Administration Apprentice NORCOTT TECHNOLOGIES LTD

This is an exciting role ideally suited to somebody keen to embark on a Business Administration course. Working within a relatively small company the Admin Apprentice will work alongside the Management Accountant.

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Closing date: 16 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This role will have a starting salary of £13,000.

  • Working week

    You will work 38 hours over the week between Monday and Thursday, including one day in College. Daily hours are worked between 7.30am and 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2024

  • Date posted

    28 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Admin duties to include:

  • Answering in-coming telephone calls.
  • Meet and greet of visitors.
  • Updating the company calendar.
  • Ordering of Company supplies (stationery etc).
  • Providing ad-hoc administrative support to the directors 


Specific accounting duties will include:

  • Matching of Supplier Delivery Notes to Supplier Invoices.
  • Coding and entering of Supplier invoices.
  • Reconciliation of Supplier statements.
  • Preparing weekly supplier BACS payment runs.
  • Raising of sales invoices.
  • Credit Control - Building relationships with customers to ensure prompt payment of sales invoices.
  • Filing of accounts paperwork.

The training you will be getting

L3 Business administrator apprenticeship standard

Riverside College, Widnes.

Fortnightly attendance. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There may be the opportunity to apply for internal roles within the company as they arise. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Flexible attitude and approach, Confident on the telephone, Accurate


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4 (A*-C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4 (A*-C)) Essential

About the employer

Norcott is a leading provider of electronic design and assembly services. We work with our customers at the leading edge of new product development from initial design, prototyping and certification through to volume manufacture, on-going service, maintenance and repair. In short - the complete product lifecycle.








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Training provider


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


Joanna Smith

0151 257 2800

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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