# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Motorsports Technology III (8511/36 weeks, 280 hours)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Motorsports Technology III (8511/36 weeks, 280 hours)

Course Description

Course Code:8511
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks, 280 hours
Suggested Grade Levels:12
Prerequisites:Motorsports Technology II (8510/36 weeks, 280 hours)

In Motorsports Technology III, students develop advanced skills as they prepare for careers in motorsports technology and the racing industry. Students gain practical experience in vehicle setup, vehicle assembly, and autobody procedures. Emphasis is placed on assembly of high-performance engines and components. In addition, students explore motorsports safety principles and the business aspects of the motorsports industry.

Note: Motorsports Technology III may be offered as a complement to an existing concentration sequence in any Career Cluster. In some instances, where noted, it may be combined with specific courses to create concentration sequences.

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

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

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.