Locksmithing 101 Course

This Knowledge-Based Locksmithing Course Teaches The A–Z Of Locksmithing And Is Taught By A Licensed Instructor

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This complete Locksmithing Course consists of 19 hours of detailed, easy-to-follow instruction. The course covers all types of lock mechanisms and show students how to make keys and pick locks.

The course also covers pin tumbler, high security and electronic locks; everything from design and repair, to installing and picking. Residential and commercial key-in-knob, deadbolt and combination lock systems.  Students will thoroughly cover design, assembly, disassembly, installation, re-keying, master keying, picking and creating impressions

  • Course Perk Icon 19 Instruction Hours
  • Course Perk Icon Certificate in Locksmithing Theory upon Completion
  • Course Perk Icon All instruction is delivered online with video instruction and testing. Instructor support and interaction online or by email and phone


This Locksmithing Course will prepare students to enter a career as a professional locksmith (DOT 709.281-010 – Locksmith). Upon successful completion, the student will possess a thorough understanding of Warded Locks, Residential and Commercial Locks, How-to Key Locks, Creating and maintaining master lock codes, and installation of locks. Students will have the knowledge to demonstrate work ready skills. Note: hands-on or on the job training may still be required

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William (Bill) Woolman


Mr. Woolman is an expert in all aspects of locksmithing and is considered the go-to-guy with regards to learning about rare and collectible locks and safes. He has worked in the Locksmithing trade and has owned his own company for more than 30 years.

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One of the disappointments I’ve had with the methods of education I received in the past is that you are compelled to learn things with no thought to how you might apply it in real life. The ATI courses follows a logical progression of skills development you can readily apply to the real world

Tom Alt

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