Locksmiths and Safe Repairers - What They Do

Locksmiths and Safe Repairers generally receive Moderate-term on-the-job training before they are capable of performing their job at an acceptable level.

Once employed, Locksmiths and Safe Repairers can expect to earn an average of $37,000.00 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the next 10 years Locksmiths and Safe Repairers will be one of the fastest growing occupations. They should experience a 22.1% rate of growth during this time period.

In respect to starting your own business, Locksmiths and Safe Repairers are extremely entrepreneurial in nature. Currently, 28.3% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, Locksmiths and Safe Repairers can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 2.1% are currently unemployed.

Academic Programs of Interest

A Locksmith Program is designed to teach students how to repair, service and/or install all types of keys, locks, access/egress control systems (mechanical or electrical) and builders of hardware in accordance with the provisions the Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitor general, Security Programs Division, Policing & Community Safety Branch, Private Investigators and Security Agencies Act.

A student of a Locksmith Program can usually complete... more