COURSE CODE: 8511

Motorsports Technology III

SCED Code: 20105
Virginia Extended Description: III
Suggested Grade Level: 12
Duration: 36 Weeks
Hours: 280
OSHA Compliance Required?: Yes
CTSO: SkillsUSA
Non-Traditional?: F

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 auto body 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. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

Class Size Regulation

The Virginia Administrative Code regulates the class size for this course. For additional information, see 8VAC20-120-150, "Maximum class size," or contact the Virginia Department of Education Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education at cte@doe.virginia.gov.
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Career Clusters

Pathway Occupation
Facility and Mobile Equipment Maintenance
  • Automotive Body and Related Repairer
  • Automotive Service Technician, Mechanic
  • Electrical and Electronic Installer
  • Electrical and Electronic Repairer
  • Marine Watercraft Repair and Maintenance Worker
  • Service Technician
  • Small Engine Mechanic

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