You should have good grades (four GCSEs, ideally at grade D-G/3-1, including Maths, English and Science) and should have recently completed a Level 1 programme. All candidates will attend a formal interview followed by a college devised test.
The course covers the technical needs of today’s motorsport industry, including the diagnosis of non-complex system faults. It provides essential knowledge for the specialist group of competition maintenance and repair technicians.
It is a learning programme which involves students studying both the theory and practical aspects of the following:
• Carrying Out Routine Motorsport Vehicle Maintenance
• Removing and Replacing: Engine Units and Components
• Electrical Auxiliary Units and Components
• Chassis Units and Components
Students also gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working on competition vehicles.
Three weeks are set aside purely for the purpose of enrichment. In addition to this, trips related to the core programme may be organised, to places such as Santa Pod Raceway. There is usually no or minimal cost for any of these activities.
You will undertake IMI practical assessments in our motor vehicle workshop, plus online multiple-choice testing and assignments.
On completion of this course successful learners may choose to look for employment in the Motor Sport or Automotive industry, or progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Motorsport.
Success Rates on courses for 16-18 year-olds nearly 7% better than national average*