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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.

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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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
  • 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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  • Administration Apprentice (Sales Office)

    The company are an independent privately owned Tile Importer & Distributor servicing all mainland UK for the past 30 years. A position has become available as a Sales Office Administrator in the internet sales department.

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  • Sales Advisor Apprentice

    The company are an independent privately owned Tile Importer & Distributor servicing all mainland UK. They’ve enjoyed considerable growth year on year for the past 30 years. A position has become available as a Sales Advisor Apprentice.

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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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  • Business Administration Sales Support Officer Apprentice

    My client specialises in office seating and office furniture for all sorts of businesses. They were formed in 2006 and are continuously growing year after year. They now require an enthusiastic individual from an administrative background to join their busy office, working within a small After Sales Team in a fast-paced, high-pressured environment. You will be required to answer the telephones and record, administer and manage customer requests whilst maintaining a high level of customer service.

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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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  • Customer Service Apprentice (Prescriptions team)

    This is an excellent opportunity to work as part of a dedicated and hardworking dispensary team. The practice is a high performing practice based in rural Northamptonshire. A recent national patient survey ranked the practice 75th out of 7732 practices nationwide.

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  • Trainee Administrator

    This mechanical and electrical building services company has been established for over 25 years in Northampton and has grown in that time to a team of over 50 staff with clients all over the UK. A great opportunity for an apprentice has become available in the department that deals with service and maintenance of equipment.

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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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  • Accounts Executive

    The Client are a Food Ingredients Logistics company based in Corby with over 20 years experience in the food ingredients sector.

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  • Administration & Accounts Assistant

    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.
    They are now on the lookout for an administrator to come and join their busy team assisting with the administration and finance team.

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  • Customer Service Apprentice

    The client is a designer and manufacturer of drainage and rainwater solutions for both commercial and industrial use. This is a fantastic opportunity for a school or college leaver to join the customer service/sales team.

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  • Trainee Administrator

    The client are an innovative construction industry training provider. Offering a wide range of solution-based training services to clients involved in UK construction and allied industries.

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  • Trainee Account Manager

    The company are an independent IT reseller with 20 million turnover. The client has a team of 35 staff who have long-term service and within 12 years of business, one member of staff has left the business within that time.

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  • Accounts Apprentice

    The client is a well-established firm of Chartered Accountants that offers a range of accountancy and finance services to its clients. Based in Thrapston, a position has become available as an Accounts Apprentice to join its team.

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  • Apprentice Delivery Planner

    The company are the leading Midlands material suppliers for the construction industry and have rapidly expanded in recent years. Due to increased business a new Apprentice role has become available in the Planning team.

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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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  • Financial Services Administrator

    This company were established in 1996 and they are a firm of Chartered Financial Planners who manage over £100 million of their client funds. They provide bespoke wealth management solutions to enable their clients to meet their lifestyle goals.

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  • Property Administrator Apprentice

    This is a fantastic opportunity for a recent school or college leaver looking to start their career within a busy and upbeat office environment working for a reputable Northampton property lawyers. The ideal candidate will be hardworking, personable and keen to find an office-based role. Situated in Northampton Town Centre this “no nonsense” lawyers help buy and sell houses on the property ladder.

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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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  • Receptionist/Administrator

    The client is a Corby based Construction Company, operating throughout the country. Formed in 1973, it has expanded its operations to cover three main areas: General Contracting, Repairs & Maintenance and Property Development.

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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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  • 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

    This well-respected solicitors offer legal services from residential conveyancing to family law. This firm are expanding and offering a young person the chance to gain a nationally recognized qualification alongside a full-time position.

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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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  • Business and Administration Apprentice

    The company has been established for over 30 years with a dedicated team of expertise within the telecommunications sector, providing mobile and fixed telecoms, energy, vehicle security and asset management solutions.

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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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  • Purchasing Apprentice

    To provide an effective and efficient administrative support to the Purchasing department, ensuring that the Production department is fully supported with the required stock.

    Salary: £150 per week
    Location: Wellingborough

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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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