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 Online Dealer Licence Course - $435 inc GST - Click Here 

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Get your Western Australian Motor Vehicle Salesperson Licence. Fast!

Delivered by the Motor Trade Association of WA (MTA WA), the number one choice for West Australian dealerships, training over 350 salespeople, yard managers and dealers each year.

We're the only trainer with decades of experience and in-depth knowledge of the WA Motor Vehicle Dealers Act. Nobody knows the WA automotive industry like MTA WA.

Read more below, or you can get started now!

Choose from Online or In-House

Check out the dates for in-house training courses at the bottom of this page 

Increase your chances of success as a salesperson by choosing the WA automotive industry experts, MTA WA. The WA automotive industry is filled with opportunities, and choosing the right training provider is your first step to a successful career.

Our courses are developed and delivered by trainers with decades of automotive retail experience. We're in daily contact with dealers and the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) which means we have the most up-to-date knowledge of what is happening in WA automotive retail.

We know that it can be confusing working your way through the web of regulation, that’s why our industry experts are available every step of the way, to help you with your study, passing the exam, your licence application and

Getting your WA Salesperson Licence

If you’re planning to pursue a career as a salesperson in the automotive retail industry you’ll need to get the WA Motor Vehicle Sales Person Licence.

It is a legal requirement in Western Australia that everyone who acts as an automotive salesperson, holds a current licence – and MTA WA’s online and in-house courses provide you with the correct industry knowledge you need to the licence you need.

Our courses provide you with all of the knowledge required by the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety to pass the exam and demonstrate to the Commissioner for Consumer Protection that you are competent to hold a licence

Automotive Retail Licences in Western Australia

Western Australia – Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (Click for more information)

The Motor Trade Association of WA Motor Vehicle Salesperson training fulfils the requirements to become a licensed salesperson in Western Australia.

When you complete the course you’ll receive a certificate and take the first steps towards a successful automotive retail career.

We’re a Western Australian based specialist automotive Registered Training Organisation (RTO 0627) with a training heritage going back to 1984.

WA Motor Vehicle Salesperson Licence Training

We know that one size doesn't fit everyone which is why we deliver all of our courses online or in person; so that you can do the course that best meets your needs.

Whether you choose our online or in-house course you’ll be supported by industry specialist trainers with decades of experience in the WA automotive industry. If needed we’ll visit you in the workplace and we also provide guidance on the correct use of industry forms.

The course covers the following:

  • The legal requirements for motor vehicle salespeople under the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act 1973
  • The roles of the Departments of Transport; Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety; and Consumer Protection Division
  • Statutory warranty obligations on the sale of used vehicles.
  • Australian Consumer Law and its application on vehicle sales.
  • The correct use and completion of required documentation in the acquisition and sale of motor vehicles.
  • General information relating to trade plates; law of contract; trading hours; motor vehicle advertising; and workplace health and safety.

Online or In-House Course?

Our in-house course has all of the benefits of the online course PLUS you receive one day of intensive training, improving your chances to passing the exam on your first attempt.

The in-house course includes:

  • Enrolment in the online course
  • 2 attempts at the examination within 30 days of attending the course.
  • 1 day of intensive training with an industry expert who has decades of automotive retail experience.
  • A hard copy of the training manual.
  • Lunch and easy access to free parking.
  • Delivered at our headquarters in Balcatta.
  • Trainer on call after the course to answer additional questions
  • Assistance in lodging your licence application with the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety.

The online house course includes:

  • Enrolment in the online course, with 30 days to complete the course and examination.
  • 2 attempts at the examination.
  • Complete the course at your own pace wherever you are.
  • Trainer on call during your study after the course to answer questions.
  • Assistance in lodging your licence application with the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety.

The MTA WA Advantage

When you choose to learn with MTA WA you'll get the MTA WA Advantage:

  • Get trained by the WA automotive industry experts, we’ve been supporting the WA automotive industry since 1934
  • Flexibility to fit study around your commitments
  • Call during WA business hours and a member or our locally experienced automotive retail team will help.
  • We’ll visit you at your workplace.
  • Choice of course delivery; 100% online or in person at our training centre.
  • Industry-leading MTA WA course manual and the latest industry forms.
  • Completion Certificate supplied immediately when you pass
  • Expert help at any stage of the license application process

 What others have said

“I thoroughly enjoyed doing this course and meeting my trainer face-to-face. My trainer, Tony Bradshaw was amazing and so helpful, friendly and considerate to all. I would recommend this course to anyone.”

Debbie Bryan, Mid City Caravans.

“Your hospitality and the venue were excellent. Also thanks to Tony for his presentation. He is an excellent trainer and manages to keep the course interesting and relevant.”

Cole Trinder, Bran Manager, Truck Centre WA.

“Thanks Sarah and Tony for your fantastic training and accreditation to all of my new team members. The venue, hospitality and course curriculum is first class. All of my staff come back to the dealership richer for the experience as the training provided is detailed, enjoyable and adaptive to all learning styles. An absolute must for anyone in the automotive retail industry”

Stephen Couri, General Manager, Fraser Motorcycle Perth.

MTA WA Member Discounts

We offer members exclusive discounts for all of their automotive retail licensing needs. To access member prices for the salesperson, yard manager and dealer courses either in person or online you must log in to the website. Click ‘Member Online Bookings’ to access online discounted rates.

For in-house discount rates ensure you have logged in to the website and the discount will be applied when you register for a course or ring Tony Bradshaw on 9233 9800 to find out how to get this and many other fantastic benefits.

This course is for individuals who buy or sell motor vehicles on behalf of a licensed dealer and is delivered over 1 day by an experienced trainer. The course concludes with an exam.


Yard Manager & Dealer Licensing

The Motor Vehicles Dealers Act 1973 requires a valid Dealer Licence to be held by all individual/s or a company engaged in the business of buying or selling certain vehicles. A Yard Manager is an individual employed or engaged by a Dealer to manage or supervise the Dealer's business of buying and/or selling vehicles. To attain your licence you need to complete these simple steps:

  1. Enrol in the MTA WA Yard Manager/Dealer Licencing Course.
  2. Pass the open book test at the end of the course.
  3. Apply to the Department of Commerce for your Dealer Licence

Course content

It is recommended that the applicant has successfully completed the Sales Person Licensing Course before attempting the Yard Manager/Dealer Licensing Course

By completing this course you will learn:

  • The legal requirements and responsibilities of motor vehicle yard managers and dealers under the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act 1973.
  • The roles of the Departments of Transport, Commerce and Consumer Protection Division.
  • Licensing requirements for motor vehicle dealers.
  • Statutory warranty obligations for motor vehicle dealers.
  • Application of the Australian Consumer Law in relation to motor vehicle retailing.
  • The correct use of regulatory documentation in acquisition and sales of motor vehicles.Law of contract.
  • Creating legally compliant advertising.
  • Legal requirements of consignment selling.

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