Advanced CAD Design Career Accelerator Program

Level up your CAD Portfolio

6 weeks
of live online courses

Tuesdays - Thursdays
5-8pm CEST

CATIA 3DX Software Included

Small, select group size

Master CAD Design through real F1 challenges

Level up your CAD skills with our Advanced CAD Design Career Accelerator Program!

Dive deep into intricate design techniques, advanced modelling principles, and industry best practices. Led by former F1 aero designer Martin Buchan, this immersive course offers hands-on experience with cutting-edge software tools and real-world design challenges.

Perfect for experienced designers looking to elevate their skills to the next level. Join us and master the art of advanced CAD design!

Please note this course is only open to those who have completed the CAD Design Career Accelerator Program or those who can demonstrate proficiency in CATIA 3DExperience.

Advanced CAD Design Career Accelerator Program

Includes CATIA 3DX
  • Lifetime course access
  • Taught by an ex-F1 aero designer
  • Enhance your CAD Portfolio
  • Small, select groups
  • Dedicated community group

What you'll get in this course:

  • career-focused, 6-week, online course
  • Live instruction from a former F1 aero designer
  • Individualised attention and feedback in a small-group setting
  • CATIA 3DExperience license included in the price of the course
  • Assignments based on real-life tasks & challenges
  • Industry-recognised certificate upon successful completion of the program
  • A portfolio of CAD Designs – see student work from CAD CAP here

Course Dates

Batch 1: May 28 – July 11, 2024 (no classes week of July 1st)

Batch 2: August 13 – September 19, 2024

Software used in this course:

The CAD Design Career Accelerator Program features the use of industry-leading CATIA 3DExperience, developed by Dassault Systèmes. 

Access to this exclusive software license is included in the cost of the course.

Students will download and run CATIA on their personal devices during this course. Check your computer’s hardware configuration to make sure you can run CATIA 3DExperience here.


Formula 1 Teams Using CATIA 3DExperience include:

Course Instructor

Martin Buchan

Martin Buchan

Having worked in F1 as an Aero Designer Engineer, Martin now spends his time directing his very own Buchan Motorsport, providing a range of Motorsport products and services.

Alongside a degree in Automotive Engineering from Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt (Bavaria), Martin was selected for the Junior Engineer Programme at Audi AG where he would fulfil multiple roles across different disciplines. Upon graduating, Martin stayed with Audi working as a Design Engineer.

In 2016, Martin moved to England to study for an MSc in Advanced Motorsport Engineering at Cranfield University, completing a Thesis with McLaren Applied Technologies. Upon graduating, Martin landed a job at Force India F1 team (now, Aston Martin F1) as an Aerodynamic Design Engineer, before founding Buchan Motorsport in 2020.

Martin has worked for:

Interested in accelerating your career?


includes the cost of CATIA 3DExperience license

Mode of Delivery: Live Online Courses     ⓘ

Lessons are managed by experienced course leaders leveraging online means.

E-mail and live support     ⓘ

We provide support throughout the duration of the course.

Certification     ⓘ

A certificate will be awarded upon course completion so you can share your achievement with your network.

Interact with instructor     ⓘ

Network with motorsport engineering professionals and receive the advice you are looking for.

Assignments     ⓘ

Impress your course leaders by excelling at the challenges they present to you.

Guest Speakers     ⓘ

Gain insight from motorsport engineering professionals working in the industry.

Assignment feedback     ⓘ

Receive feedback from our course leader to better hone your knowledge and understanding of course concepts.

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Motorsport Engineer’s Career Accelerator Programs are select, small groups, so we want to make sure that those participating are truly driven! Part of the experience of an Advanced Career Accelerator Program will be in the group dynamic, and a selection process is in place to help facilitate a great experience for everyone involved.

The application has no cost, and you can apply for as many programs as you’d like!

Motorsport Engineer will never ask you to pay to apply for the CAD Design Career Accelerator Program.

You can apply for this program even if you have already submitted an application but were not selected. Please make sure in your application to highlight any  information that may have changed since you last applied!

Feel free to contact us at should you require any assistance or if you have questions about your candidacy for this program.

Yes, the cost of the license is included in the price, and it will be available to students for the course plus a limited time after the course ends.

Students will download and use CATIA 3DExperience on their personal computers/laptops.

The cost of the program includes:

  • Lifetime access to our learning platform
  • Access to every live course meeting
  • Recordings and materials of each course meeting
  • Software licence needed for the course: CATIA 3DExperience
  • Email and video call support with Motorsport Engineer staff
  • Discussion board to interact with the instructor and your peers 

The course curriculum can be viewed on the course page! We also invite you to view the webinar introducing the program to hear from the instructor and get an overview of the course content.

Yes! A personalised certificate with your name and course title will be provided once you have successfully completed the course.

Once you enrol in a course, you will have lifetime digital access to the course content!

While we encourage live session attendance to get the most out of the course, we record every session so that you can watch (or re-watch) the lesson at any time!

We are happy to offer reduced student pricing on any course or course package with verification of active student status. Please send an email to for more information.

If you are part of a group of people interested in enrolling in one or more courses, please contact us at

Motorsport Engineer is dedicated to your success! We offer a 100% money-back guarantee for our courses as outlined in our refund policy.


We’re always happy to speak with you – please send us an email at and we can set up a call.


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