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Car Detailing Workers

Descriptions & Duties

  • Car Detailing Workers clean, polish and wax vehicles.

Generic Competencies

Physical Abilities

Physical abilities

  • Physical strength
  • Eye hand coordination / precision / dexterity


Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required


Technology Skills

Technology skills

  • Computer literacy
  • Application of technology


Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required


Cognitive Abilities

Cognitive abilities

  • Creativity
  • Visualisation
  • Logical thinking


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Comprehension And Expression

Comprehension and expression skills

  • Reading comprehension
  • Oral / written expression


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Social Skills

Social skills

  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Persuasion


Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required


Organisation And Execution Skills

Organisation and execution skills

  • Planning
  • Organising
  • Judgement
  • Decision making


Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required


Problem Solving Skills

Problem solving skills

  • Ability to solve simple and complex problems effectively and efficiently


Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required


Management Skills

Management skills

  • Leadership
  • Management of finance / time / people / other resources


Importance:1 (Max:5) 

Skill is rarely required


Trade Specific Competencies

Technical knowledge and skills in vehicle maintenance

Car Detailing Workers must understand the cleanser/caring products applicable for different materials to carry out cleaning and other cosmetic maintenance work for vehicle body and interior finishing.

Detail oriented skills

Car Detailing Workers should follow the recommended procedures to handle chemicals for washing purposes and operate general cleaning/vehicle detailing equipment.

General Requirements

Academic qualification

  • On-the-job training or completion of the relevant training courses such as Vehicle Body Wrapping


  • 1 to 2 years of relevant work experience

Career Path & Salary

Private Sector

Monthly Salary $8,000-$20,000

Monthly Salary $10,000-$25,000

Monthly Salary $15,000-$35,000

Monthly Salary $20,000-over $45,000

Related Education & Training

Skill Enhancement Courses

Work Environment

  • Car Detailing Workers normally work in workshops or car parks. They need to follow precautions and wear protective equipment.


  • Car Polishing and Detailing Kit

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