ELF are pleased to announce that the following classes will take place during the convention.

Saturday 23rd

  High Security Key System Seminar 

Peter Field 
 Time:  9.00am – 10.30am         Cost:     €25

The workings of the most popular high security cylinders in the market today including Abloy, Kaba, Mul-T-Lock, Evva and Assa explained in great detail.

See how these cylinders are designed, the components within the lock and how the keys integrate.

Study how to service and open these high security locks

  Ford Focus Auto Class

ALA (Auto Locksmith Association) Team    
Time:   9.00am – 12.00pm       Cost:    €75

 “Opening and making keys to Ford Focus”,

This class will cover lock picking, key making, programming.

   Access Control Troubleshooting Class

Chris Taylor – Simon Griffiths – Gary Eckersall  

Time:     9.00am – 12.00pm    Cost:       €75

 Identification and repairing an access control or intercom system where the lock is not working.

This class will show the most common faults and how to repair them using the proper tools and equipment.

 Safe Picking Class    

Craig Bernasconi / Alan Morgan / Darren Foreman   

Time:  9.00 AM – 4.00PM        €475

Learn how to pick the very popular 8 lever Mauer 71111 safe lock with a unique 2 in 1 pick.

This valuable 2 in 1 pick is yours to take home with you.

This class aims to be able to get students to open these locks in approx. 30 minutes. (or less).

This course is only suitable for students who have some picking ability.

 Wireless Access Control Seminar  


Time:  11.00 AM – 12.00PM        No Charge   

 How wireless electronic cylinders and handles can increase your business.

Provide access control systems with minimum installation and compete against security companies who hard-wire at a greater cost.

Electronic keys and integration with mechanical master key systems.

  3D Printing Seminar

Marc Tobias 

Time:   2.00pm – 3.30pm     Cost:    €20

 Learn about the latest threat to your key business – 3D printing and  how in a few years’ time how your customers will  be able to copy their key at home.

What  you should do now to protect your key cutting business into the future.

  VW GOLF MK 6 class

The ALA (Auto Locksmiths Association)  Team

Time:   2.00pm – 4.30pm     Cost:    €75

Covering, 2009>  transponder generation by eeprom,  reading the instrument cluster (without any de-soldering)

Lock picking and decoding, and Q&A time permitting.

 International Auto Locksmiths Meeting

Panel of auto experts

Time: 5.00PM    No Charge

A meeting for all  international auto locksmiths to discuss the trends in the industry.

Identify and network with your fellow auto locksmiths from around the world .

 Sunday 24th

 Auto Keys and Transponders


Time:  9.30am – 11.00 am     No Charge

Latest updates and information on auto keys and remotes for all popular models.

  BMW CAS and EWS Key Production

ALA (Auto Locksmiths Association) Team

Time:  9.00am – 12.30            Cost:    €100

Covering BMW vehicles up to 2013/14 fitted with EWS3 and EWS4, including reading in- circuit and coding the key and remote.

CAS 1, 2, 3, 3+ and CAS4, F series vehicles to date (equipment permitting on the brand new F series cars done by OBD) with the latest tools from AVDI, MEHACO and AVON DIAGNOSTICS explained and shown in detail, reading CAS modules in-circuit.

Q&A, HU92 Lock picking and decoding at the end of the class time permitting  also the brand new HU101 derived lock

  Attendance to ELF classes will be limited to a first to register basis.

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