Preparing for certification: top tips for implementing BS 10125

Preparing for certification: top tips for implementing BS 10125

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How do I implement BS 10125 the BSI Kitemark for Vehicle Damage Repair?

Good businesses understand quality, great businesses implement it. Once you have bought the BS 10125 standard and understand the requirements, you need to implement these into your business before getting certified. Here are some top tips for successfully implementing BS 10125 the BSI Kitemark for Vehicle Damage Repair.

Follow these top tips

Here are our top tips for successful implementation: BS 10125:

  • Get commitment and support from senior management within your organization
  • Engage the whole business with good internal communication about BS 10125, the requirements and certification process.
  • Compare your existing repair processes, equipment, parts, quality control and people with the BS 10125 requirements.
  • Establish a core team of people to implement and get the best results.
  • Map out and share roles, responsibilities and realistic timescales.
  • Motivate staff involvement with optional training and incentives.
  • Regularly review your systems to ensure you are continually improving. 

Implementation requirements

  • Get your BS 10125 requirements documentation ready: You will need to produce or manage your team’s production of suitable documentation such as reporting, forms, information and invoices.
  • Demonstrate that your staff have the correct and up to date training: Whether you have long-serving or new staff, you will need to make sure that their training qualifications are up to date and appropriate for the services you are delivering.
  • Keep everything up to date: With your systems up and running, all you need to do is keep everything up to date. So that each time you have an inspection this can release more of your time through more efficient systems and responsibilities for the longer term.