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Motorsport Level 2 IMI Extended Diploma at Bridgwater College

Course description

Are you interested in an exciting career in motorsport? Would you like a career in motorsport development and design, track side maintenance, restoration or management of a race team? Do you want to go to university or enter Motorsport employment at technician level?

The IMI Extended Diploma in Motorsport will give you the experience and level of qualification to pursue one of these career routes. It will also appeal to those of you who have a keen interest in the Motorsport Automotive industry and wish to move to a related career or higher education.

The IMI Extended Diploma in Motorsport is an alternative route into university since it combines significant academic achievement with applied and relevant technology subjects. It is an ideal progression route on to the College's own Foundation Degree in Motorsport Engineering with Oxford Brookes University. We now also offer the final year top-up for students to gain a BSc(Hons) in Motorsport Technology.

Course content

Year 1. Level 2 Extended Diploma in Motorsport

  • Health and Safety
  • Motorsport Event Regulations
  • Materials and Fabrication
  • Motorsport Engine Technology
  • Motorsport Chassis Technology
  • Motorsport Transmission Technology
  • Electrical and Electronic Systems
  • Inspecting a Race Car During Competition

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, to include GCSE Mathematics, English and Science or equivalent qualifications.


The IMI Extended Diploma in Motorsport is assessed by a range of assignment course work, containing theoretical and practice work with online multiple choice assessments at the end of each unit. 

Future opportunities

After successful completion of the level two Extended Diploma in Motorsport you will have the opportunity to progress onto the level three Extended Diploma in Motorsport additional year.

Once you have gained successful completion of The IMI level 3 Extended Diploma in Motorsport and gained a Maths GCSE grade B (minimum), you will have the exciting opportunity to access a Foundation Degree in Motorsport Engineering course, run here at Bridgwater College. You will gain access to a wide range of possible careers and higher education opportunities and develop the transferable skills and key skills that employers now look for.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bridgwater College directly.

Last updated date: 17 February 2016

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