Friday, February 19 and Saturday, February 20, 2016

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For Visitors/Non-Members
Registration Cost: $50   Classes: $100 (3 to 4 hour blocks)
Friday, February 19, 2016 Classes
9:00 - 7:00 PM Registration Meeting Room Hallway
9:00 - 11:00 AM Board Meeting Boardroom
12:30 - 12:45 PM New Member Orientation Room H
1:00 - 5:00 PM 100/0216 HES Advanced Technical Product Troubleshooting

Room H

Instructor: Russ Anderson & Joe Coker Limit: 25
1:00 - 5:00 PM

101/0216 Electronic Locks, Biometrics, Wireless Infrastructures and the future

Room G
Instructors:Brian Moses Limit: 50
1:00 - 5:00 PM 102/0216ATips & Tricks, Transponder Update &EEPROM8 hrs. (Part 1 - must take both parts to get credit)  Room F
Instructor:  Jim Hetchler Limit: 25
1:00 - 5:00 PM 103/2016MBA Safe Combination Lock Basics Room E
Instructor: Andy Dennison Limit: 25
1:00 - 5:00 PM 104/0216Kaba E-Plex Standard Electronic Pushbutton Lock Overview Room C
  Instructor:  Stephen Fitzgerald Limit: 25
2:00 - 4:00 PM NCLLB Test Room B
Proctor: NCLLB Limit: 25
6:00 - 10:00 PM 102/0216B Tips & Tricks, Transponder Update & EEPROM8 hrs. (Part2 - must take both parts to get credit) Room F
Instructor: Jim Hetchler Limit: 25
6:00 - 10:00 PM 200/0216 Kaba Ilco&Advanced Diagnostics Automotive Class Room H
  Instructors: Mark Gloekler Limit: 30
6:00 - 10:00 PM 201/0216 STRATTEC Auto Update 2016   Room G
  Instructors:Jeff Baker Limit: 25
6:00 - 10:00 PM 202/0216 CLARK Taking the Mystery Out of Electronic Security Room E
  Instructors: Gary Oliver & Beau Edelen Limit: 35
6:00 - 10:00 PM 203/0216 How to Unlock and Decode Master Combination Locks Room C
  Instructor: Brad Whigham Limit: 30
Saturday, February 20, 2016 Classes
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
2016 NCLA Regional Security Trade Show  
2:30 - 4:30 PM
400/0216 HES Aperio Products and Applications

Rioom H

  Instructor: Russ Anderson & Joe Coker Limit: First come first seated
2:30 - 4:30 PM

401/0216 Ethics

Room G
IInstructor: Barden Culbreth Limit: First come first seated
2:30 - 4:30 PM 402/0216Overview of How to Unlock and Decode Master Combination Locks            Room F
IInstructor: Brad Whigham Limit: First come first seated
2:30 - 4:30 PM 403/2016 Electronic Locks, Biometrics, Wireless Infrastructures and the future Overview Room E
Instructor:  Brian Moses            Limit: First come first seated
5:00 - 6:00 PM Business Meeting

Room G&H







HES Advanced Technical Product Troubleshooting                                                                                Hours 4

This course is designed for participants with previous basic electronic knowledge and use of a multimeter.  Covered in this course are complete product and system troubleshooting including eight“Hands-On” troubleshooting stations covering the following subjects:

  • Power Supplies
  • Magnetic Locks and Electric Strikes
  • Touch Sense Bars
  • Digital Keypads
  • Motorized Exit Devices
  • Access Control Systems
  • Additional troubleshooting exercises

Class 100/0216                                                                    Instructors: Russ Anderson & Joe Coker
Limit: 25 Students

Electronic Locks, Biometrics, Wireless Infrastructures and the future                                         Hours 4

Students will learn about Electromechanical Locks, Biometrics, Wireless infrastructures and the affect wireless locks and the market for these items including recurring revenue

  • The Technology
  • The Market
  • Biometrics
  • Wireless Infrastructures
  • Recurring Revenue
  • Questions and Answers

Class includes:
Copy of Power Point Presentation

Class 101/0216                                                                    Instructors: Brian Moses
Limit: 50 Students

Tips & Tricks, Transponder Update & EEPROM (Part 1 & 2)                                                    Hours 8

Students will learn different tips and tricks pertaining to the interaction of keys, electronic systems and programming tools.  Included in this session will be an introduction to EEPROM work.  There will be numerous ideas and suggestions to make it easier to accomplish key generation.  Some pitfalls and how to avoid them will be discussed.  Quick ignition repairs on certain models will be demonstrated and there will be numerous training videos shown.  Various options and updates on what is going on with the transponder systems from other parts of the world will be presented.

Class 102/0216A&B                                                            Instructors:  Jim Hetchler
Limit:  25 Students                                                                                                                                                                                        
Safe Combination Lock Basics                                                                                                        Hours 4

This class will give an overview of mechanical combination locks used on safes.  Using the most common models of safe locks, the student will be shown the proper terminology for the parts of mechanical safe locks as well as proper dialing and combination changing.  Some basic troubleshooting will also be covered.

Class 103/0216                                                                    Instructors: Andy Dennison, CML, CPS- MBA USA, Inc.
Limit: 25 Students

Kaba E-Plex Standard Electronic Pushbutton Lock Overview                                                        Hours 4

The class is an overview of the various E-Plex products that are programmed with the Standard E-Plex Software.  The instructor will demonstrate a variety of products and will go over installation tips and trouble shooting.  This seminar will cover the E-Plex 2000, E-Plex 3000, E-Plex 5000 locks, and the E-Plex 5070 Stand Alone Controller. Students will have the opportunity to see the ease of manually programming the lock as well as software programming with audit trail capability This overview provides students with the knowledge to better select a specific lock for specific applications.

