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Develop your skills with the Penn Foster Professional Locksmithing Program.

Learn everything from keymaking to electronic security.

You’ll be able to work with any type of lock, including automobile locks, safes, and vaults. There is no classroom needed—learn it all at home.

Penn Foster will help you gain the knowledge and skills you need:

Duplicate keys by hand and machine, Installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance for door locks, auto locks and security devices, safes and vaults, and panic hardware
Methods of opening locks without keys.

Electronic security and how to design and program an alarm system.

As a Locksmith student with Penn Foster, you can learn at your own pace, gaining new skills in a flexible, convenient way.

Earn your diploma online and at home, or wherever you choose.

Degree, Certificate, or Credential Earned

Career Diploma

Entrance Requirements / Prerequisites

Must be employed in the Maintenance Department or enrolled/completed the HARIETT Facilities Engineering, Operations and Maintenance Program.

You will need access to a Microsoft® Windows® based computer running Windows XP or later or an Apple® Mac®



Provided By

1. HARIETT (Statewide)

Training Location


Training Category

Building Maintenance

Program Dates

Various; Flexible

Total Hours

6 Units (Program can be completed in as little as

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