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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
  • Central Services Administrator (Compliance) Apprenticeship

    The Wigley Group is a leading property, development and construction company based in the Midlands.

    The Group own an extensive portfolio of commercial property and landholdings across the Midlands which it is continually looking to expand.

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  • Central Services Administrator (Communications) Apprenticeship

    The Wigley Group is a leading property, development and construction company based in the Midlands.
    The Group own an extensive portfolio of commercial property and landholdings across the Midlands which it is continually looking to expand.

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  • Quality Control Technician

    My client is a world leading fragrance house, who are home to some of the world’s leading perfumers. They focus all of their creativity, innovation and energy on creating fragrances for use in fine fragrance, personal care and household products which they sell to some of the biggest named brands worldwide. They translate their clients’ vision into the finest fragrances available.

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  • Operations/Customer Service Support Trainee

    Established in 1982, this well-known company provides nationwide delivery solutions and has become one of the leading brands in the country. The company are a dynamic and forward-thinking team with a strong emphasis on delivering outstanding customer service.
    Over the years they have experienced rapid growth and are now looking for a trainee to work in a diverse role covering both customer services and operations.

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  • Recruitment Resourcer Apprentice

    Established in 2011, my client is one of the leading recruitment agencies in Northamptonshire that specialise in commercial, industrial and engineering sectors. Due to their continued growth and success, they are looking for a driven individual to join their commercial team where they will be responsible for placing candidates into both temporary and permanent work in the Northamptonshire area.

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  • Administration Receptionist

    My client are a Northamptonshire-based chartered accountancy firm, who work closely with many small businesses nationwide. Due to their continued growth and success, my client are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join their team where they will provide both secretarial and administrative support within the office.

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  • Stores Administration Apprentice

    Founded in 1969, this client is the most accomplished on-shore helicopter company in Europe and remains within the same private ownership of its founder and Chairman, David George. They have a distinguished reputation for providing helicopter support services from bases at Northampton, Northolt and Enniskillen. The wide-ranging services include: helicopter sales, engineering, flight operations and flight training.

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  • Business Administration Apprentice

    Established in 1947, this company are the number one choice for domestic coal delivery, domestic heating fuels, firewood logs and smokeless fuels. With the head office based in a village in the heart of Northamptonshire, the company are the largest independent coal distributor in the UK and cover South Midlands, Bucks, Beds, Herts, Oxford, London and the Home Counties.

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  • Digital Marketing Apprentice

    Established more than a decade ago, my client are a successful Northamptonshire-based Digital Marketers and Website Design company who have worked with some of the world’s best healthcare and tech brands. They design tailor-made websites at a reasonable price from scratch that will help their clients business grow. Due to their continued success and growth, my client are now looking for an enthusiastic apprentice to join their small, close-knit team, where they will be exposed to excellent opportunities for career growth.

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  • Recruitment Resourcer Apprentice

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

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  • Sign Maker Administrator Apprentice

    This is a fantastic opportunity for a proactive individual interested in design to join a small family-run business as an apprentice. Our client, is a fast-growing local business specialising in custom graphics that can be applied to a wide range of Medias and substrates. They offer Exterior Signs, Interior Signs, Vehicle Graphics, Vehicle Wraps, Window Graphics, Exhibition Stands, Health & Safety Signs and lots more.

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  • Technical Operative

    My client are a leading manufacturer and supplier of aluminum, plastiol and trespa insulated panels, cladding panels, pressed metal, louvres and brackets supplying various industries throughout the UK. With more than 30 years’ experience, my client are continuing to grow and are now looking for two Warehouse Operatives to join their small but busy team.

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  • Operations Administration Apprentice

    Established over 20 years ago, my client is a leading developer and manufacturer of various infection control products, predominantly supplying the healthcare, vending and food processing sectors. Their clients vary massively, from major multinational corporations to small enterprises worldwide. Due to their continued growth and success, my client is now looking for a hard-working and motivated individual to join their small team, with a view to eventually becoming operations manager. This is the perfect opportunity for anyone who is looking to develop their career and climb the ladder.

