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LockRite Franchisee Training

Feature Rich Locksmith Training Course

During our feature rich locksmith training course you will be taught every aspect of locksmithing, from the very basics, such as key cutting, to very involved techniques like ‘impressioning’.


The course covers, but is not limited to ;

Stripping down locks:

  • Rim cylinders
  • Euro cylinders
  • 2 & 3 lever mortice locks
  • 5 lever non BS mortice locks
  • 5 lever BS insurance rated mortice locks
  • High security locks e.g. Ingersol, Chubb detainer etc.

Theory & Practice of Picking Pinned & Wafer Locks:

  • Cam locks, Locker locks, Furniture locks
  • Window locks
  • Padlocks (various types)
  • Rim cylinders, Standard 5 pin & High Security BS
  • Euro & oval cylinders
  • Bullet locks

Theory & Practice of Picking Mortice Locks:

  • 2 lever
  • 3 lever
  • 5 lever Non BS
  • 5 lever BS

Using Specialised Locksmithing Equipment

  • Tension tool & rakes (hand picking)
  • Pick gun (electric & manual)
  • Jiggler keys
  • Super mica
  • Mortice pick keys
  • 2 in 1 pick
  • Over lifters
  • Special keys and bump keys
  • Letter box tool
  • Snap tool
  • Mortice curtain pick
  • and more ...

Drill points and drilling To Gain Entry

  • Rim cylinders
  • Euro & oval cylinders
  • 5 lever BS insurance rated mortice locks

Mechanical combination locks

  • Routine maintenance
  • How they work
  • How to dismantle
  • How to change the combination
  • How to find lost combination
  • How to gain entry when a lock fails

uPVC Doors & Locks

  • Cylinder picking
  • Cylinder Snapping
  • Cylinder Replacements
  • uPVC fault finding (mechanism, adjustments & locking points)
  • Gaining entry to a failed mechanism
  • De-glazing and re-glazing
  • Mech identification & measurements
  • Routine maintenance
  • Additional security

Lock Identification

  • How to correctly determine what locks have been fitted

PLUS: Making Keys by Hand, Changing Combinations, Keys cut to code, broken key extraction and Impressioning.

Additional Training From Our Industry Partners, Yale

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Yale is among the best-known and most respected names in the lock industry, with millions of Yale locks in use worldwide. As trusted and official Yale Smart Security Partners, LockRite installs and maintains the smart security and smart locks range of Yale products.

  • Yale Smart Locks
  • Yale Alarms
  • Yale CCTV

A recent study by Yale has shown that 62% of UK homeowners expect remote locking of doors and windows to be a key feature of a smart home.

Take a look at the LockRite training centre

Your training takes place at our purpose-built training facility.

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  • Discover more about the franchise opportunity
  • Meet our locksmith trainer
  • Find out more about potential earnings
  • and more ...

  What's Involved?

  • Full locksmith training in all technical aspects of the trade to make you comfortable tackling all types of work.
  • Additional training from our industry partners, Yale.
  • Marketing training to help you find your own customers.
  • Admin training to get you familiar with our systems.

Training Gallery

  • Locksmith Picking a Padlock
  • Locksmith Picking a Lock
  • Locksmith Picking a Cylinder
  • Franchisee In Training
  • Franchisee Fitting British Standard Nightlatch

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LockRite is particularly interested in receiving enquiries from individuals in the following UK Cities & Towns ...

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