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Finding and training your future stars

Successfully recruiting and training office based apprentices and graduates for over 25 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.

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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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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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  • Apprentice Practice Administrator

    Offer general assistance to the practice team and project a positive and friendly image to patients and other visitors, either in person or via the telephone. Receive, assist and direct patients in accessing the appropriate service or healthcare professional in a courteous, efficient and effective way

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  • Trainee Signmaker

    Our client, a local sign and vehicle graphics company are looking for a recent school or college leaver to join this busy team and be trained on most aspects of the business. This is a fantastic opportunity for a practical individual with good Art/Design Technology qualifications to start their career.

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  • Accounts Trainee

    This long established Northamptonshire based chartered accountancy firm cover a broad spectrum of finance and business consultancy for companies across the UK. This modern and friendly firm are looking for a trainee to join the busy team of approximately 30 staff.

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  • Business Administration Apprentice

    This is a great opportunity for a recent school leaver looking to start their career in an office environment.

    This well-established logistics business has been established for approximately 40 years and has 7 sites across the UK. Their business operates world-wide and they always aim to provide a personal service.

    A fantastic opportunity has become available for an apprentice to work in the Operations Team.

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  • Business Administration Apprentice

    Established in 2012, this Town Centre based agency covering residential lettings, property management and maintenance across Northamptonshire is growing fast.

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  • Workshop Administrator

    This company are an independent family run transport company in the UK established in 1904. In addition to Transport, they have a team of skilled vehicle technicians maintain our fleet on-site, servicing and repairing vehicles to minimise disruption to the service they provide.

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  • Customer Service Advisor Apprentice

    My client first opened their doors 5 years ago when they found themselves in a dilemma when it came to giving an original yet personal gift to a new-born. Fast forward to 5 years later and they are now set on realising their dream of becoming the number one personalised baby brand in the world and growing +80% year-on-year.

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  • Operations Technician Apprentice

    My client first opened their doors 5 years ago when they found themselves in a dilemma when it came to giving an original yet personal gift to a new-born. Fast forward to 5 years later and they are now set on realising their dream of becoming the number one personalised baby brand in the world and growing +80% year-on-year.

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  • Product Technician Apprentice

    My company first opened their doors 5 years ago when they found themselves in a dilemma when it came to giving an original yet personal gift to a new-born. Fast forward to 5 years later and they are now set on realising their dream of becoming the number one personalised baby brand in the world and growing +80% year-on-year.

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  • Trainee Land & Measured Building Surveyor

    A fantastic opportunity for a keen and highly motivated person looking to start their career. Our company was established in 1978 and we provide a range of surveying services throughout mainland UK including land, building and underground surveys.

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  • Finance Apprentice

    Independently established in 2006, this business has grown significantly over the last 11 years both through natural growth and acquisition. Now it stands as one of the major players in the UK in the renewable energy sector and operates over 100 sites.

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  • Trainee CAD Engineer

    This company are a well-established and respected professional computer aided design service operating predominantly in the building services industry, with its clients based mainly in London.

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  • Accounts Apprentice

    Our client is a small, accountancy practice based in Welford, Leicestershire that was established over 15 years ago.

    Location: Welford, Leicestershire
    Salary: £4.20 - £7.83 p/h

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  • Trainee Management Accountant

    Our client, based in Market Harborough, Leicestershire, is a leading technical retail design agency, taking brands and retailers’ campaigns, concepts and collateral to market.

    Salary: £16,000 per annum.

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  • Trainee Telephonist

    The client is a Geotechnical and Environmental Consultancy company based in Walgrave. They specialise in site investigations, geotechnical engineering assessments and investigations of chemical and gaseous contaminated sites.

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  • Trainee Maintenance/Rentals Controller

    The client is a leading vehicle leasing company based in Kettering.
    A position has become available for a Trainee Maintenance/Rentals Controller to join the ever-expanding team.

    Salary:£150 – £200 per week.

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  • Vehicle Sales Administrator

    This is a fantastic sales administration opportunity working for a well-established and reputable car dealership in Rushden. The company pride itself on delivering high-end customer service for their customers.

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  • Retail Service Advisor

    The client is a Vauxhall Retailer located in Wellingborough. They pride themselves on exemplary customer service. In the past 5 years they have won Customer Excellence Awards and Vauxhall Professionals programmes.

    Salary: £10,000-£14,000

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  • Administration Apprentice (Investment and Pensions)

    The company are independent financial advisors that offer a range of financial services including investments, mortgages and pensions. They are now looking for an Administration Apprentice to join their team.

    Salary: £200 per week

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  • Administration & Accounts Assistant Apprentice

    This company are a buying group and was established in 1977 and have over 250 independent stores across the UK and Europe who use the Toymaster brand to help promote their business.

