Our locksmith course online
There’s more to locksmithing than meets the eye. In our locksmith course online, you’ll receive the real tools, textbook reading assignments, and online lessons to help you respond to emergencies, deal with high-tech systems, and master the key skills needed for a career in locksmithing.
Security is a lucrative business, and locksmiths offer a practical skill to help protect homes and businesses. This course teaches you the tools of the trade in as few as four months. Earn your diploma and you will be prepped to take the Associated Locksmiths of America Fundamental Locksmith exam.
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Learn how you can:
- Easily afford this API Program Name program with our no interest monthly payment options
- Fit study around your life with our flexible online study model
- Upgrade your career prospects and achieve your goals
Our locksmith training includes the cost of the Associated Locksmiths of America (ALOA) Fundamental Locksmith exam* for designation to function as an apprentice locksmith. This designation validates your skills and identifies you as trained and experienced.
What you get
- ALOA Fundamental Locksmith exam (an $80 value)
- Textbook: Locksmithing by B. Phillips
- Textbook: Locksmithing by J. Rathjen
- Textbook: The Complete Book of Locks and Locksmithing
- Tools: Camlock set, Kwikset cylinder, pinning kit, and lock picks
- BinderTM mobile app for taking your learning materials on-the-go
- Student Portal dashboard for instant access to lessons and support
- Learning Resource Center online libraries and labs
- ProQuest® digital access to thousands of sources for research
- An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads
What's the key to getting ahead? Having the right training and practical skills on your resume can have an instant impact on your earning potential. As of May 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor reported an average median pay of locksmiths and safe repairers of $40,420, or $19.43 as an hourly wage**.
Tools of the trade are key to learning and included with tuition.
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Frequently asked questions
You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we're here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.
Our locksmith training online is designed for students who are serious about starting a professional career. When you earn your locksmith diploma, it will serve as proof of having learned real-world, hands-on skills in our locksmith training. You'll then be ready to seek locksmithing career opportunities and secure your future!
All graduates keep access to their accounts on the Ashworth EDGE, an online toolkit that provides step-by-step guidance through resume templates, cover letters, thank you letters, and more. As a student, you will interact with the Ashworth EDGE throughout your lessons to make you comfortable with the tools and prepare you to make a good impression on potential employers once you've graduated!
We allow you up to one year from the date of your enrollment to graduate from our locksmith training online. A self-paced, flexible study schedule is one of the many advantages of pursuing your education at Ashworth College.
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