​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 2020
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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​Five Day Class & Test                 2021

January 25th - January 29th

May 24th - May 28th

August 23rd - August 27th

Oct 25th - Oct 29th

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September 10th, and 11th 
Hilton Garden Inn
Orange Beach, Al
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SIMPLEX Mechanical Pushbutton Lock Certification  (Friday’s class)      8 CEU’s
This hands-on certification seminar focuses on the mechanical aspects of the Simplex 1000 and Simplex 5000. This seminar will review Simplex Models L1000, 900, 3000, 7100, 6200 and 9600 products and applications. Emphasis is placed on the many mechanical features and servicing these unique and versatile keyless locks. Upon successful completion, students will have a full understanding of the application, operation, function, maintenance and marketing of these products. 

Students will receive a Simplex 1000 lock a Simplex 5000 lock, a Simplex 7108 lock, a wooden display mount both the standard and low profile chamber, a thumb turn, two screw drivers, a Simplex Certification Binder, Plus every student will receive a Simplex Service Repair Kit. Students receive over $ 3,500.00 worth of dormakaba products in this class. Upon completion of class and the test, students will be listed on the dormakaba website as an Approved Simplex Installer. This class offers .

E-Plex Standard Electronic Pushbutton Lock Certification (Saturday’s class) 8 CEU's
This certification class offers students hands-on instruction on the standard line of E-Plex electronic locks and optional standard software. Training will be provided on the ease of installation and the use and maintenance of the electronic lock series. The simplicity of keypad programming, the optional data transfer with a PC M-Unit device and audit trail transfers. Upon successful completion students will understand the product features, benefits, and installation of both keypad programming as well as software programming. This class will be taught using an E-Plex PowerPlex lock. If you are interested in an electronic lock that never requires any batteries, this is a class you don’t want to miss! 

 Students receive a dormakaba PowerPlex Lock, a wooden display mount, the E-Plex Standard Software Kit, two screw drivers and an E-Plex Certification Binder. Students receive over $ 1,200.00 worth of dormakaba products. Upon completion of class and the test, students will be listed on the dormakaba website as an Approved E-Plex Installer. 

Pre Cursor  Basic Electronics Class

A.J. Doody      Friday June 25th  8 CEU's  8am-5pm

For electricity to work and current to flow, you need a closed loop between the postive (+) and the negative (–) poles of the battery.
Learn About Voltage, current, and resistance, The unit of measurement for current is  Amps.Voltage indicates the power level of a point. Voltage is measured in volts All these things are needed to know when dealing with Electronic Access Control and understanding what you are doing and how to hook up a power supply.

Electronic Access Control Certification

Lee Schofield         Saturday June 26th and Sunday 27th​   16 CEU's   8am-5pm

If you do not have Electronic Access Control on your license, this is the class you HAVE to have to be able to install ANYTHING with low voltage or battery back-up. Access Control Certification Course provides information pertaining to all forms of access control you are permitted to do, and what operations they are able to perform on a system. Access Control can be just a battery or wiring and monitor systems use at a user level. You will understand the different access control systems and how they should be implemented and wiring data using the different levels of access.         Class is limited to 12, so sign up early.

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Location: 1607 Martin St. S. Suite 10
                    Pell City, Al 35128
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Lee Schofield July 17th & 18th 16 Credit Hours 8am-5pm each day

This course will feature the basics of combination locks as well as a discussion on the different makes and models both mechanical and electronic. Students will also learn how to disassemble and reassemble combination locks. They will also learn to change combinations and determine what numbers should or should not be used.There will also be hands-on dialing diagnostics and troubleshooting. When the student leaves this class they should feel confident about changing combinations, proper servicing of the lock and be able to do some dialing diagnostics that will enable them to open many malfunctioning safe locks without drilling. Drilling and drill points will be hands on.
Materials students should bring to class: Medium size common and #2 Philips screwdrivers, diagonal pliers and drills and drill bits.
 Limited to 10

This will be at the Alabama Locksmith Warehouse and Classroom
1607 Martin Street South Suite 10
Pell City, Al 35128
Basic Automotive Locksmithing Class

                                                               Taught By: AJ Doody    July 15th & 16th   16 CEU's                                                                 Sponsored by Transponder Island and IDN Armstrongs

Basic Auto is for the beginning Automotive Locksmith who has little or no experience in automotive locksmithing. This 2 Day Class will cover: 
Short history of the automotive key 
The Process of Generating a key in All Keys Lost, Key Duplication and Brocken Key situations
Key Identification
Lishi Tool Picking & Decoding
Key Cutting Machines
Key Impressioning
High Security Keys
Lock Decoding
Transponder Chip Identification
FCC ID Identification 
Automotive Tips & Tricks
Code Cutting
Vehicle Opening
Programing overview
This class is an opportunity to make more money in the locksmith industry. You will learn the basic skills needed to begin working as an Automotive Locksmith Technician.

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