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Tennessee Organization Of Locksmiths

Securing Tennessee and America through Professional Excellence



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Upcoming Classes and Events
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TOOL Annual Membership Meeting and Classes on Alarm Lock T2/T3 and Network Gateway and Life Safety, April 2 and 3, Hampton Inn and Suites, Mt. Juliet.

North Carolina Locksmith Association Trade Show , Feb 20, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, HickoryMetro Convention Center, Hickory, NC.

Alabama Locksmith Technical Show and classes, March 10,11,12,and 13 , Birmingham, AL.

H. L. Flake 2016 Classes and Trade Show , March 17-19, Houston Marriott Westchase, Houston, TX.

SAVTA Convention and Trade Show, May 16 - 21, Lexington, KY.

TOOL West Region Board Meeting and Classes, (tentative) June 11 and 12.

ALOA Convention and Trade Show, July 31 - August 7, Orlando, FL.


New Member Informaiton

If you are interested in joining TOOL down load a membership application. Follow the instructions to fill out and submit the application along with the indicated fees.


Licensing Information


Click here to get a copy of the current law.

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Click here to go to the official State of TN Locksmith Licensing Program page. Get locksmith license applications available for download!

Three criminals have been arrested in Memphis for operating without a license

Click on the box below to go to the NFPA web site to view (no download) fire and life safety standards documents. You will need to provide your email address and create a password.

TOOL is an organization of professionals from all across Tennessee and the surrounding states.

TOOL Presidents

TOOL has three main objectives in the fullfillment of our mission:

  • Excellence in education,
  • Promotion of positive legislation for the betterment of our profession and the protection of the consumer, and
  • Promotion of unity amongst all locksmiths within the State of Tennessee and cooperation with our sister associations.

Click here to learn more about us and how you may join.

All locksmiths will need to have a class on life safety codes to renew their license. This is a requirement imposed by the Department of Commerce and Insurance.

Scammers posing as locksmiths are operating in Tennessee! Go to our Consumer Information page.


A word on "Bump Keys"


Tennessee Organization of Locksmiths, Attn. Raiford Ball, Jefferson Lock and Safe, 344 Summit Hts. Dr., Jefferson City TN, 37760

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