Introductory course on the basics of the motorsports industry.
About this Course
Hello and welcome to this 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.
This introductory course will provide you with a taste of:
- what the industry is like
- what are the main championships and their characteristics
- the skills needed to work in this fiercely challenging industry
- the common paths to achieving a successful career in Formula 1.
Enrol today to learn about some insightful aspect of Formula 1 and the motorsports industry!
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Your Course Instructor
Gerard is the founder of The Motorsports Engineers Network and an Engineer with extensive experience working at the pinnacle of the motorsports industry.
After graduating on Mechanical Engineering from the UPC University in Barcelona, he enrolled in the 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 Championships 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 The Motorsport Engineers Network - 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.
About my personal journey
Key skills you should start learning TODAY
Diving deeper into a Key Skill needed in F1
Life in a Formula 1 Team
Work dynamics and Compensation in F1
What is ME & our MOTORSPORTS ACADEMY
Why you should choose our Motorsports Academy
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Flexible Course Fees
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Access Duration: 2 months ⓘ
Duration for which video lessons, downloadables, quizes 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.
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A certificate will be awarded upon course completion so you can share your achievement with yout network
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Networking is key for finding your way into any industry, and motorsport is not 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 of the course through the platform.
Keep in mind that interesting questions will make you stand out!
Job hunting can be a stressful process filled with uncertainty. We offer a CV review process that is based on years of experience working in Formula 1 and other motorsport categories and recruiting the best talent for some of the greatest brands in the industry.
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There is not an answer that fits every single case, but here are some tips you can follow to achieve your goal.
1. Complete the Introductory Course available for free in our platform. It will give you a general idea of the motorsport industry.
2. Read our blog article 5 things every aspiring Formula 1 engineer should know.
3. Browse our Motorsport Academy for a course that catches your attention on the topic that you want to specialise in.
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