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.


Non MTA WA Member - $495 (incl GST)

MTA WA Member - $475 (incl GST)

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