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Carpet and Upholstery Cleaner

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A carpet and upholstery cleaner cleans carpets, chairs, sofas and other soft furnishings in offices, shops and private homes.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

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

The starting salary is often based on the National Minimum Wage (NMW).

As of 1 April 2019 the National Minimum Wage is £4.35 an hour for workers aged 16 to 17, £6.15 an hour for workers aged 18 to 20 and £7.70 an hour for workers aged 21 to 24. The National Living Wage is £8.21 for workers aged 25 and over. This can rise to £9.00 an hour. Income often depends on commission.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
2190
0.4 %
RISE
2024
2199
  United Kingdom
2019
26048
1.5 %
RISE
2024
26448

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What Does it Take?

You should be:

You should have:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

British Institute of Cleaning Science
Tel: 01604 678710
E-mail: info@bics.org.uk
Website: http://www.bics.org.uk
Twitter: @BICSc_UK
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheBICSc/

National Carpet Cleaners Association (NCCA)
Tel: 0116 271 9550
E-mail: info@ncca.co.uk
Website: http://www.ncca.co.uk/
Twitter: @NCCA__
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NCCAcarpetcleaning

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