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Certificate III in Motorsport Technology – AUR30912 (CRICOS 086356E)

Want to get involved in Motorsport; this program has been developed to equip you with the relevant knowledge and skills.

Career Opportunities

This course is designed for those currently employed/studying in an automotive field wanting to gain skills and knowledge in Motorsport. Once completed you will receive an industry recognised qualification and skills. Job roles related to this qualification include: a number three mechanic within a V8 Supercar team, a vehicle service and repair technician within a motorsport race team, service/pit crew race team member, an opportunity to branch into different roles within a race team which may include data technician, engine technician, driveline technician, machinist, fabricator or promotional activities.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate.

This course will involve weekend racetrack participation. This course has a mid-year entry.

What will I study?

List of course units is available on the next page. But the study areas include the following:

  • Motorsport Operations
  • Motorsport Safety and Risk Management
  • Data Acquisition Collecting and Analysis
  • Motorsport Assembly and Preparation
  • Non-destructive Testing
  • Cooling Systems
  • Clutch Assemblies and Associated Operating Systems
  • Braking Systems
  • Transmissions
  • Motorsport Tyres and Wheels
  • Suspension Systems
  • Electrical/Electronic Systems
  • Engine Management Systems
  • Hydraulic Systems
  • Diagnostic Procedures
  • Driveline Systems
  • Engines, Sub-assemblies and Associated Components

Can I apply?

Year 10 or equivalent with sound achievement in Maths and English (IELTS Score 5.5 or above).

Minimum age of 18 years at time of enrolment.

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

You will gain skills in basic mechanical, fabrication and safe work practices in a motorsport environment.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

Credit transfers may be available into related certificate III courses. Further opportunities in the motorsport industry may include certificate IV or diploma courses.

Course Duration

This course can be studied 15 hours face to face and 5 hours online/distance per week.

Offered two (2) days per week to enable more flexible training.

Course duration is 12 months, full-time study (includes 47 teaching weeks & 5 weeks Holidays depending on the date you commence your study). This course has 3 study periods of 16 weeks each approximately.  As this training is competency based, completion dates can vary from student to student however cannot exceed the nominal duration.