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Become an MLA Approved Locksmith – Benefits & How

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Become an MLA Approved Locksmith with your own listing on our website & full use of the MLA logo, read on for the benefits of joining the UK’s largest locksmith association as one of our Approved Locksmiths.

Become MLA Approved

MLA Approved Company Benefits

Why Become an MLA Approved Locksmith

  • 1. Use of the MLA logo on your website, marketing materials, van, clothing etc..
  • 2. Your Own Approved Company Page: a dedicated SEO-friendly  MLA approved company page on the MLA’s website to greatly increase sales leads
  • 3. Listing on Find a Locksmith Page – your MLA approved company profile will be searchable when anyone searches for a locksmith on our website.
  • 4. Featured in yearly Handbook: Membership details highlighted in the MLA’s Handbook which gets distributed to insurers, police and industry professionals

How Do I Become an MLA Approved Locksmith?

Approved Company membership is for more experienced locksmiths with at least 2 years experience.

If you are new to locksmithing, see our membership section for other categories of membership.

Step 1 – Join the MLA

Step 2 – Take and pass the MLA Exam

  • Pass the MLA exam within 4 years of becoming a personal member

Step 3 – Automatically Progress to QML Member

  • After passing MLA Exam, membership category automatically updates to QML membership

Step  4 – Apply to Become MLA Approved Company

  • Your company will be listed in the MLA’s Keyways magazine
  • Listing in Keyways magazine has 21 days for any objections from members

Step 5 – Board Listing

  • Your application is presented to the MLA board

Step 6 – Inspection by the MLA

  • Your company is inspected by an official MLA Inspector in your region

Step 7 – Application signed off by the MD

  • Your approved company application is signed off by the MLA’s Managing Director

Step 8 – Welcomed into Keyways

  • You are welcome as an MLA approved company into our Keyways magazine

Step 9 – You are now MLA Approved

  • Your company becomes listed on our website as an MLA Approved Locksmith
  • MLA certificate is sent to you
  • MLA approved company logo sent to you – for use on your website & marketing material
  • MLA Shop & Van stickers are sent to you

Start the process of becoming an MLA approved locksmith contact us today or call 01327 262 255 to ask us any questions about joining the MLA.

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