Motor Dealers encouraged to check licensing to avoid fines

The office of Fair Trading (OFT) is reminding motor dealers to check their current and prospective employees are appropriately licensed or registered.

The Motor Trades Association of Queensland (MTA Queensland) encourages motor dealers to ensure their staff are properly registered and able to carry out all duties in a lawful manner.

A person employing an unlicensed motor dealer or unregistered salesperson, knowingly or unknowingly, is breaching their legal obligations and may be fined up to $25,230.

The MTA Institute conducts the following short Courses which will ensure staff are appropriately qualified.

MTA Queensland members will receive a 20% discount on these Courses:

For more information read OFT feature article – Importance of employee licence checks.