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Engineering Operative Standard Motorsports Apprenticeship (Level 2)

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Engineering Operative Standard Motorsports Apprenticeship Level 2


This Standard requires the Learner to undertake the full time study programme to attain the Knowledge Qualification (Typically this is 6 months). Once this has been successfully completed the learner can be employed as an apprentice to complete the skills qualification and attain the L2 Engineering Operative Standard that takes up to 24 months.

Available Courses
Work Based
Starts: Various
Type: Apprenticeships
Length: 2 years
Day(s): Flex

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Course information

Entry Requirements

It is desirable that apprentices will hold GCSEs in maths English and ICT at grade C or above. If the apprentice has been employed without these grades the opportunity to undertake Functional Skills at level 2 will be an essential element to achieving all elements of the level 2 apprenticeship.

What Qualifications Will I Gain?
  • Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (Skills)
  • Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (knowledge)
  • Level 2 Engineering Operative Apprenticeship
What Will I Study?

The Engineering Operative Apprenticeship Standard with the National College of Motorsports combines the knowledge qualification gained on the full time programme with the skills qualification attained in the workplace to achieve the full Apprenticeship Standard following the synoptic end point assessment process.

  • Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
  • Working efficiently and effectively in advanced manufacturing and engineering
  • Using and interpreting engineering data and documentation
  • Using and interpreting engineering data and documentation
  • Stripping and rebuilding motorsport vehicles pre-competition
  • Inspecting a motorsport vehicle during a competition
  • Diagnosing and rectifying faults on motorsport vehicle systems during competition

Further Knowledge modules will be delivered as part of this Apprenticeship Programme.

How Will I Be Assessed?

Knowledge Module qualifications are exam assessed through an exam. These will be multiple choice. A portfolio of workplace evidence is to be created throughout the duration of the apprenticeship using Onefile E Portfolio System.

  • Gateway assessment
  • End Point Assessment
What Will I Be Able To Do Next?

Currently there is no Level 3 progression within Motorsports. Apprentices can develop their engineering qualifications with Level 3 and Level 4 qualifications in a number disciplines with The Bedford College Group.

Are There Any Additional Costs?

All students will have to purchase uniforms at an approximate cost of £300 (subject to change).

PPE provided by employer. Apprentices require stationary and scientific calculator



Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support

We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.


We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.