Automotive mechanics are responsible for the servicing and repair of vehicles such as cars and vans.
Responsibilities might include carrying out routine vehicle checks and repairs. This role also requires the ability to accurately estimate the time and cost of repairs and to road test vehicles once work is complete. Mechanics also carry out MOTs and services.
To find out more about the role of a mechanic, including the qualifications and skills required, take a look at our job description.
- Motor Mechanic
- HGV Mechanic
- LGV Mechanic
- Van Mechanic
- MET (Mechanical, Electrical, Trim)
The average salary for a vehicle technician is £29,054.01*. Starting salaries are usually around £18,000.
*InAutomotive data from 2018