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Tyre Fitter

Fits, repairs and replaces tyres on motor vehicles.


Tasks Include:


  • removing old and damaged parts and cleaning surrounding areas on vehicles
  • fitting batteries and installing accessories such as sun roofs, stereos and alarms
  • removing damaged glass, trimming strips and rubber seals from window frames and mountings on motor vehicles, positioning new windscreens and glass windows on frames and attaching and sealing them
  • inspecting, removing and repairing muffler mountings, and fitting new mufflers, extractors and exhaust pipes
  • removing radiators from vehicles and cleaning and repairing them
  • installing new or repaired radiators into vehicles and repairing and replacing other units in the cooling system such as thermostats, head gaskets and water pumps
  • inspecting tyres to determine which repair action to implement and repairing punctures in tubes and tubeless tyres
  • operating air driven equipment to remove and refit tyres and tubes on vehicles
Job prospects for Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters in Victoria

Occupations in the Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters group include Autoglazier, Exhaust and Muffler Repairer, Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitter (General), Radiator Repairer and Tyre Fitter.

Employment prospects
There are currently 3,300 Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this occupation is expected to grow. Employment prospects for the next five years are strong.

Average weekly wage
$814.40

Hourly earnings
$20.60

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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