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This study programme is designed for 16-18 year olds only (age 19-24 for students with an Education, Health and Care Plan).

Please visit our Adult Education, Degrees and Employer section for alternative courses.

About the course

This Maintenance and Repair Level 3 is a vocationally related qualification (VRQ) fundamentally aimed at enthusiastic young people aged 16 years old and over, who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of the requirements of an automotive technician within the motorsport, performance road cars and/or retail motor industries.  It is also the knowledge component of the SEMTA Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering Manufacture (Craft and Technician).

Entry requirements

To access this course applicants must have a grade 4 in both English and Maths. Must have completed IMI Level 2 Automotive Engineering. 

Qualifications

Level 3 Diploma in Motorsport Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

What you'll learn (core modules)

The Core Modules are: 

 

MS0102K - Knowledge of Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Motorsport Environment

MS0102S - Skills in Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Motorsport Environment

MS101S - Skills in Stripping and Rebuilding Engines for Motorsport Vehicles

MS3K - Knowledge of Motorsport Event Regulations

MS4K - Knowledge of Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices Used in the Motorsport Environment

MS4S - Skills in Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices Used in the Motorsport Environment

MS57K - Knowledge of Inspecting a Motorsport Vehicle During Competition

MS57S - Skills in Inspecting a Motorsport Vehicle During Competition

MS58K - Knowledge of Setting Up Motorsport Vehicles

MS58S - Skills in Setting Up Motorsport Vehicles

MS60K - Knowledge of Diagnosing and Rectifying Motorsport Engines and Ancillary Components

MS60S - Skills in Diagnosing and Rectifying Motorsport Engines and Ancillary Components

MS61K - Knowledge of Diagnosis and Rectification of Motorsport Transmission and Driveline Units

MS62K - Knowledge of Diagnosis and Rectification of Motorsport Chassis System Faults

MS62S - Skills in Diagnosing and Rectifying Motorsport Chassis System Faults

MS68S/MS69S - Optional Unit Bodywork or Electrical/Electronic

Benefits, skills and character strengths


How will I be assessed?

Practical assessments

Written assignments

Online tests

Where is the course delivered? (facilities/classrooms)

West Suffolk College Workshops and Classrooms

Race track

Online Virtual Sessions.

Where will the course take me?

This course could lead to employment of higher education. 

How much will it cost?

Race Overalls £90

Safety Boots £20-£40

Days & times

Starting September 2021

Course price

£140.00

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