Associated Locksmiths of America (ALOA) Recognizes Ashworth Colleges Contributions to Educating Locksmith Professionals

PEACHTREE CORNERS, Georgia (PRWEB) February 05, 2013

One of the top accredited online colleges, Ashworth College ( has been recognized by the Associated Locksmiths of America (ALOA) as an Associate Training Facility and for the online schools dedication to the training of locksmiths and security professionals. Ashworth offers accredited security services and locksmithing training courses.

Schools such as Ashworth are important to the future of our industry as they supply training that compliments and enhances ALOAs own educational offerings, which leads to a more educated, better prepared work force in a profession that provides safety and security to the public, said Jim Hancock ALOA Education and Certification Manager.

Ashworth College is known for being a leading accredited college and for more than 25 years, the online school has helped students get career training through an extensive range of college degree, certificate, and career diploma options. Ashworths Security Services program consists of 13 lessons. The locksmithing course is only 18 lessons. Either can be completed in as little as six months.

To be recognized by an important trade organization like ALOA validates the efforts we place in developing practical, career-relevant programs that are affordable on almost any budget, said Dr. Leslie Gargiulo, Ashworth Colleges Chief Academic Officer.

Dr. Gargiulo went on to cite U.S. Department of Labor statistics that projects considerable employment opportunities for trained locksmiths. as much as 22% growth by 2020. Students graduating from an Ashworth College locksmithing training course or security services program will have the knowledge and confidence to pursue a rewarding career.

About Associated Locksmiths of America

The Associated Locksmiths of America Inc. (ALOA) is an international professional organization of highly qualified security professionals engaged in consulting, sales, installation and maintenance of locks, keys, safes, premises security, access controls, alarms, and other security related endeavors.

About Ashworth College

Celebrating 25 years of Educating Minds and Changing Lives, leading online school Ashworth College has built a tradition of excellence by offering students worldwide an extensive range of online college degrees, online certificate programs, career training and online high school diploma options that are affordable and fit the busy schedules of working adults. Ashworth offers military education as well as specialized programs for corporate partners and homeschoolers.

Headquartered in Peachtree Corners, GA, Ashworth is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). The Accrediting Commission of the DETC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency. Ashworth is parent to James Madison High School which is accredited regionally by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), an accreditation division of AdvancED and further provides career training and vocational programs in the fields of health, business, technology, education, and skilled trades through sister schools PCDI Canada, New York Institute of Photography and Sheffield School.

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