Diploma in Motor Sport
This course is designed to provide essential knowledge for specialist competition maintenance and repair technicians. You will have the opportunity to study areas such as overhauling mechanical units and enhancing motor sport vehicle system features. You will develop the technical skills needed in today’s motor sport industry, including the diagnosis of complex system faults and advanced systems operation. You will continue to develop first-hand experience of supporting a race team.
There is an emphasis on acquiring practical skills, and assessment includes the demonstration of these skills, through observation and questioning. A portfolio of supporting evidence is also required. You will gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working on competition vehicles. The course includes trips to race circuits, visits to motor sport teams and race car manufacturers.
What areas will I study?
- Diagnosis and rectification of engine and component faults
- Chassis system faults
- Motorsport preparation and inspection
- Engineering design