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Find a career in the fast lane

We are proud to offer motorsport technician training at our National College for Motorsport based at the Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire, where you will be taught by highly-skilled tutors, experienced in many areas of the industry. Students are able to apply the theory that they learn in the classroom in tailored practical workshop sessions that cover all aspects of race car preparation.

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Why choose us?

Our courses are designed to meet the needs of the motorsport industry. Students are taught in purpose-built workshops at the prestigious Silverstone Circuit, with modern study facilities alongside. You will also benefit from practical work experience with professional race teams, thanks to our established links with motorsport teams.

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Industry opportunities

You will be given the opportunity to work at tests and races with our motorsport partners. Through our excellent links to the motorsport industry we can offer you tremendous progression opportunities, such as progression into employer-led apprenticeships.

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Expert tutors and top-class facilities

The National College for Motorsport boasts world-class facilities that give our students the best possible start to their careers in the industry. Students are trained in the use of a wide range of industry-standard equipment, including: Magnaflux Non-destructive Testing Equipment – used to check ferrous metal components for fatigue; SPA Damper Dynamometer – used to test dampers for optimum performance; and equipment used for the fundamentals of car set-up – set-up patches, corner weight scales, camber/caster gauges and ride/drop height gauges. The cars that our students use to develop their skills and knowledge are also of the highest quality and include: 2018 Formula Renaults; Formula BMWs; and Formula Fords.

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What can I do next?

Student success

Previous students have progressed on to working with teams such as Mercedes F1, Red Bull, Williams, Renault, Haas F1, Force India, M-sport World Rally Team, Australian Touring Cars and many other high profile international teams.