Employer

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.

Employer
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
  • IT Technical support apprentice

    This is a fantastic opportunity for a recent school leaver looking to start their career within a technical support role. The company is a UK leading provider of hardware and software for the blind, visually impaired and those with learning difficulties. They work in unison with private individuals, charitable organisations, educational establishments and commercial enterprises, to help users fully realise their potential.

    Read more
  • Administration Apprentice

    My client are a Northamptonshire-based doctor’s surgery, with nearly 12,000 registered patients. Due to their continued growth and increasing workload, they are recruiting for an administration apprentice to join their friendly team where they will provide administrative and reception support.

    Read more
  • Member Solutions Administrator Apprentice

    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 Solutions Administrator to join their busy Finance team. The successful candidate will be assisting the team in providing support to members who are experiencing financial difficulties, adhering to the policies and procedures of the credit union. Additionally, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring members receive a consistent level of support using my clients’ full range of options as necessary.

    Read more
  • Internal Sales Administrator Apprentice

    Established in 1984, my client take pride in having over 30 years of experience in British Manufacturing. They design and manufacture their own brand of ‘Nitro Springs’ in Britain and the EU. Specialising in the automotive industry and others, they design parts for the likes of Jaguar, Landrover etc.

    Read more
  • Workshop Administrator Apprentice

    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.

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • 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

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • Administration Apprentice

    Headquartered in Waterloo, Wisconsin, USA our client Corporation is a global leader in the design and manufacture of bicycles and related products. They believe the bicycle can be a simple solution to many of the world’s most complex problems and is committed to breaking down the barriers that prevent people from using bicycles more often for transportation, recreation, and inspiration.

    Read more
  • Media Content Designer

    My client are one of the UKs largest designer and deliverer of seating, furniture, storage and accessory products. They pride themselves on customer satisfaction, and are looking for someone to join their busy office where they will be working within a high pressured and fast-paced environment as a Media Content Designer.

    Read more
  • Trainee Design Draughtsperson

    This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to start their career with an established company.

    This leading and ever-growing company has nearly 30 years of experience in the construction industry, specialising in mechanical & electrical building services. They work nationally, within a variety of sectors, on various major construction projects, providing cost-efficient solutions. They are now looking for Trainee Design Draughtsperson to join their team.

    Read more
  • Accounts Apprentice

    The client was created from an award winning pub and restaurant group, they now operate in pubs and restaurants and are a preferred catering supplier throughout the UK for some of the most recognised venues and events. Their belief is that your food and beverage experience should be one to remember; this is achieved by care and attention in the planning through to the delivery. Quality service and produce is at the heart of all of their projects.

    Read more
  • HR and Systems Administration Apprentice

    The overall purpose of the apprenticeship job role is to support the HR function and vetting team with administration duties. With a UK staffing of 4,000 members, this team is a central part of this national business.

    Read more
  • Internal Technical Sales Apprentice

    Between 1985 and 2019, 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. Due to their continued growth and expansion, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an apprentice to join the team, as a receptionist, where they will complete a business administration qualification.

    Read more
  • Reception/Administration Apprentice

    Starting Off are working with this busy and forward- thinking surgery, to assist with the recruitment and training for a Business Administration apprentice. The key purpose of the role is to ensure the smooth running of the practice and reception service, promoting high practice standards of customer service. To provide a point of contact for patients, act as a focal point of communication between patients, doctors and other members of the primary health care team.

    Read more
  • Finance Apprentice

    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.

    Read more
  • Administration Apprentice

    The practice has been serving the people of Duston and St James for over a century now and currently looks after almost 22,000 patients. Their purpose-built premises were opened in November 2012 and were designed and built with the aim of providing modern, efficient health care to all of their patients.

    Read more
  • Protection Assistant Apprentice

    My client’s approach is simple and based on great advice and excellent customer service. They advise their clients what insurance they need, why they need it and provide a recommendation in writing. If a client chooses to proceed, they ensure their insurance is set up correctly using their clearly defined sales process.

    Read more
  • IT Support Technician

    Established in 1983, my client are BMS installation and maintenance company delivering high quality service in Retail, Education, Health, Leisure, Commercial Property and Local Authority. My client pride themselves in delivering the highest quality to their clients. Due to their continued growth and success, an exciting new opportunity has arisen for an IT support technician to join their close knit team where they will be responsible for providing remote access support and troubleshooting to their clients.

