Wiltshire College has a £500,000 purpose-built motorsport facility based at Castle Combe racetrack, which was opened in July 2006 by North Wiltshire MP James Gray.
The facility is the first circuit-based motorsport engineering centre in the UK and used to deliver a by Wiltshire College for its students on the National Diploma in Motor Sport Engineering and Technology courses. Currently, over 100 students are be involved in the courses.
The 6,500 square-foot centre includes two classrooms, six car workshops and an engine and a machine workshop and providing students with the opportunity to work in real-world environment and gain experience of working in the motorsport arena in preparation for gaining employment.
Our dedicated staff have years of experience working in racing and rallying and we work very closely with the Motorsport industry to provide students with the opportunity to work alongside qualified engineers.
- To provide high quality, relevant training to give our students the 'competitive edge' in the job market
- To equip our students with a range of transferable skills which will enable them to gain employment in many sectors of Engineering
- To provide a motivated workforce with relevant training who will be able to work effectively for an employer
- To be at the forefront of integrating education with employment and technological innovation