Locksmith Apprenticeships available

We currently have locksmith apprenticeships available in our Canberra based locksmith business! No experience necessary. 

We appreciate that all enquiries need to be kept confidential – especially if you are looking to change your employer.

Above award wages.

Email your resume and expression of interest to class@classlocks.com.au

The apprenticeship is 4 years in duration and consists of 3 years of TAFE attendance. The TAFE campus is located in Ultimo Sydney NSW. Apprentices attend as block release students (1 week at a time) approximately 8 times per year. Government allowances provide money to go towards the costs of accommodation and transport to and from Sydney. (Note: During the COVID-19 pandemic some of the face to face training in Sydney has been replaced by online training and travel to Sydney has not been required – this may change when conditions allow).

The training will involve all aspects of locksmithing including:

  • Automotive – Lockouts, fitting keys, repairs, electronic transponder systems
  • Safes – Safe cracking, fitting keys, picking locks, electronic safe locks
  • Workshop – Cutting keys, repairing locks, building key systems, counter sales
  • On Road – Fitting locks, repairs, picking locks, installations

We are looking for the following qualities in our applicants:

  • Well presented and tidy personal appearance
  • Attention to detail
  • Willing to learn and listen
  • No criminal record (Police checks are standard)
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Willing to work weekends and after hours
  • Work well within a team environment
  • Familiar with working with tools and with their hands
  • Well organised
  • Good communication skills
  • Hold a current drivers licence
  • Minimum Year 12 Certificate – Good results in applicable subjects are an advantage (please include in your resume)

The first block release of TAFE is usually February to March.

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