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3 Day Locksmith Training Course

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3 Day Locksmith Training Course Information
MPL Course Details

Our 3 day locksmith training course that has been accredited by NCFE and is perfect for those who are new to the industry and are seeking a new career as a locksmith. This locksmith training course covers all of the fundamental basics of locksmithing and will give you a strong understanding and a skill set from which you can start your own self-employed locksmith business.

Here at MPL, we pride ourselves on being able to offer a fully hands on locksmith training course which will show you the latest methods and equipment available relevant to the latest high security locks on the market. Our 3 day locksmith training course offers you the chance to gain valuable skills and business tips from experienced locksmiths who actively work within the industry.

Our course has been accredited by NCFE, an awarding organisation recognised by the qualification regulators for England and Wales. NCFE’s regulators are the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) in England, and the Welsh Government in Wales. This course isn’t regulated by Ofqual but has been accredited by NCFE under our IIQ Licence.

MPL Course Overview

  • Day 1 - Click Here For More Information
    • Introduction
    • Registration & Enrolment
    • Health & Safety
    • Ground rules and special requirements
    • Code locks (Installation Entry methods applications security level)
    • Non-destructive Yale type lock entry methods
    • Yale type lock deadlocking uses and bypassing
    • Lock breaking / snapping, specialist tools and techniques, cam turners, security upgrades
    • Manipulation and tolerances
    • Broken key extraction and glued locks (method 1)
    • Lock puller technique (euro and oval cylinder)
    • Non-destructive entry methods bullet (shutter) locks
    • Non-destructive entry to screw in cylinders (aluminium doors)
    • Recap on all areas covered
  • Day 2 - Click Here For More Information
    • Different types of pin locks
    • Lock bumping pros and cons
    • Hand picks and electric picks for pin locks (different types)
    • Wide range of tension tools
    • Bypassing anti-pick 5 and 6 pin euro cylinders such as Yale, ISEO, ERA etc
    • Applications and entry methods of wafer locks
    • Different types of lever locks
    • Practical introduction to types of mortice locks (2,3 & 5 lever)
    • Mortice lock identification
    • Methods of opening mortice locks (2,3 & 5 lever)
    • Hands on drilling using simple tools and handy techniques
    • Opening 5 lever mortice locks which are BS3621 standard / anti-pick / anti-drill
    • Non-destructive picking techniques from basic to technical
    • Lever lock picks
    • Picking tools and practical on BS lock picking
    • Security levels and applications for installation
    • Dismantling / re-assembling of british standard mortice locks
    • Keying alike mortice locks
    • Drilling open of cylinders including anti drill protection
    • Recap on all areas covered
  • Day 3 - Click Here For More Information
    • uPVC door mechanisms and common faults
    • Opening of failed multi-point door locks and windows
    • uPVC tools and tricks
    • Realignment and adjustment
    • Toeing and healing
    • Measurements and identification
    • Handle sizes and styles
    • Fitting new lock replacements
    • Fitting new locks where the broken lock is obsolete or unavailable
    • Commercial locks and cylinders
    • Gain entry to high security tubular locks
    • Letterbox tool
    • Padlock shim picking
    • Broken key extraction (method 2)
    • Key cutting health & safety
    • Key cutting
    • Material ordering
    • Business start up advice
    • Advertising, invoicing and more
    • Insurances
    • Start up tools and stock advice
    • Recap on all areas covered
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What does MPL guarantee me?
  • NCFE Level 3 Certificate + MPL Certificate
  • Small group numbers. Maximum of 6 students on each course.
  • 100% Dedicated Tuition (Housing Associations / Group Bookings also catered for)
  • We promise to cover all the topics you need to start trading
  • FREE Locksmith Bible (with drill points etc.) worth over £100!
  • 24 hour helpline to all students for help and advice
  • Specialist training exclusive to MPL
  • A comprehensive coverage of destructive AND non-destructive techniques

Our locksmith training price includes a certificate to show satisfactory completion of our course, a full backup service should you need help at any time when you are on call on your own, and refreshments throughout the time you are with us.

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Did you know MPL provide 24 hour emergency support line for all course students & a next day supply service of Locksmith Tools, uPVC Door Locks and Locksmith Supplies...We provide the full Locksmith Training Service

Where To Find Us

Monday to Friday – 7:30am to 4:30pm

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