Find Your career in Motorsports

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Motorsports mechanics education combines two strong Finnish brands, motorsports and vocational education. In spite of its small size Finland has produced a great amount of rally drivers, formula 1 pilots, and other track pilots as well as motorbike drivers in various motorsports series. Throughout the years Finland has gained outstanding results in international educational comparisons and the vocational education is in the world class as well.

During the training planning process Kouvola Adult Education Center has had an honour to co-operate with the best experts in the field of motor sports mechanics, and based on that knowledge we have tailored the most extraordinary education program. The education program as such could not have been found anywhere else.

The program is aimed for persons who have good basic knowledge, practical skills and a previous suitable degree, and who are truly interested in working in the hectic and exiting world of motor sports. Working in the field of top sports and motor sport especially requires good attitude, commitment and hard-working touch at work.

Working life training period is organized in co-operation with formula 4 series in Russia, Estonia and Finland. This gives a great opportunity to get acquainted with the real and hectic world of motor sports.

MOTORSPORTS MECHANICS EDUCATION

Motorsports mechanics are working around the world in the most action packed environments.

To be one of them; choose the motorsports mechanics education in Kouvola Adult Education Centre Finland.

We will offer you high quality vocational training, knowledge of competition car technology and opportunities to work within different areas of motorsports world.

TARGET GROUP

The program is aimed for persons who have good basic knowledge of automotive technology, practical skills in car mechanics and a previous degree in car mechanics (or corresponding).  Language skills are essential (English preferred, other languages are an asset).  Training language is English.

TRAINING PROGRAM

The motorsports mechanics training program consists of three (3) modules: basic studies, working life training period and advanced studies (including additional skills studies).  Training language is English.

Basic studies January 8, 2018 – April 30, 2018 (preliminary schedule)

  • Car technology
  • Welding
  • Machining
  • Materials
  • Competition Car Electrics
  • Composite Structures
  • Metal Failures and Analysis
  • Competition Car Structures
  • Competition Car Set Up
  • First Aid and Safety at Work
  • English

 

 

 

Working life training period May 1, 2018 – September 30, 2018

Advanced studies October 1, 2018 – December 1, 2018

Additional Skills

  • English
  • German
  • Physical Training and Nutrition Knowledge

PRICE

EU citizens 2 100 €
non EU citizens 15 000 €

The price does not include living or maintenance costs.

HOW TO APPLY

Link to application form: Application form, Motorsport Application period closes on October 27.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information on the training program, please contact Mr Pasi Kahelin by email pasi.kahelin@kvlakk.fi

VOCATIONAL ADULT EDUCATION CENTRE KOUVOLA, FINLAND

Adult Education Centre Kouvola is the leading and most versatile adult vocational training centre in the area of Kymenlaakso, in the south-east part of Finland. We have c. 3500 students involved in various training activities annually. The Centre is maintained by a foundation and employs about 100 people.

Our business idea is to develop, market and put into practise high quality adult education and services needed by students and economic life as well as to support lifelong learning.

Vocational Adult Education Centre Kouvola offers a wide range of learning and training opportunities for individuals and work teams to enhance their skills. Our education programmes focus on skills and expertise that are essential in the modern working life.

We invest in development work as well: continuous improvement, co-operation with working life partners and an international element are essential in our vocational education development work.

For businesses we offer a number of different services nationally and internationally

  • competency & qualification mapping
  • individual and organisational study plans
  • co-operation in multiple development projects
  • consultancy in various fields i.e. IT, Innovation and sustainability
  • tailored education programs for companies

To learn more about the city of Kouvola, please visit www.kouvola.fi, www.visitkouvola.fi