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Genuine Lishi Academy Locksmith Training Courses

Module 1: 2 Day Basic Auto Entry Locksmith Course


What makes our courses so good?

Highly skilled training from locksmith experts including Martin Pink 
Certificates presented
FREE technical support line
FREE marketing support materials including leaflet and business card designs
FREE guide on how to promote yourself online
FREE buffet lunch and refeshments throughout the day

FREE membership to the NNAL (National Network of Approved Locksmiths) complete with ID card
FREE 12 month membership to the NNAL forum
 Exclusive discounts on tools available at the training centre
Special and exclusive discounts available from Tradelocks


The 2 day basic auto entry course is designed to give insight into basic auto entry using a number of different techniques. This includes stripping down locks, reading the disks, re-keying it and re-building it. You will then learn how to use a number of different key cutting machines, as well as learning how to site read  variety of different manufacturers edge keys and cut a duplicate key. You will then move on to cloning before learning basic methods of vehicle entry and how to gain non-destructive entry to vehicles using basic entry tools including air bags and long reach tools and button grabbing tools, hand picks and hand rakes, jiggler keys and try out keys, overlifters, inner groove picks and basic tibbe lock tools.


     Day Schedule (Saturday)

Day 1
9.30am to 5pm

Part 1

Stripping the most common lock (Ford tibbe) and learning to remove the ignition from the car
Strip the lock down, read the disks, re-key it and then rebuild it
Cut the key to code
Learn to site read tibbe keys used on many ford models by eye and then cut a duplicate key
Learning to cut a key to a Ford KA and cloning the new keys 4c fixed code transponder chip from the original key, thus creating a fully programmed and working spare key for the car

Part 2

 Learn how to pick open and decode Ford Tibbe ignition and door locks with the Genuine Lishi Ford Tibbe pick and decoder
 Pick and decode Tibbe locks on live vehicles

Part 3

 Learn how to strip down a range of Vauxhall edge key ignition and door locks (including re-keying and re-building it)
 Read the key from the stripped wafers and also learn how to read a key from site reading an existing key
 Cut keys to copy
 Gain knowledge on how to cut keys to code in lost key situations
 The day will finish with learning how to rake open and overlift these edge key locks to effectively gain entry into the vehicle

Day Schedule (Sunday)

Day 2:
9.30am to 5.00pm

Part 1

 This session is fully hands on and all on live vehicles
 Learn to perfect damage free entry using the Access Tools range of rods to gain access to a range of cars including Ford, VW, Skoda, Renault and Fiat

Part 2

 Learn how to use inner groove picks to pick open a number of locks from the Volkswagen Audi Group
 Open live cars including VW and Skoda

Part 3

 Learn how to strip down Vauxhall 2 track laser locks
 Gain skills on how to read the wafers and read the keys
 You will learn how to progress missing cuts using the Instacode software

Part 4

 You will get the chance to clone ID46 keys on live Citroen, Kia, Nissan and Vauxhall vehicles
 The course will finish with you cloning ID48 keys to live vehicles, including Fiat, Skoda and VW models


This session is a mixture of bench work and working on live vehicles that will include a range of makes and models

If you attend a course, we will help you with your marketing side using our in house marketing team. This will include specialised leaflets and business cards (if you have a company logo we will put this onto the artwork for you), and we will give you all the artwork to take away and use. We will also give you a FREE guide on how to promote yourself online with websites, social media and paid for advertising.

Training Centre Address:

Genuine Lishi Training Academy
Unit 1 Albert Close Trading Estate,
M45 8EH

Tel: 0161 796 7268 (option 1)

To reserve a place on the 2 day basic auto entry locksmith course or for further information please phone Chris Gatcliffe on 0161 796 7268 (option 1) or fill out the form below!