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Motor Vehicle Parts Interpreters sell motor vehicle accessories and parts in retail or wholesale establishments.


  • determines customer requirements and advises on product range, price, delivery, warranties and product use and care
  • sells vehicle products such as parts, tyres, lubricating oils, batteries, car stereos and alarms
  • takes sales orders and prepares contracts of sale
  • receives orders for parts
  • determines part sizes and details such as vehicle make, model, manufacturer and year
  • searches lists of parts to identify part numbers, price and availability.

To become a Motor Vehicle Parts Interpreter

  • You can work as a Motor Vehicle Parts Interpreter without formal qualifications, however, a certificate II or III in automotive parts interpreting, automotive sales (aftermarket, replacement parts) or another related field may be useful.

    Find a Certificate in Automotive Sales

Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

  • Customer Service

  • Computer Literacy

  • Sales

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