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • Office Administrator Apprentice

    The client is based in Milton Keynes and specialises in air conditioning, plumbing and heating and property maintenance. From commercial buildings, residential homes, to schools and healthcare, they have the specialist engineers to provide an optimal solution. They also offer a planned preventative maintenance program including an emergency call out service and extended warranties. They truly believe that standards must be set, maintained and then raised.

    Read more
  • IT Technical support apprentice

    This is a fantastic opportunity for a recent school leaver looking to start their career within a technical support role. The company is a UK leading provider of hardware and software for the blind, visually impaired and those with learning difficulties. They work in unison with private individuals, charitable organisations, educational establishments and commercial enterprises, to help users fully realise their potential.

    Read more
  • Financial Administration Apprentice

    My client is a non-profit organisation that operates as a financial services provider for the Communications Industry and the Department of Work and Pensions. Due to growth within the business, they are now recruiting a Financial Services Administrator to join their busy Finance team.

    Read more
  • Business Administration Apprentice

    My client are a Northamptonshire-based Procurement firm specialising in a range of sectors from energy and water, to automotive and communications. They pride themselves in sourcing and negotiating the best deals with quality suppliers. Due to their rapid growth and success, my client are now looking for an enthusiastic apprentice to join their close-knit team where they will work towards gaining their Business Administration Apprenticeship qualification.

    Read more
  • Apprentice Maintenance Coordinator

    Established over 15 years ago my client are a Sales and Lettings specialists based in Northampton who operate across Northamptonshire and The Midlands. They offer services such as buying, selling, letting and renting properties.
    Due to success of their previous Apprentices they are now recruiting for an Apprentice to come and join their small but friendly team as an Apprentice Maintenance Coordinator.

    Read more
  • Service Assistant Administrator

    Our client was formed in 1994, specialising in the erection and testing of overhead cranes and structures. Crane manufacturing and kit building is well established in the UK, and so a conscious decision was made to specialise in the manufacture of crane supporting steelwork suitable for supporting all makes of crane.

    Read more
  • Digital Marketer Analyst

    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.

    Read more
  • Office Administration Apprentice

    Established in 2007, my client are a family ran car garage offering a variety of services from tyres to MOTs and servicing. They are a respectable company with years of experience. Due to their continued growth and success, my client is looking for an apprentice to join their close-knit team of technicians and office staff where they will provide administrative support.

    Read more
  • Information Processing Assistant Trainee

    My client has been established since 1999 and has several working offices within the UK, the main offices are situated in Northampton and South Harrow London.
    They work with clients such as London Borough Councils to help chase debtors to re-pay Council Tax, Rent Arrears, Road Traffic Debt, Debt recovery and many other services.

    Read more
  • Health and Safety & Compliance Administrator

    Our client was formed in 1994, specialising in the erection and testing of overhead cranes and structures. Crane manufacturing and kit building is well established in the UK, and so a conscious decision was made to specialise in the manufacture of crane supporting steelwork suitable for supporting all makes of crane.

    Read more
  • Installation Administrator

    Our client was formed in 1994, specialising in the erection and testing of overhead cranes and structures. Crane manufacturing and kit building is well established in the UK, and so a conscious decision was made to specialise in the manufacture of crane supporting steelwork suitable for supporting all makes of crane.

    Read more
  • 3D Modeller

    Our client was formed in 1994, specialising in the erection and testing of overhead cranes and structures. Crane manufacturing and kit building is well established in the UK, and so a conscious decision was made to specialise in the manufacture of crane supporting steelwork suitable for supporting all makes of crane.

    Read more
  • Administration, Sales and Marketing Assistant

    Established in 2008, my client is a specialist supplier of commercial refrigeration who provides expert advice and after-sales service for the food, drink and medical industries. They supply refrigerators that have been manufactured to meet today’s food storage, chilling and shelf-life maximisation needs which are designed to suit a variety of products from chocolate and bakery to fish and game.

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • Trainee Accounts Apprentice

    The client provides a personalised service to local business owners and individuals. Apart from the more general accountancy services we can also assist you with business development and specialist tax services. Their philosophy is always to do their utmost to; provide friendly, courteous and efficient service; always exceed the customers’ expectations; listen to what YOU are saying; communicate with you quickly and fully.

    Read more
  • Reception Administrator 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.

    Read more
  • Receptionist/Administrator

    My client are a doctor’s surgery that are part of a collective group of 6 surgeries. Due to their continued growth, they are now looking for a hardworking and enthusiastic individual to join their team where they will work both as part of the reception and admin teams.

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more