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Certificate II in Engineering Pathways - Locksmithing

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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...

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Duration
9 weeks full-time
Course Code
MEM20413
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar

About this course

Unlock your potential

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.

Entry requirements

You must have completed Year 10 before applying for this course, but we also accept mature age students who have not completed Year 10.

Study locations

Heidelberg

Career pathways

Locksmithing is a career that can take you to many places and graduates of this course have a very high chance of finding employment.

  • Vault Technician
  • CCTV System Engineer
  • Automotive Locksmith
  • Commercial Locksmith
  • Domestic Locksmith
  • Physical Security Advisor

Credit for prior study or work

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.