Hands-on Locksmith Training Classes in Victoria British Columbia

Hands-on Locksmith Training Classes in Victoria British Columbia. For further info go to Mr. Locksmith.

The locksmith training class provides a hands-on introduction to basic Locksmithing. By the end of the course you will know how to cut keys, rekey locks, pick locks, and design a master-key system. The class is intended to teach engineering or maintenance employees for large facilities (School, Hospital, Corrections, Policing, Locksmith Business, etc.) and is a good start for beginners. The course includes all supplies, lock picks, tools and material needed for basic Locksmithing. Successful locksmiths are often independent, self-motivated individuals who are experts in precision work. They usually enjoy solving problems and helping people.


The course is taught by Terry Whin-Yates, 3rd Generation Locksmith, owner and operator of British Columbia’s largest locksmith company. Terry has over 40 years of experience in the Locksmith Industry and has run a successful Locksmith College for 15+ years. Terry is the founder of Mr. Locksmith, BC’s largest and most successful Locksmith company.

Course Outline

A History of Locks: A brief history of the development of lock technology across the ages

Keys and Key Cutting: Learn how to identify and clone various types of keys and how to generate new keys.

Rekey Locks: Learn how to dismantle and rekey all major types of locks, including; deadbolts, handlesets, key-in-knobs, mortise cylinders, removable cores, and padlocks.

Master Key Systems: Design your own master-key system. Includes a lesson on master-key coding, cutting master keys, and rekeying locks to fit the master-key system.

Lock Troubleshooting: Locksmithing is all about trouble shooting. You will earn how to identify, troubleshoot, and repair common lock problems.

Lock Picking: The course includes a set of picks and tension wrenches. You will learn 3 basic picking techniques and will have dedicated practice time picking deadbolts and handlesets.

Pick Gun used in the Hands-On Locksmith Class

Pick Gun used in the Hands-On Locksmith Class

Locksmith Course Dates

Victoria, BC

April 11-12, 2015 – Saturday/Sunday Days (9am-5pm) $695.00 – Reserve Your Seat Now!

April 13-16, 2015 -Monday -Thursday (9am-5pm) $1500.00 – Reserve Your Seat Now!

April 13-16, 2015 – Monday -Thursday (6pm-9pm) $695.00- Reserve Your Seat Now!

Call Brian Whin-Yates in Victoria for further information Cell: (250) 999-8990 or Terry Whin-Yates Vancouver 604-773-5625

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