Determine legal aspects of an automotive service and repair contract

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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Comply with service and repair contract and agreement legislation

1.1. Identify and comply with the rights and legal obligations of parties involved in a valid service and repair contract

1.2. Identify and comply with the legal liabilities of a repairer who performs service or repair work without a valid contract

1.3. Prepare draft documents that would form a valid contract for service and repair work in the automotive industry

1.4. Implement procedures to advise customers of the nature of the contract they are entering into requesting service and repair work to be undertaken

1.5. Implement procedures for staff to follow to ensure valid contracts are in place for all stages of work undertaken

1.6. Implement procedures to minimise liability or customer claims in relationship to bailment

1.7. Identify which regulatory bodies have authority to inspect the premises and the procedures for this to occur

2. Establish warranties in accordance with legal requirements and company policy

2.1. Ensure customer statutory rights have been protected

2.2. Ensure warranty documents have regard for fair trading principles

2.3. Ensure warranty interpretation is in accordance with company policy

3. Enforce contract in accordance with legal requirements and company policy

3.1. Develop company policy on payment terms for services rendered

3.2. Identify and observe different forms of liens and their applicability of the automotive industry

3.3. Identify and observe the legal rights and obligations of an automotive business in respect of the disposal or sale of uncollected vehicles or goods

3.4. Outline the legal procedure that should be followed for recovery of payment when a customer is in default of payment

4. Dispute resolution in the automotive industry

4.1. Implement procedures to minimise disputes with customers

4.2. Maintain necessary records to support positions in disputes with customers

4.3. Identify external sources of assistance in dispute resolution

4.4. Monitor customer disputes and resolutions to implement procedures for avoidance strategies

Qualifications and Skillsets

AURA354616A appears in the following qualifications:

  • MSA50510 - Diploma of Recreational Vehicles
  • AUR31205 - Certificate III in Automotive Retail, Service and Repair
  • AUR20105 - Certificate II in Automotive Administration
  • AUR30105 - Certificate III in Automotive Administration
  • AUR50105 - Diploma of Automotive Management
  • AUR40105 - Certificate IV in Automotive Management