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September 19, 2016
November 12th, 2016 class info

OMLA class for November 12th, 2016 will be Locksmith Training Intermediate 201 (1 day class) This is an intermediate locksmithing class that will teach the basic student additional technical skills and expose them to more detailed and skilled locksmith procedures.  Instruction will be hands-on and lecture. Subjects covered include; Introduction to Locksmith Software, Key machine usage, Masterkeying and pinning techniques, Introduction to high security locks.  Class will be taught by C. D. Lipscomb, long time instructor for ALOA and the Industry.


August 5, 2016
Locksmith Business for Sale

Sam Ebersole has placed his Locksmith Business for sale due to health reasons, so please see this link for information, details, and contact information. Thanks, Editor.


June 27, 2016
August Show & November classes

 

Due to the Annual Distributor's Show held in OKC, no classes are being offered for the August 20th, 2016 meeting.

The Class for the November 12th, 2016 meeting in Tulsa will be OMLA hosting a Locksmith preparation class sanctioned by the ODOL for license, and will cover types of test questions, general locksmithing knowledge and tricks of the trade.  In addition, an Access Control preparation class sanctioned by the ODOL for license will also be offered, and will cover types of test questions pertaining to that specific field.  The cost of the classes are $275.00 each, however, for any OMLA member in good standing if they wish to upgrade their license, the fee will be $225.00 each.

The General business meeting will follow the Saturday class at 5:30PM as usual.

 Pre-registration Cut-off date is October 24th, 2016


May 12, 2016
June 2016 class location and room rate

The June class will be held at the Tulsa location, Holiday Inn Express at 150 Aquarium Dr., Jenks, OK. 74037 918-296-7300

The room rate for OMLA is $89 per night (3rd, 4th, 5th) and the cut-off date is May 30th, 2016. Please specify OMLA when registering to receive the special rate.


March 9, 2016
May and November meeting dates changed

Due to availability conflicts, our regular meeting date for the May 2016 meeting has been moved to the weekend of June 4th and our regular meeting for November 2016 has been moved to the weekend of the 12th of November. Please make note and adjust your schedules accordingly. Please see the meeting schedule for exact times and locations. Thank You.


February 24, 2016
OMLA becomes approved testing site

As of February 2016, OMLA has been selected as an approved testing site for Locksmith and Access Control Licensing appicants in the State of Oklahoma. The first test scheduled is for our regular meeting on June 4th & 5th, 2016 and cut-off date is 30 days prior to test date (May 9th, 2016).  Click here for the request to test application form to apply for License testing in the Locksmith or Access Control catagories.


January 30, 2016
2016 Annual Swap Meet February 6th

OKLAHOMA MASTER LOCKSMITH ASSOCIATION announces Our Annual SWAP MEET to be held Saturday February 06,2016 at the Hampton Inn I40E, 1833 Center Drive, Midwest City, Oklahoma Scheduled to begin right after the 5:30 PM General Business Meeting. Tables are $10.00 Each. To register for tables or Questions, Contact Ron Bada (405)635-9044 or Brad Collins (580)920-1649


January 30, 2016
OMLA approved as alternate license testing entity

OMLA has just been notified it has been approved as an outside entity to provide an additional pathway to individuals wanting to obtain a license for locksmith and access control.
Our first class and test available date is scheduled for may 07th, 2016  at the Holiday Inn Select in Jenks, Oklahoma 


November 5, 2015
Officer Elections November 21st, 2015

Officer Elections for 2016 / 2017 will be held at the general business meeting beginning at 5:30 PM November 21st, 2015 in OKC at the I40E Hampton Inn & Suites in Midwest City, OK. Officer elections are always important so please attend and make your vote count.


August 27, 2015
Labor Commissioner Killed

Labor Commissioner, Mark Costello was murdered by an attacker (alleged to be his son Christian) at a local restaurant in OKC area on Sunday afternoon August 23rd, 2015. The Son has been arraigned and bond was denied. Governor Fallin has yet to announce his replacement.


May 15, 2015
OMLA Annual Swap Meet moved

The 2015 OMLA Annual Swap Meet has been moved to the February 2016 meeting in OKC. Further info will be released as available.


May 14, 2015
Rolland Safe holding Safe moving class in June

 

Rolland Safe & Lock is offering a Safe moving class June 13th & 14th including 2 possible scholarships. See Education Opportunities for details.


May 11, 2015
Previous Month's Compliance report added to Committee Report

Beginning with the April 2015 Advisory Committee Report, the previous month's compliance report (and as applicable, the quarterly report) is being added to the end of the report. The Oklahoma Department of Labor has been gracious enough to supply them for our use so we can keep you up to date on the activities of the enforcement folks. Hurray for people faithful to openness and transparency. Thanks ODOL!!

 


April 2, 2015
1st Qtr 2015 Compliance info

The Oklahoma Department of Labor (ODOL) has provided 1st Qtr and March Compliance statistics for your reference. They have also created a  site so you can set up your contact info (email or text) (just click on the red mail symbol (screen #3)) so you can be updated and get yearly renewal notices. Information and assistance will be available at our May 2015 meeting in OKC to help any who desiring such.

This is a direct link to ODOL Contact Information/Social Media 


March 9, 2015
Important License Renewal information from ODOL

The Oklahoma Department of Labor (ODOL) has sent out an important renewal information notice specifying their new requirements, and due to a considerable amount of confusion, I'm publishing the information provided in the ODOL notice in a PDF format so it can be printed out on request. just click here.




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