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Motor Vehicle or Caravan Salespersons sell new and used motor cars, motor cycles, trucks, boats, caravans and earthmoving equipment in retail or wholesale establishments.


  • determines customer requirements and advises on product range, price, delivery, warranties and product use and care
  • shows vehicles to customers and test drives vehicles with customers
  • sells motor vehicles and vehicle products such as parts, tyres, lubricating oils, batteries, car stereos and alarms
  • takes sales orders and prepares contracts of sale.


  • requires driving.

To become a Motor Vehicle and Caravan Salesperson

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

    Find a Certificate in Automotive Sales

Skills employers are looking for

  • Sales

  • Automotive Sales

  • Communication Skills

  • Customer Service

  • Sales Goals

  • Negotiation Skills

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