Motor industry training courses

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Motor industry

The following can help you find a course to become a licensed repairer, dealer, yard manager or salesperson in the motor vehicle industry

Motor Vehicle Certified Repairers

To be a certified motor vehicle repairer, applicants must demonstrate they are sufficiently qualified in each class of repair work for which they are applying.  

Motor Vehicle Yard Managers and Salespersons

Motor vehicle yard managers and salespersons must be licensed to operate in WA.

Applicants must have sufficient knowledge of the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act 1973 and therefore must have completed the following training course relevant to the licence being applied for:

Motor Vehicle Yard Manager – Dealer / Yard Manager Licence Requirements Course

Motor Vehicle Salesperson – Salesperson’s Course

Training providers delivering these courses must be recognised by the Commissioner for Consumer Protection. The courses delivered by the following Registered Training Organisations are currently accepted by the Commissioner:

Please note that training materials used for the courses remain, at all times, the property of the Department.

Motor Vehicle Dealers

Motor vehicle dealers must be licensed to operate in WA.

Individual applicants, and the qualifying director/s or partner/s of a company or partnership applicant, must have sufficient knowledge of the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act 1973. The required training course is the Dealer / Yard Manager Licence Requirements Course.

The requirement to complete the course will depend on the applicant’s previous experience and current licence status, as follows:

  • If you have never been previously licensed under the Act or are currently licensed as a salesperson, you must complete the course.
  • If you are currently licensed as a yard manager, or have held a yard manager’s licence within the last 5 years, you do not need to complete the course again.
  • If you were the qualifying director/partner of a licensed dealership within the last 5 years, you do not need to complete the course again.

The qualifying director/partner is the person that has knowledge of the Act to enable a licence to be granted to the licensed company/partnership.

Training providers delivering the above course must be recognised by the Commissioner for Consumer Protection. The course delivered by the following Registered Training Organisations are currently accepted by the Commissioner:

Please note that training materials used for the courses remain, at all times, the property of the Department.

Motor vehicles contact information

For further information about any of the above certification, licences or approvals, contact the Licensing Branch:

  • Phone on 1300 304 064
  • Email

 

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