• Maintenance Staff who want to round out their maintenance skills
  • Maintenance Supervisors and Administrators

As a follow-up to our Beginning and Advanced Hands-on Locksmithing workshops, this Specialized Locksmithing Workshop will take participants to a higher level of locksmithing abilities.  The workshop leader for this training session is an experienced, full time locksmith, who has been operating a successful locksmithing business for many years.  Under his direction, participants will learn how to: Operate, clean, and adjust key machines; Trouble-shoot problems with safes; Install and adjust door closers and exit devices; Understand and maintain commercial lock systems; and learn how to create a master key system and control keys.

Each participant will use a detailed workbook throughout the training that explains the specialized locksmithing information covered during the workshop.  These will be theirs to keep and to use as reference on the job at their own facilities.  TSA certificates will be presented to everyone who attends this training.  It is suggested that participants bring key machines, door closers, exit devices and commercial locks that they will be expected to service on the job, if possible.

PLEASE NOTE:  Due to the personalized nature of this workshop, TSA must limit attendance.  Please preregister early to ensure your spot at this popular training session.


First Day:  9:00 am – 4:00 pm,  Second Day:  8:00 am – noon
  1. ADA Requirements Related To Doors
  2. Key Machines
    • Understanding the different types and manufacturers
    • Safety and proper operation
    • Cleaning and calibrating
  3. Safe Locks
    • Understanding the different types and how they work
    • Troubleshooting locks on safes
    • Changing combinations
    • Dual key lock systems for safes
  4. Hydraulic Door Closers
    • Correct installation
    • Adjustments and maintenance
    • Handicapped door openers
  5. Panic And Alarmed Exit Devices
    • Different types of devices
    • Installation and adjustments
    • Common problems and solutions
  6. Understanding, Installing & Maintaining Commercial Lock Systems
    • Understanding the different types of electronic access systems
    • Installing various systems
    • Maintaining and trouble-shooting electronic, magnetic, and key pad systems
  7. Creating And/Or Improving A Master Key System
  8. Key Control And Liability Concerns For A Locksmith
    • Understanding the various systems
    • Lock boxes
    • Key logs and sign-out sheets
    • Setting up a white-lock system for unit turn-overs
  9. Tips For Contracting Out Certain Locksmithing Services
  10. Tips For Ordering and Stocking Door Hardware

This workshop is not currently scheduled for this year.  If you would like to have more information about holding this workshop in your area, please CONTACT US.  Be sure to tell us in the message section which workshop(s) you are interested in.