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How To Choose the Right Locksmith Training Course

Posted on : February 10, 2023

With so many different areas involved in locksmithing, there’s no surprise that there’s also a wide range of locksmith training courses available to take – but how do you go about choosing the right one?

Well, here at MPL Locksmith Training, we’ve been delivering locksmith training courses for over three decades now and we know a thing or two about them and who they’re best aimed at! So, to help you choose the right locksmith training course, we’ve put together a handy guide…

We’ll break down the important things you need to consider before booking a course, before delving into the locksmith training courses we offer and who they’re best suited to.

Essential Things to Consider Before Booking your Locksmith Training Course

Before you get into the courses themselves, there are a few things you should consider first that will help you to narrow down your scope and ultimately find the perfect locksmith training course.

What’s your locksmith knowledge like?

Are you completely new to the world of locksmithing? While there are a number of courses created specifically for beginners, a number of more advanced locksmith training courses require candidates to have an existing amount of subject knowledge. Look out for the courses aimed at or suitable for beginners!

Do you have experience?

If you’ve got locksmithing experience but you’re looking to brush up on skills or keep up-to-date with new tech and developments in the industry, then you’re probably more suited to intermediate or advanced courses than those aimed at beginners. And the opposite is true for those with no locksmithing experience – stick to the courses aimed at beginners that cover everything you need to know!

Consider your competitors

If you run, or you’re planning on running, your own locksmith business then it’s important to consider your local competition when deciding which course is right for you! Take a look at the services other locksmiths in your area offer – are there any niche services not provided? If you’re in a highly competitive area, taking a specialist course and expanding your skillset can really help you to stand out from the crowd and generate leads with ease.

Which Locksmith Course is Right for Me?

Let’s explore our range of locksmith training courses – breaking down who they’re aimed at/suitable for and what they cover…

5-Day Specialist Locksmith Training Course

The perfect course for those that are completely new to locksmithing, our 5-Day Specialist Locksmith Training Course covers everything you need to know in order to start your own locksmith business.

  • Ideal for those seeking a new career
  • No prior knowledge or experience required
  • City & Guilds Accredited – great for marketing!

5-Day Locksmith Training Course

Similar to the 5-Day Specialist version, our 5-Day Locksmith Training Course covers all your essential content and provides you with the knowledge and ability to begin your own business.

  • Suitable for those new to the locksmith industry
  • No prior knowledge or experience required
  • A cheaper alternative – no C&G Accreditation

2-Day Advanced Lock Picking Training Course

An advanced course aimed specifically at existing locksmiths with experience in the industry, our 2-Day Advanced Lock Picking Course is ideal for those looking to get into warrant work with the emergency services.

  • Not suitable for beginners
  • Perfect if you’re looking to offer a specialist service
  • Aimed at existing locksmiths wanting to delve into high-security locks

1-Day Boarding Up Course

The 1-Day Boarding Up Course is another specialist course ideal for those looking to diversify their skillset and offer additional services to their customers.

  • Aimed at existing locksmiths with experience in the industry
  • Service often required by the emergency services
  • Diversify your services & stand out from the competition

Lock Installation Course

A course suitable for all levels of knowledge and experience, the 1-Day Lock Installation Course is the perfect addition to any locksmith’s skillset. An extended version of the course is also available, with our 2-Day Lock Installation Course.

  • No requirements for experience or existing knowledge
  • Great for those wanting to add a new service to their roster
  • Huge demand for lock installation across the country

Specialist Auto Locksmith Training Course

Our Specialist Auto Locksmith Training Course is the perfect course for anyone looking to offer a specialist locksmith service and stand out from their competitors.

  • No prior knowledge or experience necessary
  • Great for existing locksmiths fulfilling a niche in their area
  • City & Guilds Accredited

1-Day uPVC Repair Course

Despite the popularity of uPVC Doors, plenty of locksmiths tend to shy away from offering uPVC Repair services; by taking our 1-Day uPVC Repair Course, you could open yourself up to a huge increase in leads!

  • Requires some locksmith experience
  • Ideal for existing locksmiths looking to learn a new skill
  • Specialist service to help you stand out from your competition

1-Day Tilt & Turn Course

Moving away from doors, our 1-Day Tilt & Turn Course covers everything you need to know about Tilt & Turn windows!

  • Suitable for existing locksmiths with experience
  • Diversify the services you offer to increase leads
  • Locksmiths in your area may not provide this service

2-Day uPVC Repair / Tilt & Turn Course

A combination of both, the uPVC Repair and Tilt & Turn Training Course is a brilliant two-in-one course for existing locksmiths looking to diversify the services they provide.

  • Requires locksmith experience and existing knowledge
  • Learn new skills or brush up on new methods and techniques
  • Ideal for anyone having to turn down work in these areas currently

2-Day Access Control Course

Access Control is incredibly in demand, yet plenty of locksmiths fail to capitalise on this! Our 2-Day Access Control Course is the perfect training course if you want to take on jobs in this area.

  • Not suitable for beginners
  • Require existing locksmith knowledge
  • Experience in the locksmith industry will be beneficial

Once you’ve identified the correct locksmith training course for you, it’s also important that you find the right locksmith training company! To help guide you in making the right decision, check out our helpful article on Choosing the Right Locksmith Training Company.

Book Your Locksmith Training Course with MPL

Whether you’re looking to get started in the locksmithing industry, learn a specialist skill or simply brush up on your existing knowledge, you can be confident that you’ll find the perfect course for your requirements here at MPL Locksmith Training.

Book your course online with ease, or feel free to contact our friendly team with any questions you may have on 01924 693 293 today.


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