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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

EdTech Institute, LLC (formerly The Sage Group, LLC) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Locksmithing Fundamentals (313)

30 hours (5 weeks).
Various approved locations throughout the U.S.

June 2013 - December 2018.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss commonly used and specialty tools of the locksmith trade; discuss residential locks and their functions; share an overview of key types and key blanks; explain the process used to duplicate a key; explain how to install various residential locks; discuss repinning different types of locks; explain how to drill out different types of locks; explain emergency and forced-entry procedures; discuss automotive lock service; and explain procedures for opening automotive locks.

This course is designed for participants who are interested in the fundamental skills of locksmithing. Topics include: common and specialty locksmith tools, various types of locks and their functions, key blanks and key duplication, lock installation, and entry procedures for car lockouts. The course is highly interactive with extensive hands-on practice of skills.

Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division associate degree/certificate category, 2 semester hours in Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement, Security, Physical Security, Security Consulting, Building Safety Instructor, Fire Fighter/Inspector, Building Construction/Carpentry, Home Inspector, Insurance Examiner/Adjuster, Private Investigator, or General Technology (6/13). *NOTE: Course numbers on transcripts may reflect different prefixes depending upon where a course is offered.