In this course, you’ll learn what you need to know to land a job as an aero designer.
Get insider knowledge about the role and gain insight into the design considerations that go into making complex parts.
Additionally, you’ll receive industry-level guidance through hands-on aero design modelling with a design-along of a Side-Wing Element with CATIA.
About this course
- 45 Lessons
- Approximate time to complete course: 7.5 hours
Aerodynamic Design in Formula 1Self-Paced Course
- Lifetime Access to course materials
- Ask questions and get feedback from the instructor
- Earn an industry-recognised course certificate
- Learn at your own pace and watch lessons in any order
- Quizzes and assignments included
What You'll Learn
- How to explain the materials and production methods used during aero development
- An understanding of the role and functions of an Aero Designer in a F1 team
- The ability to describe the unique aspects of Aero Design specific to Formula 1
- How to design complex aerodynamic race car components in alignment with industry protocol
This course is for you if...
You are a student or professional with an interest in Aero Design or Aero Development
You want to learn about the specific techniques, methods and tasks of an Aero Designer in F1
You’re ready to boost your CV and start a career in Aero Design
Software used in this course
The Aerodynamics Design in Formula 1 course involves the use of industry-leading CATIA V5 CAD package, developed by Dassault Systèmes. This software is used by leading motorsport organisations, including Ferrari, Mercedes and McLaren.
Please note that the CATIA software license is not included in the price of this course and will need to be purchased separately or provided by the student.
Meet your course instructor
While studying a degree in Automotive Engineering from Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt (Bavaria), Martin was selected for the Junior Engineer Programme at Audi AG. Upon graduating, Martin stayed with Audi for several years as a Design Engineer.
In 2016, Martin moved to England to study an MSc in Advanced Motorsport Engineering at Cranfield University and completed his Thesis with McLaren Applied Technologies.
Upon graduating, Martin landed a job at Sahara Force India F1 team (now Aston Martin F1) as an Aerodynamic Design Engineer, and also worked at BWT Racing Point F1 Team before founding Buchan Motorsport in 2020.
Hear from students who have completed this course
Engage with our
Aero Design community!
Students enrolled to our courses have access to our exclusive Community Forums, where you can contact your course instructor, start discussions, and network with other students!
Aerodynamic Design in Formula 1
Access Duration: Lifetime ⓘ
Duration for which video lessons, downloadables, quizzes and assignments will be made available from the time of enrolment.
Mode of Delivery: Online ⓘ
Lessons are managed by experienced course leaders leveraging online means.
E-mail support ⓘ
We provide support throughout the duration of the course.
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 and quizzes ⓘ
Impress your course leaders by excelling at the challenges they present to you.
Watch lessons in any order ⓘ
Start from the beginning or the end - you choose!
Assignment feedback ⓘ
Receive feedback from our course leaders so you can understand areas of improvement.
Keep in touch with Motorsport Engineer!
Join our mailing list to get the latest updates
Every course page has a section called “This course is for you if…”, detailing who the course is designed for. If you are unsure about a specific course, please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to provide further guidance.
Required software is included upon course acquisition unless otherwise specified. Where needed, we provide installation instructions.
Every course page has a section describing the syllabus. Furthermore, the detailed curriculum is also publicly available.
Yes! A personalised certificate with your name and the course you completed will be provided once you successfully finish the course. This certificate is a great way to show what you have learnt from industry experts and allows you to differentiate yourself from other engineers or applicants in the sector.
Our courses can be accessed, depending on the price plan acquired, going from 2 months to lifetime access . This guarantees flexibility to the needs of every student.
If you are a group of students interested in one or more courses please contact us at email@example.com.
Networking is key for finding your way into any industry, and motorsport is no different. For this reason, we think that having the possibility to interact directly with instructors is vital. We have created a number of tools that will allow you to speak directly with our instructors during the course through our platform.
Keep in mind that asking interesting questions will help you stand out!
Job hunting can be a stressful process filled with uncertainty. To help with this, we offer a CV review package based on our years of experience applying for and working in Formula 1 and motorsport and our experience in recruiting the best talent for some of the top brands in the industry.
If you are interested in this private service offered on a case-by-case basis, please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org mentioning our CV review service and we will get back to you with all the information.
This is one of the most common questions we receive in our inbox.
There is no answer that applies to every single person, but here are some general tips to achieve your goal:
1. Complete the Introductory Course available for free on our platform. It will give you an overview of the motorsport industry.
2. Read our blog article “5 things every aspiring Formula 1 engineer should know“.
3. Browse our Motorsport Academy for any course that catches your attention on the topic that you want to specialise in.
4. Feel free to contact us at email@example.com should you require further assistance.