Training Coordinator - Motorsport


  • 27 days annual leave (plus public holidays)
  • Peoples Pension
  • Retail and leisure discounts

About the role:

We are looking for a Training Coordinator join our Motorsport Department. As a Co-ordinator you will play a pivotal role in the success of the College through:

  • Supporting apprentices in the work place and college setting, enabling them to develop the relevant skills, knowledge and core competencies that will lead to the successful completion of their apprenticeship
  • Ensuring that apprentice progress is tracked robustly through each stage of their programme, mapping across all components of their framework or standard, using the OneFile eportfolio system.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective relationships with employers and classroom-based tutors to ensure regular communication about apprentice performance and progress.
  • Delivering the Engineering Operative L2 Standard, covering engineering skills that lend themselves to the motor industry and include skills development in a maintenance or technical support role (as outlined in the Apprenticeship standard - see link) -
  • Supporting full time motorsport students with finding work placement opportunities
  • Ensuring that all motorsport work placements are logged on GroFar and appropriate health and safety checks are carried out

About you:

  • A qualification at level 3 or above in the relevant vocational subject specialism
  • English and Mathematics or similar at GCSE grade A-C or equivalent.
  • TAQA L3/L4 or equivalent qualification or be willing to work towards
  • Experience of working in the relevant vocational industry
  • Experience of training groups of learners/apprentices
  • Experience of assessing learner’s skills development and measuring workplace behaviours
  • Evidence of high performance in previous roles/jobs
  • Experience of working effectively with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to confidently support learners via the telephone, face-to-face, email or other electronic methods
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and to work to deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure and be self-motivated using initiative


Successful candidates must also be able to demonstrate alignment to our organisational VISION values:

  • Valuing Teamwork - We are one team who by working together can achieve great things, respecting the opinion and valuing the contribution each of us makes.
  • Improving Continuously - We challenge ourselves to always do better by trying new things, sharing knowledge, reflecting on practice and learning from others.
  • Student Centred - At our heart is always doing what is best for our students. We consider students in all of our decision making to create positive outcomes and memorable experiences for every student.
  • Inclusive - We celebrate differences and diversity, recognising that we can learn from each other.
  • Open and Caring - We care about the wellbeing of our staff, our students, our community and wider society, creating an environment built on trust where we listen, engage with and support each other.
  • Nurturing Education Excellence - We promote educational excellence by delivering programmes that challenge our students to achieve their ambitions.

About The Bedford College Group
The Bedford College Group was formed in 2017 following the merger of Bedford College and Tresham College and is now the largest provider of education in the South East Midlands, with over 15,000 students passing through our doors each year.

Today, the Group is made up of a family of colleges across Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire: Bedford College, Central Bedfordshire College and Tresham College in the towns of Bedford, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard, Corby, Kettering and Wellingborough; Shuttleworth College, a specialist land-based college; The Bedford Sixth Form, (the only dedicated sixth form in Bedford); The Corby Sixth Form, (opened in September 2023); and the National College for Motorsport alongside Silverstone race circuit. To widen accessibility to education and training, the Group also has community-based Learning Centres in Bedford, Corby and Kettering which offer IT training.

Safeguarding our Students
The Bedford College Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to thorough vetting process which includes, an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions and further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide. The Bedford College Group's policy on Employment of Ex-Offenders is attached to this vacancy.

Candidates who are barred from working with children are reminded it is a criminal offence to apply for this post.

For further information please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.