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Course overview

You will study 18 subjects to give you the grounding in the basics of Engineering, with specialist knowledge in Motorsports Engineering Techhnology.
This technical course will cover a broad range of Engineering disciplines including Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, CAD, Vehicle Suspension, Steering and Braking systems, Hybrid and Electric Vehicle systems, Vehicle Science and mathematics andElectrical and Electronic systems for Vehicle technology.

What else do I need to know?

You will attend college three days a week, in the first year of your course the units you study will be Electronic and mechanic Engineering including CAD, maths, health & safety and Science. In year two you will cover those specialised units relevant to Motorsport Engineering and complete a project related to automotive technology.

What are the entry requirements?

Applicants must have 5 GCSE at 4 or above, this will include maths and English.

How is it assessed?

You will complete a range of projects, assignments, presentations and practical activities. These will be assessed throughout the course.

What financial support is on offer?

This course is free for anyone aged 16 – 18. If you are outside this age group please contact 01782 254188.
College Maintenance Allowance (CMA): Anyone with a household income under £23,000 can receive up to £20 per week financial support to help pay for travel and meals and meet the costs of essential trips, books, stationery and equipment. The payments will be subject to full attendance on your course. A range of other financial support is available, depending on your personal circumstances. For more details visit www.nscg.ac.uk/finance

What can I do next?

You will be well prepared to progress onto Higher Education to study a degree in Engineering or Automotive Engineering and Motor sports Engineering.

If you prefer to move into Employment, you will be well placed to join an engineering automotive design or manufacturing company, or work in the motor sports and automotive sectors of industry.

How do I find out more?

For more information contact Alice maud on 01785 275535 who will direct you to the Curriculum Leader for Engineering Adam Edwards.

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