Welcome to the Blue Print for Workshops website, the definitive motor industry, business information resource for garage owners, motor mechanics, vehicle technicians and vehicle body shop specialists in the UK. This site is brought to you by Blue Print, the UK’s leading brand of replacement parts for Asian and American vehicles.

This site is designed for UK garage owners and technicians. To view the International English Version click here

If you are based in the Republic of Ireland please click here


Challenges in Motor Vehicle Repair...

The challenges facing those who own or work in independent garages are more complex than ever before. As well as the specialist requirement to keep up to date with advances in vehicle technology, the modern garage owner must navigate the maze of issues surrounding health & safety, environmental regulations, employment law and consumer rights. Keeping up with the requirements of the various aspects of the Law can be time consuming and can detract from your main aim of serving your customers’ needs, but the penalties for non-conformity mean you cannot ignore these issues. So where do you start?

The information you need...

The Blue Print for Workshops website aims to connect you with the information you need, whether you are a garage owner, vehicle technician or vehicle body shop specialist. This will enable you to not only keep up with the rapidly changing independent motor vehicle repair sector, but to stay ahead of the game. From here you will be able to view the definitive resources relating to health & safety, employment law and environmental regulations, view information on independent garage accreditation schemes, trade associations and industry bodies, find out about vehicle technician training courses, and keep up to date with all the motoring and industry events held across the country every year.

Here to Help...

We want to help – If you can’t find what you are looking for, or have any valuable information relating to any aspect of the independent automotive repair sector, we want to know! You can send us your questions through ‘Ask Blue Print’ or leave any comments you have through the ‘Contact Us’ section. If it is in our power to do so, we will find the answer you are looking for.

Get information about Blue Print...

You can apply for access to our industry leading online parts catalogue, Blue Print LIVE! which gives workshops up-to-the-minute detail on our entire product range. You can also view and download BLUEi our bi-monthly magazine, plus a whole host of other features!

Blue Print for Workshops – The must-have resource for all garage owners, motor mechanics, vehicle technicians and vehicle body shop specialists.

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