Business Administration Apprenticeship NORKEM LIMITED

This varied role, based in the Administration Department of the Company’s Knutsford head office, involves all aspects of business administration. This busy department provides support to the other departments within the Company giving an invaluable oversight of the business and the ongoing opportunities. Supporting and engaging with different parts of the organisation and interact with internal or external customers.

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Closing date: 06 Oct 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

    09 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Learning to use 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 specialising 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 companies and have an extensive portfolio of 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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