Who needs to take the Salesperson Licensing course?
  • All new motor vehicle salespeople applying for a salesperson licence. A licence will not be issued until a completed Salesperson Application 318 kB is submitted and all licensing requirements are met.
  • Returning salespeople who took the Salesperson Licensing Course prior to September 2016.
  • It’s been 3 years since you took the licensing course.
  • If a salesperson took the course after 2016 and has not completed the Code of Conduct module, they must complete the Code of Conduct module.
  • VSA reserves the right to adjust this timeframe as required and with notice to the industry.

Salesperson Licensing Policy  128 kB

  • Anyone who wants to be a wholesaler or wholesaler representative and does not have a VSA Salesperson License can choose to take the full Salesperson Licensing Course or the limited Wholesaler Licensing Course.
What does the licensing course cover?

The Salesperson Licensing Course provides a foundation for professional and legal selling.  It explores the Motor Dealer Act, the Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act, the Sale of Goods Act, contract law and related legislation. The course outlines the responsibilities of a sales professional through the entire selling process, from advertising to presenting vehicles, negotiating sales to documenting transactions.  The responsibilities and limitations of broker agents and broker agent representatives are covered, in addition to the requirements and restrictions of wholesale selling.

The Wholesaler Licensing Course provides a foundation for professional and legal wholesaling activities. It explores the Motor Dealer Act, the Motor Vehicle Act, contract law and related legislation. The course outlines the requirements and restrictions of wholesale selling, from use of a wholesale sales agreement to record keeping and record retention, minimum vehicle requirements to required declarations and disclosures.

How can I take the licensing course?

Salesperson Licensing Course

This is a self study course that students complete on their own within a two week time frame.  The course consists of assignments, forum discussions and a supervised online licensing exam.

Fee: $420

Requirements:

See the Licensing Course Policies here

Wholesaler Licensing Course

This a course for individuals who are only going to be operating as a Wholesaler or employed as a Wholesaler or employed as a Wholesaler Representative.  This is a self study course which students complete on their own within a one week time frame.  The course consists of assignments, forum discussions and a supervised online licensing exam.

Fee: $250

Requirements:

See the Wholesaler Licensing Course Policies here

How can I register for the Licensing course?
Licensing course policies
Licensing course cancellations or transfers

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Questions: For all inquiries about the course and your registration, please contact the Learning department at 604-575-7254.

Licensing course substitutions

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Questions: For all inquiries about the course and your registration, please contact the Learning department at 604-575-7254.

Licensing course marks

Salesperson Licensing Course

  • Individual marks are emailed usually within 14 days of the end of the course
  • Participants who pass and have met all other licensing requirements will receive their full licence at their home address within 2 weeks of receiving their marks
  • Participants who fail will be notified by phone within 14 days of the end of the course to discuss available options

Wholesaler Licensing Course

  • Individual marks are emailed usually within 1 week 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

Click here for complete course policies.