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Introducing: Penn Foster’s Affordable Locksmithing Classes Online

While Ashworth College is no longer accepting enrollments in the Locksmithing Program, we’re excited to introduce you to our partner school, Penn Foster.

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Penn Foster’s affordable online Locksmith and Home Security Technician Career Diploma is designed with job readiness in mind so you can take the first steps toward building skills you’ll use in your everyday career.


Penn Foster’s Locksmith Course Online

There’s more to locksmithing than meets the eye. In Penn Foster’s Locksmith course online, you’ll build the skills that can 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 practical skills to help protect homes and businesses. This course teaches you the tools of the trade in as few as five months.

Why Penn Foster?

Our partner school, Penn Foster, offers online diplomas, degrees, and training programs that are designed to help you build fundamental skills and prepare for in-demand jobs – all within your budget! With flexible tuition payment plans and career-focused courses, you can reach your goals on your terms.


This program is nationally accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).


You’ll have access to digital resources, an online community, and expert instructors.


We offer a variety of payment plan options to fit your budget.

What you get with Penn Foster’s Online Locksmith Training

  • Engaging, mobile-friendly courses
  • Interactive study guides, how-to videos, and animations
  • Access to classes 24/7 through your Student Portal
  • Live support from expert instructors and dedicated staff
  • An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads

Online Locksmith Training Curriculum

Through Penn Foster’s online Locksmith Training Program, you’ll build the skills and knowledge that are essential to taking the next steps toward a rewarding career as a plumber. Your self-paced courses include:

  • Modern Plumbing
  • Introduction to Plumbing and Pipefitting
  • Reading Piping Prints
  • International Plumbing Code

Learn More About the Penn Foster Experience

Just like Ashworth College, at Penn Foster we believe education should be affordable and built to help you reach your career goals, prepare for in-demand jobs, and work around your schedule. Learn more about Penn Foster and how our programs work from students and grads who’ve been where you are.

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" I absolutely love the way Penn Foster runs as an online school. The instructors are helpful and caring, and the flexible schedule is great."

Carissa P.
Penn Foster Graduate

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.

Penn Foster’s 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!

Penn Foster’s online Locksmith and Home Security Technician Career Diploma is completely self-paced. That means you can study and learn around your schedule and life, with no due dates or deadlines. With that in mind, most students are able to complete their coursework in about 5 – 7 months!

The Locksmith Training Program can help you learn skills that are essential to helping you take the first steps toward becoming a confident locksmith or starting your own business in the field. Throughout your program, you’ll have access to resources and support from instructors who are industry experts. Even better, Penn Foster offers affordable tuition, with most programs offering flexible payment plan options so you can make education work for your budget.

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State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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