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Garage managers and proprietors plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the day-to-day running of garages and specialist vehicle maintenance and repair establishments.


  • Determines staffing, financial, material and other short- and long-term requirements
  • Ensures that necessary spare parts, materials and equipment are available or obtainable at short notice
  • Arranges for maintenance staff to perform necessary maintenance and repair work on vehicles or motorcycles
  • Checks completed work for compliance with safety and other statutory regulations
  • Maintains records of repair work to detect recurrent faults
  • Provides information about garage merchandise for staff and customers
  • Ensures the business accounts are maintained.

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-set entry requirements, although some employers may require GCSEs/S grades or vocational qualifications such as Automotive NVQs/SVQs at level 3. Off- and on-the-job training is provided.

What could I earn?

Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £39,000 per annum and can progress up to £79,000 per annum.

Is it in growth or decline?

There are currently 3,441 employed Garage Managers & Proprietors in the region.

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