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Vehicle Technology (Motorsports) BTEC Level 3 National Subsidiary Diploma at North Liverpool Academy

Course description

This course provides you with the opportunity to develop your theory and practical understanding in maintaining and repairing motor vehicles. You should have a strong interest in vehicle design, layout and repairs. You will gain critical understanding of key concepts of the motor industry. The course also focuses on both the technical and practical aspects of preparation and

Inspection of motorsport vehicles, It will enable learners to gain the skills required of a competent member of a motorsport team. Students will use state of the art equipment and have the opportunity to develop skills such engine building, service and repair. All students will be well motivated via applied learning and assessment.


Course content


  • Vehicle Engine Principles, Operation, Service and Repair
  • Motorsport Vehicle Preparation and Inspection
  • Motorsport Workshop Practices
  • Vehicle fault diagnosis & rectification
  • Operation of vehicle chassis systems
  • Light vehicle brakes, suspension and transmission systems
  • Applications of welding technology
  • Essential working practices in vehicle technology


Entry requirements

Grade C or above in GCSE Maths and English or BTEC Level 2 Vehicle Technology, Merit or above.


Practical coursework assessments related to modular units.

Future opportunities

This course will aid with your progression into employment or apprenticeships within the motor industry/motorsports alongside a variety of University courses.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact North Liverpool Academy directly.

Last updated date: 13 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September