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Motor Vehicle and Vehicle Parts Salespersons


Motor Vehicle and Vehicle Parts Salespersons sell motor vehicles, boats, caravans, earthmoving equipment, vehicle accessories and parts in retail and wholesale establishments. The links below provide quick access to basic information for this occupation.  Greater detail can be found using any of the page tabs above. A one page printable summary of the key statistics for this occupation can also be found under the Reports and Links tab above. Just click on the tab and follow the link for Occupational Bulletin.


This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • 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

Job Titles

  • Motor Vehicle or Caravan Salesperson¬†
  • Motor Vehicle Parts Interpreter

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