(The original) Advanced Plus Manual and Tools Course
All 10 courses covered in our Advanced Plus Course are critical areas that you must know to become successful in this field. I personally am a locksmith with over 35 years of experience and began producing locksmith training material in 2000. All of our programs have been designed in such a way as to give you the techniques you will need to survive in today's economy and fast moving technical arena.
The video portion of our courses are all filmed in a real-world environment, easy to understand, direct and to the point.
Our manuals are filled with pertinent illustrations and critical information on each of the subject matters listed below. We do not spend 2 1/2 hr. on the physics of a Phillips head screwdriver or multiple chapters on the need to wear safety glasses.
I personally have designed this Locksmith Training program to take an individual that knows absolutely nothing about the locksmith business, And enable him to be up and running in the shortest possible time. The golden rule is still true "Time is money". And a good locksmith can make plenty.
With our Advanced Plus Program You will receive all of our 10 Courses on DVD, accompanying Manuals, Exam, Tools and Phone technical support.
The technical support is provided to you or your company as long as it is needed at no additional cost.
Listed below are the categories covered both on our videos and in our Manuals as well as Pricing information along with business strategies, licensing, Invoicing as well as Auto Lockout security forms and liability related instructions regarding lockouts for Automotive, Commercial properties and Residential.
Your manual also contains Master keying charts and Illustrated exercises to be completed along with each course and step by step instructions on how to set up your locksmith business and develop a marketing strategy that will assist you in creating a profitable locksmith service company and or Lockout service.
If your intent is to seek job placement with an existing locksmith company these 10 categories are the skills your new potential employer is looking for. We assist you as well with what and what not to say to your perspective employer. I can tell you as a shop owner, if an individual came into our shop with knowledge in these critical categories we would have hired him in a heartbeat. I chose the categories in this course because they cover the things a locksmith must know and will do on a daily bases.
The illustrated exercises in your manual are designed to assure that you will have a complete understanding of the technical skills that are vital to your success as a professional certified Locksmith.
At the end of your work book is the Locksmith certificate exam. It is a open book exam. It is to be completed and mailed back to us. It will be graded and you will be mailed your results along with the original work book and certificate.
Because of the enormous income a self-employed locksmith is capable of earning, If you are a company owner, training your maintenance personnel to facilitate these services will save your Company thousands of dollars.
Another excellent opportunity for you as an individual would be to apply for employment with a large company working in their maintenance department. With these locksmithing skills on your resume you would be almost guaranteed a position. Over the last nine years I have had thousands of individuals purchase our training program for exactly this purpose.
|Categories Covered "Advanced Plus Manual program ".
1. Introduction To the Locksmith industry.
2. locksmith Terminology.
3. Locksmith Fire Codes and wiring requirements.
4. Locksmith Licensing requirements.
6. Locksmith Trade organizations.
7. Locksmith Trade shows.
8. Locksmith Exam.
9. Locksmith Certificate.
10. Local and online locksmith Suppliers.
11. Laying out Master keying charts.
12. Commercial Master keying.
13. Residential Master keying.
14. Commercial Master key charts.
15. Master keying Software and systems.
16. Inventory tools and Supply list.
17. Master keying the I. C. "Inter Changeable" core.
18. Making an I. C. Core schlage Change key .
19. Un - Master pinning. "Dropping master pins"
20. Key blank identification.
21. Lock Function and design.
22. Mushroom Pins.
23. Barrel Pins.
24. Driver pins.
25. Electronic Door Strikes.
26. Electronic Remote door access.
27. Electronic card key access.
28. key pads control and access.
29. Electronic controlled Panic bars.
30. Electronic Mag locks.
31. Electronic Detex alarm locks.
32. Marketing your business.
33. Commercial accounts.
34. Business and non compete contracts.
35. Yellow pages Advertise.
36. Newspaper advertising.
37. Direct mail advertising and flyers.
38. Day to day business operations.
39. Applying for a locksmith position.
40. Internet based marketing.
41. U.S. Post office box requirements.
42. Mail box locks.
43. Lock picking Residential.
44. Lock picking commercial.
45. Lock picking devices.
46. Plug spinners.
47. Tension wrenches.
48. Bump keys.
49. Tubular lock picking Device.
50. Tubular Pad locks.
51. Picking Ace Key locks.
52. Commercial forced entry.
53. Drilling open commercial and residential locks.
54. Dead bolt installation for wood or Medal doors.
55. Key Duplication.
56. Using Depth keys.
57. key machine adjustment.
