This registration certificate allows you to do any of the following activities that the motor dealer who employs you is allowed to do:
- work as a motor industry salesperson in Queensland.
- obtain used motor vehicles, primarily for resale
- sell used vehicles and sell on consignment as an agent for others
- sell a leased vehicle to a lessee under the lease´ terms
- obtain used motor vehicles, in parts or whole, to sell as complete units or parts
- negotiate under a consultancy arrangement on behalf of a person for the sale or purchase of a used motor vehicle.
- operate trust accounts
- be the person in charge at a place of business.
To be eligible for a motor salesperson registration certificate, you must:
- be 18 years or over
- be a suitable person
- have completed the required training units through a registered training organisation.
An individual is considered suitable if they have not been:
- convicted in the previous five years of a serious offence which is punishable by 3 or more years imprisonment, such as:
- fraud and dishonesty
- drug trafficking
- unlawful stalking
- violence or the threat of using violence
- an offence of a sexual nature
- currently disqualified from holding a licence or registration certificate
- recorded in the register of disqualified company directors under the Corporations Act 2001.
If you are not an Australian citizen, you need to provide an international passport to complete the check on your working visa. Your visa must state that you can work in Australia. You must also provide written advice from the Department of Immigration and Citizenship to explain any conditions on your visa.
If you were a bankrupt but are now discharged, please provide a copy of a certificate of discharge.
If you are currently bankrupt or affected by bankruptcy action, you must also supply a:
- description of the circumstances that caused you to go into bankruptcy (if you were involved in a business, please advise the type of business) and a description of the steps taken by you to avoid going into bankruptcy
- list of creditors and amounts owing to each creditor
- confirmation of whether any charges were laid against you in regard to the bankruptcy
- letter from your employer, on the employer´s letterhead, outlining your role within the business and whether you would be in a position to influence the management of the licensee´s business.
If you are or were an executive officer of a corporation that has been placed in receivership or liquidation, you must also supply a:
- description of the circumstances that caused the company to go into liquidation and whether all reasonable steps were taken by you to avoid the liquidation of the company
- report from the receiver or liquidator which provides a detailed list of the creditors and the amount owing to each creditor
- what assets are or were available for distribution
- whether any dividend was paid and the amount
- whether any breaches were committed
- whether you appear in the register of disqualified company directors and other officers under the Corporations Act.
Note: If you have held a motor salesperson registration certificate within two years of applying for the registration, you do not need to complete the training requirements.
To qualify for the motor salesperson registration certificate, you must successfully complete or be assessed as competent in the required modules from either of two Automotive Industry Service and Repair Training Packages (AUR99 or AUR05).
- AUR41303A Apply sales procedures
- AUR41803A Apply legal requirements relating to product sales
- AUR41903A Apply relevant finance, leasing and insurance contracts/policies
- AUR70125A Follow workplace occupational health & safety procedures
- AUR70314A Contribute to workplace communication.
- AURS241303A Apply sales procedures
- AURS241803A Apply legal requirements relating to product sales
- AURC341903A Apply relevant finance, leasing & insurance contracts/policies
- AURC270103A Apply safe working practices
- AURC270789A Communicate effectively in the workplace
- AURC270421A Establish relations with customers.
Registered training organisations
For information on motor industry courses and training providers in Queensland, contact National Training Information Service.
Applying for a certificate
To apply for a motor salesperson registration certificate:
- meet the eligibility criteria
- complete the training requirements and attach proof of qualifications
- complete PAMD Form 3 - Application for registration certificate (PDF, 555 KB)
- provide originals or certified copies of your birth certificate, birth extract, passport, Australian citizenship certificate or drivers licence (see below for advice on getting certified copies)
- pay the licence fee of $272.00 for one year or $462.00 for three years
- pay the criminal history check fee of $38.40
- lodge the application (see the application form for lodgement details).
Last reviewed 31/10/2012