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Tyre, exhaust or windscreen fitter

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

Tasks

  • 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.

Typical Education Level

Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 4% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* This is not likely to lead to a great demand for new workers due to retirement

*This is based on national data

£16,380

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for tyre, exhaust or windscreen fitter is £16,380

270 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 270. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

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Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for tyre, exhaust or windscreen fitter roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £16,380 per year. That is about £1,365 per month or £8.40 per hour. New workers generally start on £14,458, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £33,676

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 270 people are employed in the region.

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