You will require this certification if you intend to carry out or supervise motor vehicle repair work, either as a business owner or as an employee. Repair work includes tasks such as:
- Examining motor vehicles;
- Diagnosing and detecting faults;
- Adjusting, servicing and maintaining motor vehicles;
- Replacing parts; and
You can only carry out or supervise repair work for the particular class of repairs for which you are qualified. You may apply for certification for more than one class of repair work if you hold the appropriate qualifications and these will be endorsed on your certificate.
You may not require this certificate if your work is being supervised by someone who is certified for the class of repairs you are carrying out. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this certificate, you must:
- Hold a qualification (Certificate II or Certificate III) or Trade Certificate in your area of repair speciality or demonstrate experience in repairs;
- Provide relevant documents and evidence to support your application;
- Obtain a National Police Certificate;
- Submit the required forms; and
- Pay the prescribed fees.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Ongoing. Your certificate will remain in force unless you are disqualified from holding a certificate, or you decide to surrender your certificate.
Please submit your application with the required fees.
Department of Commerce
Motor Vehicle Repairers Act 2003 (Western Australia)
Motor Vehicle Repairers Regulations 2007 (Western Australia)
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