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Shoe Repairer

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Shoe repairers mend shoes and bags. Some also cut keys, replace watch straps and watch batteries and engrave items such as nameplates and pet tags.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting pay is often based on the National Minimum Wage (NMW) or the National Living Wage (NLW).

As of 1 April 2024 the National Minimum Wage is £6.40 an hour for workers under 18, £8.60 an hour for workers aged 18 to 20. The National Living Wage for those aged 21 and over is £11.44 an hour.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2024
355
1.7 %
RISE
2029
361
  United Kingdom
2024
4375
4.1 %
RISE
2029
4554

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What Does it Take?

You should be:

Training

Training is on the job.

Getting On

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Society of Master Shoe Repairers
Tel: 07871 601085
E-mail: info@somsr.com
Website: https://www.somsr.com/
Twitter: @SOMSR_UK
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SOMSRUK/

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