Eligibility Requirements
  • All new motor vehicle salespeople applying for a salesperson licence
  • Wholesaler Licensing: anyone who wants to be a Wholesaler or Wholesaler Representative and does not have a VSA Salesperson Licence can choose to take the Salesperson Licensing Course or the limited Wholesaler Licensing Course
  • Reinstatement (as of January 1, 2020):

If a salesperson is re-entering the industry and took the Salesperson Licensing Course prior to 2016 or it’s been more than 3 years since they have worked in the industry, they must register and complete the Salesperson Licensing course, as well as complete any applicable Continuing Education modules

If a Salesperson took the course after 2016, they must complete the most recent Code of Conduct and Continuing Education modules if not yet completed

The VSA reserves the right to adjust this time frame as future amendments to the course are made with reasonable notice provided to the industry

Technology Requirements
  • Must have regular access to a device with a high speed Internet connection, webcam and microphone
  • Students must have basic computer skills, including using a web browser, and receiving and sending emails
Cancellations, transfers or substitutions

Cancellation

  • Cancellation requests must be emailed to training@mvsabc.com
  • All requests received at least 10 business days prior to the start of the course are subject to an administration fee of $50
  • Requests received with less than 10 business days’ notice will be issued a refund equal to 10% of the fee for every full business day prior to the start of course in addition to the administration fee
  • For example: if the VSA receives cancellation notice five business days prior to the course date, a refund of 50% of the course fee less $50 will be issued
  • Refunds are issued back to the same method of payment and only to the party that paid for the course registration

Transfer

  • Transfers are subject to a fee of $50
  • A completed transfer form must be submitted within 5 business days of your absence
  • Only one transfer permitted per course registration. Transfers are non-refundable
  • If you do not submit a transfer form within the deadline, you will automatically fail and be required to re-register for a course fee of $420
  • You must start all course work from the beginning in the transferred course.  Previous work will not transfer over

Substitution

  • Substitutions are subject to a fee of $25
  • A completed substitution form must be submitted at least 5 business days prior to the start of the course
  • Only one substitution permitted per course registration. Substitutions are non-refundable
Course Expectations

Course Work

  • The Orientation assignment must be completed in order to gain access to the 4 eLearning assignments
  • The 4 eLearning assignments and 10 forum posts must be completed before you take your exam
  • All course work and exam must be completed before your given deadline
  • If you do not complete your course work by the given deadline you will be required to transfer to a future course for a fee of $50
  • If you do not complete your course work or exam by the given deadline in your transferred course, you will be required to re-register for a course fee of $420

Final Exam

  • All VSA exams are supervised online. You will receive details on how to book your final exam after starting the course
  • You will not have access to your exam until all course work is completed (4 eLearning assignments and 10 forum posts)
  • You must take your exam before the deadline given. If you do not, you will be required to transfer to a future course for a fee of $50. If you do not complete the exam in your transferred course, you will be required to re-register for a course fee of $420
  • If you miss your scheduled exam, you may be subject to a $50 rewrite fee
  • If you fail the exam, you will be required to rewrite the exam for a fee of $50. You must rewrite your exam within 5 business days of being notified. If you fail the exam rewrite, you will be required to re-register for a course fee of $420
  • The exam is open book.  You are able to use an electronic copy of the course workbook and any notes you have taken
Course Marks

Salesperson Licensing Course marks breakdown:

You need 75 marks out of the possible 100 marks to pass the course.

  • Mandatory Course Work – 30 marks

4 Assignments- 20 marks

10 Forum Posts- 10 marks

  • Exam- 70 marks available

70 multiple choice and true/false questions

Open book exam. The workbook can be found here

 

Wholesaler Licensing Course marks breakdown:

You need 45 marks out of the possible 60 marks to pass the course.

  • Mandatory Course Work (assignments) – 24 marks
  • Final Exam – 36 marks available

36 multiple choice and true/false questions

Individual marks are emailed usually within 2 weeks of the end of the course.

Participants who fail will be notified by phone within 14 days of the end of the course to discuss available options.

Translation Services
  • Please contact the VSA if you require translation services.  A translator can be made available to students during their exam
  • The request must be made at the time of course registration
  • Students are responsible for the translation fee