Home Locksmith training that’s all about you
And after your training, all about the many
The difference with Dr Lock training is the one-to-one. That’s because I believe the best learning is obviously achieved from being the sole focus of your tutor. And with decades of experience as a working locksmith, proven teaching methods and my constant encouragement, along with your own desire to learn, you too can join the over 140 previous graduates who’ve turned Dr Lock training into a successful locksmith career.
And it’s not like the guidance ends with the course. My ongoing help is always available and those other 140 locksmiths, they’re all part of an exclusive national locksmith network that you’ll join too. A network that will definitely offer support of their own and who come together to help each other every day. (We have regular get-togethers and a very, very active Whatsapp group.)
At Dr Lock and the National Locksmith Network, for personalised locksmith training, and the help you need to get going and succeed in your new career, you’ve found the best choice.
Six essentials. Four days of unrivalled training
Your training will teach you about the different type of locks available and how to pick, change and repair each one. You’ll learn how uPVC doors and windows are a big part of a locksmith’s daily work and how to fix and service them. Plus as an additional revenue stream you’ll learn all about the methods of locked vehicle entry.
But it’s not just about the practical skills you’ll learn, I’ll show you the business side of being a successful locksmith too.
All About Locks
As you might imagine this section is purely focused on lock types and lock specifics
- Understanding pin cylinder locks
- Understanding wafer locks
- Understanding mortice locks
- Pin cylinder picking, bumping, snapping, pulling and using electric pick gun
- Wafer lock picking, using electric pick gun, raking, drilling
- Mortice lock picking, skeleton keys, grinding, drilling
- Padlocks, tubular locks and specialist locks
Door Entry & Lock Change
Everything about non-destructive entry & drilling, lock changing and retro fitting
- Gaining entry, picking, grinding
- Drilling, skeleton keys etc
- Changing mortice locks
- Changing rim cylinders
- Changing night latches
- Scratch fitting locks
- Retro fitting locks
Servicing uPVC doors and locks is a big part of a locksmiths work, here you learn how to
- Changing locks
- Gaining entry to failed doors
- Re-aligning doors
- Changing gearboxes
- Changing mechanisms
- Changing handles
- Dealing with patio doors
Looking solely at UPVC windows, how to gain and the methods for repair
- Gaining entry, spreading
- De glazing, drilling etc.
- Changing handles
- Changing espag units
- Changing friction stays
- Opening failed windows
- Glazing and deglazing
Showing vehicle entry techniques with Lishi picks and even through car fishing tackle!
- Introduction to lishi picking
- Ford tibbe
- Through car entry
What you need to know about building up and promoting your business
- Target customers etc.
- Van and van stock requirements
- Advice on stock levels
- Introduction to suppliers
- Plus letters of course completion