When you study a Certificate II in Engineering Pathways - Locksmithing at Melbourne Polytechnic, you'll learn the ins and outs of this modern, constantly evolving security trade. The global digital locking industry is projected to grow by 33% by 2023. Stay relevant and in-demand as a locksmith with the skills and knowledge to manage the increasingly technical wireless and digital systems in homes and businesses today.Hands-on teaching by industry experts
You'll benefit from our community of renowned teaching staff, centred around practicing locksmiths with years of experience. We've even had staff that featured on television show, The New Inventors for revolutionising security technology. Learn the latest industry techniques on the latest machines, using methods and software used in the field. At Melbourne Polytechnic, we believe in real world experience through practical learning approaches. During your studies, you'll work in a fully operational locksmith workshop with key cutting equipment, light fabrication machines and a fully equipped store with sample locks and demonstration equipment.Get on track for a dynamic career
Having practiced a broad range of locksmithing skills, you'll have the opportunity to become a locksmith apprentice upon completion of this course. You may go on to gain further skills with a Certificate III in Locksmithing or begin your diverse and exciting career. From installing and repairing card access systems in commercial buildings, to keyless entry in automobiles, every day as a locksmith is different. This course has been recognised by the Locksmith Guild of Australia and the Master Locksmiths Association of Australasia, ensuring you'll be well connected to industry upon graduation.
Locksmithing is a career that can take you to many places and graduates of this course have a very high chance of finding employment.
You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.