Becoming a Locksmith

There's a lot more to becoming a locksmith than you might think at first glance. Locksmiths need to understand key identification and lock mechanisms, residential locks and keymaking, home and business security, panic hardware and electric locks, and electronic security. Many also need basic entrepreneurship skills because, as a locksmith, it is easy to open your own business. You'll have the chance to choose your own schedule and to be your own boss, or to work for an existing company that is looking for skilled professionals. To learn more about becoming a locksmith, check out the links below and request complimentary information from the programs of your choice.

 

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In 2017, workers with a bachelor's degree or higher had almost twice as much
median earnings per week than workers with only a high school diploma*.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

 

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