Business Administration Level 3 Apprenticeship CHEMIQUE ADHESIVE & SEALANTS LTD

You will assist the purchasing manager in identifying materials that need to be ordered, placing purchase orders, chasing deliveries and booking in stock on arrival.

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Closing date: 07 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 8.00am - 5.00pm and Friday 8.00am - 4.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    03 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Running script in SQL Server Management Studio to identify what needs to be ordered
  • Placing purchase orders by telephone and email
  • Chasing deliveries by telephone and email
  • Booking in stock on arrival
  • Producing Excel reports at month end and sharing monthly movement of stock
  • Stock value and monthly movement of some finished products
  • Maintaining a record of customs clearance of imported goods

The training you will be getting

This is a level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship delivered over a period of 18 months.

You will be required to attend the training centre, In-Comm Training Services in Aldridge, WS9 8UG, on 2-day block release for 5 weeks
After this, an assessor will visit the apprentice at the company premises, one day per month, for the duration of the training.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

To become a purchasing assistant within the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 5/C and above) Essential

About the employer

Chemique Adhesives is a trusted UK manufacturer of industrial adhesives and with a history spanning over four decades, has been at the forefront of providing industry-leading adhesive solutions while also providing first class service and support to its longstanding customer base. Since its establishment in 1985, we have been committed to delivering exceptional products that accommodate the diverse needs of our customers and over the years, we have continuously evolved and expanded our product portfolio to cater for many industries including automotive, commercial manufacturing, construction, foam, furniture, panel lamination, raised access flooring, and more. We are committed to delivering adhesive solutions that result in exceptional quality and performance. Our unwavering dedication has enabled us to excel in adhesive technology, ensuring we consistently provide outstanding adhesive solutions tailored to our customers’ requirements.








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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


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Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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