Potential Career Paths for Car Enthusiasts

by  |  On December 3rd, 2018  |  In Tips & Guides

Are cars one of the things that motivate you everyday and get you going? If so, you may want to turn your passion into a career and pursue something within the car or automobile industry. There are so many different career paths that you can take depending on what your preference is. However, sometimes to find that preference you have to explore and see what options are out there. You could decide you want to become a salesman or go into leasing cars.

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The career paths below may give you the inspiration you need to get started on your desire to make a mark.

Truck Driving:

If you enjoy driving, then becoming a vehicle driver is a career you may enjoy. Depending on your level of experience and who you work for, it could prove to be a lucrative job. Consider large goods vehicle driving which will require that you’re at least 18 and have a driver’s license.

As expected, you’d need excellent driving skills, road safety knowledge, and good customer service skills to become a vehicle driver.There is also room for career progression as well, so it isn’t a dead-end job.

Transport Machinery:

Machinery is needed in just about any sector, so by transporting it, you can make good money. You would likely need to own or know how to operate a plant trailer, however, the good news is they’re easy to maintain.To get a job transporting machinery, start by applying to private businesses and looking or vacancies. Alternatively, you could start one of your own by buying the equipment you need and getting the right licensing.

Car Salesman

If you’re good at selling, becoming a car salesman is an option worth exploring. The good thing about this job is that it usually has low entry level requirements, so you shouldn’t need too much experience,to begin with. However, basic sales knowledge should help. However, if you want to work for well-established dealerships, you may need a proven track record. The top skills you need are confidence, resilience, rapport building, as well as active listening and an entrepreneurial spirit.

You could earn a lot if you’re good at what you do. It’s also a chance to learn about a range of different cars and interact with customers from various walks of life too.

Dealership Owner

If you are a true entrepreneur at heart, you should think about becoming a dealership owner. It’s a way to pick and choose the cars you sell based on customer demand. You could choose to stick with selling used cars if you don’t want to end up with a hefty bill in startup costs.

Alternatively, if you’ve got the capital, go all out and sell brand new cars. As a dealership owner, it’s possible you need licenses to operate as well as insurance amongst other legal requirements. You can make a steady income if you focus on developing the right strategy and learn from success call dealerships.

Will Hemner is a passionate travel, tech and lifestyle writer living in London. With extensive journalistic experience writing for magazines and newspapers, there’s not much Will isn’t comfortable writing about. When not frantically writing, Will can be found playing football or enjoying a pint down at the pub with friends.

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