School of Lock and Electronic Security

Entry Level Training For Anyone Looking For A More Secure Future

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Certified Master Locksmiths Make Good Instructors!

The School of Lock provides hands-on training courses in Mag Lock and Electric Strike Installation; 25E Entry Level Locksmith; 35E Electronic Security Technician and 39E Electronic Security Sales.

These Courses Are Based Upon Actual Installations That Professional Locksmiths and Electronic Security Technicians Perform Every Day! Each Desk Has 12VDC and 24VAC For Device Termination.

Now Available ... 25i and 30i - Online Registration Renewal Classes

Get an introduction into some of our industry's most technical subjects while you renew your registration.


25i Lessons Include: Wireless Access Control, Securing School Doors, Glass Door Hardware, Mag Locks and Electric Strikes. 

30i  Lessons: Network (IP) Camera Systems, Biometric Access Control, Wireless Data Transfer and Delayed Egress Systems. 

$75.00 DCJS In-Service Online Classes

The School of Lock is located at: 6701 Cold Harbor Rd. Mechanicsville, Virginia 23111 (Right Next Door to 7-11)

25E Entry Level Locksmith - 8am-5:30pm  

Sept. 9 - 10 @  Mechanicsville, Va. 

30E/35E Electronic Security Tech. - 9am-5pm 

Sept. 24 - 25 @  Mechanicsville, Va.

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Electric Strike/Mag Lock Installation

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Lunch is included. 

Hands on Technical Training

We provide each student with a powered workstation that allow them to wire, terminate, program and test multiple security devices.

Locksmiths will also be furnished with pin kits, lock cylinders, key machines and tools to re-key and master key door locks!

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Meet the Instructor


Timothy Chrisman, CML is a Master Technician with 35 years of continuous experience in the security industry.

From 1985-1988 Tim was NCOIC of the Base Locksmith Shop at Warner Robins AFB, Ga.

In 1992, Tim earned "Certified Master Locksmith."

Installations include over 500 access control and security systems, 2500 cameras, 2000 electric strikes and over 800 mag locks. 

When he's not teaching locksmith or electronic security classes, Tim is still a full time technician. 


October 2nd - Electric Strike - Magnetic Lock Installation 

 Each mag lock or electric strike is cut into a new Wood, Steel or Aluminum frame. The replacement frame inserts allow every student a new installation.

Hands on strike and mag lock installs make all the difference. 

**This is a technical installation course. Not a DCJS class.**

Please download registration form, fax it to: 804-729-3343. or contact for more information.

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35E Electronic Security Tech.

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Sign up for the 35E Electronic Security Technician course.


39E Electronic Security Sales

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25E Locksmith Technician

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Sign up for the 25E Locksmith Technician course.

Download Our Class Enrollment Form

Please download our Class Enrollment Form. Scan and email it  to or Fax it to: 804-729-3343.  

Upcoming Class Schedule


25E Entry Level Locksmith - 8am-5:30pm  

Sept. 9 - 10 @  Mechanicsville, Va.  

30E/35E Electronic Security Tech. - 9am-5pm 

 Sept. 24 - 25 @  Mechanicsville, Va.

  Sept. 30 - Oct. 1 @ Anixter - Norfolk, Va.  

Electric Strike and Mag Lock Installation - October 2

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School of Lock and Electronic Security

6701 Cold Harbor Road, Mechanicsville, Virginia 23111, United States