is a full locksmith course, which is all you will need to start your locksmith
business. Listed below are descriptions of all seven video courses.
2. Lock Picking Course.
3. Code Cutting and Key Duplication Course.
4. Learn The Locksmith Business Course.
5. The Art of Impressioning Course.
6. Commercial Master Keying Course.
7. Safe Combination Changing Course.
Included is the Inventory, tool, and supply list.
Lock Cylinder Removal and Assembly
this segment, we cover the cylinder removal and assembly of a wide variety
of common residential locksets.
Using Shim Stock.
section covers the proper use of shim stock in the cylinder removal process;
in addition we cover other methods of removing the plug when the old key
is not available.
Pinning Up Kwikset and Weslock.
this segment, we cover the Kwikset and Westlock brands in depth, (two of
the most common brands found in over 85% of the homes in the US today).
Using the LAB Multi-Pin Kit.
section covers the use of the LAB multi pin kit and its 20 pinning charts.
Tips and Tricks.
This is one of the most valuable segments
in this series. It covers 30 years of my own experience of tips and tricks
that will save you lots of time.
Lock Picking Course
Lock Cylinder Design
this first segment, we look at the inside of various lock cylinders, giving
you a good understanding of how most standard locks function on the inside.
It is important to have this understanding before one can effectively
begin the process of picking a lock.
this segment we establish some guidelines for pre pairing the lock cylinder
for picking. And give a brief description of each of the nine tools in
the HPC-15 pick set.
are only a handfull of various techniques used to open almost any lock.
In this section we will be covering each of them. There is also a "what
if I cant pick it" section. Some locksmiths would like you to believe they
are a cross between James Bond and Houdini, but that's not the Real World.
this segment, we go through the process of choosing the proper picks and
tension wrench used in the picking process based on the various types
of lock cylinders. This section is critical to your success.
Plug Spinner Function
this segment, we cover the proper use and function of the RY57 Plug spinner.
Pick Gun Techniques
are as many techniques in properly using a Pick gun as there are in using
a pick set. They are all
covered in this segment.
Real World Locksmiths
instructional videos have very little real-world environment footage.
In section seven of this video we take all of the tools shown on this video and give them to various locksmiths, with no prior coaxing they are asked to pick various locks. You will see that every locksmith has his own style, but all use the basic techniques taught in this video.
Code Cutting and Key Duplication Course
to code cut keys on your standard key machine using depth keys. Depth keys
enable you to code cut keys to master key systems, file cabinet locks and
many other types of locks without having an expensive code machine, also
covered in this course is the HPC 1200MC code machine, one of the finest
code machines on the market to day.
Learn The Locksmith Business Course
course is a must. It is packed with marketing tips, available courses,
how to set up a mobile van and much more. Ninety percent of the success
of any business is knowing what not to do. Everything from purchasing
the wrong inventory or tools to staying away from certain advertising
that does not produce jobs. The information on this tape spans some thirty
years of experience in the locksmith business; just the marketing tips
alone are worth the cost.
Art of Impressioning Course
is the method used to make a key for a lock using just a blank key and
a file. This is a true art, and a required skill in becoming a first-class
Locksmith. The art of Impressioning, when learned properly, will be an
asset to you throughout your entire career. This course clearly shows
you the tools you will need and the various methods used in key Impressioning.
This is a skill used extensively in making keys to cars, file cabinet
locks; virtually all wafer and pin tumbler locks and will save you an enormous
amount of time and money.
Master Keying Course "Two
Master Keying is probably the biggest money maker in locksmithing. Locksmiths
that can go in to a large to medium size company and set up a Master key
system will not only make a large sum of money for their expertise but
will have a lifetime account. This course teaches you to do just that.
Every thing from Schlage IC cores, to setting up and keying a Large Master
Key system, pricing and much more.
Safe Combination Changing Course
safe combination changing course is a must for the serious locksmith.
Virtually all companies have one or more safes and have them changed quite
frequently. The charge to recombo a safe ranges from $55.00 to $75.00
per safe dial and takes about 5 min. This course teaches you to change
safe combinations with the Key Dex safe-change-key-set, as well as hand
changing safe combos.
Locksmith Inventory Tools and Supply List
starting out in the locksmith business it is vital to know what inventory
and tools you should have on your van, and what quantities. This will save
you an enormous amount of money by not purchasing unnecessary inventory
or purchasing to many of one product. This list is very extensive; it covers
every thing from cam locks to key blanks. Knowing the proper equipment as
well enables you to do jobs quickly and efficiently. The accuracy of this
list stems from my personal experience of some thirty years as a Locksmith.
Half the battle is knowing what and what not to purchase and what quantities.
When I first started out in this business a list like this could have saved
me plenty. In hindsight its value would have been in the hundreds, this
list is included with this course.
locksmith certification exam covers six topics. They are as follows:
1. Lock Picking.
2. Lock Rekeying.
3. Code Cutting and Key Duplication.
4. Commercial Master Keying.
5. Key Impressioning.
6. Safe Combination Changing.