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 $40,420.*
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
Overview of Home Security
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
Key-In-Knob, Deadbolt, and Cylinder Key Mortise Locks
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: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/about/data-for-occupations-not-covered-in-detail.htm#499094