Shown below is a lost of faq’s relating to the Locksmith training courses. If this has not answered your question then feel free to contact us
- 1. How much are the courses?
- 2. Do I do any key cutting?
- 3. I've previously completed the 2 day course. Can I do the 3 day?
- 4. I've booked 2 day course but may want to do 3 days.
- 5. I need accomodation. What can you offer?
- 6. Do I need to bring anything with me?
- 7. How much can I learn in two - three days?
- 8. Can I purchase tools immediately?
- 9. How soon can I get booked in?
- 10. Do Locksmiths earn good money?
- 11. What about the certificate?
- 12. Will I get a qualification?
- 13. Why is this course good value?
- 14. Will I be able to start as a Locksmith immediately once the course has finished?
» The 2 day course is £595.00 including VAT
The 3 day course is REDUCED FROM £895.00 including VAT to £695 Including VAT for a Limited Period Only
Tools vary from £6.00 upto £168.00. Whatever budget you have we can point you in the right direction if you wish to buy tools from us. If you have £700.00 to spend you will be well covered. But if you had £400.00 to spend we can still get you up and running quite nicely.
Tools and stock can be purchased from us at anytime.
We are cheaper on jost tools than the trade suppliers.
We sell a huge amount of Key cutting machines cheaper than anywhere else in the country with guarantees and free next day delivery.
UKLA Drill Point Manual included Free of charge on either course.
UKLA Comprehensive Course Notes Free of charge on either course.
Locksmith supplier catalogues and application forms Free of charge on either course.
All lunches and refreshments Free of charge on either course.
Various locks given on 2 day course.
Many, many more locks, many practice blocks of wood, an excellent metal drill bit set ALL given on the 3 day course.
So you can now see why we are the best value option to do your Locksmith training with.
» Yes. You will cut a a key to a Yale Rim lock and keep the lock.
You will also cut a key to a Mortice lock on a Chubb lock.
We also sell a huge range of Key cutting machines cheaper than anywhere else in the country which comes with guarantees and free next day delivery.
» Yes and it would be a pleasure to welcome you back again. If you have already completed the 2 day course in the past you can pre-book a date to come in on the Wednesday.
The cost of this one day is £300.00.
No-one can attend the Wednesday (third day) without actually completing the 2 day course.
» If you have booked and completed the 2 day course and found that you have really enjoyed the experience then it is possible you can carry on the course into the third day. You can arrive the next morning to complete the third day.
The cost of the third day is £300.00.
The 2 day course is £595.00 and the 3 day course REDUCED FROM £895.00 including VAT to £695 Including VAT for a Limited Period Only.
if you cannot attend the Wednesday (third day) then you can pre-book for another time. The third day is always run on a Wednesday.
» We are based at:
75 Lechmere Avenue (Rear of)
Essex IG8 8QG
If you require accomodation try contacting the following:
Grove Hill: 020 8989 3344
38 Grove Hill
Great value at £35 B&B per night and just a short way away from us
Park Hotel: 020 8554 9616
327 Cranbrook Road
Great value from £35 per night.
Balfour Hotel: 020 8514 3238
31 Balfour Road
Ilford IG1 4HP
Great value at £43 B&B per night.
Holiday Inn Tel: 020 8504 4450
Buckhurst Hill IG9 5HY
Ridley Villas Tel: 020 8504 4500
88 Snakes Lane East
Woodford Green IG8 7HX
All prices subject to change and availability.
» No, just yourself! You will use all of our tools and materials. Lunches and refreshments are included so no need to bring any of your own unless you want to.
If you have any special dietary requirements please inform us 5 working day in advance.
» Our course is ALL hands on.
We have no reading or writing on the course. This saves an enormous amount of time. We will show you what to do on a certain lock and you will do it yourself while we refine and alter your technique.
The only way you will learn is by actually doing it yourself. That is why our course gets so much praise as you will do everything that the tutors do.
If you take the 3 day course you will spend the third day drilling and picking mortice locks and also fitting more locks. This is an excellent opportunity to practice. You keep the locks, drill bits and wood that you use on the third day so you can carry on practising.
If you book the two day course and wish to do the three day then that is no problem. You pay the extra £300.00 and arrive the same time the next morning. If you cannot attend the next day but still wish to do the third day at another time then you can just easily book a Wednesday with us.
The third day will always be on Wednesday's.
» Yes. You can either purchase tools from any Locksmith supplier or you can purchase tools from us while you are on the course. Some tools we can sell slightly cheaper than the supplier and the others will be the same price as what the supplier sells them for.
We can also sell you stock. We sell the "UK Starter Pack" which consists of the jost popular locks that you will be using on a day to day basis. This is extremely popular with all students.
» Courses are run weekly starting on Monday’s.
This gives you a very short waiting time and we can normally get you on the course dates of your choice. We have a maximum of 4 students per course but if you are on your own then that is good too.
Check to find out the availability for the dates you require by phoning 020 8590 7111 or e-mailing us.
» YES!!! All Locksmiths have their own prices but as mentioned earlier you can earn £50-£95 per hour labour + parts + materials during “normal” working hours.
A high majority of jobs can take just a couple of minutes so yes it can be extremely beneficial financially. If you attend evening jobs then you’ll be earning EXTREMELY well. There are also huge mark-ups and profits on locks for which we discuss in greater detail on the course.
We answer any questions on price charging during the course.
» The UK Locksmiths Association Certificate that you receive at the end of the course guarantees you are able to purchase all your Locksmithing equipment and stock.
We supply you with a whole list of phone numbers of excellent Locksmith suppliers along with application forms so that you can get your desired items immediately.
The wonderfully designed certificate is proof that you have attended our course and without it you will not be able to purchase your items from the suppliers as they will request to see it before you can open an account with them.
» There are no official qualifications in Locksmithing but you can be a recognised member of the UK Locksmiths Association which brings fantastic benefits to you and your company such as FREE advertising on the internet and use of the trusted and vetted UKLA Logo.
This will help you seal large contracts as well as standard work from the public, estate agents, contractors etc etc. You will earn your money back extremely quickly on this investment.
Being a member of the trusted and vetted UKLA gives you an advantage over your competitors who are not members.
If you are too busy to attend a job then then you could contact another UKLA member and ask them to do it for you. I'm sure they will ask you to do the same next time they are too busy.
» £695.00 (Incl. VAT) is excellent value for a Locksmithing course. We know of other courses in the UK who charge over £1,200.00. We feel, and going by what our students tell us on the anonymous questionnaire that they are given at the end is that our course is of the highest order. Lunches are included and all students can help themselves to as much food, drink and biscuits as they can handle.
We have been on other Locksmith courses just to see what they are like and to see if there is anything we can add to our own course so this ensures, in our opinion our one is by far the best in the UK.
Our Helpline is worth the money on its own. We respect all our students as we once started out in business and we know that questions need to be answered so we are here 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The helpline covers anything from “What do you think of this lock pick?” to “How much would you charge to fit this lock?” We are ALWAYS more than willing to help you and are ALWAYS available.
» Yes definitely. By the end of the two days you will be opening domestic and commercial locks such as Chubb, Yale, Union, Era, Legge, Sterling, Bird, Willenall, Walsall plus MANY more. You will be changing locks and fitting them too as this is the most common work for a locksmith. Take a look at the subjects taught and you’ll see we cover an enormous amount.