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Finding and training your future stars

Successfully recruiting and training office based apprentices and graduates for over 30 years throughout Northamptonshire. With dedicated training centres in Northampton and Kettering, we are the area's leading independent apprenticeship provider.

It’s an exciting time to be an apprentice

You can do an apprenticeship in almost anything today. At Starting Off we specialise in office based apprenticeships. If you want to get ahead and start your career in business, while gaining nationally recognised qualifications and earning money, an apprenticeship could be your solution.

Apprentice

Finding the right people for your team is one of business's key components. Working with Starting Off, you can introduce apprentices into your business, training and developing them to understand your processes and culture.

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Finding & training your future stars
Earning while you’re learning

School or college isn’t right for everybody. The great thing about apprenticeships is you can have the best of both worlds. You can work and earn money, while still learning and gaining a valuable qualification.

Training
  • Reception and Administration Apprentice

    Starting Off are recruiting for a busy and friendly doctor’s surgery in Northamptonshire. Based in a small team, duties will be spread over reception and back office administration.

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  • Digital Marketing Apprentice

    This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate to join the creative team and work on the digital marketing side of the business, working with a variety of clients to help them digitally drive brand awareness and increase opportunities.

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  • Customer Service Apprentice

    My client are a long-established and reputable courier company in the UK specialising in both UK
    and International delivery services. The Northampton branch are looking for a dynamic and
    enthusiastic individual to join the rapidly expanding branch to take on the role of Customer
    Services agent.
    The successful applicant will be based in the office overseeing the smooth running of the business.
    Your day to day duties will include answering telephone calls from our customers and responding
    to emails, booking collections, track and trace and quotations.

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  • Marketing Apprentice

    Our client is an all-round marketing company. Most small businesses only offer certain services like Social Media Management or SEO (Search Engine Optimization) or PPC or graphic design. But the client offers a full-service package being reasonably priced. Working with one agency for all your marketing needs, ensures that there is a consistent message and that all your marketing is in line with your marketing strategy.

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  • Apprentice Validation Coordinator

    The client are a large, well-established contract microbiology testing lab based in Brackmills. They test nearly 400,000 water samples per year- each of those need to be collected, then the results are sent out to customers when tested. They are often testing for hospitals and other medical institutions, so the customer service needs to be second to none.

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  • Production Technician

    Our client develops and manufactures specialist products that can be used on site in hospitals to carry out periodic regulatory tests to ensure automated washer disinfector machines are working properly. This in turn ensures that reusable medical devices (such as endoscopes) are cleaned and disinfected effectively in the machine, removing protein or bacteria. The products are referred to in the industry as a process challenge device (PCD).

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  • Marketing Apprentice

    The Marketing Apprentice will support the operational delivery of the Group marketing strategy across all Group companies. Working with the Group Marketing Manager, you will source, develop and publish marketing content across multiple channels, which include; Group websites, social media, email and press releases.

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  • Apprentice Aftersales Advisor

    This well-established car dealership offers three leading brands in the automotive industry. Based in Peterborough, this is a fantastic opportunity for a Sixth Form or college leaver to join the Aftersales team and kick-start their career.
    This role will see the Apprentice have responsibilities in both the Service and Parts departments. They key responsibilities will be:
    • Handling incoming calls
    • Processing orders
    • Offering alternative products where products are not available
    • Ordering parts for future repairs
    • Managing order process through delivery goods
    • Liaising with internal departments
    • Assisting with parts queries
    • Booking services
    • Selling additional products and services
    • Liaising with customers regarding their vehicles
    • Delivering vehicles to customers

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  • Quotations Administrator Apprenticeship

    Based in Rushden, the client was established in 1940 as a specialist distributor of American manufactured components. This business has been developed over the years to service the needs of a much broader audience; UK and international clients. The client has become a specialist technical distributor of electrical components.

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  • Sales Administrator

    We are looking to recruit a full-time Sales Office Administrator based at our offices in a favourable working environment in Kettering. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right individual to be a key part of a friendly team working in an “exciting” industry.

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  • Accounts Assistant

    This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to start their career within a professional and busy office environment. The company provide accountancy services to small businesses and self-employed individuals.

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  • Sales Administrator

    The client seeks a motor trade Sales Administrator to join their admin team where all new and used vehicles for both Vauxhall Retail and Fleet Departments are processed together with those for our sister company Peugeot franchise.

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  • Customer Service Apprentice

    The apprentice will be required to work with a high level of customer service and be flexible in their approach to their role. The company place great importance on meeting targets set by working as part of a team, comprising regular attendance, punctuality and professionalism.

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  • Sales & Marketing Apprentice

    Set up in 1979, the client has grown over the past 4 decades to become one of the UK’s largest manufacturers of energy efficient and low maintenance windows & doors.

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  • Fleet and Compliance Assistant

    This well-established family logistics organisation is looking for a motivated and conscientious individual to join the team. It is a fantastic opportunity to become part of a continually expanding company with the potential to progress and develop.

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  • Apprentice Customer Advisor

    The apprentice will handle customer enquiries via incoming and outgoing telephone calls and book service visits whilst identifying and ordering spare parts and accessories. Ownership will be taken of customer enquiries and follow through to completion.

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