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A Locksmith Program is designed to teach students how to repair, service and/or install all types of keys, locks, access/egress control systems (mechanical or electrical) and builders of hardware in accordance with the provisions the Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitor general, Security Programs Division, Policing & Community Safety Branch, Private Investigators and Security Agencies Act.

A student of a Locksmith Program can usually complete his/her studies within a 2 year time frame. There is no in-class teaching required to become a Locksmith. However, there is a pre-employment training course available, which takes approx. 6 months to complete.


Locksmiths and Safe Repairers
Wage: $37,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 22.1%
Self Employed: 28.3%
Unemployment Rate: 2.1%
Employed Part Time: 10.6%

Education Requirements:
Moderate-term on-the-job training