Our UKLA 1 day UPVC Advanced Mechanisms Course is designed to give practical knowledge and ability in the area of UPVC mechanisms and tubular locks.  This can be added to our 3 day course making it the fully complete 4 day course.

By the end of the course the student will be able to:

Identify, order and replace UPVC mechanisms.
Repair faulty mechanisms using Emergency Lock kits.
Open non destructively UPVC mechanisms using the Latch tool.
Open destructively UPVC mechanisms using the Lock puller tool.
Open non destructively Tubular locks using the Tubular pick tool.
Open destructively Euro cylinders on a smaller extrusion using the new Adjustable Snapper plus other types of Crackers.
Toeing and heeling
Set up a keyed alike pin cylinder system
Certificate, help lines, lunches and refreshments included.

£300 inc VAT
(Or £250 for UKLA members)

This course can be added to the 3 day course which takes the course to Monday to Thursday for a total of £995 (including VAT)


The one day UPVC Advanced Mechanisms course will take place in the UKLA purpose built training centre located at the rear of

75 Lechmere Avenue
Woodford Green



The course is a one day add on course to complement any Locksmith qualification and will run from 0830hrs till approximately 1600hrs.



The price will be a charge of £300 (inc VAT) for non-UKLA Members and £250 (inc VAT) for current UKLA Members.

Course Criteria:
The applicant must be already qualified as a Locksmith to take part in this course. The syllabus is an add-on to existing qualifications.

Included in Course:
The successful Candidate will receive a UKLA Advanced Certification in Lock Mechanisms, detailed course notes, and of course lunch and refreshments are on us!




UPVC Mechanism Identification – Identifiying, measuring, selecting and ordering the correct mechanism for your job.

Emergency Lock Kit – Repairing, creating and customising UPVC Mechanisms.

Keying Alike – Changing the pins on cylinder locks to enable a key to open one or more locks.



UPVC Latch tool – Practical demonstration and use of the UPVC Latch tool to gain entry to Euro cylinders.

Adjustable Quicksnap – Practical demonstration and use of the adjustable quick snap to gain entry to Euro cylinders.

Plug Puller – Practical demonstration and use of the adjustable Plug puller to gain entry to Cylinder Locks.

Tubular pick set – Practical demonstration and use of the Tubular pick set to gain entry to tubular (D-shackle type) cylinders.

Toeing and heeling – Practical demonstration on how to take glass out of UPVC windows and doors.

Certificates – Presentation of course certificate.

 Advanced Mechanisms CourseAdvanced Mechanisms Course 1

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