MLA awared Phil Jenkins the Nigel Rose Award in 2010. This award goes to the candidate who passes the entry exam with the highest aggregate marks during the previous year. Congratulations to Phil Jenkins from Bath Lock and Key who received the award and a £250 voucher to spend with Nigel Rose Marketing.
Following a strict vetting and examination procedure Bath Lock and Key has been an approved, full member of the Master Locksmith Association (MLA) since 2009.
Phil Jenkins was winner of the Nigel Rose award for being the highest achiever of the Master Locksmith Association Advanced Member exam in 2010.
The Master Locksmiths Association is a non-profit making body; established to set and promote standards of conduct, practice and materials within locksmithing. It encourages its members to further their knowledge through ongoing education, regional meetings and seminars.
As the largest and longest established locksmiths association in the UK, standards of entry to the MLA are high and its motto of "Skill and Integrity" emphasise its determination to ensure that the public, government and industry receive the correct service and advice on security matters from its members.
Annual company inspections and training seminars provide peace of mind to the customer and promote standards of conduct, practice and materials within locksmithing.
By having its own inspectorate the MLA demonstrates that its high standards are being met by all approved companies and, to ensure maintenance of these standards, every company is inspected on a regular basis.
The MLA is recognised as the authoritative body for UK locksmithing by:
Following a change to the law on the vetting of locksmiths implemented thanks to a campaign by the MLA, the only way for locksmiths to get standard Criminal Record disclosures is via Master Locksmiths Association membership.