Car salesman showing all the car features to a young couple in the showroom

Motor Vehicle and Vehicle Parts Salesperson

Motor Vehicle and Vehicle Parts Salespersons sell motor vehicles, boats, caravans, earthmoving equipment, vehicle accessories and parts in retail and wholesale establishments.

Overview

Motor Vehicle and Vehicle Parts Salespersons sell motor vehicles, boats, caravans, earthmoving equipment, vehicle accessories and parts in retail and wholesale establishments.

Day-to-day

  • determining customer requirements and advising on product range, price, delivery, warranties and product use and care
  • showing vehicles to customers and test driving vehicles with customers
  • selling motor vehicles and vehicle products such as parts, tyres, lubricating oils, batteries, car stereos and alarms
  • taking sales orders and preparing contracts of sale
  • receiving orders for parts
  • determining part sizes and details such as vehicle make, model, manufacturer and year
  • searching lists of parts to identify part numbers, price and availability.

Occupation snapshot
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$1,184 / week
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Moderate
Apprenticeships may be available

To become a Motor Vehicle and Vehicle Parts Salesperson

  • You can work as a Motor Vehicle or Vehicle Parts Salesperson without formal qualifications, however, a certificate II or III in automotive sales or automotive parts interpreting may be useful.

    Find a Certificate in Automotive Sales

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