All Locksmiths Require A Pick License
Alberta Justice and Solicitor General Requires All Locksmiths to Have a Pick License.
All individuals and businesses providing full locksmith service are required under the Criminal Code of Canada to hold a licence under the Security Services and Investigators Act. Working without a licence is an offense and may result in fines or court appearances. Find out more here.
Surprisingly lots of companies do not.
Journeyman Have 4 Years of Apprenticeship Training
Alberta’s Locksmith Apprenticeship Program is a Fully-Indentured 4-Year Apprenticeship Program.
All journeyman at Calgary Lock & Safe have at least 5,000 hours of on-the-job training and experience. When you are deciding whom to trust with your family or business’ security, do not take a chance with someone who is under qualified. Calgary Lock & Safe only employs certified journeyman and apprentices.
Professional Associations Indicate Legitimacy
The Professional Locksmith Association of Alberta is the Local Association
The Professional Locksmiths Association of Alberta (PLAA), Associated Locksmiths of America (ALOA), and the Better Business Bureau (BBB) are all associations that consumers can use when deciding upon a locksmith. These traditional reviews, used in conduction with more modern review sites like Google and Yelp! can give consumers a much clearer picture at the type of business they are hiring.