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Gunsmithing Certificate

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The Gunsmithing certificate prepares the student for direct employment as a gunsmith in an established shop.

Credits Hours Required: 48

Note: There is a special admission process for this program. Prospective students should contact an academic advisor for detailed information.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Gunsmithing Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Safely operate hand and machine tools common to the gunsmithing trade.
  2. Use measuring tools such as micrometers, indicators, verniers and various gauges.
  3. Use a computer to develop ballistic data and to document research assignments.
  4. Completely disassemble firearms for metal refinishing and re-assembly.
  5. Identify different rifle operating systems.
  6. Identify different shotgun operating systems including maintenance, repair and customization.
  7. Lay out, duplicate, inlet, fit, glass bed, install accessories, apply finish and checker the Classic American rifle stock.

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