Implementing the BSI Kitemark™ for Vehicle Damage Repair
Find out what you need to do to make sure that all the elements of your vehicle body repair process meet the industry standard.
As a professional repair business it’s likely that you will already have the appropriate processes, documentation and trained staff for your business. The scheme simply allows you to demonstrate just how well organised your business is and how dedicated you are to providing quality repairs for your customers.
Top tips for implementing the BSI Kitemark™ for Vehicle Damage Repair
- Get commitment and support from senior management.
- Engage the whole business with good internal communication.
- Compare your existing repair processes, equipment, parts, quality control and people with the standard PAS 125 requirements.
- Establish a team to implement and get the best results.
- Map out and share roles, responsibilities and timescales.
- Motivate staff involvement with training (which you may need) and incentives.
- Regularly review your systems to make sure you are continually improving.
Show how well organised you are
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.
With your systems in place, be prepared to keep it going
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.
To find out how ready you are, why not fill in our online checklist? It’s easy to complete and can help confirm if you have everything covered.
Not sure if you are ready? We’d like to help with a gap analysis
In order to save you time and money, if you’re not sure whether everything is in place and would like to find out before you embark on applying for a BSI Kitemark license, we can support you with our optional pre-assessment gap analysis.
We can compare your systems with the requirements of the standard PAS 125 and help identify areas that need attention before we carry out a formal assessment.
Call us about a gap analysis on +44 845 0765 606.
Why choose BSI?
The BSI Kitemark scheme for Vehicle Damage Repair is independently assessed using unannounced inspections. This can deliver real peace of mind for your customers.
Plus the BSI Kitemark is a strong symbol of quality, recognised by consumers.
We pioneered standards more than 100 years ago and today we’re the market leader. We help over 65,000 organizations ranging from top global brands to small ambitious businesses in 150 countries to gain an edge over their competition. As one of the few organisations that understands standards from start to end, we don’t only assess how well you’re meeting them, we create new standards from scratch and train teams globally to use them and perform better. Our knowledge can transform your organisation.