Get your Western Australian
Motor Vehicle Yard Manager or Dealer Licence Fast.

Delivered by the Motor Trade Association of WA (MTA WA), the number one choice for West Australian dealerships, training over 350 sales people, 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.

Enrol Now - Online or In-House

To access MTA WA member discounts you must log in to the website first.

In-House course dates are listed at the bottom of the page.

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Increase your chances of success as a Yard Manager or Dealer 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, which is why our industry experts are available every step of the way to help you with your study, passing the exam, and apply to the Department of Mines, Industry Regulations and Safety for your licence.

Getting your WA Motor Vehicle Yard Manager or Dealer Licence

If you’re planning to progress your career as a Yard Manager or Dealer in the automotive retail industry you’ll need to get the WA Motor Vehicle Yard Manager or Dealer Licence.

It is a legal requirement in Western Australia that everyone who acts as an automotive Yard Manager or Dealer holds a current licence – and MTA WA’s online and in-house courses provide you with the correct industry knowledge you need for your required licence.

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.

Course Fees

  General Public MTA WA Members
Online $435 $395
In-house $495 $475
Addtional Exams* $120 $120

All fees are are GST inclusive

*NOTE: Every student receives 2 attempts to pass the examination. If needed the fee for another 2 attempts at the exam is $120 inc GST

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 Yard Manager and Dealer training fulfils the requirements to become a licensed yard manager or dealer 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 work place, and we also provide guidance on the correct use of industry forms.

This course is designed for individuals who hold a current salesperson licence or have recent experience of 5 years or more in the WA automotive retail sector.

The course covers the following:

  • The roles of the Departments of Transport; Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety, 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.

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.
  • Hard copy of 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 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, within 30 days, 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 of 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 licence 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. In house discount rates will be applied when you register for a course when you are logged in to the website.

For more information ring Tony Bradshaw on 9233 9800 to find out how to get your discount and many other fantastic benefits.

Meet the Trainer - Tony Bradshaw

MTA WA Dealer Development Tony Bradshaw first entered the automotive sales industry in 1981. Progressing through the industry in finance and sales roles and operating his own dealerships he’s got an extensive automotive and small business background. Having spent many years delivering sales and administration training for the MTA WA he has an extensive network of members and stakeholders in the industry and is passionate about staff training and business operation systems.

Event Details and Registration

Event Event Date Location Register
Yard Manager/Dealer Licensing Course 16 Nov 2017 8:30 am Motor Trade Association of WA
Yard Manager/Dealer Licensing Course 14 Dec 2017 8:30 am Motor Trade Association of WA

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