• automotive 01
  • automotive 02
  • automotive 03
  • automotive 04
  • automotive 06
  • automotive 07
  • automotive 08
  • automotive 09

Overview

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.

Course description

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

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 (no level 3 qualification) September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 19-23 year olds without a full level 3 qualification is likely to be free, please contact the college for further information
19-23 (with 1 or more level 3 qualifications) September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year £2500.00 1 Academic year You may be eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
24+ September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year £2500.00 1 Academic year You may be eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.