The market leading company can now award a National Cosmetic Qualification (NCQ) to technicians completing a five week training course at Revive!’s head office in Rugby.
Senior representatives from the IMI will be presenting the accreditation plaque and certificate to Revive! at the National Franchise Exhibition at the NEC on Friday 1 October.
Revive! managing director Mark Llewellyn has been at the forefront of the campaign to raise standards within the cosmetic SMART repair industry. Chairman of the recently established VBRA cosmetic SMART repair working party, he represented smart repairers on the IMI working party set up two years ago to develop a suite of National Occupational Standards (NOS) for paintless dent removal and SMART cosmetic repair many of which were based on Revive!’s professional processes.
The work is now completed and the standards have been submitted to the UK Commission for Employment and Skills for approval. In the meantime Revive! has put the NCQ in place to ensure that all Revive! trained technicians achieve the exacting standards developed by the IMI.
Said Mark Llewellyn: “Cosmetic techniques have an important role to play in the vehicle repair model, but without recognised standards, quality has been historically patchy with some rogue mobile operators giving our industry a bad name. We’ve worked extremely hard with organisations including the IMI and the VBRA to drive home the need for a set of national standards for cosmetic smart repairs and I’m delighted that our own professional processes have earned us this important status as an IMI approved training centre.”
Revive! UK is the only cosmetic repairer to be contracted to vehicle manufacturers including Alfa Romeo, Fiat and Mercedes. It prides itself on delivering a very high quality service to its national account customers which include Lex Autolease and main dealerships and an equally high level of ongoing support to its network of technicians throughout the UK. Revive! won the prestigious HSBC award as Franchisor of the Year for Franchisee Support in June of this year.
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