- Locksmith & Home Security Technician
- Getting a career diploma in as little as 5 months.
- Gain experience with practical exercises and interactive assignments.
- Learn how to identify, create, and duplicate keys.
- Learn to work with several types of locks including safes, valuts, and auto.
- and more...
If you’ve ever wondered how to start a locksmith business, you’ve come to the right place!
Our goal is to help every future (or current!) locksmith owner take his or her business to the next level. We plan on doing that by providing the single best resource for starting a locksmith business.
This is going to be a very in depth and comprehensive guide to starting your very own locksmith business.
We’ll take you all the way from your the beginning of your vision to opening the doors of your new business. Every Monday we’ll publish a new part of the series.
In order to prepare you for what’s to come take a look at the categories below.
So, if you’re not ready, get ready. This is going to be a long, detailed ride to starting your first locksmith business.
Table of Contents
Unit 1 – Preparing to Start a Locksmith Business
This unit will guide you through the process of getting started, and help you weed through some of the intricacies of the locksmithing business.
Lesson 02: Decide What Services You’ll Offer
Lesson 03: Test Your Skills
Unit 2 – Looking at the Legal Side of Locksmithing
So you’re all excited about your new locksmithing business. Us too! But…let’s make sure we got you covered on the legal aspect.
Lesson 04: Look Into State and Local Laws
Lesson 05: Find Your Best Location
Unit 3 – Planning for Locksmithing Success
Failure to plan is planning to fail. According to Benjamin Franklin anyways.
In the third unit of “How to Start a Locksmithing Business,” we’ll explain how to write a business plan, discuss common industry goals, and calculating just how much money you might make (yes, that’s the fun part!).
Lesson 06: How to Write a Business Plan
Lesson 07: Setting the Right Goals
Lesson 08: Profit (or Show Me the Money!)
Unit 4 – Taking Action
With your business plan in place and a good idea of your profit margins, you’re well on your way to getting your business off the ground.
In the fourth unit of “How to Start a Locksmithing Business,” we’ll be talking more about money, but the somewhat boring talk. This will be about establishing an emergency fund, securing financing, and buying your first locksmith van.
Lesson 09: Build an Emergency Fund
Lesson 10: Secure Financing
Lesson 11: Choosing the Right Vehicle for Your Business
Unit 5 – Making Your Business Official
In this unit we’ll focus on getting all the business details in place to make this dream a reality. We’ll cover things like insurance, business licenses, and vehicle maintenance.
Lesson 12: Getting Insurance
Lesson 13: Finding a Mechanic
Lesson 14: Registering Your Locksmith Business
Lesson 15: Getting Organized
Unit 6 – Establishing Your Brand
Most of the heavy lifting is done, but we’ve still got a little bit of work to do.
It’s time to build your platform. In this unit, we’ll be discussing how to establish your brand, and creating an online presence.
Lesson 16: Establish Your Brand
Lesson 17: Build a Website
Lesson 18: Get Social
Unit 7 – The Finishing Touch
Lesson 19: Open for Business!
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