Kat Messenger's Dealer Training

North Carolina Dealer College: Pre-Licensing Education

In order to become a licensed Independent Motor Vehicle Dealer in North Carolina, you must complete an approved 12 hour pre-licensing class. This class will meet that requirement and provide you with in-depth information on state and federal rules and regulations. Just some of the topics covered:

  • How to get your dealer’s license
  • What do I have to do before I can sell a car?
  • How can I use my Dealer License Plates?
  • Undisclosed prior damage, a dealer’s worst nightmare!
  • What do the FTC and the IRS have to do with my business?
  • Everything you wanted to know about financing
  • Forms, forms, and more forms!

The Pre Licensing class is $395 and includes follow-up and support services. Payment in advance is requested, if you prefer to pay at the class your seat is not guaranteed. Contact us at 704-918-4138 for more information on payment options.

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Pre-licensing classes are 9:00 am – 5:00 pm the first day, and 9:00 am – 1:00 pm on the second day. Dates and locations may change, please register online or call us at 704-918-4138.

Link for more information on NC DMV's licensing requirements.