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  • Recruitment Administrator (Apprenticeship)

    This well-established and long standing business, work with clients across the UK on major events to plan, manage, and provide staffing and equipment solutions. They offer a unique, end to end solution to event management. Just some notable venues they have organised and continue to offer services to include- The Cancer Research Race for Life, Silverstone Circuit and Stadium MK.

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  • Subcontract Administrator

    This company is one of the UK’s leading building services engineering companies. An opportunity has become available for an apprentice to join the team.

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  • Logistics and Operations Apprentice

    The client is the global leader in assistive technology for people who are visually impaired or have low vision offering a wide range of innovative products.

    Location: Rushden
    Salary: £155.40 - £289.71

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  • Apprentice Office & Facilities Administrator

    The client is an international chemical company based in Wollaston. This is a fantastic opportunity for a recent school or college leaver who is looking to kick start their career.

    Location: Wollaston
    Salary: £187.50 per week

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  • Office Administrator Apprentice

    My client is an established company specialising in the surveying and design of Building Services Projects. Based in Central and East Midlands they provide a comprehensive range of services to all sectors nationwide. Projects they undertake cover engineering and construction management services, from concept and feasibility studies through all stages of design, tender review, to site supervision, project management, cost control, commissioning and beyond. Due to expansion within the company they are now recruiting for an Office Administrator Apprentice to come and join their busy but small Northampton Office.

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  • Business Administration Apprentice

    This is a fabulous opportunity for the right candidate to join a small team with a variety of tasks that will give you the prospect of progressing and taking on more responsibility as you develop.

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  • Trainee Payroll Administrator Apprentice

    Established in 1997, my client has over 18 years’ experience in providing payroll services to an extensive client base which comprises both large and small organisations in the private sector as well as organisations in the public sector. Taken over in November 2015 they are now on the lookout for an apprentice payroll administrator to join their expanding business.

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  • Client Services Administrator Apprentice

    Established in 2006, the company have three offices in the UK with the Head Office based in Wellingborough. They specialise in providing insurance services within the construction, manufacturing, property and fleet industries.

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  • Business Administration Apprentice

    The company is a progressive company with a strong proven background in renewable energy systems, waste process solutions and heavy industrial plant and machinery. A position has become available for a Business Administration Apprentice.

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  • Office Administrator Apprentice

    Established in 2004, the company is a distributor of performance and tuning products to the automotive market. They supply products to a wide range of companies comprising of specialist tuners, high street stores and mail order retailers.

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  • Apprenticeship Vacancy Consultant

    Working with a small and friendly team of professionals in developing and creating opportunities to provide our accredited qualifications and Apprenticeships to new and existing clients.

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  • Business Development Executive

    Established in 1999, this business offer a unique, fully integrated business development solution that can be applied from simple telemarketing projects to the most demanding of conceptual sales. Their core business development service relies on their ability to develop relationships with prospects in order to identify specific business opportunities and arrange qualified appointments for their clients.

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  • Trainee Ventilation Engineer

    This business has been established for over 30 years in Northampton and provide a wide range of fan powered extract and input ventilation equipment. They also service and test equipment and offer a complete solutions package to companies nationwide.

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  • Finance Apprentice

    Established in 2000, this successful surveying and building consultancy firm have offices in Northampton and Nottingham. A fantastic opportunity has become available for a candidate with an interest in finance and accountancy to join the team. Whilst primarily focused on work in this department of the business, the apprentice will have the opportunity to be involved with general office administration.

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  • Office Administrator Apprentice

    This company are not merely providing administration support they believe in partnering with you to create a strong working relationship allowing you to be more proactive and more importantly save time and money. They offer support to businesses and their owners in different locations. The expertise and experience they offer is second to none and add value to what they do for you because they understand it, all for a reasonably packaged price.

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  • Apprentice Warehouse Operative

    This company are an established and successful construction equipment spare parts distribution Company looking for a reliable and positive person to join our warehouse team as an Apprentice, formal and on the Job training will be provided.

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  • Financial Services Administrator Apprentice

    This company were established in 1996 and they are a firm of Chartered Financial Planners who manage over £96 million of their client funds. They provide bespoke wealth management solutions to enable their clients to meet their lifestyle goals.

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  • Business Administration Trainee

    This business have been established in Daventry for 30 years and specialise in the manufacture and assembly of tubes, fabrications and pipes. Typically the parts produced are used in the automotive industry. A fantastic opportunity has become available for a trainee to join the administration team.

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  • Purchase Ledger Trainee

    This company is a leading distributor and manufacturer of engine filtration technology and components for the commercial vehicle, rail, automotive, marine and industrial sectors worldwide.

