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Expert-led, self-paced courses tailored for motorsport enthusiasts and professionals.

Self-Paced Courses

Learn at your own speed – Motorsport Engineer’s self-paced courses are designed to be completed at your convenience, from wherever you are! Watch and re-watch lessons, complete assignments & quizzes, and interact with your instructor at the pace that best fits your schedule.

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Take our FREE introductory course to get a taste of how the Self-Paced courses work.

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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, and the common paths to achieving a successful career in Formula 1.

Why are ME Self-Paced courses the way to go?

Industry-leading instructors

Self-paced, structured learning

Insights into niche motorsport topics

Looking for a course (or want to develop one with us)?

Get in touch at info@motorsportengineer.net and let us know!

Check out all of the courses we offer here, by their topic:

Introduction to Race Car Aerodynamics
Explore the complex world of aerodynamics and its pivotal role in maximizing race car performance! Aerodynamic performance constitutes up to 80% of lap time efficiency. In this comprehensive introductory course, delve into the intricacies of modern vehicle design techniques, where aerodynamic performance is key for success.
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Aerodynamics Design in F1
The course offers valuable insights into the responsibilities and critical performance considerations of an Aero Designer in Formula 1. You’ll learn about the comprehensive role of an Aero Designer, which extends throughout the production process and encompasses various aspects of development.
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Aerodynamics Design in F1 – Bodywork Design
This course provides an in-depth look at CAD design and its importance in the development of a Formula 1 race car. Explore lesser-known aspects of the role, and the intricate design considerations for complex components. Receive industry-level guidance in designing a Bodywork surface using the CATIA CAD package.
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Trackside Aerodynamics
This course takes you through what track aerodynamic testing involves. Learn about the tools used to collect aerodynamic data and how to interpret this information effectively. Practice the same techniques that aerodynamicists use at the racetrack, gaining skills in adjusting car setups based on real data.
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Numerical Methods CFD
Numerical Methods in CFD will help you use and understand the equations, principles, and algorithms used to simulate fluid flows in high-speed racing teams. Understand the mathematical principles of CFD simulations and learn to troubleshoot common errors. Learn to set up simulations, analyse complex fluid flows, and become a proficient CFD engineer.
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Vehicle Dynamics in F1
Deep dive on the main tasks that an engineer undertakes in an F1: understanding the vehicle model, simulation methodology and correlation, use of the 7-post shaker rig and KC rig, as well as the development of the time simulation tools for suspension performance.
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Vehicle Dynamics Modelling and Simulation
This course provides a detailed overview of vehicle dynamics theory, and its application through dynamical system models built using MATLAB/Simulink. A wide range of topics is covered, including tire dynamics, lateral, longitudinal, vertical/ride dynamics, and suspension considerations, through detailed case studies.
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Lap-Time Simulation with ChassisSim
In this course, you learn how Lap-Time Simulation software can be used effectively to ensure that you extract as much performance as possible. Using a combination of ChassisSim and MoTeC, you will have the opportunity to learn about the key concepts used when preparing for a race.
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Performance Engineering in F1
This course provides a deep dive into the main tasks of a Performance Engineer in the setting of Formula 1 team, covering systems, metrics, simulation, and activities occurring prior to, during, and after race events.
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Data Engineering in Formula 3
This course provides insight into Data Engineering in Formula 3, exploring the great variation and scope within the role; whilst giving guidance on how to tackle several challenges brought about by what is a very diverse and important position for any trackside operation. Data is a great way in which engineers can join the Motorsport ladder.
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Trackside Engineering in Formula E
Insight into trackside engineering, exploring the many unique aspects of the series, and giving guidance on how to tackle several challenges brought about by the world’s first all-electric single-seater championship. Performance Engineering and Race Strategy, exploring the specific elements that are unique to Formula E.
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Race Engineering in LMP
This course offers a comprehensive journey into the strategic and technical aspects of Le Mans Prototype (LMP) race engineering, where innovation meets high-speed competition. Uncover the secrets behind engineering winning strategies for high-performance machines!
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Tyre Performance Engineering
In this course, you’ll see the dynamic world of Tyre Performance Engineering! Designed to provide you with a deep understanding of the key principles, technologies, and strategies behind optimizing the performance and safety of racing tyres, you’ll learn about working as a tyre engineer.
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Race Strategy in Endurance Racing
Uncover the pivotal role played by Strategy Engineers in achieving peak performance for racing teams. This course is a hands-on workshop for how decision-making happens on and off the track.
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Free Intro Course 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, and the common paths to achieving a successful career in Formula 1. Click here to read more 
Research & Development in F1
Explore the cutting-edge world of Formula 1 Research and Development in this self-paced course. Delve into the technological innovations that drive the fastest racing machines on the planet. Uncover the principles of aerodynamics, materials science, and advanced simulations utilized to optimize performance and enhance safety.
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Introduction to Partnership Marketing in F1
This course uses real-world examples to showcase the brand-building power of sports, especially Formula 1. Dive into the blend of engineering and marketing, explore past successes, and peek into e-sports. It combines a wealth of sources and the instructor’s deep industry knowledge for a concise, engaging learning experience.
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Composite Design Engineering in F1
This course provides valuable insight into the role of a Composite Design Engineer within F1, exploring the responsibilities and key considerations for the development of a world-class race car.
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Project Management in F1
Explore various aspects of programme management, including planning, scheduling, resource allocation, risk management, and stakeholder communication, with a specific focus on how these concepts relate to the dynamic and high-pressure environment of Formula 1.
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Why are ME Self-Paced courses are the way to go?

What to expect?

Flexible learning schedule

Lifetime course access

Certification upon completion to boost your CV

Join our Exclusive Community of Motorsport Professionals and over over 10.000 Enthusiasts!

Do you prefer LIVE learning?

Check out our Career Accelerator Programs that are done over the course of several weeks via LIVE sessions, aimed at improving your skills and boosting your CV.

FAQ

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 info@motorsportengineer.net and we will be happy to provide further guidance.

Softwares required are 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. Courses last between 4 to 8 hours, including guided lectures and individual work. Also, our courses are totally flexible and you can progress at your own pace.
Yes! A personalised certificate with your name and course subject will be provided once you successfully complete the course. This is a great way to show you have learnt from industry experts and allows you to differentiate from other engineers in the sector.
Our courses can be accessed indefinitely once acquired. We believe this is important as the content of the course you complete can be helpful at some point in your career.

If you are a group of students interested in one or more courses please contact us at info@motorsportengineer.net.

We are working hard to offer a series of courses grouped by specialist area (Aerodynamics, Composite Design, Vehicle Dynamics, etc). More details will be shared soon.

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 our instructors is vital, and you will be able to interact with them during the course through our platform.

Keep in mind that asking 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.

This is a private service offered on a case-by-case basis. If you are interested in this, please send us an email to info@motorsportengineer.net 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 at our inbox.

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.
4. Feel free to contact us at info@motorsportengineer.net should you require further assistance.

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