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Overview

Carpet Cleaners cleans carpet, rugs and furniture upholstery using powder, liquid and steam cleaning methods, and apply soil-repellent chemicals and deodorants.

Day-to-day

  • cleans carpets and upholstered furniture using cleaning machines and their attachments
  • selects and applies cleaning agents to remove stains from carpets and other surfaces
  • fills carpet cleaning machines with water and other cleaning agents
  • pushes pile-lifting machines over carpets and brushes pile to raise and fluff nap
  • treats carpets with soil-repellent chemicals and deodorants, and treats for pests.

Considerations

  • requires driving.

To become a Carpet Cleaner

  • You can work as a Carpet Cleaner without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A certificate II or III in carpet cleaning operations might be helpful.

Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

  • Sales

  • Organisational Skills

  • Customer Service

  • Pest Control

  • Heavy Lifting

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