This is a 1-day course aimed at the beginner or apprentice. Students will learn basic terminology, key blank identification, cylinder servicing and key fitting, lock bypass techniques, functions and finishes, and about tools and machinery unique to the industry. The basics of master keying and life safety codes will be reviewed, as well as how to use code books and software.
This course will also benefit those preparing to take ALOA or AIL mandatory exams for certification.
While some hands-on exercises are on the agenda, students should come prepared to take copious notes! Students are also encouraged to bring their own cylinder servicing tools. NJ Locksmiths who check the appropriate box on the registration form and include the additional $20.00 will receive a 8.0 CEU certificate for their 2019 NJ State Locksmith License renewal. Students must bring their NJ State License to class to receive their CEUs.
A GPLA certificate suitable for framing will be awarded to each student.
About the instructors: John Truempy, ICML, CRL, LSFDI, CMIL, IFDI, was practically born into locksmithing. As an author, he has written many books focusing on both practical and esoteric applications for master key systems. As an instructor, he’s taught a wide array of subjects such as lock picking and basic master keying, as well as advanced subjects like investigative locksmithing, lock bypass techniques and advanced master keying. Currently, John is serving as the first president of ALOA Institutional Locksmiths and vice-president of the ALOA Scholarship Foundation. John is the owner of Lounging Lizard Publishing, and is also co-owner of the industry website LocksmithCommunity.com. John is also a recipient of the Lee Rognon Award and the Robert Gress Award.
Vernon Kelley, ICML, CPL, CFDI, LSFDI, CMIL, IFDI, has been involved in the locksmith & security industry since 1989, and is a licensed locksmith in the State of New Jersey. A noted instructor and editor, he’s co-author of the book, Institutional Lock Shop Management. Vernon has served on the ALOA board of directors, and he is currently the first trustee of ALOA Institutional Locksmiths and director for the ALOA Scholarship Foundation. A recipient of the prestigious Lee Rognon Award, as well as the Robert Gress Award, Vernon is the Supervisor of Access Control at The College of New Jersey.
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