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The Largest Locksmith Organisation in the UK

If you’re a locksmith already, or are in the process of learning the trade of locksmithing and you want to take advantage of the significant number of benefits that MLA membership offers then you should really think about joining the largest locksmith association in the UK.


About MLA

As well as the significant promotion that is on offer to Approved Company members through the website and our MLA Handbook, which gets distributed to insurers, police, government departments, consumer organisations etc, there are various other benefits that all members can enjoy.

Benefits of joining the MLA include:-

  • Networking and training at regional events
  • Membership ID card
  • Discounts on training courses run by the MLA
  • Participation in regional and national contracts
  • Free copies of our members only journal “Keyways”
  • Feedback from technical committees on forthcoming legislation and access to technical information
  • Financial benefits including
    – significant savings on vehicles and discounted roadside assistance
    – discounted and specialist insurance  |  discounts from suppliers
    – discounted credit card processing rates |  discounted website creation
    – advantageous finance and leasing rates
    – access to specialist Trading Standards information to name but a few.
  • Members Forum + Members Only Facebook Group
  • Attended training classes and seminars at MLA Expo – Locksmith exhibition

How Can I Join the Master Locksmith Association?

Membership may be granted to persons that qualify as defined in the MLA Bylaws, a brief résumé of the criteria may be found under the Membership Sectors, all members of the MLA receive a number of excellent benefits.

To apply for membership please either visit our how to join the MLA page.

Alternatively, you could contact the MLA Head Office and request an application form or telephone MLA Head Office on 01327 262255.

Become a member

In the trade

If you are a locksmith, or are thinking of becoming one, and are interested in joining the MLA and benefitting from the significant discounts, savings and other advantages that are available to MLA members or are after some advice then find out more here.

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Opening doors to a new career?

Train to become a locksmith

These courses provide a starting point for newcomers and beginners to the industry through to existing locksmiths who want to learn new skills or update their knowledge. At member’s request, specialist training may also be arranged.

Locksmith Training Courses

Become MLA Approved

All MLA Approved Companies are Vetted, Inspected & Qualified.

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