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Auto Dealers Pre-Licensing 12 Hour Course
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Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
253475 Eastern Wake Education Center 01/24/2022 01/25/2022 J. Flythe $137.00 3/12
258643 Public Safety Education Campus 01/26/2022 01/27/2022 E. Peterson $137.00 9/16
253465 Public Safety Education Campus 02/02/2022 02/03/2022 E. Peterson $137.00 7/12
253466 Public Safety Education Center 02/07/2022 02/08/2022 J. Flythe $137.00 9/12
253467 Public Safety Education Campus 02/16/2022 02/17/2022 E. Peterson $137.00 9/12
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Participants interested in becoming Auto Dealers
This course is approved by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles for the initial licensing of independent auto dealers. It covers licensing requirements, state and federal laws, frequently-used forms, dealer license plates, and vehicle safety inspections.
Course Objectives
  1. ... be familiarized with the rules and regulations pertaining to the sale and transfer of used motor vehicles in North Carolina.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Dealers licensing requirements in North Carolina
  2. Qualifications for a Used Auto Dealers in North Carolina
  3. How to obtain a Used Motor Vehicle Dealer’s license
  4. Educational requirements for Used Auto Dealers in North Carolina
  5. Dealer Record Retention
  6. DMV Inspection and Investigation
  7. North Carolina Dealers’ Damage Disclosure laws
  8. FTC Buyers Guide disclosure documents
  9. Implied warranties affecting Used Auto Dealers
  10. Consignments and Used Vehicle Dealers’ requirements
  11. Used Auto Dealer Bill of Sales documents
  12. Limits of finance charges for Used Vehicle Dealers
  13. Requirements for obtaining dealer/temporary or transporter tags/plates
  14. Salesman licensing requirements
  15. Vehicle Inspection for Used Vehicle Dealers
  16. Surety Bonds
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles License and Theft Bureau
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Certification Learning Outcomes/Requirements
  1. Upon successful completion of this course, participants would satisfy the education requirements as stipulated in Motor Vehicle Dealers and Manufacturers Licensing Law - General Statutes (G.S.) of North Carolina Article 12 - G.S. 20-285 through 20-309.
  2. Upon successful completion of this course, participants meeting the qualifications and requirements set out in Article 12 of Chapter 20 of the North Carolina General Statues, and related statues and regulations contained in Title 19A, Subchapter 3D, Section .200 will be eligible for licensing.
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Text and Supplies Needed
NCDMV Dealer Unit Manual (
NC Title Manual (

Handouts (instructor supplied)
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 100%
  2. Participation
  3. Regular attendance and class participation are essential to effective teaching and learning. .
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicle License and Theft Bureau Accredited School
North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicle License and Theft Bureau Approved Coursework
Intended Audience
Participants interested in becoming Auto Dealers
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • North Carolina Auto Dealers
Related Courses
  • Auto Dealers' 12-Hour Pre-Licensure Training - AUT-3002A3
Course Contact Information
Vocational Training Department