There are many paths possible when trying to become an apprentice, but most recommend an apprenticeship along the way. Some states require a locksmith to serve as an apprentice before receiving a license.
The benefits of an apprenticeship include the opportunity to learn about the job while getting paid and the chance to learn about the different aspects of the job. The experience gained while apprenticing can be used on a resume or to start your own business.
When looking for an apprenticeship, it is important to interview with multiple selections. Working for someone who is well trained and ethical is a must for starting out on the right foot. Check their training, certifications and their success in the field before deciding.