Open More Doors! Unlock your Auto Skills at the Genuine Lishi Training Academy

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Perfect your picking and programming skills with the best auto locksmith courses in the UK!

Want to unlock your skills further? Want to progress your career? Whether you’re thinking of adding auto services to your current ones, are starting out in the industry or just want to advance your skills further – the Genuine Lishi Training Academy will help you open all the right doors. ... read more >

Triumph at the Tradelocks Open Day!

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The day was a tremendous success with fantastic feedback from those who attended. Locksmiths from all over the UK, as far as London and Ireland flocked to our premises in Whitefield, Greater Manchester  and we even had one guests fly in all the way from Sweden, especially for the event. ... read more >

Meet the Experts! Chris Belcher and Martin Pink to attend Tradelocks Open Day

Announcement: Industry leading professionals Chris Belcher and Martin Pink will be attending our Open Day event on the 20th of August.

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Everyone in the locksmith world knows and respects Chris Belcher and now is your chance to speak to the man himself. The developer of RPCP tools and the genius behind the Multi Gauge Mortice Pick will be on hand to answer questions, give tips and advice to everyone in attendance of the event in August. ... read more >

Low Prices on Lishi Tools

Its discounts, deals and giveaways on all things Lishi this week here at Tradelocks! They have reduced their prices on a wide range of non-night vision, Genuine Lishi stock and are offering FREE training with selected deals. 

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Want to be a master of your profession? Want to up your locksmithing game? We can help. Not only are we offering unrivalled prices on Genuine Lishi pick decoders and readers, but we are having huge giveaways on training materials and course tuition at our brand new training school. All you have to do to get your hands on these freebies is make the most of the incredible Lishi discounts on offer this week! ... read more >

Cars, Keys & Locks, Edition 2!

Got a VAG HU162 Lock that needs tackling and not sure how to go about it? Not up to date with the latest innovation in transponder chip technology? Just got the new Tango transponder programmer and not sure where to begin? The latest edition of Cars, Keys and Locks covers all this and more!

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In the latest edition of Cars, Keys & Locks – the most comprehensive locksmith guide in the industry you’ll be given the second part in the extensive VAG locks guide. In issue 1 readers were given all the low down on VAG locks, generations 1, 2 and 3; this edition covers HU162 locks and includes even more picking processes, picture guides and decoding instructions. ... read more >

Tradelocks: Lock Expo Review

It was nothing but deals and demonstrations from us at this year’s Lock Expo in Nottingham over the weekend!

Access Tools, Keyline Cutting Machines, KEYDIY, SuperVAG, Truecode Key Programming Kits and all things Genuine Lishi; we had an extremely busy weekend as we showcased all these products and more!

We wanted to give all those visiting the Expo plenty of reason to come and see us at stands B32-B36 and with demonstrations going on throughout the weekend and a host of offers available, we did not disappoint! ... read more >

Launched: Cars, Keys & Locks! The ONLY Technical Magazine for the Locksmith

No news, no nonsense! Just 40 pages of pure procedural and technical articles.

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Cars, Keys & Locks is the new technical magazine from Tradelocks, which focuses on solving the problems of the everyday auto, safe and domestic locksmiths. Written by locksmiths for locksmiths, the magazine features pure technical content, including:

  • Comprehensive how to guides using live photographs from actual jobs to illustrate how to use tools and perform certain jobs that have many stumped
  • In depth articles regarding the latest products and innovations on the market. The magazine will give detailed instructions and use real life scenarios to demonstrate how to use some of the newest and most pioneering products available.
  • Top tips and insight from industry leading professionals such as Massimo Bianchi from Keyline and Chris Belcher. You’ll get the best industry knowledge from the best in the business
  • Solutions to current issues faced by professionals

What can you expect to find in the 1st edition?  ... read more >

Newly Updated Genuine Lishi Training Kit

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Genuine Lishi tools are renowned Worldwide as the leading brand in auto locksmith tools. Backed by an unrivalled lifetime guarantee against manufacturing faults, you know that when you order a Genuine Lishi tool, you are getting guaranteed quality, durability and manufacturing with care and precision. From Genuine Lishi 3 in 1 tools; picks; decoders; Tibbe Picks and the brand new Patented Genuine Lishi Night Vision Tools, Genuine Lishi offers a huge variety of tools to cover a majority of vehicle makes and models. ... read more >

The 2 Day TradeLocks Vehicle Opening Course-How Was it for You?

On the second day of the TradeLocks Vehicle Opening Course, both Richard Breslin and Martin Pink thought it would be an excellent idea to focus on specific locks, such as Ford. Ford locks are notoriously difficult to pick but, seeing as Ford models are the most popular make of car on the road by a considerable margin, anyone looking to make a name for themselves in the auto locksmith trade needs to be relatively competent when dealing with Ford locks, otherwise their services will be somewhat limited. Therefore, Ford lock picking is an essential skill to master, which is why Martin and Richard (both of who are respected authorities when it comes to the fine art of Lishi) wanted to concentrate on this particular aspect of Lishi-picking in order for trainees to develop and expand their skills and become more knowledgeable and confident in the process. ... read more >