution company, we specialise in the sourcing and supply of speciality and general chemicals used in a diverse range of industry applications. We work with a wide range of employers and have an extensive portfolio of existing customers.




Norkem House

Bexton Lane


WA16 9FB

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Training provider



Hope Thomas

01925 494466

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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