At Locksmith Courses, one of the things we pride ourselves on is the ability to stay ahead of the industry curve. When you aim to steer clear of the herd and aspire to carve your own path, especially in a competitive industry like locksmithing, the only way to achieve it is innovation. We study current industry trends, past patterns and overall economic indicators to evaluate the direction in which the locksmithing industry is headed. The results of these evaluations are then used to adapt and innovate our course material wherever necessary.
Let’s take the example of one of the biggest impact points for the locksmithing industry. Like every aspect of our lives, technology has made its presence felt in the security sector as well. With the advent of smart locks, physical locking mechanisms are being replaced with ones that operate via a coded signal. In effect, locking or unlocking these smart locks requires the use of a wireless code instead of a physical key. Although smart locks have been around for some time now, their use has grown exponentially most recently and the trend is likely to continue in the near future.
Examples include automobiles, where smart locks have become the de facto option replacing physical key locks, as well as lockers, gates, resorts, home entry doors, vaults and any other scenario where safeguarding of property and people is of utmost importance. A number of smart lock manufacturers are today integrating their products’ use with smartphones through specially developed apps. So, while physical keys were replaced with wireless devices in earlier versions of smart locks, modern day iterations make use of smartphones. Its changes like these that most veteran locksmiths and locksmith training schools fail to anticipate and prepare for.
This is where Locksmith Courses’ stands apart. Back in the 90s when the automobile world still revolved around physical locks and keys, Boaz Femson, our founder, displayed his innovative brilliance by introducing transponder keys and their corresponding chips for cars. He was the first locksmith in Israel to do so. Later on, he designed and started personally delivering his very own locksmith courses. Soon followed an innovation that changed the locksmithing world for good. Femson launched what was to become the world’s first completely online locksmith course way back in 2007.
The online locksmith course we offer today has come a long way since then. We predicted the integration of technology with traditional security methods long before anyone else and made it a point to include lessons on smart locks in our online locksmith course. We recognized that a lot of people were eager to learn the trade and become professional locksmiths but faced constraints like lack of time and money to attend regular courses. That led us to designing an affordable online course, which not only helps aspirants learn locksmithing at a time and place of their convenience, but also remains the industry benchmark when it comes to updates, and more importantly, staying ahead of the curve!