Fri 6:00 - 9:30 pm, (Dates TBA)
70 hours, $1130.
The course is designed for building maintenance and security personnel, handymen and hardware specialists, and those aspiring to become locksmiths. The course introduces the students to locking devices, keys, methods of picking, repair and service locks in both residential and commercial buildings. Topics include types of locks, keys, doors, openers and closers, and the basic installation of locks, handling emergencies, and key making. The course also examines the inner workings of locking devices including the mechanics of pin, disc, and combination locks, safes, high-security protection. Students learn to make keys by impression, create simple master systems. A review of the legal aspects of the locksmith profession will also be covered. Strong dexterity and eye/hand coordination required. Students are expected to purchase a textbook and small hand tools.
For information call:718-552-1170 or 552-1171.
Note to Registrants: Good English Language skills highly recommended.
PATH TO BECOMING A LOCKSMITH
Locksmith training at Citytech offers the opportunity to become a part of the high growth and essential industries of safety and security. Completion of our 70-hour locksmith courses can lead to new opportunities including the possibility of self-employment. Locksmith training will enhance existing careers in building maintenance, industrial security, and home improvement. To become a licensed locksmith, in accordance with the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs, you will eventually need two licensed locksmiths to certify your qualifications. This is usually accomplished through employment supervised by a licensed locksmith. Skills training at CityTech will give you the background and make you competitive for employment that could lead to a career in security or ultimately to the locksmith license.