Pro Lock III Door & Lock Entry Techniques



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Tactical Entry

Course Description

This 5-day course provides the student with the tools and knowledge necessary to Surreptitiously, Covertly and with some Forced Entry Techniques, defeat locking systems. Through lecture and laboratory participation, this course examines a variety of pin tumbler, wafer and combination locks.
Students will learn picking skills, lock impressioning skills, combination lock manipulation skills, key clamming skills, bypass skills and more.

-- Lecture/Classroom 8:00
-- Laboratory 16:00
-- Practical Excercise 16:00

Who Should Attend

The ideal students for this training are those that are looking to gain knowledge and proficiency with alternate entry techniques:
- Law Enforcement - Military Police - Special Ops - Experienced Locksmiths
Or those organizations wanting to train their Security Staff to inspect their own security for unauthorized entry or egress. These individuals may be:
- Facility Security Officers - Security Managers - Security Consultants who have general locksmith experience

Due to the nature of certain LSI courses, some applicants may not be permitted enrollment.


Identify pin tumbler locks and wafer locks.
Identify a multitude of defeat/bypass tools and related equipment.
Determine the Handing and Function of Doors and Locks.
Understand and apply the correct procedures to defeat these locks.
Identify various aids and tools used to make key blanks and key replication.
Be more than competent in the use of these various aids and tools.

Enter the target facility, take control of the asset and exit the target facility without leaving evidence of the entry.

Subjects Covered

Basic Locksmithing Skills
Lock Picking
Lock Impressioning
Pin Tumbler Bumping
Decoding Pin Tumblers
Decoding Wafers
Clamming Keys and Decoding
Photography of Keys and Decoding
Duplicating Keys with Files
Duplicating Keys with Key Duplicating Machines
Code Cutting Keys with Files
Code Cutting Keys with Key Code Machines
Defeating Padlocks
Safe and Padlock Manipulation
Pushbutton Lock Manipulation

Course Includes
Extensive Tool Kit


Course Benefits
Covers KSA Requirements for: OPM Grade 9 Locksmith  
  NEC 9583 Locksmith    
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSA)
• Did you know that many of LSI's classes cover the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) requirements in accordance with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Federal Wage System Job Grading Standard for Locksmithing, 4804.
• Many classes also cover the Knowledge, Skills & Ability requirements for Navy Enlistment Classification (NEC) 9583, Locksmith.
Recommended Courses for Rapid Advancement
-- Access Control 10 Day Course 4 Credit Hours  
-- Comprehensive Security Specialist 10 Day Course 4 Credit Hours  

Course Details

Length: 5 Days
Course #: LSI 165
Prerequisite:TBD by Institute if not a locksmith; ProLock I or equal experience
Credits: NA


Tuition: $2,500.
Optional College Credit Fee: Call
Initial (1 Time) Enrollment Fee: $100.

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