How Can I Join?

Membership may be granted to persons that qualify as defined in the MLA Bylaws, a brief résumé of the criteria may be found under the Membership Sectors. To apply for membership please choose from one of the documents below to download.

Alternatively you could E-mail MLA Head Office (enquiries@locksmiths.co.uk) and request an application form or telephone MLA Head Office  on 01327 262255.

Personal Membership (BLI) pdf-icon

If you’re looking to join as a personal member then this is the pack that you need to download.

  • ID card
  • Copy of members journal Keyways
  • Access to the Master Locksmiths Association forum
  • Access to regional meetings 
  • Discounted training & exams
  • Discounted vehicles, insurance. credit card processing etc.

 

We do have a new category of membership called Associated Locksmith which is aimed at those who have been working full time as locksmiths for at least 3 years.

Download FREE Personal Membership Pack click here
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Approved Company (MLA)pdf-icon

  • Benefit from use of the MLA logo ( websites / vans / shop premises / promotional literature etc…
  • Promotion on the MLA website ( many MLA Locksmiths rank very high on Google )
  • Promotion in the MLA’s Yearly Handbook ( see here )
  • Promotions via the local and national press coverage generated by the association
  • Access to the Master Locksmiths Association forum
  • Copy of the association’s journal Keyways
  • Access to regional meetings
  • Discounted training
  • Free HR and H&S support
  • Discounted vehicles, insurance. credit card processing, finance, advertising etc.
  • Getting involved in regional and national contracts for work (which MLA companies share)
  • Technical support on issues such as standards etc. via the MLA’s Technical Manager
  • Discounted web SEO services for members own website

 

This pack also contains information on the exam required to meet the qualified criteria, as well as information on the inspections that take place.

Download the FREE Approved Company Pack click here
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Affiliate Member (MLA) pdf-icon

If you’re a supplier to the industry and are looking for a route to market?  Fantastic promotional opportunities to our locksmith members, and want to benefit from membership then this is the pack to download.

  • Benefit from use of the MLA Affiliate logo ( websites / product packaging / clothing etc.. )
  • Access to the Master Locksmiths Association forum
  • Access to Regional meetings (ideal to promote your products/services)
  • Ability to sponsor the association’s journal Keyways and/or discounted advertising in it
  • Discounted rates for exhibiting at MLA Expo
  • Use of meeting/training facilities at MLA head office
  • Ability to have product boards within the head office training facility
  • Discounted vehicles, insurance. credit card processing etc.

Download the FREE Affiliate Member Pack click here
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Become listed in the MLA Handbook

Should you become a Approved Company or Affiliate Member, you will also be featured in our yearly MLA Handbook.  This handbook is given out at trade shows to security companies, police organisations, the general public etc…  all of the above memberships  will also grant you access to our MLA locksmith forum.

Steffan George

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