So what does 2012 hold for those about to undergo locksmith training? Things are certainly still tough out there and many locksmiths we have spoken to say that they have tightened up on advertising and cut back on unnecessary costs. Infact we have noticed the Yellow Pages this year seems a lot thinner than previous years but with the web beginning to take more and more market share is it that surprising? Our best advice for locksmiths is…..
Finding the most suitable locksmith training course can be difficult – heres some pointers! So you’ve looked at being a locksmith and decided to take the plunge and whatever the reason for wanting to do it your next task is to identify a suitable locksmith training course. There are many factors to consider when choosing a suitable locksmith course; the price will be in most peoples’ minds along with the location of the course, the duration, training provider pedigree and…..
How much can you earn as a locksmith? The first question on most people’s lips when investigating any new career is how much they can expect to earn should they decide to follow a particular path. In this case how much can a person expect as a locksmith salary? As a starting point a locksmith salary depends on what type of locksmith you intend to be, · Employed · Self employed sole locksmith · Part time locksmith Employed Locksmith…..
A short information article on lock bumping An introduction to lock bumping and the risks and dangers it poses to property and security issues. Thieves have many underhand methods to call upon when attempting a burglary, many are effective but crude. A broken window, drilled out locks and damaged doors will not only leave substantial evidence of forced entry but creates noise and commotion that can alert people to the ‘would be burglars’ presence. These factors must undoubtedly limit…..
A quick guide on how to go about starting a locksmith business Having your own locksmith business can be an ambition of many people however sometimes how and when to get things started can mean the idea never becomes reality. Here is a brief guide of how to go out setting up in business as a locksmith and making sure you are doing all the right things. First you need to decide not only whether this is…..
Doing short training courses as a locksmith and what we are about. There are many courses out there for people to choose from but have you ever considered a short training course to train as a locksmith? The courses we do cover everyday life as a locksmith and teach people the skills needed to operate as a general locksmith. The short course covers loads of topics that any would be locksmith should know. These are some of the things…..
Is the Dino Pick Gun up to Scratch? Pick guns really are a must have tool for any locksmith, they can save so much time for both parties and allow for non destructive entry in many cases where the guy with a drill would still be prepping his gear by the time you might have opened up the lock. We decided to give the Dino electric pickgun a good long test to see how it measured up. In all our…..
We offer fantastic locksmith training courses for those in Scotland. Did you know that the Toplocksmiths Association are the closest locksmith training school to Scotland? Our comprehensive 2 day course is perfect for anyone thinking of becoming a locksmith or adding it to their skills portfolio to help with their current occupation. The course covers a wide range of picking techniques with a strong focus on non destructive entry techniques although we also cover a wide range of other topics…..
Anyone new to the locksmith industry will want to know the answer to a major question. How do you go about obtaining jobs for yourself once qualified as a locksmith. The first important thing to realise is that when budgeting funds out for getting into a locksmith career you must put aside money for advertising and marketing as well as the training and tools. We do not advise spending huge amounts on trying to obtain jobs and work, there are…..
An information article on having a Locksmith Apprenticeship Those who are looking into joining the locksmith industry may be wondering if there is such a thing as a locksmith apprenticeship and if so are they available. The reality is there is no formal locksmith apprenticeship available although there have been talks of establishing them however when that might happen is unknown. Most people seeking to train as a locksmith will find it difficult to do so other than taking…..