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  • Customer Service Representative

    My client are a leading UK distributor and manufacturer of engine filtration technology components, serving the commercial vehicle, rail, automotive, marine and industrial sectors worldwide. Due to their continued growth and success, an exciting opportunity has become available for a friendly, confident and motivated individual to join their growing team who has a keen interest in customer service to join their solutions team.

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  • Marketing Apprentice

    The company provides a nationwide administration and marketing service that supports schools in managing and increasing their out-of-school-hours lettings. We work in partnership with our schools to grow both community activities and commercial events; after school, at the weekends and during school holidays.

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  • IT Support Apprentice

    Starting Off are working with this expanding mutli-academy trust to recruit an IT apprentice for the Daventry site. The apprentice will be part of the School IT Team and provide technical support to pupils and teaching staff. Day-to-day, the apprentice will perform routine ICT tasks and contribute to the smooth running of the IT network.

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  • Reception Administrator Apprentice

    The client has the equipment and expertise to repair and maintain all vehicles. Their emphasis is on transparency and professionalism. They pride themselves on performing the highest quality servicing and repairs as quickly and efficiently as possible - something all of the customers appreciate.

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  • Digital Marketer Apprentice

    Established in 2009 using proven business systems to help others find online success and since then have helped multiple companies conquer the online business world. The mission is to facilitate high-growth in online businesses using all aspects of Digital Marketing, Leadership and Management, Financial and Online Systems.

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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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  • Data Entry Apprentice

    Established in 2000, the client hold comprehensive stocks at the Northampton premises, supplying an extensive range of products on a nation-wide basis. The company is renowned for their high level of customer service, extensive product range and competitive prices, making them the obvious choice for your architectural ironmongery requirements.

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  • Sales Administration Apprentice

    Established in 2000, the client hold comprehensive stocks at the Northampton premises, supplying an extensive range of products on a nation-wide basis. The company is renowned for their high level of customer service, extensive product range and competitive prices, making them the obvious choice for your architectural ironmongery requirements.

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  • Member Services Administrator

    My client are a non-profit organisation that operate as a financial services provider for the Communications Industry and the Department of Work and Pensions. Due to their continued growth and success, an exciting opportunity has come up for a Member Services Administrator to join their busy team. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring all members and potential members receive a high quality experience when dealing with the credit union.

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  • Trainee Administration Apprentice

    My client is one of the UK’s leading companies in the Mechanical & Electrical Building Services sector. They provide high-quality design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning for builders and developers. Due to their continued growth and success, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an apprentice to join their close-knit team, where they will provide administrative assistance to the team. There is excellent scope for progression upon completion of the apprenticeship.

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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

    This local organisation are a well-established business that work in the automotive sector. They have rapidly expanded over the last decade and now employ close to 50 staff.
    The company continues to expand and explore new markets.
    Working for the division of the business specialising in online car part sales, the company are now looking for a customer service advisor to join their team.

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  • IT Support Apprentice

    This is an amazing opportunity to take your first steps towards a rewarding career in a continuously evolving technological world.
    As an IT Apprentice, you’ll be working closely with IT Technicians to support the ICT Systems Manager in providing a safe, effective and reliable IT environment for the schools large and varied user base, keeping the school at the forefront of information technology.
    We’re looking for the apprentice to develop in the role, so that in time, they will become the first point of contact for all incoming issues to the Helpdesk for 1st line support.

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  • Business Administration Apprentice

    Established in 1875, my client is a prestigious British Brand renowned for their luxury leather good products which range from small items such as wallets and purses, to large luggage and furniture. Their goods are manufactured, crafted and designed to the highest standards, from hide-to-hand in Britain. They work in partnership with a number of well-known brands such as Aston Martin. Due to their continued growth and success, my client are now looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking individual to join their close-knit team.

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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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  • Digital Services Apprentice

    My client is a large public organisation based in Northampton Town Centre.
    A position has become available for a hard-working and technical candidate to join the digital services team in an IT apprenticeship position.
    The main job purpose is to assist in the support and development of the online services, to reduce costs and improve customer service.

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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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