Learn more about the basics of the motorsports industry
Embark on a thrilling introductory free course! The motorsports industry is
one of the most exciting industries out there. Companies operating in
this field, also known as teams, face a wide range of engineering,
operational and commercial challenges to succeed at creating the fastest
racing car for the category in which they compete. Enrol today to learn about some insightful aspects of Formula 1 and the motorsports industry!
About this course
- 12 Lessons
- Approximate time to complete course: 1.5 hours
Introductory CourseSelf-Paced Course
- Lifetime Access to course materials
- Ask questions and get feedback from the instructor
- Earn an industry-recognised course certificate
- What the motorsports industry is like
- The main championships and their characteristics
- The skills needed to work in this challenging industry
- Common paths to starting a successful career in Formula 1
This course is for you if...
You are a student or professional with an interest the Motorsport industry
You want to learn about the specifics of the general aspects of the industry
You’re ready to boost your CV and start a career in Motorsport Engineering
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Meet your course instructor
Gerard is the founder of Motorsports Engineer and an engineer with extensive experience working at the pinnacle of the motorsports industry.
After studying Mechanical Engineering at the UPC University in Barcelona, he earned an MSc in Motorsports Engineering at the Oxford Brookes University in the United Kingdom.
He was part of a group of 8 lucky young engineers that were part of the first Graduate Scheme at Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team in 2010. After winning multiple Drivers’ and Constructors’ F1 Championship with the German Team, he left at the end of 2017 to pursue an MBA and start his own technical consulting company.
In 2020, he decided to start Motorsport Engineer – an online, private network of engineers specialised in the niche of Motorsports that provides on and offline education for young, aspiring F1 engineers, engineering services, and careers mentoring to active motorsports engineers.
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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.
Watch lessons in any order ⓘ
Start from the beginning or the end - you choose!
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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.
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