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Tyre, exhaust and windscreen fitters

Average National Salaries (2017)

Age 20

£14,040 pile of coins

Age 35

£21,840 pile of coins

Age 50

£23,400 pile of coins
Average salary in the East Midlands: £20,280

What does this career do?

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

Typical tasks

  • carries out inspection and assesses the nature and extent of repair necessary
  • removes wheel, exhaust or windscreen using semi-automatic machinery or hand and power tools
  • separates tyre from wheel and fits replacement tyre using automatic machine or by using a wheel stand and hand tools
  • inflates tyre to correct pressure, refits wheel to axle and balances wheel using balancing machine
  • replaces faulty parts of exhaust and refits exhaust or windscreen to vehicle.

Current entry requirements

There are no formal academic entry requirements. Training is typically provided on-the-job, or through training programmes within larger companies. NVQs/SVQs in Vehicle Maintenance (Service Replacement) are available at Levels 1 and 2.

Percentage in work

  • Employed

  • Unemployed

Male
(2018)
Female
(2018)

Due to insufficient sample sizes, some data was excised.

Predicted employment status in 2022

  • Full-time

Predicted employment levels in the East Midlands

Career related courses available at West Notts

About the statistics

Data is powered by LMI for All and is sourced from labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the Institute for Employment Research, the Department for Works and Pensions, and the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

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*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
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