A.    E-Plex Product Overview

  • E-Plex cylindrical, mortise and exit trim options
  • E-Plex back to back mortise
  • E-Plex Stand Alone Controller (SAC)
  • E-Plex 3000 Narrow Stile
  • E-Plex 2000          
  • Description of product features and capabilities

B.    Instructor Training

  • Installation of lock on mount (with valuable tips)                                          
  • Manual programming of E-Plex 5000                                                                              

Software programming of lock (PC, Netbook, USB to IrDA Adapter (M-Unit devices)

Class 104/0216                                                                    Instructor:Stephen Fitzgerald
Limit: 25 Students

NCLLB License Test                                                                                                                                                            
If you are a locksmith wanting to test for you license, then this is the place to take the test.  You will be given the time to test your skills and knowledge.  You will need to contact the Licensing Board Office in Raleigh to be scheduled for this test session.  The address is NCLLB at P.O. Box 10972, Raleigh, NC 27605.  Phone 919-838-8782 and fax 919-833-5743 or website,

Kaba Ilco&Advanced Diagnostics Automotive                                                                                         Hours 4

This class will focus on the basic tools used in automotive locksmithing that ILCO & Advanced Diagnostics manufactures.  Cloning, Key Machines and key origination tools will be reviewed.  The class will also provide an overview of the latest software available for various tools.  An overview of all the new keys introduced for automotive segment by ILCO will also be reviewed.

Class 200/0216                                                                    Instructor: Mark Gloekler
Limit: 30 Students
STRATTEC Automotive Update                                                                                                                Hours 4

Class will bring you up to date on vehicle platforms that STRATTEC services including GM, Ford, and Chrysler LLC.  The GM and Ford portions will include hands on pinning of select new side mill ignitions and free wheeling door locks for GM and/or Ford including the new 2015 Ford Pick-up ignition and door locks.  Technology changes regarding licks and keys will be covered including current trends ad future applications from the “Big 3”.  You will also be updated specifically on what is serviced by STRATTEC for the 2014+model year vehicles.  STRATTEC online resources will also be covered.

Class 201/0216                                                                    Instructor: Jeff Baker
Limit: 25 Students

Clark Taking the Mystery Out of Electronic Security                                                                        Hours 4

This 4-hour class gives a basic overview on the value of adding access control and video security to your product offering, as well as how to use the tools readily available to make access control and surveillance easier to sell and install.  This class will also help you understand opportunities that are often missed for recurring revenue and add on material.  This class will help you grow your business and make more money, as well as being a great value to your customers.  We will talk about the theory of electronic security products, and discuss many common applications and scenarios.  We will cover various cameras, recorders, panels, cablingsolutions, locking devices, credentials, etc.  The class is NOT brandspecific and it is not a sales pitch.  If you want to learn more about access control and video security, then this is the class for you!

Class 202/0216                                                                    Instructors: Gary Oliver & Beau Edelen
Limit: 35 Students

How to Unlock & DecodeMaster Combination Locks                                                               Hours 4

The purpose of this class is to learn the way the Master combination locks work and how to defeat them.  In the process we will learn how to decode them so they may be reused.  After we have learned how to decode and unlock them, we will discuss the best ways to remove the lock when time is an issue.  We will discuss how this information will be useful in the filed while dealing with clients. 

                The abbreviated version of this class will be simply on unlocking and decoding the locks.

Hour 1:

  • Looking at ta Master combination with its parts visible.
  • Explaining the technique of how to decode the locks.  

Hour 2:

  • Starting to utilize the technique to open example locks.
  • Practice and class discussion.

Hour 3:

  • Practice and class discussion.
  • Looking at the best ways to remove the locks.

Hour 4:

  • How to use the information in the field
  • Class Discussion

Class 203/0216                                                                    Instructors: Brad Whigham
Limit: 30 Students

HES Aperio Wireless Product & Applications                                                                    Hours 2

Welcome to the world of Aperio technology! This course will cover the basics of what Aperio is as a technology. The applications and solutions best suited for Aperio and the AssaAbloy products that integrate Aperio technology. Get ready to expand your solutions! 

    • What is Aperio?
    • How Does Aperio Technology work?
    • Where can I use Aperio Technology?
    • What AssaAbloy Products are integrated with Aperio?
    • Hands on application with Aperio products 

Class 400/0216                                                                    Instructors: Russ Anderson & Joe Coker
Limit: First Come First Seated

Ethics                                                                                                                                                        Hours 2

Mr. Culbreth, Director of the NCLLB, will present a course on:

  • NC Locksmith Licensing Act
  • NC Administrative Rules
  • Daily Operations of the Board
  • Ethics Investigation Process
  • Fraud Investigation Process
  • Legislative Advocacy for Locksmith Industry

Class 401/0216                                                                    Instructor: Barden Culbreth
Limit: First Come First Seated

Overview of How to Unlock & Decode Master Combination Locks                                         Hours 2

Overview of Class 203 (See synopsis above)

Class 402/0216                                                                    Instructor: Brad Whigham
Limit: First Come First Seated

Overview of Electronic Locks, Biometrics, Wireless Infrastructures &the future                    Hours 2

Overview of Class 101 (See synopsis above)

Class 403/0216                                                                    Instructor: Brian Moses
Limit: First Come First Seated           

If you have any questions you may contact Jennifer Richards, NCLA Education Asst. at: (828) 320-1314 or Jessica, ALOA Education Coordinator at: (214) 819-9733 ext 101

Roy Young
Phone: (910) 425-5490