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Auto Skills International

About Auto
Skills International

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.

Our Process

Step one

Stakeholders engagement
Agree business objectives, goals and timeline
Bodyshop registration, nomination, ROI calculation and commitment.

Step two

Deploys online systems
Physical site visit and assessment
Agree development plan
Confirm Investment requirements
Skills Assessment

Step three

Standards process development.
Tool, equipment and facility investment
Agree training plan

Step four

Standards Compliance
Training
Benefits realization plan

Step five

Tool & equipment install
Training ongoing
Network & standards compliance

Our Team

Patrick McDonnell
Managing Director of Auto Skills International. Patrick McDonnell
Managing Director of Auto Skills International.
Belinda McDonnell
Finance Director of Auto Skills International. Belinda McDonnell
Finance Director of Auto Skills International.
Jeremy Locke
Manager European Operations. Jeremy Locke
Manager European Operations.
Jonathan Chidlow
Technical Trainer & Auditor. Jonathan Chidlow
Technical Trainer & Auditor.

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