“Our practical lessons show us a realistic work environment and it’s good to study the theory of a topic and then put it into use.”Gemma, Motor Vehicle
Driving Preparation, go-karting and hands-on learning are all on offer at Sparsholt, supported by the latest industry standard equipment and our motor vehicle workshops, opened by formula 1 legends Ross Brawn and Jody Scheckter.
Our talented team of staff are all industry trained and therefore ensure you have the practical knowledge and skills to work in the industry or progress to higher level study.
The department as achieved 100% achievement for every students for the last three years.
Level 1 and 2 fitting principles students take part in a ‘Top Gear Go-karting;’ fastest lap challenge throughout the year. The courses and activities will develop personal and life skills, and include a community project helping local charities.
We are exploring basic electric and hybrid car technology to further improve our students’ employment prospects.
“My passion for motor vehicle began on a Youth Training Scheme in Cyprus in the 1980s. I spent 18 years in HM Forces as a vehicle Mechanic/Instructor in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. I have taught Mechanical Engineering for 10 years in further education. I am committed to passing on my knowledge and skills to enable students to follow their chosen path.”