If your passion is for all things cars, a career in the motor industry could be for you. With several different disciplines for you to choose from and over 39 million vehicles on the UK’s roads, there’s no shortage of work to go round.

This industry is also fast changing, with new emerging technologies and the move towards hybrid and electric vehicles, there’s the opportunity to be at the forefront of modern practices and to keep developing new skills throughout your career. From being employed within big or small businesses, or even running your own business, there are a number of options available that will allow you to carve a career to suit your own skills, abilities and ambitions.

Skills required

  • Knowledge of engineering science and technology
  • Attention to detail
  • Works well with hands
  • Problem solving

Example career options

  • Mechanic
  • Auto Electrician
  • Vehicle Maintenance Technician
  • Body Repair Technician