Online Locksmith Training University And Resource Center

Welcome to Locksmith Training University! We have everything you need to make your life easier as you begin your career as a locksmith. State specific training requirements, a step-by-step hiring process, potential employers and interviews to help you get hired. We also provide you with lots of tutorials on locksmith specific tasks to help you become a locksmith all for free.

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Georgia Locksmith Training And Licensing

Prologue: The only current states requiring Locksmith Licensing according to the Associated Locksmiths of America are: Alabama, California, Connecticut, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. The other states would either require a business license without prior current legislation in the area, or otherwise legislation maybe held in a specified time.

In the State of Georgia, here are what you can do to pursue a locksmith business according to the Georgia.org Website:

  • Review the startup basics and FAQ Sheet on setting up a business in Georgia to get to know the terms and conditions involved
  • Review the checklist provided. (Note: You do not have to register your business with the state of Georgia unless you are planning to incorporate, become a specific legal entity or if you plan to do business with the state, in which case you will need to become a registered vendor.)
  • Find business licensing obtained from which county/city you or your business is in
  • Choose a legal business structure (see information here on how to identify your legal structure)
  • Register your legal business structure within the Georgia Secretary of State (choose forms to download here)
  • Know your tax information
  1. State tax information
  2. Federal ID
  3. Federal Tax Information – A-Z index
  4. Personal Financial Statement
  • Know the labor laws
  1. If you’ll have employees in the business – what you should know
  2. Retirement plans
  • Know the business permitting involved
  1. Building, zoning and occupancy
  2. Environmental issues – see Department of Natural Resources

 

Georgia Locksmith Associations

If you need further locksmith training in your area, contact the following association/s:

Dixie Locksmith Association Inc
129 Sunset Lane
Albany, Georgia 31705
Phone: 912-888-7233

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