The ALOA Continuing Education (ACE) 6-day Basic Locksmithing Course will provide you with basic hands-on knowledge of locks and security-related hardware. Students will work with basic locksmithing tools such as dial calipers, impressioning pliers soft face mallet, lock pick set, along with other locksmith specialty tools.
Upon completion of this course, you will have the knowledge required to function as an apprentice locksmith who can perform the following tasks:
identify and duplicate keys
service and adjust key machines
rekey a variety of lock cylinders
make original keys for a variety of locks
code disassembly and impressioning
bypass and/or pick common locks
troubleshoot and service common cylinder and lockset malfunctions
identify common lock hardware finishes and functions
be familiar with Life Safety Codes and the ADA
design and key a simple master key system
know combination lock operation and changing methods
CLASS REQUIREMENT: No Requirements
CLASS CONTENT: 50 % Lecture 50 % Hands-On
CLASS LIMIT: 15
$1295 for ALOA Members*
$1495 for non-members
(plus a $70 Reg Fee)
$1565 for the week of classes.*
Please email email@example.com that you have registered and she will make sure we have all your information.
• Tool Kit (yours to keep after class) It will contain various items to complete your practical learning in class.