Mr. Locksmith Certificate-Insitutional Locksmith

Professional Certificate in Institutional Locksmithing | Mr. Locksmith Training


To Sign-up for The Professional Certificate in Institutional Locksmithing go to Mr. Locksmith Training.

12 – 24 Months Institutional On-Line Locksmithing Class which is designed to teach engineering or maintenance employees for large facilities (School, Hospital, Corrections, etc.).

Certificate in Institutional Locksmithing

The Hands-on and On-line Professional Institutional Locksmith course provides you with a comprehensive knowledge of Insitutional Locks.

There are many advantages to having a professionally trained Institutional locksmith on staff.  Upgrading your maintenance, carpenters to be your in-house Institutional Locksmith will save you thousands of dollars per year. Every door in your facility has a locks and key or an access control system. These locks often need to be re-keyed, repaired, or replaced.  Having a professional trained Institutional Locksmith on staff at your facility can help efficiently resolve security issues and can also better secure your facilities.  This will also provide a significant cost savings over calling a contract locksmith.  This course is designed to teach your In-House Maintenance Staff how to perform Institutional locksmithing in house.

Bringing your locksmithing in-house will save you time, money and provide better security.

The training in this Institutional Locksmith course will provide you with the skills necessary to become a more efficient and competent technician who can service, install, troubleshoot and master key, industrial lock systems.

This On-Line and Hands-on Institutional Locksmith Training gives you the opportunity to have professionally trained Locksmith’s on your property daily. This saves you money, time, secures your facilities, resolves security issues, gives you first line of defense and improves your Facility Management.  This program was designed for the beginner as well as the experienced locksmith. We take you from the first steps in locksmithing to advanced locksmithing.

Complete Series: Includes all Introduction to On-Line Institutional Locksmith Training and an added Bonus the Consumer Safe Series (Sentry Safes, First Alert Safes, Hotel Safes, etc.) and Institutional Safes.

  • Rekeying Locks
  • Master-keying
  • Key Control
  • Institutional Software for Key and Lock Control
  • High-Security Locks
  • Emergency Lock Down Procedures
  • Emergency Lock Down Locks and Doors
  • Servicing Panic Hardware
  • Padlocks
  • Key Blank Identification
  • Duplicating and Cutting Keys by Code
  • How to open malfunctioning locks
  • How to open vandalized locks
  • Bypass Techniques
  • Stand Alone Access Control
  • Integrated Access Control
  • Panic Hardware
  • Door Closers
  • Securing High Risk Areas
  • Lock type identification, installation and service
  • ANSI/BHMA standards
  • Padlocks (regular to High Security)
  • Safes
  • Suppliers
  • Skype Conferencing or by appointment.

Exam: Optional On-line exam is 200 questions.

To Sign-up for The Certificate in Institutional Locksmithing go to Mr. Locksmith Training.

* Help with key control and master keying issues
* Help with technical information
* Help locating parts, supplies, key codes, etc.
* Help communicating internal needs to their institution.
* Help with electronic or access control issues.

Duties of an Institutional Locksmith

Duties of an Institutional Locksmith include installing, adjusting and repairing locks, making keys, and changing lock combinations. Locksmiths work on residential, automotive, commercial and institutional lock sets and door hardware. Locksmiths may also install and maintain more sophisticated security systems.

In general, the duties of an Institutional Locksmith include:

  • servicing and installing high-security lock systems and key control systems, window bars, deadlocks, and keyless entry locks
  • repairing, replacing, or adjusting damaged or defective components of an entrance or exit door, including door closers, hinges, electric release mechanisms and sometimes the door itself
  • changing lock key combinations by inserting new pins into locks
  • designing complex master key systems for industry, governments, and institutions

Institutional Locksmith Working Conditions

Usually Institutional Locksmiths work a five-day week but may be on-call nights and weekends to respond to emergencies. Some Institutional Locksmiths are may be required to work longer hours and have clerical duties related to running and maintaining larger facilities. Some Institutional Locksmith shops, especially mobile units, may be small and crowded, requiring Institutional Locksmiths to work around benches, counters and stock. They sometimes are required to work in awkward or confined spaces. Those working in mobile units may be required to work in adverse weather conditions.

To Sign-up for The Certificate in Institutional Locksmithing go to Mr. Locksmith Training.


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