This qualification is aimed at enthusiastic students who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of the requirements of an automotive technician within the motorsport, performance road and/or retail motor industries. You will gain an understanding of materials, fabrication, tools, measuring and complete units including:

  • Event regulations
  • Engine mechanical, lubrication and cooling system units and components
  • Fuel, ignition, air and exhaust system units and components
  • Inspection of competition vehicles
  • Removal and replacement of chassis units and components
  • Removal and replacement of electrical units and components
  • Removal and replacement of transmission, driveline and components.

All learners will receive a broad knowledge of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in the motorsport industry. You will also have the opportunity to study additional specialist units to gain further knowledge relating to motorsport maintenance and repair.

Assessment will be through a combination of practical assessments, online and written knowledge tests.

Building Talent Together

This particular course represents a pathway to further progression towards much higher level qualifications that are run by the South Coast Institute of Technology.

The South Coast Institute of Technology is a collaboration of five further education colleges and two universities. We work with well known employers to deliver industry-led courses which fill skills gaps and support the economic growth of the South Coast. You can read more about the South Coast Institute of Technology by clicking the button below. South Coast IoT

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School Leavers under the age of 19 do not have to pay fees on any full time courses, though may have to pay for their second year if turning 19 during their studies.

If you’re aged 19 or over you might qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan. It’s easy to apply for and you won’t have to pay anything back until you’re earning over £25,000. Find more information on Advanced Learner Loans on our website.

If you are studying a part-time course and you receive one of the following benefits, or you depend financially on someone who does, you may be entitled to have your tuition fees waived:

  • Universal Credit
  • Income Support

You will, however, have to pay any awarding body/assessment fees (unless you are on a first full level 2 course).

* If you are in receipt of Working Tax Credit or receive other allowances, you may be eligible to claim concessionary rates. If you are entitled to a fee concession you will be asked to provide proof of your entitlement.

It is essential that you inform us if your entitlement changes at any time during your course.

For any questions about fees, remissions and entitlements, please contact our helpful Careers Team on 01329 815 200.