Frequently Asked Questions

LockRite Locksmith

LockRite Locksmith Franchise FAQ's

Frequently Asked Questions About The LockRite Locksmith Franchise

Do I need experience working as a locksmith before I join?

No, you don't need previous experience working as a locksmith. Our 5 week locksmith training programme will ensure that you're confident in all aspects of locksmithing.

How do I obtain new customers?

Your Customers come from a variety of sources which include: Internet advertising, large companies dealing direct with LockRite and your own localised marketing efforts following the LockRite system.

Will I be dealing with only domestic customers?

No, we have many national clients and you will be working in the commercial sector with famous high street retailers, restaurant chains, hotels, banks, supermarkets and more.

Curious about how we acquire new contracts? Visit our commercial website for National Locksmith Services

How long will it take to get up and running?

Typically, it will take between 4 to 6 weeks from being accepted and making your commitment. Training places are limited, and are allocated on completion of the Franchise Agreement.

I'm already a locksmith, but I'd like to take on more locksmith jobs, do you have any locksmith subcontractor opportunities available?

Yes, we have opportunities for locksmith subcontractors across the UK. If you're already an experienced locksmith looking for more work and you have the skills to work as a locksmith subcontractor, you can apply for locksmith jobs.

So, I’m interested in the Locksmith Franchise, what next?

Starting a business is a big step for anyone, and nobody understands that more than we do. We are looking for committed, long term business partners who aspire to be successful Locksmiths.

If you believe this describes you and are interested in taking the next step, then we would like to invite you to our Head Office & Training Centre for an initial and informal meeting. It’s your opportunity to find out everything you need to know about running a LockRite locksmith franchise. We will also invite you to spend some time with our locksmith trainer.

Following the meeting, we will then ask you to return home and evaluate whether you wish to become a LockRite locksmith. In the mean time, providing your application is successful, we will make a formal offer of a franchise to you.

Speak to one of our team and book a no obligation meeting today.

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LockRite National Locksmiths - Commercial Locksmith Services

LockRite is the largest uniformed, DBS Checked (Formerly CRB) Locksmith network in the UK. We can offer your business exactly what you need. https://www.lockrite.org/national-locksmiths/
We understand that completing the work on the ground in a professional and timely manner is critical but it is equally important for us to achieve the KPI’s of your Service Level Agreement. Also, getting M.I. reports to you on time, making sure job sheets are accurate so you may invoice your clients and the background administration process being fast and efficient, are crucial elements of our first class service.
If that is what you demand then we can offer your business a one stop solution to all your Locksmith requirements.

LockRite Locksmiths - Local Locksmiths Near You

If you are looking for a local locksmith near you then LockRite can help! Our locksmiths are experts in lock repairs & replacements, lock maintenance, emergency entry, home security and more.
Are You Locked Out? Have You Lost Your Keys? We can unlock your door and get you back into your property.

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  • Discover more about the franchise opportunity
  • Meet our locksmith trainer
  • Find out more about potential earnings
  • and more ...

  Why LockRite?

  • Locksmithing is an in-demand,recession-resistant, and highly rewarding trade.
  • With possible earnings exceeding £70K per annum, a partnership with LockRite gives you a market-leading business start up and the ongoing support to build a lasting and successful business of your own.
  • With our strong branding, comprehensive training courses, internet advertising, call-centre, and extensive ongoing support, we give you everything you need to help you start a successful and rewarding business.

What Our Franchisees Think

  • " I joined LockRite as a franchisee on 19th April 2010, following a 20 year career with Barclays bank. I’ve got to say it’s the best decision I’ve ever made. I just wish I had done it sooner."

    LockRite Locksmith Paul Gilbert- Paul Gilbert | LockRite Franchise Review

  • "Best career decision I could of made I just wish I had done it when I first thought about becoming a locksmith a few years ago."

    LockRite Locksmith Stephen Chowdhury- Stephen Chowdhury | LockRite Franchise Review

  • "I definitely found the 'Rite' Franchise with LockRite. I am loving the quality of life I now have since leaving the army and there is nothing more satisfying than customers being happy with the excellent service we give them."

    LockRite Locksmith Freddie Forsyth- Freddie Forsyth | LockRite Franchise Review

  • "I recently completed my first years trading as a lockRite locksmith franchisee, and I can honestly say it has been a resounding success.The dedicated, and highly motivated team at head office have provided great support."

    LockRite Locksmith Alan Mckeown- Alan Mckeown | LockRite Franchise Review

  • "It was clearly apparent when joining, that Lockrite was a forward thinking company with the right ingredients to support a successful business. The right balance is in place to build a successful network with sound procedures and quality ethics."

    LockRite Locksmith Alan Hickman- Alan Hickman | LockRite Franchise Review


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