Posted on 10-08-2016 by admin

Life after the Military

Leaving the Armed Forces is a daunting prospect and one that our Directors Quin and Brian are familiar with. They know the struggles of starting from scratch after a structured environment and transitioning into the civilian world.

It can be complicated and any service leaver will face questions about entering the job market or starting their own sole trader. For this reason, we are offering a one day taster course for any server leavers leaning towards a career in locksmithing.

Resettlement for Ex-military Personnel

A career in locksmithing can be rewarding and lucrative as a choice after leaving the military. If it’s something you’d like to learn more about, we’ll be putting on one day taster events. The day will include brief from Brian, after leaving the forces he has forged a career in locksmithing and is now the Managing Director of Eclectic Security. He will share all the ins and outs of becoming a trading locksmith, advice and direction before using your ELCs on the wrong course.

Locksmith Taster Day

On becoming a locksmith, we’ll cover a range of topics and here’s what you can expect to take away from the day in terms of some skills and solid advice.

  • Brief on the realities of being a locksmith
  • The ins and outs of being a uPVC maintenance & repair engineer
  • uPVC construction
  • Glass recognition
  • Glazing & de-glazing including security glazing tape
  • Window hinge recognition, measuring and changing
  • uPVC doors, toeing & heeling & hinge adjustments
  • Multipoint lock recognition, measuring, re-placing, retrofitting
  • Euro cylinder measuring, specifying(Covering standards & regulations), fitting
  • Opening of failed multipoint mechanisms
  • Basic destructive opening techniques for Euros
  • Dealing with suppliers
  • Marketing advice for a startup business
  • What you need to get started
  • Your earning potential as a locksmith

Offer : One day course £230 (reduced from £250)
By using learning credits your personal contribution is only £50

Please feel free to email us your interest or enquire about dates on or ring Brian anytime for a chat about your next move on 01623 272 999.

We look forward to seeing you and wish you every success as you transition from the military to your new career.

We also offer a range of UPVC repair and maintenance courses which allow you to get up and running earning money before investing in locksmith tools.