We previously answered the question, “What is a certified locksmith?” And as it turned out there are about 7 different certifications currently available from the Associated Locksmiths of America (ALOA) and the Safe and Vault Locksmith Technician’s Association (SAVTVA). In this article we’re going to focus solely on how to become a certified registered locksmith. […]
Locksmith Training and Certification
Welcome to the Locksmith Training and Certification Center!
On this page you will find all the information you'll ever need with regards to locksmith training, or becoming a certified locksmith.
These days there are a multitude of certifications, licenses, specializations and more. It’s very difficult to actually determine what is needed and what is not. On your journey to become a locksmith one of the most difficult things to determine is what certifications you actually need and what those certifications actually mean. The reason this […]
If you’re looking to become a locksmith one of the best places to start is with an apprenticeship. In fact if you read our previous article on how to become a locksmith you would have noticed that regardless what route you take we recommend an apprenticeship. This goes for any type of locksmith, from automotive […]
The following locksmith training videos were provided by Jim Koch at Expert Village. Jim Koch has been a repo man for eight years, a locksmith for five years, and an auto mechanic since he was very young. They do not cover every topic, but they do cover many topics in enough detail to provide some […]
As previously discussed, on your journey to become a locksmith training is not always required. However, almost all successful locksmiths complete some type of professional training course that issues a certification or prepares them to become a certified locksmith. If you are serious about your profession or want to establish your self as a specialist […]
On your journey to become a locksmith one of your first questions will likely be about locksmith training requirements, especially if you’ve never worked in the field of locksmithing. One question in particular may be on your mind, “Do I need to attend school to become a locksmith?” The answer: “Yes and no.” As previously […]