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Become a Motorsport Engineer

Study to Become a Motorsport Engineer Through Career College UK.

Work at the peak of motoring with our motorsport engineer course.

Why Become a Motorsport Engineer?

If you are passionate about the automotive industry, don’t settle for average and work at the peak of the industry in motorsport.  Career College UK offers the leading motorsport engineer course so that you will have the skills to work with the top motorsport teams in the UK and the world.

As a motorsport engineer, you will have an understanding of all aspects of motor performance, designing, testing, building and tuning sports cars to for peak performance.  As part of a larger team, you will be able to specialise and develop skills in your chosen area.

As a highly skilled occupation, there is an increasing demand for engineers in all levels of motorsport, from national motor racing series up to the highest levels in Formula 1.  As with all professional sports, the leading teams offer exciting and challenging opportunities with a high earning potential.

How do you start?

Due to the technical nature of the course, applicants are required to have a foundation knowledge in mechanics and / or motorsport.  Applicants directly from school must have GCSE Maths grade A-C (or equivalent), as well as a relevant automotive diploma.  For applicants over the age of 21, relevant experience as a mechanic or in the motorsport industry would be accepted.  For more information contact our careers advisors and we can discuss eligibility, and the steps to get started.

Motorsport Engineer Course Information

The motorsport engineer course is designed to be completed online and self-paced over 2 years, enabling applicants to earn and income in other employment whilst they are studying.  With no set start date, you will be able to commence your studies as soon as possible, through a highly interactive online learning platform.

The specialised online course includes all automotive software and resources required to complete your studies, with your own dedicated tutor available 5 days a week to assist you with any questions throughout your studies.

The Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Motorsport Engineering starts students with a foundation knowledge in engineering and motorsport.  The 8 subject areas are:

  • Mathematics for Motorsport
  • Race Car Design & Preparation
  • R & D Simulation and Analysis
  • Fundamentals of Motorsport Technology
  • Fluid Mechanics & Thermodynamics
  • Engine Design, Development & Simulation
  • Vehicle Dynamics, Physics & Data Acquisition
  • Work Experience & Research Study

Students are able to pay the course fees in full, through instalments or via student tuition fee loans. Please contact our friendly careers advisors today for detailed information on the course fees and options available to you.

Why Us?

Dedicated Tutor

You will have a highly experience tutor available any time 5 days per week to assist you throughout your studies.  Having a personal tutor will ensure you get through your studies as quickly and easy as possible.

International Recognition

As a highly respected degree, the qualification is endorsed by the Motorsport Industry Association recognising your skills so that you can work all over the world.

Student Loans and Payment Plans Available

Successful applicants will be able to apply for a student tuition loan, or make small monthly instalments for the balance of their fees.

Self-Paced Study

Complete the qualification as quickly or as slowly as you like – depending on your time commitments.  As an online course, students will still be able to earn and income whilst they are studying.

  • “I had been working as a mechanic for over 10 years, but always wanted to take my skills to the next level. Studying to become a Motorsport Engineer opened doors to employment opportunities with several motor racing teams and I have never looked back!”

    - Michael Waterhouse

  • “I could not believe my luck when I secured a position with Brembo.  As a huge international company, there are opportunities for my career to develop working in a number of different countries overseas.”

    - Anthony Pitchen

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