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Car Salesman Courses

A Car Salesman assists customers who are purchasing a vehicle. You might work in a new car showroom or in a used vehicles lot. Car Salesmen might speak with customers to work out their needs and provide advice on available vehicles. You might demonstrate car features or take customers for test drives. You might organise finance and process sales transactions.

Car Salesmen should be good at interacting with other people and have a strong focus on customer service. You’ll need to be knowledgeable about automotive vehicles and be able to respond to customer needs. Communication skills are important and you’ll need to be able to work as part of a team.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Car Salesman earn?

In Australia, a full time Car Salesman generally earns $1,250 per week ($65,000 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Car Salesman?

The number of people working in this industry has grown strongly in recent years. There are currently 37,900 people employed as a Car Salesman in Australia compared to 35,000 five years ago. Car Salesmen may find work across all regions of Australia, particularly larger towns and cities.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Car Salesman?

If a career as a Car Salesman interests you, consider enrolling in a Certificate III in Automotive Sales. You’ll develop the skills to sell vehicles, automotive spare parts and car services. This course covers topics including customer service, communication, workplace safety, dealing with complaints, processing sales and stock control.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within retail operations. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.