Motor Vehicle Repairer's Certificate - Western Australia


You will need this certification if you intend to carry out or supervise motor vehicle repair work.

This certificate licences individuals to:

  • own a repair business and do repair work or supervise the repair work of others
  • supervise the repair work of others
  • work under a supervisor who does not have a certificate for the same class of repair work that you do
  • do repair work unsupervised.

You can only supervise, or carry out unsupervised 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.

There are 23 classes of repair work that certificate holders can undertake, including:

  • air conditioning work
  • body building work
  • electrical work
  • engine reconditioning work
  • steering, suspension and wheel alignment work.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this certificate, you must:

  • have successfully completed the relevant qualifications or training courses for the class(es) of repair work you intend to undertake
  • hold a current National Police Certificate.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application Other, Partnership, Sole Trader $104.00

Fees for 2023-24

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply Other, Partnership, Sole Trader Classes of Motor Vehicle Repair Work (Opens in new window)
Comply Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader Mutual Recognition (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Motor Vehicle Repairers Act 2003 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Motor Vehicle Repairers Regulations 2007 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Consumer Protection

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.