58. code machines.
59. Automotive Code machines.
60. Automotive lockouts.
61. Automotive security forms.
62. Automotive key identification.
63. Automotive airbags.
64. Impressioning automotive locks.
65. Impressioning Plate.
66. Pippin Files verses The Rat Tail.
67. Lock Re keying Commercial.
68. Lock Re keying Residential.
69. Kwikset Keying kit.
70. Multi- purpose Keying kits.
71. Kwikset set cylinder removal tool.
72. Professional locksmith tweezers.
73. Multi- purpose followers.
74. Professional File set.
75. Keyable pad locks.
76. Installing Top Spring caps.
77. Lock Shimming.
78. Wafer Tumblers Locks.
79. Safe Combination Key change.
80. Safe Combination hand change.
81. Installation Jigs.
82. Installing door and lock hardware.
83. Switch operated fire break doors.
84. Alarm systems and Fire alarms.
85. Door hinge pinning "Safe room".
86. Overhead and floor mount door closer's.
87. Understanding Door handing.
88. Surface mounted panic devices.
89. Panic bar repair and Installation.
Tools included with the Advanced Plus Program
A Free Gift from us.
This is a $40.00 value.
This is a cut away lock which you will use for practicing the art of lock picking, Lock Rekeying and Master keying.
I have strived to make our locksmith training program the best hands on visual, with Manual Course available. We have taken the best locksmith training material from every program across the country and have compiled it into one complete course at an affordable price.
|1. MPXS Professional Pick set W/leather Case.
2. Flat Tension Wrench.
3. Twist Tension Wrench.
5. Multi rake pick.
6. S hook pick
7. Half Diamond
8. Hook Pick
9. Ball pick
11.X cross Pro. Tweezers
12.Multi Purpose Follower "covers over 95% of locks."
13.Kwikset Cylinder Removal Tool.
14.20 Stainless shimming stock.
15.Cross cut File set W/Case.
16.Rat tail File.
18.Three sided file.
19.Half Circle File.
21.Flat Pointed File.
22.Professional LAB Rekeying Kit.
All of the Photos on this page are actual still shots from our DVD's.
1. Lock Rekeying.
2. Lock Picking.
3. Advanced Lock Picking.
4. Code Cutting and Key Duplication.
5. Learn The Locksmith Business.
6. The Art of Impressioning.
7. Commercial Master Keying.
8. Safe Combination Changing.
9. Panic bar and cam lock installation and repair.
10. Dead Bolt installation on wood or metal doors.
# 102 Lock Rekeying on DVD (Click here to play sample Video) For Dial up (Click Here)
1. Lock cylinder removal and assembly
In this segment we cover the cylinder removal and assembly of a wide variety of common residential and commercial lockset's.
2. Using shim stock.
This section covers the proper use of shim stock in the cylinder removal process; in addition we cover other methods
of removing the plug when the old key is not available.
3. Pinning up Kwikset and Weslock as well as commercial locks.
In this segment we cover in depth the Kwikset and Westlock brands as well as commercial locks, the most common brands found in over 85% of the homes and business in the US today.
4. Using the LAB multi pin kit.
This section covers the use of the LAB multi pin kit and its 20 pinning charts.
5. Tips and tricks.
This is one of the most valuable segments in this series. It covers 35 years of my own experience of tips and tricks
that will save you lots of time.
# 101 Lock Picking on DVD (Click here to play sample Video) For Dial up (Click Here)
1. Lock cylinder design
In this first segment we look at the inside of various lock cylinders giving you a good understanding of how most standard locks function on the inside. It is important to have this understanding before one can effectively begin the process of picking a lock.
2. Lock preparation
In this segment we establish some guidelines for preparing the lock cylinder for picking. Also giving you a brief description of each of the nine tools in the HPC-15 pick set.
3. Picking techniques
There is only a hand full of various techniques used to open most any lock, in this section we will be covering each of them. There is also a "what if I can't pick it section" some locksmiths would like you to believe they are a cross between James Bond and Houdini but that's not the Real World.
