If fixing cars has always been a passion of yours, you’ll find lots of opportunities for a career in the automotive sector. By 2020, there’s expected to be an additional 10,000 jobs across the industry, so studying the skills you’ll need now will put you in a great position in the future! Garages of all shapes and sizes require qualified vehicle technicians, with many needing those with specialisms in paint work, electrics, body work and exhaust fitting. You could even set your sights on managing and then owning a garage, as you’ll learn the necessary leadership and business skills with us too!
Top Career Opportunities
Vehicle paint technicians
Average Salary £27,560
Vehicle technicians, mechanics & electricians
Average Salary £29,640
Vehicle body builders & repairers
Average Salary £26,000
Vehicle & parts salespersons and advisers
Average Salary £23,400
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Motor Vehicle Parts Person
Accident Repair Technician
Automotive Glazing Technician
Bus & Coach Engineering Technician
Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician
Motor Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician
If you love tinkering with cars and are never happier than when you’re wearing overalls and figuring out how things work, a career in the automotive industry could be just around the corner.