Locksmiths perform such tasks as cutting new or duplicate keys, using key cutting machines, inserting new or repaired tumblers into locks to change combinations, disassembling mechanical or electrical locking devices, and repairing or replacing worn tumblers, springs, and other parts, using hand tools.
Course to Complete
Total number of hours: 30 hours
Licensure/certification earned: None
Total cost: $300
Requirements: Usually need high school diploma to be employed
Information unique to the training: None
Related courses: None
Estimated hourly pay*: $17/hr.
*Salaries are estimates only, and are based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics,
Occupational Outlook Handbook.