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Race Technician Pre-Apprenticeship Course (Level 3)

L3

Why study this course?

This course is open to students who have successfully completed the Foundation Race Technician Pre-Apprenticeship course at Level 2 and is a great next step to realising your ambition to work within the motorsport industry.

What will I study?

This course is open to students who have successfully completed the Foundation Race Technician Level 2 course and is a great next step to realising your ambition to work within the motorsport industry. This course includes advanced race car preparation, steering and suspension systems, fault diagnosis and braking system units.

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

The course will prepare you for progression into employment in the motorsport industry and onto an Employer Led Advanced Race Technician Apprenticeship/Advanced Apprenticeship.

How will I be assessed?

Continual assessments of both practical and theory work.

Are there any additional costs?

If you are aged 16-18 years old on 31 August 2020, a British or European Union resident, live in England and looking to study at Level 2 and Level 3, the tuition fees and any exam registration fees are FREE.

If you are aged 19 or over, you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost more affordable. Find out more about your payment options at www.bedford.ac.uk/loans.

If you are aged 19 years or older 31 August 2020, a British or European Union resident, live in England and looking to study a full-time Level 2 qualification, the tuition fees and any exam registration fees will be FREE. (Please note: there are some postcode exemptions for funding our Student Recruitment Team will be able to confirm this). For level 3 qualifications, you will need to pay full tuition fees (or apply for an advanced learner loan if you reside in England and are eligible).

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

Please note:Returning students may need to purchase additionaluniform at an approximate cost of £100 (cost could besubject to change).

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this course?

Entry is subject to a successful interview.

You need to have considerable passion for motorsport and the desire for a career as a race mechanic.

This course is based at Silverstone.

There is up to 168 UCAS points available for this course.

Although the government has announced that exams will not be going ahead this summer, we are committed to ensuring that all students who apply to join us this year will be able to do so. We therefore want to reassure you that that you have nothing to worry about with regards to applying for one of our programmes starting in September 2020. We are committed to ensuring that the challenges of the current situation will not prevent our future students from achieving their full potential, we are with you every step of the way. To apply online, select the 'Apply' button. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen.