Motorsports Technology I (8509/36 weeks, 140 hours)
|Duration:||36 weeks, 140 hours|
|Suggested Grade Levels:||10–11|
Motorsports Technology I provides a foundation in the principles of racecar fabrication and all facets of the racing industry. Technical aspects of the course include skill development in vehicle assembly using specialty tools and welding. Students explore the motorsports technology industry and identify careers in the field.
As noted in Superintendent’s Memo #058-17 (2-28-2017), this Career and Technical Education (CTE) course must maintain a maximum pupil-to-teacher ratio of 20 students to one teacher, due to safety regulations. The 2016-2018 biennial budget waiver of the teacher-to-pupil ratio staffing requirement does not apply.
Career Clusters and Pathways
For federal reporting (choose one)
- Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
- Facility and Mobile Equipment Maintenance
- College and Work Readiness Assessment (CWRA+)
- Core: Introductory Craft Skills Entry-Level Assessment
- Customer Service Examination
- Customer Service Specialist (CSS) Examination
- Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) Examination
- Gas Metal Arc Welding Examination
- Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) Examination
- National Career Readiness Certificate Assessment
- Professional Communications Certification Examination
- SENSE Training Program Certification Examination (Level 1, Entry-Level Welder)
- Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Examination
- Welding Assessment
- Welding Examination
- Welding Level One Entry-Level Assessment
- Workplace Readiness Skills for the Commonwealth Examination
A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.
Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.