Why Choose Taylors Locksmith Training Academy?

Locksmith Training in Gateshead with Taylors Locksmiths Training Academy Since 1981.

Please read this page in full and get to know what we offer on our locksmith training courses.

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We Out Rank The Best!

The locksmith side is easy, the hard part is the business side and our very own mobile locksmith business in Gateshead outranks our competitors, from Yell.com to local locksmiths. We dominate multiple positions on maps to organic search results and we can train you to do the same. Becoming a locksmith today is about more than just picking locks. We have the knowledge and know how to put your business where it can be seen by your customers as part of our top 3 courses The Master Locksmith Training Course or our Mobile Locksmith Training Course and even our Budget Locksmith Training Course will benefit from these skill sets that we will pass on to you along with our best selling manual and eBook on the subject.

Locksmith Training

You will undertake a locksmith training course that covers every UK residential and commercial lock on the current UK market along with every aspect of uPVC and multi point mechanisms, a look at safes and opening, bypassing every lock we come across all within our Lock Lab. 


You will also attend real jobs and see how it works and a business and what to expect. This will start to build your confidence.

Practice House Training

The practice house is where you can fine tune you skills, its vital this is done outside the Lock Lab and on real doors and windows that are actually been used. You will cover every aspect of home entry and uPVC along with many other aspects that's undertaken in day to day life of a locksmith.


By this stage you will be helping out on real houses with real customers and getting ready to start as a apprentice locksmith.

On The Job Training
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On the job training should always be the next step in any locksmith training course as you need to actually do the job to know how to deal with situations. We do more than just change locks, you may have a victim of abuse or someone with hypothermia to a dog in a hot car that did not make it. We see it all as locksmiths and you need that customer facing time to understand our job. That's why we will aim to get you into that role either through your new business as we give you set jobs to training jobs on the course. 

Online Training
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We know its a large topic, so many skill sets, well over 200 in total to learn so that is why we have produced a full online video archive that we call the Virtual Instructor (TM) as you will watch each lesson again, keeping your new knowledge fresh, it can be called up on a job site via your phone and you see "how to" do what it is that your tasked with doing. We also back this with manuals and eBooks created and written by your instructor Steven J Taylor along with many other online training aspects. 

Customer Care Training

Sales and customer care training is vital. Just look at our reviews and the customers with the thumbs up which wins us more business, we receive countless recommendations and in turn become family locksmiths where people are proud to call us there locksmith and pass on our business details, we do this via our care and sales training meaning you to will receive the same feedback from your new customers! We will show you how we get solid 5 star reviews on all platforms that always leads to more work.

Further Job Training

If you are within our working areas then we will aim to pass work to you once the course is completed. This work is discounted work that you will get paid to do, you will actually earn as you learn, but the customer receives a discount as they know your learning. This gets you used to how the jobs work without a aid by your side. That's when it becomes fun, like the day we got to play with cars when the owner lost his keys to his garage. The student got him in and even got a free spin in a Lamborghini.

Website and More
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We will build you a website the works, it looks good and has the skills to get to Google and stay there. Its a simple equation. If you have 100.000 people living in your area, you are at a top position on Google on page one of Google, you will get a phone call each time a customer searches for a local locksmith, we need you to get found first and take the job! But there is more to it than that, customers need to buy from a trusted site, a site that looks good, has a solid foundation and Google will only rank the best so that's why we build the best and give you full training in updating your site from your home to maintain your online rankings!

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Mobile Website Build
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With over 90% of people searching for business online via Google via their mobile devices it's important that we create your a full mobile phone friendly website to make sure your site is mobile and tablet friendly so search engines will rank you better and the customer will find you quicker and call you for work. We build you a full website with the top 3 courses we offer, see our Master Locksmith Course or our Mobile Locksmith Course or even our Budget Locksmith Course for a more simplistic course and easy to use features and one click call buttons plus much more. 


This will help drive more customers to your website which in turn will result in more business for yourself! 

Social Marketing
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Along with your website and mobile website you will need a social setup with full training in Google business and how SEO works for you via social network sites.


You will learn how to use social networks to your advantage and how to create sales from social sites along with advertising campaigns and marketing.


These sites act as your online reviews and customer care platforms that create healthy backlinks which in turn feeds your website and helps people find you faster online which results in more customer traffic


You will have full training in this so don't worry

24, Our Aftercare Program
We are there 24 Hours Each Day to Support You and Your Business

Once your training has ended, we don't just stop working with you, we are always there 24 hours each day for advice. If your stuck on a job or unsure about a contract or tender then we will help and advise you on whats best for you and your business for up to 24 months after the course has ended and even then its free to call for advice..

You will be able to contact us via:

  • 24 Hour Phone

  • 24 Hour Text and Image Messaging 

  • 24 Hour Email, Image and Video Messaging 

  • 24 Hour On Call Direct Video Calling so we can see your job and advise on what the best plan of attack would be, we can talk you through any job your unsure of. 

  • 24 Hour Emergency Call Out, the best part if you are local and get really stuck we will come out and help you on the job! 

  • 2 Free refresher days for up 24 month after the course plush much more

We Always Include Your Tools

We include a full locksmith tool package in our top 3 main courses, these are the same tools we use on a day to day basis, these will see you get started but will eventually need upgrading or replacing in time but they will get the business going and its means less setup costs to you as we get them at trade price which saves you money and as you make more money you can buy higher grade equipment and freshen up your tool kit. 

There are no gimmick tools and all tools we supply are tools you will use each and every day during the course and after the course. Many new locksmiths that don't do our course spend thousand on tools they will never use! 

Do I Have To Manage My Own Websites?

No you do not, we take on many people that have no online skills, some don't use social media at all and that's fine, we understand you just want to go and make money. That's why we have options available where our web design company will manage your website for a small yearly fee, this will include all Google updates, inscriptions and legal updates, special offers and sale updates along with yearly maintenance of the URL and SEO changes along with keywords and backlinks. But we will train you in the most basic aspect of been able to access your site and carry out weekley fresh content updates which are really simple. If you can write a letter or email then you can do this! Confidence in learning something new is the key and this world is changing fast, the old ways are fading away and now if your not online then your business does not exist! Speak to us about this as it can help shorten the course time and save you money!

Still Have More Questions? 

Why not view our FAQ's page and find out more about what we offer. Already you can see we are the right choice as we surpass all other courses in the UK. We are simply the only choice as offer the only full pack, we are locksmiths, we are business managers, we have a team of designers and website builders to accountants and legal. 

You can also speak to us to find out more about courses but we don't send out literature as everything you need to know is on this website, read it fully and compare us against what others are offering.