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Locksmith Training Courses in Yorkshire

Do you want to kickstart your career as a locksmith? Or do you need further training to boost your skills and grow your business? If you’re looking for locksmith training in York, MPL is here to support you. We offer locksmith training courses in a purpose-built training centre in the Yorkshire area, easily accessible from York and other surrounding towns.

Whether you’re booking as a group or an individual, we’re here to help. Our courses are designed to give you all the skills and knowledge you need to begin a rewarding career or develop your existing one to take your professional growth to the next level.

Each of our courses offer

Small group numbers

Maximum of 6 students on each course

24 hour helpline

for all students, offering help and advice

100% dedicated tuition

Housing Associations / group bookings also catered for

Locksmith course York - where can I train?

If you’re looking for a locksmith training course in York or somewhere in the North Yorkshire or wider Yorkshire area, we can help here at MPL. We have a purpose built locksmith training centre, equipped with top equipment to ensure that students are able to reach their potential in every area throughout their training.

Our training facility is located in Wakefield, easily accessible from York and other towns and cities within the region. We can even help you organise accommodation for the duration of your training, making sure everything runs smoothly.

Our course details

Our courses range from 1 to 5 days, with our intensive City & Guilds Accredited Programme (an all-in-one locksmith course) being a full 5 days. The all-in-one course is suitable for anyone looking to re-train or start a new career as a locksmith. At the end of the course, students will receive a City & Guilds accreditation, NCFE level 3, and an MPL Certificate.

Included in the all-in-one programme:

  • Training in our locksmith school
  • Support from expert trainers (with a combined 60 years’ experience)
  • Access to the latest locksmithing tools and techniques
  • Breakfast, lunch and parking included within the price
  • FREE locksmith bible with drill points and data of hundreds of locks (worth over £100)

Furthermore, after completing the course, you’ll also have access to our 24-hour technical support line to help you navigate every type of lock. This support is invaluable to many locksmiths first starting out. Plus, you’ll have an exclusive discount on all tools and products from our sister company, MultiPointLocks.

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Becoming a locksmith in York

Training as a locksmith is highly rewarding, and it doesn’t require years and years of training, allowing you to climb the ladder quickly, with great earnings for those who are skilled. If you’ve been looking for a locksmith course, York is a great city for starting your locksmith career.

The overall crime rate in York in 2023 was 14% higher than the North Yorkshire average. And compared to the national crime rate, the entire region’s crime rate is at 108%. Burglary makes up 4.3% of all crimes reported in the county, with 2-in-1 burglaries becoming increasingly popular. This is where burglars gain access into homes in order to grab car keys to steal vehicles on the driveway.

So if you’re interested in locksmith training, York and the North Yorkshire region could offer excellent career opportunities. For more advice on becoming a locksmith, head over to our ultimate locksmith career guide.

Locksmith training York – why choose MPL?

Book with MPL today if you’re looking for a locksmith training course in York or somewhere nearby in the Yorkshire region. Our training centre is easily accessible from many towns and cities in the county, and we can help you sort accommodation to make the process as easy and stress-free as possible.

We never have more than 6 delegates in our centre at the same time. This is our way of ensuring that every student gets the support they need in order to grow. We also understand that your training is a big investment of your time and money – so we offer outstanding value as well as finance options for those who need it.

If you have any questions, get in touch with our team.

“After completing the 5 day ultimate locksmith course, I feel ready for my new venture as a locksmith. The trainer gave us alot of information over the 5 days and made the learning fun, whilst remaining professional. The office staff were amazing very helpful and always smiling. The staff are a credit to the company.”

“Fantastically delivered good split of theory and practical. My trainer Marc was brilliant and his way of teaching and using real life scenarios was great to understand in what scenarios you would use which method. Really friendly bunch of Guys at the training centre. Recommend it to anybody who’s wants to become a locksmith like myself.”

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    Finance is available on many of our courses.

    To take advantage of the opportunities there are for skilled locksmiths in Yorkshire by undertaking our locksmith training courses, call us on 01924 693293.

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    Our Courses

    5 Day Specialist Locksmith Training Course

    Are you looking to start a new career or retrain as a locksmith? Start with the UK’s most highly accredited locksmith training course. It’s the only training programme in the UK to offer the City & Guilds Accredited Programme.

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    5 Day Locksmith Training Course

    Our 5 day ultimate locksmith training course is ideal for those who are seeking a new career as a locksmith and are brand new to the industry. This is the ideal locksmith course for those looking for a comprehensive training which covers every aspect of locksmithing, providing you with the skills and knowledge to start your own locksmith business.

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    3 Day Locksmith Training Course

    Our 3 day locksmith training course has been accredited by NCFE. It’s 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 skillset from which you can start your own self-employed locksmith business.

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    2 Day Advanced Lock Picking Training Course

    This lock picking training course is ideal for locksmiths who are looking to learn to pick high security euros and mortice locks. This locksmith training course starts at an advanced level. It’s important that you already have trading experience in order to fully understand and get the most out of the training.

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    1 Day Boarding Up Course

    The MPL 1 day boarding up course is a hands-on, practical training course covering all of the different methods of (non-destructively) boarding up doors and windows. Boarding up is a very commonly required service, usually as a result of vandalism, burglary or fire damage.

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    1 Day Lock Installation Course

    Our 1 day lock installation course is perfect whether you’re an existing locksmiths looking to brush up your skills, or just starting out – lock installation is a vital skill that many locksmiths struggle with.

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    Specialist Auto Locksmith Training Course

    Our new City & Guilds Accredited Programme Specialist Auto Locksmith Training Course is ideal for those seeking a slightly different career path to standard locksmithing, and existing locksmiths who want to set themselves apart from competitors.

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    1 Day uPVC Repair Course

    Do you find that you are having to turn down uPVC work because you’re not sure how to tackle the job? Our 1 day uPVC Repair course is perfect for existing locksmiths who are looking to improve their uPVC skills and take on more work.

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    2 Day uPVC Repair / Tilt & Turn Course

    Do you find that you are having to turn down uPVC work because you’re not sure how to tackle the job? Our 2 day uPVC Repair course is perfect for existing locksmiths who are looking to improve their uPVC skills and take on more work.

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    2 Day Access Control Course

    Our 2 day Access Control course is intended for locksmiths with current knowledge, who are looking to widen their skillset and accept access control work to grow their business. It is important that you have an existing level of working knowledge before undertaking this course.

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