Intermediate & Advanced Locksmith Courses

Intermediate and Advanced Locksmith Courses from Master Locksmiths Association
We now have an advanced level programmed designed for students who wish to practice as a locksmith at a higher level.

These advances courses are someone who’s either completed our beginner’s locksmith courses or for locksmiths with experience looking to increase their skill set.

Intermediate & Advanced Courses

There’s a choice of 5 modules, depending on the areas of locksmithing you’re looking to work in, including:-

1. NEW FOR 2020 Lock Bumping Masterclass – 1 Day
2. Opening Module – Level 2 (Lever) – 1 Day
3. Aluminium and Glass Doors – 1 Day
4. Essential Bench Locksmithing – 1 Day
5. High Security Cylinders – 1 Day

Below is a breakdown of what you will learn on each these course during the day:

1. Lock Bumping Masterclass – 1 Day

Course Content:

  • What Locks can be Bumped ?
  • How to make your own Bump Keys
  • Pro’s & Con’s
  • Common Pitfalls & Techniques
  • Do Dimple Locks bump open ?
  • What Bump Hammer ?

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Included in course

  • Students get Hand out sheets covering everything in the lesson
  • Brand new euro cylinder each with 3 x original keys where they can make 1x bump key from during the lesson
  • Take the other 2 x keys and cylinder home to keep practicing with.

Requirements:

Price & Location:

Cost: £180 inc VAT -MLA Members Rate*
Location: Unit 1, Prospect Park, Valley Dr, Rugby, CV21 1TF
Date: View latest course datesBOOK COURSE ONLINE

2. Opening Module (Level 2) (Lever) – 1 Day 

  • Various methods of entry explained
  • Opening authority procedures
  • Detailed lock identification through the keyhole
  • How to successfully drill BS curtained mortice locks
  • Including hints Tips and how to avoid the dangers of failure
  • Hands-on drilling of BS mortice locks
  • Instruction and hands-on NDE of BS mortice locks

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Experience:

This module is aimed at the more experienced locksmith (rather than complete new entrant).

  • Should have either taken the Level 1 opening module or have been an MLA member for more than 1 year.
  • Have a good understanding of lever lock terminology, how locks work and understanding of basic opening techniques.

Requirements:

Price & Location:

Cost: £295 inc VAT – MLA Members Rate* | £395 inc VAT – Non-Member Rate.
Members reduced priceBecome a MLA Member
Location: Unit 1, Prospect Park, Valley Dr, Rugby, CV21 1TF
Date: View latest course dates

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3. Aluminium & Glass Doors  – 1 Day

Learn How to:

  • Safely remove/re-fit the doors
  • Gain access for repairing and rekeying the locks
  • Troubleshoot issues with transom and floor springs
  • Install Access Control on aluminium single and double doors
  • Replace transom and floor springs
  • The implications of un-checked/un-serviced doors
  • Making your customers aware of health and safety implications from slamming of doors and loose/broken pivots
  • Preventing injury to people (especially children) from door slamming or incorrectly set door controls
  • The difference between hold-open and non-hold open doors on Access Control installations

Aluminium Doors training course

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

Requirements:

Price & Location:

Cost: £315 inc VAT – MLA Members Rate* | £365 inc VAT – Non-Member Rate.
Members reduced priceBecome a MLA Member
Location: Unit 1, Prospect Park, Valley Dr, Rugby, CV21 1TF
Date: View latest course dates

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4. Essential Bench Locksmithing – 1 Day

  • Exam standard key cutting to Chubb/ Union 3G110
    – Demonstrations and theory on various means of key cutting followed by practical and assessment.
  • General lock repairs
    – Silver soldering
    – Extending keys Fitting Drill pin, bolt stumps, etc.
    – Repairing levers, springs, gating’s etc
    – Demo and practical for students.
  • Euro profile Cylinders
    – Building and rekeying euro profile cylinders using the Kaba Grundmann rekeying tools
    – How to load pins
    – Retaining the top pin, passing, master keying etc
  • Furniture Locks
    – Lock recognition
    – Opening techniques
    – Impressioning wafer locks
    – Decoding making master keys for furniture locks
  • Demo and practical for students

Requirements:

Price & Location:

Cost: £295 inc VAT – MLA Members Rate* | £345 inc VAT – Non-Member Rate.
Members reduced priceBecome a MLA Member
Location: Unit 1, Prospect Park, Valley Dr, Rugby, CV21 1TF
Date: View latest course dates

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5. High Security Cylinders – 1 Day

  • Lock identification
  • Terminology of lock parts
  • Components and the make up of cylinders
  • Drill protection
  • Snap protection
  • Side bars
  • Locking cams
  • Security handles
  • and more!

After the Course

You will be competent in picking, opening & dealing with failures of high security cylinders such as SS312 & TS007 3 star locks.

Requirements:

Price & Location:

Cost: £295 inc VAT – MLA Members Rate* | £395 inc VAT – Non-Member Rate.
Members reduced priceBecome a MLA Member
Location: Unit 1, Prospect Park, Valley Dr, Rugby, CV21 1TF
Date: View latest course dates

BOOK COURSE ONLINE

Further Reading

Training Course Dates

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

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

Member Price: £295 | Non-Member Price: £395

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Member Price: £295 | Non-Member Price: £345

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

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