Locksmith Apprenticeship

Level 2

Locksmith Apprenticeship

The Level 2 Locksmith Apprenticeship has been developed with the input of industry experts and Skills for Security to create a suitable qualification for apprentice locksmiths.

It forms the competency and knowledge components of the Apprenticeship in Locksmithing and the qualification is aimed at learners who want to work in the locksmithing Industry. It covers a wide range of topics including reducing the risks to health and safety in the workplace, communicating effectively with others, conducting dynamic risk assessments during locksmithing activities, key system design, lock assembly and cutting and providing keys.  There is also the opportunity to achieve a wide range of optional units.

There are no pre-requisites for this qualification and it is advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Units include:

Unit reference Unit Title Level Credit
D/601/9037 Reducing the risks to health and safety at work 2 2
D/601/9040 Communicate effectively with others 2 2
Y/503/9986 Conduct dynamic risk assessments during locksmith activities 2 2
D/503/9987 Key system design and lock assembly 2 6
H/503/9988 Cut and provide keys 2 5

 

Optional Group A

Learners must achieve a minimum of 3 credits from this group.

Unit reference Unit Title Level Credit
K/501/0492 Prepare and maintain equipment and machines 3 3
L/504/0214 Meet customers’ needs for locksmith information and advice 2 2
K/504/0303 Maintain security of customers’ keys and records during locksmith activities 1 1

 

Optional Group B

Learners must achieve a minimum of 11 credits from this group.

Unit ref Unit Title Level Credit
D/503/9990 Provide a complex quotation for security devices and door hardware 3 7
K/503/9989 Provide a simple quotation for security devices and door hardware 2 5
A/503/9978 Survey sites to collect information for the specification, installation and maintenance of security devices and door hardware 2 6
F/504/0202 Diagnose and rectify faults on security devices and door hardware 2 6
H/504/0302 Open security devices to gain access to property and equipment 2 7
J/504/0213 Install security devices and door hardware 2 7