Health and safety for motor vehicle studies
This module will provide students with an understanding of and the ability to apply relevant legislation; individual and employer responsibilities; hazards when working in motor vehicle workshops; hazardous substances: storage, use and disposal and the maintenance of a safe working environment.
Introduction to spark induction power units
In this unit the learner will find out about the main components of an engine, the operating principles of the four stroke spark ignition engine and the function of gaskets, seals and locking devices.
Engineering equipment and materials
In this module students will learn how to identify materials and to have an understanding of their properties and applications; students will gain an understanding of fixing and security devices and their applications and an understanding of the engineering skills required to manufacture a tool or accessory.
Introduction to battery and lighting systems
In this unit the learner will explore the function, operation and routine procedures required on the vehicle battery and lighting system. They will explore the main components of the lighting, driver information and circuit protection systems.
Introduction to engine cooling and engine lubrication systems
In this unit learners will investigate the main components of liquid cooling and lubrication systems and the reasons for each. They will learn about maintenance procedures and the precautions to be taken when working on each system.
Introduction to vehicle exhaust systems
In this unit the learner will learn about modern vehicle exhaust systems their construction and correct usage including the carrying out of practical activities regarding inspection and replacement.
Introduction to vehicle wheels and tyres
In this unit the learner will learn how to identify modern types of road wheels and tyres, their construction and correct usage including the carrying out of practical activities regarding wheels and tyres
Students need to be over 14, demonstrating a genuine interest in the Motorsports Industry. Academic qualifications are not essential, just a willingness to learn.
Your school or Home Educating Parent or Guardian must complete Application Form Part B before your application will be processed.
This course provides a sound foundation in the practical and theoretical skills necessary to start a career in modern engineering. Alternatively, the course allows entry onto related Further Education courses both at Myerscough College or elsewhere.
- Engineering apprenticeship
- Motorsports team trainee
- Stores person
- Trainee sales person
- Trainee engineer
- Clean overalls and suitable protective footwear.
- Tetanus vaccination up to date.
This is the Motorsports (14-16) grid content set.