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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.

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  • Accounts Apprentice

    Established in 2009, my client are a regional investment and development specialist who primarily invest in residential houses, office buildings and warehouses. Their focus is to deliver strong returns to their investors. Currently, they have invested £490 million into UK real estate.

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  • Administration Support Apprentice

    My client formed in 2007 are an independent specialist Recruitment Company within the Charity, Housing, Education and Wider Non-Profit sector. Due to company growth they are now recruiting for an Office Administrator apprentice to come and join their fun, lively and professional Northampton team.

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  • Marketing and Administrative Apprentice

    Starting Off are recruiting for a digital marketing apprentice to join a local Creative Marketing Agency based in Northampton, who specialise in film production, photography, animation and design. This role is an excellent opportunity for someone who is interested in a career in creative marketing and will see you providing project support across a range of client briefs alongside assisting the directors in day-to-day operations. You’ll work alongside both the company directors and the creative production teams, giving you a great insight into the full operations of a creative agency.

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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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  • Workshop Transport Administrator Assistant

    The client offers the very best services in their field. They never settle for second best and always have the customer’s satisfaction as their top priority. It’s who they are and they are proud of it. Their mission is to provide their customers with the safest and most reliable haulage service in the industry, while offering the highest quality of customer service. With more than 115 years of experience in the field, they know the industry like the back of their hands. There’s no challenge too big or too small and they dedicate their utmost energy to every project they take on.

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  • Customer Services Apprentice

    Starting Off are recruiting for a busy and friendly car sales company situated in Billing. They specialize in the sale of used cars to suit a variety of budgets. As an apprentice joining their team, you will be greeted with opportunities to grow and progress within the company whilst completing your apprenticeship.

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  • Business Administration Apprentice

    The Medical Practice is a Doctors Practice with 4 sites: three being based in Northampton and one in Milton Keynes. They are one of the leading Practices in Northamptonshire and strive to deliver the highest quality medical care to their patients, whilst also keeping up-to-date with changes to the wider medical sector.

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  • Business Administration Apprentice

    Starting Off are recruiting for a busy and friendly doctor’s surgery in Northamptonshire. The successful apprentice will be tasked with ensuring the smooth running of the practice and reception service, promoting high standards of customer service.

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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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  • Customer Service Apprentice

    My client, established in January 2015 on behalf of Northampton Borough Council, is a management organisation which maintains Northampton Borough Council’s Housing Services. They are responsible for the following: Allocations and Lettings, Repairs and Maintenance, Housing Management, Tenancy Support and Tenancy Involvement.

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  • Sales Administration Apprentice

    Established in 2000 this locally based business supplies an extensive range of products related to architectural ironmongery on a nation-wide basis. The client is renowned for their high level of customer service, extensive product range and competitive prices.

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  • IT and Customer Experience Apprentice

    Based in Northampton this team of creatives have designed and developed a modern, forward thinking system for signing visitors into premises. More recently their work has diversified to incorporate remote signing -in facilities. Due to substantial business growth they are now working with companies across the world. An exciting new role has been created for an apprentice, combining customer support and IT. We are looking for a tech savvy candidate with great interpersonal skills.

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  • Business 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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  • Finance Apprentice

    My client, established in January 2015 on behalf of Northampton Borough Council, is a management organisation which maintains Northampton Borough Council’s Housing Services. They are responsible for the following: Allocations and Lettings, Repairs and Maintenance, Housing Management, Tenancy Support and Tenancy Involvement.

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  • Sales Apprentice

    My clients is an affordable, accessible and available production tracking system utilising cloud technology that puts end users in control of their production facility, providing real-time visibility to their entire enterprise. Increasing the profitability and productivity of their organisation. My clients also provides advanced planning capabilities to improve their demand forecasting, inventory planning and production planning processes.

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  • Accounts Apprentice

    My client established in January 2014 is an accounting practice that provides advice to businesses to help them with tax planning, managing their cash and identifying opportunities. They provide stand-alone accountancy services and also aim to find solutions for their clients that integrates the various aspects of accountancy, tax planning and financial management.

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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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  • Administration Apprentice

    Our client is a direct mailing house service partnered with TNT, Royalmail, Securedmail and many other organisations. They provide services such as envelope enclosing, hand work, laser and digital printing, poly wrapping and transport services.

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  • Accounts Trainee

    Our clients are a firm of Chartered Accountants and therefore they are generally able to attend to the accountancy, taxation and business advisory needs of a large spectrum of owner-managed businesses and relatively wealthy individuals. There are three client sectors that they believe they excel which are; Rural Businesses - Farmers, Landowners, Agricultural Contractors/Supply Merchants, Farm Diversification, High Net Worth Individuals and Northants Tradespeople / Industrial Businesses

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  • Reception/ Administration apprentice

    A fantastic opportunity for an individual to join a friendly and professional medical centre. This surgery has 8000 patients and a team of 22 staff. An opportunity has become available for an apprentice to join the team completing a customer service or business administration apprenticeship.

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  • Business Administration Apprentice

    Our client is looking to recruit an Apprentice Receptionist to provide support for their 2 companies. They are looking for an individual who is organised, a good communicator and is able to work under pressure. This is an ideal opportunity to start your career within the business sector.

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  • Customer Service Apprentice (Technical Sales Team)

    Between 1985 and the present day, our client has grown from 40 to more than 3000 employees distributed between the head office in Germany and 35 subsidiary companies around the world. Our client also has representative partners in more than 80 other countries. They will continue to invest in expansion in the coming years, thanks to the opportunities for growth provided by modern materials.

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  • Customer Experience Administration Apprentice

    Our client has produced a visitor management app that is used by the education sector and businesses around the world. The team is made up of a group of software developers and a customer experience team that continue to deliver brilliant features and customer service to the ever growing app.

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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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  • 1st, 2nd Line I.T. Apprentice

    Established in 2016 our client are an I.T. and Digital consultancy firm who are partnered with local and central public service organisations offering them I.T. services and solutions.

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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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  • Admin Apprentice

    This is a fantastic Apprenticeship opportunity for a recent school or college leaver who is looking to kick-start their career within the NHS sector.

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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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