Tyre, Exhaust and Windscreen Fitters

Tyre, exhaust and windscreen fitters fit, repair and adjust tyres, exhausts and windscreens on cars, buses, motorcycles and other motor vehicles.

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£ 17,357
£ 27,144
£ 42,351

Available jobs

In the past year there were 12,882 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?

  • Replaces faulty parts of exhaust and refits exhaust or windscreen to vehicle.

  • Inflates tyre to correct pressure, refits wheel to axle and balances wheel using balancing machine.

  • Separates tyre from wheel and fits replacement tyre using automatic machine or by using a wheel stand and hand tools.

  • Removes wheel, exhaust or windscreen using semi-automatic machinery or hand and power tools.

  • Carries out inspection and assesses the nature and extent of repair necessary.

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.

  • Tire Repairs

  • Balancing (Ledger/Billing)

  • Safety Standards

  • Suspension (Vehicle)

  • Oil And Gas

  • Brakes

  • Stock Control

  • Vehicle Inspection

  • Occupational Safety And Health

  • Housekeeping

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

  • Time Management

  • Communication

  • English Language

  • Self-Motivation

  • Detail Oriented

  • Strong Work Ethic

  • Willingness To Learn

  • Teamwork

  • Sales

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.