Credit Hours: 3

Interchangeable Core

This three hour course Interchangeable Core was created to encourage locksmiths to step out of their comfort zone and to pursue new opportunities presented by Best/Falcon style (A-2 systems) Interchangeable core service and repair. In this three hour course we plan to accomplish this by defining what Interchangeable Core Service and Repair is, how it works, why it is a practical and secure key control system for large and small businesses alike and illustrates how locksmiths can easily master the intricacies of all aspects of Small Format (A-2) Interchangeable Core Service and Repair. Students of this class will come away with a solid working knowledge of terms and procedures involved in properly organizing, implement-ting and producing Interchangeable Core systems. The course stresses and illustrates proper terminology, key cutting and cylinder pinning; as well as master keying and covers tools of the trade and emphasizes the “Dos and Don’ts” appropriate for this area of key control security.

In this course, the audio has been enriched with the innovative integration of Cymatrax technology, providing an enhanced auditory experience for learners.

Product Description / Course Objectives

The objective of this course is to provide to the student a much greater understanding to find, engineer, market, sell and install Interchangeable Core Service and Repair work.  Upon completing this class, they student should have the confidence they will need to compete in this specialized aspect of the lock service industry. Topics covered
• Elements that make up a secure Key Control system
• Different types Key Control Systems and Products
• Tools to use
• Key Cutting and Product Components
• Installation instructions


Credit Hours: 3


Approved for CEU Credit in:

Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina:(Locksmith), Texas