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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
  • Business Administration Apprentice/Resourcer - Northampton

    We are recruiting for a fantastic recruitment business who are looking for an enthusiastic apprentice to join the team to support the recruiters with administration duties.

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  • Trainee Quality Assistant - Lodge Farm

    Established in 1967, our client offer heat and surface treatments in and around the Northamptonshire area. Since their establishment, they have continued to expand their processes and accredidations. They pride themselves on delivering top quality services to their customers with a fast turnaround time. Due to their success and growth, they are now looking for a Trainee Quality Assistant to join their team where they will provide support to multiple areas of the business.

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  • Goods-In Administrator - Lodge Farm

    Established in 1967, our client offer heat and surface treatments in and around the Northamptonshire area. Since their establishment, they have continued to expand their processes and accredidations. They pride themselves on delivering top quality services to their customers with a fast turnaround time. Due to their success and growth, they are now looking for a Goods-In Administrator to join their team where they will provide support to multiple areas of the business.

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  • Assembly Operative

    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, Land Rover etc.
    They are now on the lookout for an Assembly Operative to join their busy warehousing department


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  • Stores Apprentice

    Metrol Springs Ltd are leading experts in the field of gas spring design and manufacturing and the supply of motion control products. We are dedicated to providing our clients with engineered solutions for gas springs and motion control products that meet and fulfil their requirements. Providing a customer service that exceeds our customers’ expectations, Metrol aim to ensure that customer satisfaction is our top priority in every aspect of our business.

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  • Accounts Apprentice - Swan Valley - Northampton

    We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Accounts Apprentice to join a global brand based in Swan Valley, Northampton.

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  • Customer Service and Admin Apprentice - Hartwell

    Our client are a Northamptonshire-based coal merchants who provide coal delivery, heating fuels, firewood logs & smokeless fuels in the Northampton, Cambridge & London areas . Due to their continued growth and success, they are now looking for an apprentice to join their team where they will provide continued support to every area of the business.

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  • IT Sales Trainee - Brackmills Northampton

    We are working with a fantastic long standing client who are looking to take on an IT Sales Trainee for their ever growing business. Trainees we have placed with this business over the years have gone on to be exceptional professionals and develop a great career in sales.

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  • Sales and Administration Apprentice - Kettering

    This is a fantastic opportunity for a apprentice keen to begin a career in sales.

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  • Business Admin Apprentice - Pineham

    My client are a are a leading UK manufacturer of innovative office, reception and meeting room furniture, storage solutions and library furniture. Due to their continued growth and success, they are looking to recruit an apprentice to join their team where they will provide administrative support.

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  • Business Admin Apprentice - Far Cotton

    The client are a family run, small friendly business offering Accountancy & HR services based in NN4. They currently have a vacancy for an Apprenticeship in their busy office environment, joining their team of Accountancy and HR professionals. The aim of this role is to train the successful candidate in all elements of Administration duties that facilitate the smooth running of their office, this will involve both on the job training as well as academic study towards Level 3 in Business Administration.

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  • Technical and Admin Assistant Apprentice

    Situated in Northampton, my client have spent the last two decades developing and creating best-selling dishes for the foodservice sector. Due to their continued growth and expansion, they are now looking to recruit an administrative apprentice that can provide technical and administrative support to their close-knit team.

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  • Customer Service Apprentice - Islip

    My client are a reputable landscaping and green roofing materials provider for the UK gardening and landscaping industry. Due to the success of their past apprentices, they are now looking for an eager apprentice to join their team where they will provide customer service support.

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  • Business Admin Apprentice - Sywell

    My client are a UK specialist lighting company and are at the forefront of long life, energy-efficient lighting technology. They provide a vast range and pride themselves on their excellent customer service. Due to their continued growth and success, they are looking to recruit an apprentice to join their expanding team.

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  • Accounts Apprentice - Towcester

    My client are a leading fruit exporter with source based specialist teams based across Europe, South Africa, Asia and The Americas. The role profile outlines the essential elements of the new position of Finance Apprentice at Global Pacific UK. It is intended to identify key elements of the role but is not exhaustive and will be subject to revision as and when required. Where necessary additional duties may be delegated by the Head of Finance.

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  • Admin and Customer Service Apprentice - Weston Favell

    My client are a Northamptonshire-based Construction and Project Management Consultancy company specialising in healthcare projects throughout the UK. Due to the success of past apprentices, they are now looking to recruit an admin assistant to help with the smooth functioning of the business.

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  • Quotations Administrator/ Customer Advisor - Rushden

    This is a fantastic opportunity for a recent school or college leaver looking to kick-start their career within a customer focused role.
    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, with an enviable reputation for stock and service.

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  • Apprentice Trainee Recruiter - Starting Off

    Established in Northampton over 30 years ago, Starting Off are a reputable recruitment and training provider specialising in helping school leavers secure office-based apprenticeships. We are looking to take on our own Apprentice Trainee Recruiter, where you will work alongside the recruitment team to provide administrative support and ensure the smooth running of the business.

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  • Digital Marketing Apprentice - Northampton


    My client are a leading Northamptonshire-based Business Coaching firm, working with SME business owners helping them to grow their business. Due to the success and expansion of my client, they are now looking for a hardworking and proactive apprentice to join their close-knit team where they will work towards an apprenticeship in Digital Marketing & Office Admin, whilst gaining invaluable hands-on experience.

