The use of digital media in online schools provides an efficient method become a qualified locksmith. Many schools send out study guides, tools and basic machinery to assist with online tuition. Students can progress at home at their own pace and watch tutorial videos repeatedly. Consider factors such as course curriculum, basic skills and tools supplied to find the best online locksmith school.
The Stratford Career Institute
The Stratford Career Institute uses the internet for exams and reference materials but also sends out textbooks, study guides and additional learning aids. Students receive a locksmith diploma after graduation. The school's unlimited online assistance includes around-the-clock email and online chat with qualified instructors. The reasonably priced institute offers courses covering subjects such as locksmith tools, key cutting, different types of locks and how to run a successful locksmith business. The school supplies study materials but not tools.
Penn Foster School
The locksmith online course from Penn Foster Career School offers a guide to identifying key-and-lock mechanisms and the methods required for creating keys. Part of the course focuses on electric locks and includes an insight into modern electric security systems. The school, which provides information about the locksmith business model, provides tools and study materials as part of the course, including a basic cutting machine and the methodology for creating basic keys.
The ICS Canada school's curriculum includes identification of locks and keys, how to plan a company model and begin your own locksmith's business, the differences between home and business security and an examination of modern electronic security systems. Courses also cover such topics as key identification and lock mechanisms; the school provides tools and study materials.
Locksmith Video School
The CD-ROM-based Locksmith Video School provides online and phone support. The course includes information about residential master key cutting, fire codes, comprehensive inventory listings of locksmith tools, the differences between pins, software systems for electronic security and an understanding of commercial master key charts. You can take the course at the basic level, which contains all the necessary multimedia study materials but no tools. The advanced-plus course contains all required tools as well as the multimedia study materials.
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