Program Goals and Outcomes

Locksmith Training Goals and Outcomes

The Locksmith & Home Security Technician Career Diploma helps you prepare for an entry-level career as a locksmith or home security technician.

Locksmith & Home Security Technician

Career Diploma 8-12 mo As low as $55/mo
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Program Goal

The program goal for Penn Foster’s Locksmith & Home Security Technician Program is to prepare students for an entry-level career as a locksmith and/or home security technician.

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to...

  • Identify roles and career opportunities for locksmiths and home security technicians.
  • Explain how to identify, create, and duplicate keys.
  • Define locks and the common methods and tools used to open locks without keys.
  • Recognize the components of a common mechanical safe lock and the procedures used to dial open, service, and change combinations.
  • Describe home security and the role of the home security technician.
  • Discuss electrical knowledge and licensing requirements needed as a home security systems technician.
  • Explain the components that make up an access control system and how to choose components to fit the needs of the system.
  • Identify installation options for closed circuit TV and other detection and monitoring systems.

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