Male car detail washes a back sedan in a car wash garage

Car Detailer

Car Detailers wash and clean exteriors and interiors of motor vehicles, and touch up paint work, glass and upholstery to prepare them for sale or rent.

Overview

Car Detailers wash and clean exteriors and interiors of motor vehicles, and touch up paint work, glass and upholstery to prepare them for sale or rent.

Day-to-day

  • washing, drying, polishing and waxing vehicle exteriors
  • vacuuming vehicle interiors, and drycleaning carpets and upholstery
  • applying cleaning agents to remove stains from vehicle interiors
  • washing tyres and wheel arches, and blackening tyres
  • washing and polishing vehicle windows
  • emptying and cleaning compartments in vehicles
  • may make minor repairs and touch up finishes to remove scratches.

Considerations

  • working outdoors.

Occupation snapshot
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$868 / week
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Stable
Apprenticeships may be available

To become a Car Detailer

  • You can work as a Car Detailer without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided.

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