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 educational seminars and programs. The following is a sampling of the continuing education courses. To be included in our Continuing Education wrap-up, send your 2013 class schedules to Locksmith Ledger, fax 866-827-8020 or E-mail to Emily.email@example.com.
Lockmasters Inc. will kick off its popular PureAuto training series this month in Lexington, KY, and will offer a second session in August. Register for either session by calling 800-654-0637.
Session 1, April 15-19
- Monday – April 15th Domestic Automotive
- Tuesday – April 16th – Automotive Key Generation
- Wednesday – April 17th – Motorcycle Key Generation
- Thursday – April 18th – Intro to High Security Automotive
- Friday – April 19th – Automotive Transponders
Session 2, August 19 – 23
- Monday – August 19th - Domestic Automotive
- Tuesday – August 20th– Automotive Key Generation
- Wednesday – August 21st– Motorcycle Key Generation
- Thursday – August 22nd– Intro to High Security Automotive
- Friday – August 23rd– Automotive Transponders
More Info: Lockmasters, Inc., www.lockmasters.com
Assa Abloy Americas University
ASSA ABLOY Americas University is upgrading its eLearning website, www.assaabloyamericasuniversity.com, presenting only the types of courses that are pertinent to you.
ASSA ABLOY Americas listened to its customers and partners when they voiced their need for a comprehensive and complete training program. The new solution is two-fold: Provide learning environments that are near major metropolitan areas in the form of state-of-the art training centers and provide a wealth of eLearning online training programs.
Individuals interested in the online eLearning can apply to be a student in the ASSA ABLOY Americas University. After being accepted into the University, students can enroll in online courses and also schedule themselves into the classroom recourses. To create a profile and enroll, visit http://www.aaauelearning.com/add_profile.php.
Online electronic access control classes include:
- Electronic Access Control Fundamentals
- How Wireless Radio Is Used In Security
- Securitron ACCUPOWER Power Supplies
Online key systems and cylinders classes include:
- How A Cylinder Works
- Level 2 Master Keying
- Master Key Systems: Five Simple Rules
Online Installation Classes include:
- Retrofitting Electric Strikes Into Existing Hollow Metal Frame Doors
- Using the McKinney QC and PoE Hinge Prep Tool
Online Architectural Hardware classes include:
- Basic Architectural Hardware Review 2
- Door and Hardware Handing
- Intermediate Architectural Hardware Overview
- Ordering and Pricing Sargent Hardware Made Easy
- Sargent Electronic Latch Retraction Exit Devices
Safetech 2013 Update
The Safe and Vault Technicians Convention and Tradeshow is only a couple months away. This annual event sponsored by the Safe and Vault Technicians of America (SAVTA, www.savta.org) includes world-class education for safe technicians, along with its related tradeshow exhibition. Whether you are novice or expert, there are classes to advance your skills in installation, maintenance and operation of safes and vaults.
The dates are May 6-16 in Lexington, KY. Advanced registration will be required. Visit the SAVTA website for additional details.
Lockmasters Security Institute
Lockmasters Security Institute has released its 2013 Course Schedule online at www.lSIeducation.com. 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.