Continuing Education

Throughout the year, manufacturers of locks and door hardware make it easy for locksmiths to upgrade their skills and / or learn something new to help their locksmithing businesses prosper. Locksmith distributors are another excellent source for...

Professional Safe Drilling (1-day class): Aug. 17.


Kaba Mas X09 Safe LockCertification Course

This one-day certification course provides in-depth training for installation, operation and programming of the X-09 lock and presents the differences between it and the X-08. Students will be taught to handle the X-09 without causing ESD damage to the lock during the installation process; set up the lock in various modes of operation; change combinations; recognize and clear error conditions in the lock; auditing procedures; and basic troubleshooting.

Also taught are proper removal procedures of the lock’s back cover and information regarding the lock’s internal parts. During the programming section, students will operate the lock in single, dual, and supervisor/subordinate modes. All tools are provided and students receive a training workbook and product manuals.

For 2012 dates, visit or contact the Education Department at 888.950.4715.


Lockmasters Security Institute

Lockmasters Security Institute has released its 2012 Course Schedule online at Pre-registration is required and fees vary. LSI is located at 1014 South Main St., Nicholasville, KY 40356. Telephone: 859-887-9633 or 866-574-8724. Detailed course descriptions are available online.

Online courses are also available on the following topics: Combination Lock Manipulation, Comprehensive Security Specialist, GSA Inspector Re-Certification, GSA Safe & Vault Technician Certification and Mechanical Safe Lock Servicing.

Detailed course descriptions are available online and the above courses are scheduled multiple times during the year.


Secura Key Product Training

Secura Key announces the continuation of its Product Training Program with monthly scheduled webinars, available at no cost to anyone in the security industry or users of access control products.

Secura Key offers a Product Overview webinar, as well as a session on its SK-NET™ Software and its RK65K Standalone Product. These courses explain how to install and operate Secura Key’s popular standalone access control systems and readers.

Secura Key’s Technical Training Manager, Jeff Hamilton, conducts the live Webinars.

Those who are interested in participating in one of our scheduled public Webinars should visit the Secura Key website,, to register for the training. Just click on Support/Training.


ADI Expo 2012 Dates

ADI expanded its training initiatives, adding a variety of new courses in IP, residential and commercial A/V, intrusion and more.

ADI’s training is available at branches across North America. ADI is teaming up with industry associations and vendors to provide security professions with training courses to match all skill levels. The program includes Expo seminars, IP Electronic Systems Networking Technicians (ESNT) Certification Training, AXIS Communications IP training courses, CEDIA Business Operations Makeover, CEDIA Electronic Systems Technician Workshop, CEDIA Lead-Based Paint Removal Training, Electronic Security Association (ESA) training classes through the National Training School (NTS) including Level 1 Certification, Burglar Alarm, Fire Alarm, CCTV, Access Control & Troubleshooting, NICET Fire Alarm Training and FireLite Systems Training courses.

Upcoming Expos: Tampa, FL; Aug. 9, Burbank, CA; Aug. 16, Columbia, SC; Aug. 23, Houston, TX; Aug. 28, Philadelphia, PA and Aug. 30, Honolulu, HI.

For more information about ADI, visit


Linear Training Classes

Linear University provides FREE training courses at its Carlsbad, Calif., campus. Many of the courses offered are CEU Certified and meet requirements for continuing education credits. This unique format also creates a perfect setting for dealers and installers to meet their industry counterparts, share best-practices and brainstorm industry solutions. Remaining 2011 courses include:

Keypads and Secured Products. Two-day class covers the features and functions of IEI keypads and secured products. Day 1 covers keypads, proxpads and the Secured Series System. Day 2 covers Connecting Max2/Max3 to PC, HubManager Pro and locksets.

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