1How do I join?
Experienced locksmiths are encouraged to join by visiting the 'JOIN' page from the main menu. On the JOIN page you will see the membership criteria: Clean DBS (formerly CRB) certificated, dated within 12 months. Minimum of 12 months on the job experience. Relevant training qualification. Minimum of £2000,000.00 Public Liability insurance. You must be an independent locksmith or independent locksmith company. Click JOIN HERE - Select the £25/year option with first year FREE - Follow the on screen prompts to complete the 3 step joining process.
2What is the membership criteria?
A clean CRB/DBS certificate (dated within 36 months). Relevant qualification with minimum of 12 months on the job experience. PL cert. with a minimum indemnity limit of £2,000,000.
3Do I need a DBS certificate
To join the TrustedLocksmithsDirectory you need a DBS certificate dated within 36 months. If you have a slightly older certificate or don't have a DBS certificate: You can apply for a DBS certificate from Disclosure Scotland, at a cost of £25. https://www.mygov.scot/basic-disclosure/apply-for-basic-disclosure/
4I can't upload my documents
Take a clear photograph of your documents using a smart phone and email to [email protected]
5TLD Certificate and I.D.
In order to keep membership fees as low as possible the above are not included in free/introductory membership but can be purchased separately at a subsidised price from the online store.
6How do we vet our locksmiths?
In order to join the directory, our locksmiths must: Have a clean DBS (formerly CRB) certificated, dated within 12 months. Hold a relevant training qualification. Have a minimum of 12 months on the job experience. Have a minimum of £2000,000.00 Public Liability insurance. Be an independent locksmith or independent locksmith company. We check the above by requesting sight of scanned documents prior to publishing profiles, we also conduct due diligence via companies house, we view websites and social media to ensure that all information ties up. Through our checks we have found dubious characters, often making false claims. These will never make it on to the directory. Although perhaps they should be named and shamed we leave that to the programme 'Rogue traders'.
7How do I find my license number?
Login. From the 'For locksmiths' menu, select 'Manage your account' in the left column on listings page is your id number. This is your TLD license number.
8How do I find my visitor stats?
Login. From the 'For locksmiths menu' select 'Manage your account' in the right column select the bar graph. You will then see visitor count to your profile page.
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