Wayne Hargreaves

Programme Leader, BEng Automotive Degrees

Wayne Hargreaves


Wayne is currently working towards a Master’s in Mechanical Engineering at Lancaster University.

Prior to teaching at B&FC he worked in the automotive industry, gaining Master Technician status while employed by Vauxhall Motors.

He is currently in his fifteenth year of teaching at B&FC and has taught motor vehicle studies at a variety of levels, including work-based tutoring. For the last ten years however, he has concentrated solely on delivering degree programmes.

In his spare time, Wayne runs his own Motocross team with his two young children.

Expert In...

• computational fluid mechanics
• data logging and analysis
• motor vehicle technology

Courses I Teach

Qualifications and Accolades

• Certificate of Education - Lancaster University (at B&FC)
• Assessor Unit
• C & G Basic Turning
• IMI Supervisory Management Level 3
• City & Guilds Motor Vehicle Levels 1-3 (Distinction)
• CD-adapco Calendar Competition winner
• Race Car Dynamics & Data Acquisition
• Race Car Set-up
• GT Suite
• Claude Rouelle seminar
• CD-adapco - Star Design
• Motec i2 Data Analysis

Industry Background

Motor Vehicle Technician and Master Technician with over 15 years’ experience of the automotive industry.

Professional Activities

Why B&FC?

I really enjoyed working in the automotive industry, particularly the ‘hands on’ side of things, but after 15 years I decided it was time to pass on my knowledge and experience and gain new insights as well.


“If you don’t know why you are winning you won’t know why you are losing.”