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Advanced Course: Aluminium & Glass Doors 7th Oct 2020


Cost: Member Price: £315 | Non-Member Price: £365

Location: Master Locksmiths Association, 1 Prospect Park, Valley Drive, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 1TF

Course Content:

Glass Doors & Locks

  • Definition
  • Different types of applications
  • Where & how they’re fitted
  • Different kinds of rails
  • Different types of top pivots and potential associated problems
  • The ‘Patch System’ explained
  • Pitfalls of removing & re-fitting
  • Types of floor springs
  • H&S-related issues

Aluminium Doors

  • A mixture of theory and practical
  • Types of door springs used
  • Distinguishing between the side & end load, hold open & non-hold open doors
  • Different closer strength sizes & their applications
  • Taking off and replacing doors
  • Examining and replacing transom springs
  • Types of closers & pivots
  • Adjusting/calibrating aluminium doors
  • Types of locks & fitting them for use with Access Control systems
  • Converting double action to single action
  • How to fit electric releases, mag locks and correctly aligning door when using shear mags
  • Specialist hardware (e.g. fire escape applications)
  • Releasing and replacing jammed flush bolts
  • Changing screw in and Euro Cylinder locks and barrels


This module is part of our Intermediate & Advanced Courses 

Non Member Requirements:  We require a Basic Disclosure security clearance check should be provided prior to joining the course.

You can apply through the government’s site or there are various private providers online.


Members Rate: £315 inc VAT
Non-Members Rate: £365 inc VAT

For the reduced members’ rate please view our how to join the MLA page.

Course Dates:

For upcoming course dates please view our training course calendar.

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