​AESBL requires background check within ten business days
after employment with an alarm or locksmith company.
 They have 6 months to take class and pass test.
Beginner Locksmith Class and Test 2022
8am -5pm Every Day
   E-Mail locksmithala@gmail.com
Teaching will be on basic locksmithing: keys, 
knobs, deadbolts, duplicating machines,safes
 cars, every aspect of Locksmithing.
You will be provided everything you need to learn the Locksmith
trade. You will be given a hands on test and a 150 question
on the 5th day. If you pass all your skills and written exam, you 
will be awarded a certificate that you will need to turn a copy into the 
State Board AESBL to receive a license for locksmithing.

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Approved Classes
​Five Day Class & Test 

​               2023

August 21st - 25th

November 13th-17th

Online Classes
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for update on approved education
Contact Us
Location: 1607 Martin St. S. Suite 10
                    Pell City, Al 35128
All Payments are due one month before Class
What is???               ​Proficiency Certification Advancement          What is???

With every class you take with The Alabama Locksmith Association you earn elective points toward Certification. The first level of locksmith certification is Alabama Certified Licensed Locksmith (ACLL). The second level of locksmith certification is Alabama Certified Professional Locksmith (ACPL). A  ACPL has earned their ACLL, currently licensed, and has succeeded in an additional 15 elective  categories. With a minimum of 2 classes in automotive and residential and commercial.
The Highest Level of Locksmith certification is Alabama Certified Master Locksmith (ACML). A, ACML has reached the highest level of Alabama Locksmith Association Proficiency Registration Program. With a additional 2 classes in automotive and residential and commercial. The sign up form will be added at the bottom of every class. Fill it out and e-mail it to Barbara@locksmithala.org

​Lets Go To The Beach!!
Hilton Garden Inn Orange Beach Beachfront
23092 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 974-1600 

Booking Link: https://www.hilton.com/en/attend-my-event/alabamalocksmithtraining2023/

Group Code: ALCK23 (Guests can use this if they prefer to book via phone or through Hilton Honors) 

Saturday,September 9th 8am-5pm  8 CEU's

Multipoint Locks (Peachtree, Hoppe, FUHR, Caradco, Etc.)  

Teaching: Jayson Wolbert /Empire Lock & Alarm out of Tn    

This one-day class is an introduction to multi-point locks. You will learn: 

Information you need before going to the customer location 
How to quote the job 
How to identify the brand of multi-point lock 
How to determine the correct replacement part  
Where to obtain the replacement parts 
What tools and parts you need to have onsite 
Tips for traveling with the tools and parts 
How to secure the customer’s home while waiting on replacement parts 
When, how, and where to drill the Peachtree IPD lock 
How to make sure the door is working properly before leaving the site 

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​SFIC Small Format Interchangeable Core
Friday, September 8th 8am-5pm

Eugene Hansen:Introduction Small Format            8 am -12pm    4 CEU's

Safety points, experience, Shop , Location, Name, expectations Identifying the differences in Interchangeable Core keyways and styles: Demonstrate 3 ways of pinning up cylinders / rekey cylinders  Explain different ways of setting up formulas / programs / handouts

Eugene Hansen: Kwikset Smart Lock   1 pm - 5 pm     4 CEU's

Show differences on several locksets Kwikset tylo 400, KW 660, ultramax, Titan, Smart Key, Master, Ez-set, Realtor, Harloc, Weiser, and a few others on mounts and off.  Reading the keyway “on the Door” without disassembly of the lock from the door (2 types of scopes/camera to demonstrate (one to pass around to allow students to view, other hooked up to computer to show on big screen display (if possible) 
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OK Here is your Safe Class and Vacation

Friday  September 8th   8am-5pm   8 CEU's

Introduction into Safe Lock Installation and Servicing  
Instructor: James Portie, CPL
You don’t want to miss out on this 8-hour class! This class will consist of basic introduction of group 2 safe locks installation and servicing. You will be given a hands-on approach on group 2 mechanical locks for servicing and how to change combinations. We will explore different brands, pros and cons of each, and have the age-old conversation mechanical vs electronic locks.

                                  Saturday September 9th  8am-5pm     8 CEU's

Safe Trouble Shooting and Opening Techniques
Instructor: James Portie, CPL
This 8-hour class will discuss the basic safe trouble shooting and opening techniques for a group 2 mechanical lock and explorer options to open electronic locks on common safe brands. We will discuss different tools required to open most common (box store lower quality) safes. We will also have safes on site to show different opening techniques and allow students to get hands-on experi8
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Auto 101 and 102
October 20th and 21st

Decatur, Al ( to be annouced )

Auto Locksmithing 101  A.J. Doody  8 CEU's
Auto 101 is designed for the beginner Locksmith that has little or no experience in the Automotive Locksmith field. The skills taught in this course will help the student learn the skills to duplicate or generate keys in an All Keys Lost situations. Also introduction to •Lishi 101 GM Ford Dodge/Chrysler

Auto Locksmithing 102  A.J. Doody   8 CEU's
     Students will learn the process of key generation and programing for High Security Keys and fobs. This class is for the locksmith with basic automotive experience and is eager to go to the next level in their career. With an infancies on High Security Lishi trainnig.