Tyre Fitter

Job Description

Tyre Fitters specialise in fitting, maintenance, repair and replacement of tyres on a range of motor vehicles, most commonly cars, motorbikes, vans, trucks, agricultural vehicles, buses and coaches. Tyre fitters typically work at auto repair shops, garages and tyre fitting centres.

Careers Ladder


Formal qualifications are not required however, they may be useful.

You can also become a tyre fitter and repairer through an apprenticeship or traineeship. Entry requirements may vary, but employers generally require Year 10

Consider a course in Certificate II in Automotive Tyre Servicing Technology.


  • Autonomy
  • Communicator
  • Dedicated
  • Precise
  • Problem Solving
  • Reliability
  • Team Player
  • Thorough

Key Skills

  • Interested in motor vehicles
  • Good mechanical skills
  • Knowledge of tools and automotive machinery
  • Knowledge of vehicle suspension and brake components

Future Prospects

You may like to think about moving on from this career, some transferable skills can be utilised in roles such as;