full time / 3 years part time
full time / 3 years part time
Equip yourself with the skills to succeed in the constantly evolving locksmith industry. Completed as part of an apprenticeship, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate III in Locksmithing provides you with practical, hands-on training in the latest locksmithing technologies and methods. The global home security market is set to exceed $32 billion in 2019 and continue growing. Keep pace with the newest innovations in this space with this industry-approved course.
Get a good grasp of day-to-day life as a locksmith with our practical learning approaches. You’ll practice real world scenarios using the machines, software and techniques used by locksmiths everyday. At Melbourne Polytechnic, our teachers are experienced, practicing locksmiths who can guide you as you practice in a fully equipped workshop and use industry software such as Instacode and Promaster 7. Connect with the locksmithing industry by joining our community and embarking on a course recognised by the Locksmith Guild of Australia and the Master Locksmiths Association of Australasia.
Skilled locksmiths have a variety of in-demand skills from lockpicking to programming digital security systems. As a qualified locksmith, you can choose to focus on a specialised area of the physical security trade such as electronic access systems or automotive locksmithing. You might work for a security company, emergency services or even set your own schedule with your own locksmithing business.
"It means future to me now. All I was doing before this was working in small jobs, or jobs that aren't going to get me far in life, so studying is a huge deal to me. It got me where I am now.... And it actually, studying gave me a path to go somewhere in my life."
Course delivery: Day and block release
Mon - AM
Tue - AM and PM
Wed - AM and PM
Thu - AM and PM
Fri - AM and PM
Assessment is by completion of all learning outcomes for each unit and all units are competency based
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.
|MEM14004A||PLAN TO UNDERTAKE A ROUTINE TASK||Core||10|
|MEM20007A||PLAN AND PREPARE A MASTERKEY SYSTEM||Core||60|
|MEM20011A||SERVICE AND REPAIR FIRE AND SECURITY CONTAINERS||Core||60|
|MEM20005A||INSTALL AND MAINTAIN DOOR CONTROL DEVICES/SYSTEMS||Core||20|
|MEM18001C||USE HAND TOOLS||Core||20|
|MEM09002B||INTERPRET TECHNICAL DRAWING||Core||40|
|MEM20008A||DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A MASTERKEY PLAN||Core||40|
|MSAENV272B||PARTICIPATE IN ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES||Core||30|
|MEM20012A||SERVICE AND REPAIR MECHANICAL AUTOMOTIVE LOCKING SYSTEM||Core||60|
|MEM20010A||GAIN ENTRY AND REINSTATE AUTOMOTIVE LOCKING SYSTEMS||Core||40|
|MEM17003A||ASSIST IN THE PROVISION OF ON THE JOB TRAINING||Core||20|
|MEM13014A||APPLY PRINCIPLES OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY IN WORK ENVIRONMENT||Core||10|
|MEM20002A||ASSEMBLE AND TEST LOCK MECHANISMS||Core||60|
|PRSTS202A||INSTALL SECURITY EQUIPMENT/SYSTEM||Core||40|
|MEM20014A||PERFORM A SITE SECURITY SURVEY||Core||20|
|MEM15002A||APPLY QUALITY SYSTEMS||Core||20|
|MEM15024A||APPLY QUALITY PROCEDURES||Core||10|
|PRSTS302A||PROGRAM SECURITY EQUIPMENT/SYSTEM||Core||20|
|MEM18002B||USE POWER TOOLS/HAND HELD OPERATIONS||Core||20|
|MEM16007A||WORK WITH OTHERS IN MANUFACTURING, ENGINEERING ENVIRONMENT||Core||10|
|MEM20013A||SERVICE AUTOMOTIVE TRANSPONDER SYSTEMS||Core||20|
|MEM20003A||INSTALL AND UPGRADE LOCKS AND HARDWARE||Core||40|
|MEM20009A||GAIN ENTRY AND REINSTATE FIRE AND SECURITY CONTAINERS||Core||40|
|MEM16008A||INTERACT WITH COMPUTING TECHNOLOGY||Core||20|
|MEM05013C||PERFORM MANUAL PRODUCTION WELDING||Core||20|
|MEM12023A||PERFORM ENGINEERING MEASUREMENTS||Core||30|
|MEM16006A||ORGANISE AND COMMUNICATE INFORMATION||Core||20|
|MEM05004C||PERFORM ROUTINE OXY ACETYLENE WELDING||Core||20|
|MEM14005A||PLAN A COMPLETE ACTIVITY||Core||20|
|MEM20006A||MAINTAIN AND SERVICE MECHANICAL LOCKING DEVICES||Core||60|
Studying at Melbourne Polytechnic
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After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.
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Apprenticeships are coordinated via the Trade and Traineeship Support Unit (TSU) where you will provide details of your employer, who will register you with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) provider.
The AASN will register your training contract on DELTA and you will be allocated a DELTA number. Melbourne Polytechnic will then be able to enrol you into your training program.
If you have any questions about the application procedures for an Apprenticeship, please contact the TSU.
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