Acme School - Locksmith Division
S U B J E C T S

The following is a list of subjects included in the course:

  • History of locks and keys
  • Types of locks and functions
  • Key blank identification
  • Tools of the trade
  • Parts of locks
  • Assembly and dis-assembly procedures
  • Pin tumbler cylinders
  • Keying a cylinder
  • Master keying
  • Reading pin tumbler combinations
  • Pinning kits
  • Backsets, strike plates, latches
  • Problems when keying
  • Deadbolts
  • Shimming open a cylinder
  • Wafer-disc locks
  • Wafer lock rekeying
  • Making a duplicate key
  • Impressioning
  • Barrel and bit key locks
  • Lock codes
  • Cutting keys by code
  • Pin tumbler padlocks
  • Vending machine Locks
  • Adams Rite
  • Electric strikes
  • Lever locks
  • Legal aspects
  • High security locks
  • Lock picking
  • Emergency opening procedures
  • Key cutting machines
  • Decoding cut keys
  • Combination type locks and safes
  • GM automotive locks
  • Car opening
  • Removable core cylinders
  • Push button combo type locks
  • Servicing S.F.I.C. and L.F.I.C. locks

 

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