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  • Purchase Ledger Administration Apprentice - Brackmills

    Purpose: To administer the purchase ledger in order that supplier invoices, credit notes and queries can be processed to enable supplier payments to be made within the agreed credit terms to ensure continuity of supply.

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  • Business Administration Apprentice - Wellingborough

    A fantastic opportunity for an admin apprentice to work for a global brand.

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  • Warehouse Operative Apprentice - Round Spinney

    My client 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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  • Office Admin Apprentice - Wellingborough

    My client are a local and reputable store who are looking to recruit an office apprentice to help with the smooth functioning of the business.

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  • Accounts Apprentice- Preston Deanery

    My client are a reputable Northamptonshire-based accountancy firm looking to recruit an eager apprentice to join their ever growing team where they will provide accounts and administrative support to the team.

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  • Office Trainee - Wellingborough

    This is a fantastic opportunity at a Wellingborough based company, to provide administrative support to the current team with a variety of duties.

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  • Professional Review Administrator - Business Admin Level 3 - Weston Favell

    A fantastic opportunity for an ambitious candidate with an eye for detail to join a well established local business with an excellent salary.

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  • Training and Learning Apprenticeship Administrator - Business admin level 3- Weston Favell

    A fantastic opportunity for a confident and bright candidate to join the business as a level 3 admin apprentice. Fantastic starting salary and opportunities for progression.

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  • Assistant Practice Manager Apprentice - Higham Ferrers

    This is a fantastic opportunity for recent Sixth Form or College leaver looking to start their career within the NHS as an Assistant Practice Manager Apprentice based in Higham Ferrers.
    The role will see the Apprentice learn all areas of the business and support the Practice Manager.

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  • Customer Service Apprentice - Daventry

    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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  • Business Administration Apprentice - Level 3- Moulton Park

    This business is a well-established and well-known provider of a wide range of delivery services.
    The overall purpose of the apprenticeship job role is to support the HR function and vetting team with administration duties.

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  • Reception and Administration Apprentice - Roade

    My client are a Northamptonshire-based doctors surgery located in Roade. Their practice is one of the four practices making up The Parks Medical Practice. Due to their continued success with prior apprentices, they are now looking for an eager but hardworking individual to join their close-knit team where they will provide support to the reception staff.

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  • Office Apprentice - Northampton

    Established in 1949, my client are a reputable Northamptonshire-based solicitors who are looking to recruit a hardworking and keen apprentice to join their growing team where they will provide administrative support whilst working towards their apprenticeship qualification.

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  • Sales and Marketing Coordination Apprentice

    Established in 2011, my client is one of the leading recruitment agencies in Northamptonshire that specialise in commercial, industrial and engineering sectors. As a Sales Co-ordinator, you will support securing propositions in new geographical areas by actively seeking out business opportunities, and identifying the best candidate talent in the area.

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  • Customer Service Apprentice - Kettering

    My client grows and supplies soft landscaping and green roofing materials for the UK gardening and landscaping industry. Their products include lawn turf, topsoil, wild flower matting and sedum matting differentiated into a portfolio of brands that meet our customers complex and varied needs. Due to their continued growth and success, they are now looking for a Customer Service apprentice to join their close knit team and provide support throughout the business.

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  • Customer Service Apprentice - Olney

    Established in 1977, my client are the UK’s leading sash window manufacturers. They pride themselves on delivering exceptional quality and variety of windows at affordable prices. Due to their continued growth and success, they are now looking for an eager customer service apprentice to join their ever-growing team.

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  • Customer Service/ Administration Apprentice- Kettering

    This is a varied Sales Administrator / Customer Service position for someone who has excellent numeracy and organisational skills. This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate looking to start their career.

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  • Production Operative - Moulton Park

    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.

    They are now on the lookout for an Production Operative to join their busy warehousing department.

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  • Business Administration Apprentice - Level 3- Kettering

    We are working with a well established business based in Kettering that specialise in precision laser welding. They have an exciting opportunity for a level 3 Business Administration apprentice.

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  • Trainee CAD Technician - Milton Keynes

    Established in 1973, my client are a leading, high quality construction consultancy. Due to their continued growth and success, they are now looking to employ a Trainee CAD Technician to join their team. To begin with, the successful candidate will be working alongside and assisting experienced CAD technicians and engineers.

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  • Customer Service Apprentice - Technical Team - Corby

    We have a vacancy in our busy technical sales team for an enthusiastic candidate who has an aptitude for engineering and mechanics.

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  • Office Apprentice - Northampton

    With offices based in Northampton, Brackley and Buckingham, my client is looking for a hardworking, keen and enthusiastic candidate to join their busy Brackley team.
    This ever-expanding and well-respected solicitors offer legal services from residential conveyancing to family law. This law firm are offering a young person the chance to gain a nationally recognised qualification alongside a full-time position in an office.

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  • Customer Advisor Apprenticeship - Corby

    This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a global brand that specialise in
    Domestics and General Appliance sales and manufacture. Based in the the Corby branch we are recruiting for a number of customer service apprentice positions.
    This company offers excellent long term progression.

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  • Apprentice Sales Administrator - Corby

    This is a fantastic opportunity for ambitious, confident recent school or college leaver who is looking for an Apprenticeship in a busy technical sales office.
    The company sell app. 10,000 product lines to the plastics industry, which will facilitate a huge learning curve for the right applicant who should have a keen interest to learn technically bias product.

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