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Vehicle Technology Motor Sport BTEC Extended Diploma at Barnet and Southgate College

Course description

Learners who are looking for a vocational qualification, equivalent to 3 A Levels, to progress to HNC/D, University, motorsport industries, or technician status within the automotive sector

Course content

Students will study a wide range of modules including; chassis systems, engine principles, fuel injection systems, as well as science and maths. Students will visit mainstream manufacturers such as Ford, Honda, and Mazda UK, as well as motorsport teams such as Boreham Motorsport and FF Corse (Ferrari). Track day events will be held at Brands Hatch and Silverstone. Students will also run our motor racing team, (BSC Racing), competing at major race circuits throughout the country.

Entry requirements

You will need five GCSEs at grade A*- C including a B grade in maths and C in English, or a BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in motorsports or engineering Level 3. A satisfactory interview demonstrating an interest in and aptitude for the subject will be necessary

Financial information

Whilst every attempt is made to keep the costs to the candidate to a minimum, the college reserves the right to charge candidates amounts over and above published fees in response to any additional charges from the awarding body. You will need to purchase the department uniform and course books. You will also need to pay for some trips and visits.

Future opportunities

This programme is equivalent to three A-Levels and will enable you to progress onto a motorsports engineering degree or a Higher National Diploma. Alternatively, you may seek employment or an apprenticeship in related careers;

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Barnet and Southgate College directly.

Last updated date: 25 January 2016