BS 10125 BSI Kitemark for Vehicle Damage Repair

BS 10125 BSI Kitemark for Vehicle Damage Repair

Exceed the industry standard for vehicle damage repair

Exceed the industry standard for vehicle damage repair

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What is BS 10125 - The Vehicle Damage Repair Kitemark?

Drawing on best practice from across the industry, BS 10125 the Vehicle Damage Repair Kitemark specifies the best approach to conducting consistently safe, high quality repairs to accident damaged vehicles.

Originally based at first on the publicly available specification PAS 125, BS 10125 certification is only awarded to repairers who have the technical competence and the management systems and procedures to operate and perform to the highest standards.

Consistency and quality are key to the credibility of the BS 10125 Vehicle Damage Repair Kitemark. A Kitemark is never awarded ‘for life’: BSI inspectors regularly return to ensure standards are being maintained and will revoke the licence to use the symbol if they uncover significant non-conformities and a client is unwilling to put things right. It is a truly independent certification scheme, certified by UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service). Staff are competent and trained.

Correct repair processes are follows:

  • Staff are competent and trained
  • Tools and equipment are suitable and maintained
  • Parts are appropriate for safe repair
  • Quality control procedures are followed.

Why BSI?

Here are just some of the reasons garages and repair centres choose BSI:

  • BSI helped facilitate the development of the original standard for vehicle repair
  • The Kitemark is a nationally and internationally recognized mark of trust
  • Our BSI Kitemark Inspectors are industry specialists
  • Certified garages are listed on bsigroup.com/kitemark where consumers can search and find your business
  • Kitemark garages have the opportunity to enter the Kitemark Excellence Awards, presented at the annual Bodyshop Awards,
  • Kitemark garages receive a publicity support toolkit, including a BSI Kitemark plaque
  • We are one of the largest certification bodies globally offering certification to ISO standards such as ISO 9001 (quality management), ISO 14001 (environmental management), ISO 27001 (information security), ISO 45001 (health and safety), and ISO 50001 (energy management).
  • Vehicle Damage Repair Kitemark clients can opt for annual BSI certification to Cyber Essentials, the government scheme that, partly through external testing of Internet-facing networks and applications, reassures customers their data — and their customers’ data — is safe and secure.
  • Garages certified to BS 10125 garages can elect to undergo BSI assessment for compatibility with FCA customer complaints procedures — the opportunity to bring procedures into line with those used by FCA-regulated insurers.