Garage Managers and Proprietors

Garage managers and proprietors plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the day-to-day running of garages and specialist vehicle maintenance and repair establishments.


New workers
£ 16,386
£ 34,402
£ 63,469

Available jobs

In the past year there were 19,008 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Ensures the business accounts are maintained.

  • Provides information about garage merchandise for staff and customers.

  • Maintains records of repair work to detect recurrent faults.

  • Checks completed work for compliance with safety and other statutory regulations.

  • Arranges for maintenance staff to perform necessary maintenance and repair work on vehicles or motorcycles.

  • Ensures that necessary spare parts, materials and equipment are available or obtainable at short notice.

  • Determines staffing, financial, material and other short- and long-term requirements.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Invoicing

  • Paint Sprayers

  • Housekeeping

  • Profit And Loss (P&L) Management

  • Production Management

  • Supplier Relationship Management

  • Workflow Management

  • Booking (Sales)

  • Painting

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Customer Service

  • Management

  • Leadership

  • Communications

  • Sales

  • Operations

  • Supervision

  • Business Acumen

  • People Management

  • Training And Development

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.