How to become a locksmith
You can get into this job through:
- applying directly
- training with a private training company
You could contact local locksmith companies to see if they're prepared to take you on as a trainee.
You'll find it helps if you have good practical skills, and some experience of carpentry, glazing or electronics.
You can start to train as a locksmith by taking a course like the Level 3 Diploma for Commercial Locksmiths and Property Security through a private training company.
You can find out more about careers in locksmithing from the Master Locksmiths Association.