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Locksmith Training

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Locksmith Training

If you've ever wanted to learn how to become a locksmith, Stratford's Locksmith training course is a great place to start. Stratford's in-depth course can help you get the skills you need to work toward a lucrative career in this exciting line of work.

Students can learn about all types of keys and locking devices ranging from the basics to advanced locksmithing techniques. In addition, this course covers all that is involved in owning your own business.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median annual salary for locksmiths and safe repairers is $41,450.*

A locksmith salary can vary depending on the place of employment, educational attainment, and the specific duties performed.
Introduction to the Locksmithing Profession
• Getting Started
• Prevention
• Overview of Home Security
• Locksmithing Tools
• Introduction to Keys and Locking Devices
• Key Features and Identification
• Introduction to Key Cutting
• Introduction to Master-Keying
• Installing Basic Locksets
• Introduction to Automotive Lock Servicing
• Starting and Running a Locksmith Business

Professional Locksmithing Techniques, Volume 1
• The Business of Locksmithing
• Basic Types of Locks and Keys
• Key Blanks and Key Blank Directories
• Warded, Lever Tumbler, Disc Tumbler, and Side Bar Wafer Locks
• Pin Tumbler Locks
• Locksmithing Tools
• Key-In-Knob, Deadbolt, and Cylinder Key Mortise Locks
• High-Security Cylinders

Professional Locksmithing Techniques, Volume 2
• Pushbutton Combination Locks
• Lock Picking, Impressioning, and Forced Entry
• Master Keying
• Safe Basics
• Drilling Open Safes
• Bumping Keys
• Key Coding Machines

Professional Locksmithing Techniques, Volume 3
• Automotive Lock Servicing
• Closed Circuit Television Systems
• Access Control, Alarms, and System Integration
• Working as a Locksmith

This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject. Completion of this program does not fulfill the legal requirements of particular state licenses or certifications, which may require additional training or apprenticeships.

We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the course material is presented may vary.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2021 Edition
Professional Locksmith Program

"Where I was working while taking the course, I was in charge of fixing locks, re-keying and creating key control, all of which I learned from SCI."

Larry S.

"I feel very confident with my skills after completing this program."

Roberto O.