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Footpath Sweeper Courses

A Footpath Sweeper maintains footpaths and walkways in a range of settings. Depending on the situation, you might use manual sweeping methods such as brooms or you might use electric equipment such as leaf blowers or blower vacs. Footpath Sweepers might keep to a regular maintenance schedule or attend to specific cleaning incidents when required.

Footpath Sweepers should be able to keep up with the physical demands of their job. You might have to work irregular hours and work a range of shifts. Footpath Sweepers should be able to work as part of a team and be able to follow directions well.

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Popular Footpath Sweeper Courses

There are 3 courses available for people who want to become a Footpath Sweeper.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Footpath Sweeper earn?

In Australia, a full time Footpath Sweeper generally earns $850 per week ($44,200 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Footpath Sweeper?

Employment numbers in this industry have remained stable in recent years. There are currently 530 people working in this field in Australia compared to 560 five years ago. Footpath Sweepers may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Labour Market Insights

How do I become a Footpath Sweeper?

If you’re interested in a career as a Footpath Sweeper, consider enrolling in a Certificate I in Construction. You could also think about a Certificate II in Construction or a Certificate II in Construction Pathways.

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