Locksmith

Locksmiths install and maintain locks and related security devices and systems.

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    Overview

    Locksmiths install and maintain locks and related security devices and systems.

    Day-to-day

    • assembles parts and sub-assemblies of precision instruments and locks
    • dismantles precision instruments, locks, repairs and replaces defective parts, and reassembles articles using hand and power tools and specially designed machines
    • installs security systems, changes tumblers in locks, changes locks, cuts keys and opens locks by manipulation
    • may estimate costs and prepare quotes for repairs.

    Considerations

    • Requires driving
    • Working outdoors
    • Stressful

    To become a Locksmith

    • You can work as a Locksmith without formal qualifications if you are able to demonstrate your technical competency to employers. However, a certificate III in locksmithing is usually required.

      Take a Certificate III in Locksmithing

    Skills employers are looking for

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