​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 2024
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
Class with Books and Test $ 975.00 

​Five Day Class & Test 

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August 19th -23rd
November 4th -8th

Online Classes
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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

    Time For The Beach
Hilton Garden Inn Orange Beach
23092 Perdido Beach Blvd, 
Orange Beach, AL 36561
​Electronic Access Control Certification
Friday and Saturday  September 6th & 7th, 2024

Teacher: A.J. Doody    8am-5pm each day            16 CEU's

              Electronic Access Control or electro-mechanical lock systems is important to all locksmiths, the world is constantly changing and more and more customers are wanting to control their hardware electrically, it is the future of locksmithing. This class will explore the basics of electronic access control It is designed for individuals who have some understanding of electronics and proper wiring techniques. We will look at available choices and how to select the appropriate hardware for different applications. 
Codes and Standards, Electrical overview, Communications, Programming
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$ 450.00 Members
$ 550.00 Non-Member
Locksmith Retail and Shop Management
Friday September 6th, 2024

 Teacher: Loni Portie         8am-5pm      8 CEU's

This course will provide students with essential skills to open and manage a retail locksmith office.

This course will be divided into 2 main sections. 
1. The first area that will be covered is the basic setup of a
business including types of corporations, insurance, advertising, record keeping and basic business setup.
2.The second part of the class will dive deep into management. The management section of this class will
cover areas associated with employees, customers, and the retail portion of the store. 
After completion of this course, you will have the skills and confidence to go out and effectively manage a locksmith retail store.​
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$ 300.00 Non-Member
Introduction to OEM Automotive Software.
Saturday September 7th, 2024

Teacher: Brian Suggs   8am-5pm   8 CEU's

Class Description: What you will need to use OEM.
 NASTF’s role in using dealer software.
 Where and how to get it.  Subscription types.
Basic diagnostics and tools.
Brands we will cover:
Jaguar/Land Rover
Time permitting we will discuss pros and cons of other brands.
Booking Link: https://www.hilton.com/en/attend-my-event/alabamalocksmithssafetytraining2024/

Group Code: LOCK24 (Guests can use this if they prefer to book via phone or through Hilton Honors) 
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                                                                                     Safe Class       October  11th and 12th
                                                              Location:       1607 Martin St. S. Suite 10
                                                                                      Pell City, Al  35128      205-552-8200

Introduction into Safe Lock Installation and Servicing       8am-5pm      8 CEU's
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.

Safe Trouble Shooting and Opening Techniques            8am-5pm     8 CEU's
Instructor: James Portie, CPL 
                                                                                                                                           If Taking Both Classes $100.00 credit is applied

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 experience. 

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$ 200.00 Members
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$ 300.00 Non-Member