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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 a prerequisite of this course that the applicant has successfully completed the Sales Person 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.

Get Started Today!

Choose from the available dates below and click on Register Individual to enrol in the in-person Yard Manager/Dealer Licensing Course to complete the course with us at our Balcatta office.

If you are a member, please ensure you are logged in first to receive your member discount.

All individuals who sell motor vehicles must hold a valid Sales Person Licence as outline in the Motor Vehicles Dealers Act 1973.

To attain your licence you need to complete these simple steps:

  1. Attend the MTA WA Salesperson Licencing Course.
  2. Pass the open book test at the end of the course.
  3. Apply to the Department of Commerce for your Sales Person Licence

Why Choose MTA WA

MTA WA is the peak industry group for the State’s automotive industry. Since 1973 we’ve been advocating for and developing the sector making us the undisputed experts in all areas of the motor industry. We are key advisors to government in the review and practical implementation of the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act.

We’re the number one choice for WA dealerships, training over 350 sales people, yard managers and dealers a year.

At MTA WA we believe that it’s the experience, knowledge and service provided by our training team which ensures that graduates from our Sales and Yard Manager/Dealer Courses are equipped with the knowledge they need to fulfil the day to day activities of the role.

MTA WA is the only trainer with decades of experience and in-depth knowledge of the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act. We understand that the best way to learn is with a real person, with real experience.

Course content

On completing this course, you will have learnt:

  • The legal requirements for motor vehicle salespeople under the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act 1973
  • The roles of the Departments of Transport, Commerce 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.

Get Started Now!

Choose from the available dates below and click on Register Individual to enrol in the in-person Salesperson Licensing Course to complete the course with us at our Balcatta office.

If you are a member, please ensure you are logged in first to receive your member discount.

Our Industrial Relations Manager Ron Ballucci has decades of experience in issues faced by employers and is always ready to help members with their queries. Ron is an employment Industrial Relations Practioner and for the past 10 years has worked for member associations. Prior to this, Ron worked in Government. He has appeared in the Fair Work Commission, WA Industrial Relations Commission and in other Industrial Tribunals.

These workshops have been developed specifically for businesses in the Motor Vehicle Industry and are ideally suited to:

  • Owners
  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • HR Personell
  • Any person who employs, terminates or manages staff.

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Join us for a BBQ and a beer.

A great opportunity to network and discover the latest industry news. Network and meet with other MTA WA members and speak to MTA WA staff members and see how the Association's Business Partners can help you with your business.

 

 

Business Bite: “a casual gathering of business people to network and get practical business tips”

Business Bites is a new series designed for busy women in the automotive industry. Take an hour out of your day to make business connections and take away practical business advice.

Delivered by Small Business Expert Kym Francesconi of Business Steps, you’ll leave with easy, low cost ways to improve and grow your business.

Plus, take the opportunity to make new friends and share experiences running and automotive business over a relaxed coffee and cake.

Venue: Dome Cafe, Maylands
  219-221 Railway Parade, Maylands
Time: 10:00am to 11:00am
Cost Members:

One Bite - $20 (+GST)
All Five Bites - $75 (+GST)

Cost Non Members:

One Bite - $30 (+GST)
All Five Bites - $130 (+GST)

Register below for each workshop. If you wish to register for all five workshops at once, please register for all workshops individually and we will apply the five bite rate and send you an updated invoice.

Places are limited so secure your spot today.

PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE LOGGED IN TO RECEIVE THE MEMBER DISCOUNTED RATE.

For all enquiries please contact MTA WA on 9233 9800 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Notice is hereby given to ordinary, life & fellow members of the 82nd Annual General Meeting of the Motor Trade Association of Western Australia (Inc.).

AGENDA

1. Opening Welcome.

2. Apologies.

3. Minutes of the meeting held on 22 September 2015.

4. Matters arising from these minutes.

5. To receive the annual report of the President.

6. To receive the financial accounts and balance sheet for the preceding year, and the Treasurer’s report thereon.

7. Appointment of Auditor.

8. General Business.

9. Closure.

Please RSVP by 18th October 2016 for catering purposes.

Kickstart Career and Year

Developing the skills of professional automotive sales people

At the Motor Trade Association of WA (MTA WA) we talk to dealers and sales managers everyday; we know what they want from a sales person and we've developed the courses to develop the skills of professional sales people.

These courses are designed for people starting their automotive retail career and those looking to refresh their skills.

Whether you want to improve your knowledge of the Australian Consumer Laws or make more sales, we've got the course that will help.

Choose MTA WA training

MTA WA is the peak industry group for the State’s automotive industry. No trainer in Western Australia can equal our relationship with the automotive industry or indepth knowldge of automotive retail.

We’re the number one choice for WA dealerships, training over 350 sales people, yard managers and dealers a year.

About the trainer

MTA WA trainer Tony Bradshaw has many years of experience in automotive sales and managing a dealership. He’ll help you improve your sales techniques and ensure that when you make a sale you have no problems afterwards.

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