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  • Digital Marketer Apprentice

    This company have been established since 2000 and have over 18 years’ experience within their speciality. They are leading independent suppliers of data and wireless networking solutions. Their experienced installation team carry out projects and services throughout the UK and Northampton.

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  • Furniture Sales Apprentice

    Established in 1995 this very successful IT Office Solutions business works with a diverse range of businesses across the UK and globally. A fantastic opportunity has now become available for a highly motivated and ambitious sales apprentice to join the team. In this role your key focus will be office furniture sales.

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  • Starting Off

    The company are a leading home appliance manufacturer in Europe and have 43 productions sites across the world along with a strong network of nearly 80 sales, production and service companies in 50 countries.

    Location: Kettering
    Salary: £200 p/w

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  • Customer Service Apprentice

    This client has been established for over 40 years in Northampton and is a well-respected local business that has a global client base. The business was acquired in 2009 by an international business and continues to develop.

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  • Office Apprentice

    Established in 2007, this well-respected solicitors firm offer legal services from residential conveyancing to family law.

    Salary: £150 per week
    Location: Pitsford/Lamport

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  • Business Administration Trainee

    This business have been established in Daventry for 30 years and specialise in the manufacture and assembly of tubes, fabrications and pipes. Typically the parts produced are used in the automotive industry.

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  • Digital Marketing/ IT apprenticeship

    Are you keen to work in a busy IT department contributing to the companies E –Commerce platform? The main purpose of this role is to create, manage and implement work plans for tasks directly related to the E – Commerce Manager. You will be responsible for the product catalogue online and off-line, this includes managing the online product range, including categorisation, online images, pricing and product descriptions.

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  • Apprentice Office Administrator

    My client is an established company specialising in the surveying and design of Building Services Projects. Due to expansion within the company they are now recruiting for an Office Administrator Apprentice to come and join their busy but small Northampton Office.

    Salary: £170 per week
    Location: Northampton

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  • Apprentice Office Administrator

    Based in a school, the ideal candidate will be confident, personable, enthusiastic and a team-player. You must have excellent communication skills as you are dealing with members of the public, parents, staff and pupils.

    Salary; £170 per week
    Location: Northampton

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  • Manufacturing Sales Administration Apprentice

    Salary: 10,000 to £12,000 per annum
    Location: Northampton, Moulton Park

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  • Administration Apprentice (Manufacturing team)

    This organisation are part of a larger group that specialise in the design, manufacture and installation of innovative office, reception and meeting room furniture, storage solutions and library furniture.

    Salary: £150 per week, reviewed after 3 months
    Location: Northampton, Pineham

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  • Facilities Apprentice

    Salary: 0-6 months £8,500, 9-12 months £9600
    Location: Northampton, Town Centre

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  • Property Coordinator Apprentice

    Established in 2015, the client are an Estate Agents that offer services such as selling, renting and buying houses. They are now recruiting for an Apprentice Property Coordinator to be part of their busy sales and lettings team, providing the highest standard of service to all clients and ensuring a positive perception of the company.

    Salary: £10,000 to £12,000 per annum
    Location: Northampton, Town Centre

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  • Administration Assistant

    This toy buying group was established in 1977 and have over 250 independent stores across the UK and Europe who use the brand to help promote their business. They are now on the lookout for an administrator to come and join their busy team assisting with the administration and finance team.

    Salary: £11,000 to £18,000 per annum
    Location: Northampton, Wootton

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  • Office Assistant Apprentice

    This client was established in 1978 and provides a range of surveying services through mainland UK. Services include land, building, boundary and underground surveys. A fantastic opportunity has become available for a highly motivated trainee looking to start their career in a business based role.

    Salary: £180 - £200 per week
    Location: Ecton, Northampton

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  • Customer Service Advisor Apprentice

    This role will require the apprentice to handle customer enquiries via incoming and outgoing telephone calls and book service visits whilst identifying and ordering spare parts and accessories. The apprentice will also promote products and services with the aim of generating income for the business and improving customer loyalty.

    Salary: £200 per week
    Location: Kettering

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  • Apprentice Receptionist

    This is a great opportunity for someone looking to start a career within a well-established company.

    Salary: £15,000 per annum
    Location: Blisworth

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  • Internal Sales Person

    The purpose of the role is to maintain and build upon a national telesales database, grow the market share and achieve projected sales targets given.

    Salary £16,000 - £18,000 per annum
    Location Brackmills

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  • Project Administrator

    Carry out high quality administrative and reporting duties, ensuring the accurate preparation of all operations related pre and post contract paperwork.

    Salary: £15,000 per annum
    Location: Blisworth

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