Motor vehicle breakdown engineers, also known as roadside recovery or assistance technicians, help people whose vehicles have broken down or failed to start.
In this job you would need to have a thorough knowledge of vehicles. You would also need to have good people skills and the ability to explain technical issues in a simple way to non-experts.
Employers would normally look for people with a background as a motor vehicle technician. Breakdown companies often ask for a minimum of three years' experience. A driving licence is essential, and for some work you may need an LGV licence. You may be able to get into this job through an Apprenticeship scheme.