4. Pick selection
In this segment we go through the process of choosing the proper picks and tension wrench used in the picking process based on the various types of lock cylinders. This section is critical to your success.
5. Plug spinner function
In this segment we cover the proper use and function of the RY57 Plug spinner.
6. Pick gun techniques
There are as many techniques in properly using a Pick gun as there is in using a pick set. They are all covered in this segment.
7. Real World Locksmiths
Most instructional videos have very little real world environment footage. In section seven of this video we take all of the tools shown on this video and give them to various locksmiths, with no prior coaxing they are asked to pick various locks. You will see every locksmith has his own style; but all will use the basic techniques shown in this video.
# 101a Advanced Lock Picking on DVD (Click here to play sample Video)
Our Advanced Lock Picking Course covers in more depth many of the subjects covered in our #101 Lock Picking Course with many additional topics such as physically drilling open locks as well as your tubular lock and electric pick gun. Because of the additional time available to me on the DVD format, I am able to share with you more in depth the process and techniques of lock picking. Below are still shots from this video.
# 103 Code Cutting and Key Duplication on DVD
Learn to code cut keys on your standard key machine using depth keys. Depth keys enable you to code cut keys to master key systems, file cabinet locks and many other types of locks without having an expensive code machine, also covered in this course is the HPC 1200MC code machine, one of the finest code machines on the market to day.
# 105 Learn The Locksmith Business and Van setup on DVD
This course is a must. It is packed with marketing tips, information regarding the setting up of a mobile van. We also discuss the steps needed to facilitate your company's locksmithing needs. Ninety percent of the success of any business is knowing what not to do. Everything from purchasing the wrong inventory or tools to staying away from certain advertising that does not produce jobs. The information on this video spans some thirty five-years of experience in the locksmith business; just the marketing tips alone are worth its cost.
# 104 The Art of Impressioning on DVD
Impressioning is the method used to make a key to a lock using just a blank key and a file. This is a true art and a required skill in becoming a first class Locksmith. The art of Impressioning, when learned properly will be an asset to you through out your entire career. This course clearly shows you the tools you will need and the various methods used in key Impressioning. This is a skill used extensively in making keys to cars, file cabinet locks; virtually all wafer and pin tumbler locks and will save you a enormous amount of time and money.
# 106 Commercial Master Keying on DVD
Commercial Master Keying is probably the biggest moneymaker in locksmithing. Locksmiths that can go in to a large to medium size company and set up a Master key system will not only make a large sum of money for their expertise but will have a life time account. This video teaches you to do just that. Everything from Schlage IC cores to setting up and keying a Large Master Key system; pricing and much more. If you are purchasing our instructional media for your company this video will enable your maintenance department to key and maintain the master keying systems within your facilities.
# 107 Safe Combination Changing on DVD
This safe combination changing course is a must for the serious locksmith, virtually all companies have one or more safes and have them changed quite frequently. The charge to re-combo a safe dial ranges from $85.00 to $110.00 per safe dial and takes about 5 min. This course teaches you to change safe combinations with the Key Dex safe change key set as well as hand changing safe combos.
Product # 52 Locksmith Inventory Tools and Supply List
When starting out in the locksmith business it is vital to know what inventory and tools you should have on your van, and what quantities. This will save you an enormous amount of money by not purchasing unnecessary inventory or purchasing to many of one product. This list is very extensive; it covers every thing from cam locks to key blanks. Knowing the proper equipment as well enables you to do jobs quickly and efficiently. The accuracy of this list stems from my personal experience of some thirty years as a Locksmith. Half the battle is knowing what and what not to purchase and what quantities. When I first started out in this business a list like this could have saved me plenty. In hindsight its value would have been in the hundreds, this list is included with this course.
# 110 Panic bar and cam lock installation and repair on DVD
This is an in depth course to the repairing and installing of panic bars and many close up shots making working on such complex devices a breeze. As well as how to install cam locks on commercial custom cabinets; a costly mistake if not done properly.
# 111 Dead Bolt Installation wood or metal doors on DVD
This Course covers in detail the installation of dead bolt locks on metal as well as wood doors. You actually see one being installed from start to finish as well as the use of a kwikset jig. I show you ways to install them if you do not have access to a jig. I cover many things I have learned the hard way having installed thousands. You might say I cover a lot of things you should never do. Knowing what not to do is half the battle.
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