Career outlook for car valet
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Currently employed in Scotland
What's it like?
You would make sure that people’s cars are clean inside and out so they look as good as new.
You’d use high-pressured hoses to wash the outside of the car and polish the metalwork with special waxes to make it shiny.
- Wash down the outside of the car to remove dirt and mud
- Polish the windows, wheels, door handles and mirrors
- Vacuum and shampoo the seats and carpets
- Wax and polish the surfaces
- Apply gels and other finishes to bumpers and trims
- Steam-clean the engine, frame and wheel arches
You might need to collect vehicles and deliver them back to the owners when they have been cleaned.
You could be based in one place or work from a mobile unit which contains water, a generator, a power washer and wet/dry vacuum cleaner.
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