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What Levels of Membership are available?

As the UK’s largest trade association for locksmiths, the Master Locksmiths Association comprises the following membership categories that you can join.

Those looking to become an MLA member have the option of different membership categories.

MLA membership is for individuals & companies.  If you’re looking to become a locksmith or a trading company looking to progress your business, we have the various levels of membership.

MLA PERSONAL MEMBERSHIP – REGISTERED & QML MEMBERSHIP

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1. REGISTERED MEMBERSHIP:

Registered membership is entry level into the MLA and suitable for all levels of experience:

Why Join

Requirements

  • For those looking to become a locksmith or already trading as a locksmith.
  • Standard Level DBS Check
  • 2 References

Progression

  • Personal members can go onto become QML members (Qualified Master Locksmiths )

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2. QML MEMBERSHIP – Work Towards MLA Approved Company Membership

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QML Membership is the next step of membership to becoming an Approved Company.

Why Join

  • QML member = ‘Qualified Master Locksmith’

Requirements

  • Standard Level DBS Check
  • 2 References
  • Locksmith must have first passed the MLA Exam to become a QML member

Progression

  • QML Members can go on to become an MLA Approved Company Member.

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MLA APPROVED COMPANY MEMBERSHIP
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Approved Company Membership is awarded to locksmith companies having successfully undergone an inspection by the Association’s Inspectorate.

This is the `trading’ sector of the Association and its membership is promoted to the public, police, insurers, Government and all potential customers.

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Full use of the MLA Approved Company logo on your website/van/shop etc…

Your Own Locksmith Listing on MLA Website

All MLA approved locksmiths have their own locksmith profile on our website.

Every MLA Approved Company can be found on our Find a Locksmith page.

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MLA AFFILIATE MEMBER
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Affiliate Membership is for Companies, Manufacturers and/or Distributors of materials, equipment or services to, or in connection with, the locksmithing industry and who wish to support the Aims and Objectives of the Association.

  • Membership can only be awarded to Trading Names/Companies and not to Groups or Holding Companies.
  • A representative must be nominated; this representative having one vote on behalf of the Affiliate.
  • All communications will normally be directed to the representative.
  • Applicants are required to complete the relevant application forms.

Affiliates will be authorised to display the MLA Affiliate member Logo on any advertisement, letterhead or other media displaying the Affiliate’s name.

The MLA Affiliate Division includes such well-known names as Mul-T-Lock, Yale, Union, Era, Abloy, Banham and Bramah.

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