Auto Skills International was established by Patrick McDonnell in 2011, to support the education and development of bodyshop networks to meet the technical repair requirements of modern motor vehicle design and construction. Patricks background & 30 year’s experience in the ‘mature’ Australian bodyshop and Insurance industry has enabled the business to establish core principals and process that support development and delivery of manufacturer and industry recognised repair process and standards across a significant number of global markets.
Since completing the first major network development program in the Middle East North Africa region in 2012, Patrick obtained technical training qualifications, recruited additional technical qualified and training recourses to increase the range of service the business today offers.
In 2015 Auto Skills International was registered in the Middle East, establishing a base that has enable further growth into the European markets. In 2016 a permanent resource and base was established in Germany to providing constant and consistent services to the European markets. Today Auto Skills International supports the Asia Pacific, Middle East North Africa and European Regions with the capacity and capability to support programs and services from small project to full bodyshop development turn key solutions, Network development, standards compliance and technical training including EV readiness.
Agree business objectives, goals and timeline
Bodyshop registration, nomination, ROI calculation and commitment.
Deploys online systems
Physical site visit and assessment
Agree development plan
Confirm Investment requirements
Standards process development.
Tool, equipment and facility investment
Agree training plan
Benefits realization plan
Tool & equipment install
Network & standards compliance
"The NMVTRC has engaged Auto Skills International to undertake a variety of time sensitive, expert technical and stakeholder engagement projects since 2011. Patrick McDonnell's pragmatic approach and reputation within our stakeholder base is highly valued & recommended".