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.


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.

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.

  • Administration Apprentice

    Our client is a direct mailing house service partnered with TNT, Royalmail, Securedmail and many other organisations. They provide services such as envelope enclosing, hand work, laser and digital printing, poly wrapping and transport services.

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  • Accounts Trainee

    Our clients are a firm of Chartered Accountants and therefore they are generally able to attend to the accountancy, taxation and business advisory needs of a large spectrum of owner-managed businesses and relatively wealthy individuals. There are three client sectors that they believe they excel which are; Rural Businesses - Farmers, Landowners, Agricultural Contractors/Supply Merchants, Farm Diversification, High Net Worth Individuals and Northants Tradespeople / Industrial Businesses

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  • 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.

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  • Business Administration Apprentice

    Our client is looking to recruit an Apprentice Receptionist to provide support for their 2 companies. They are looking for an individual who is organised, a good communicator and is able to work under pressure. This is an ideal opportunity to start your career within the business sector.

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  • Customer Service Apprentice (Technical Sales Team)

    Between 1985 and the present day, 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.

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  • HR and Systems Administration Apprentice

    This business is a well-established and well-known provider of a wide range of delivery services.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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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

    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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  • 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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