2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jul 12, 2024  
2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

Gunsmithing - Advanced Certificate

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The Advanced Gunsmithing certificate prepares students with highly specialized training in their choice in the areas of CNC machining, competition firearms, and guild firearms production.

Credit Hours Required: 20-21

Note: Special admission to this program is required. Students should contact an academic advisor or the program director for detailed information.

Program Requirements

Select two of the three following blocks:

Program Outcomes

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

  1. Safely operate hand and machine tools necessary for gun building.
  2. Build traditional sporting firearms at a guild quality level.
  3. Build competition firearms that perform at or above accepted levels.
  4. Program and operate CNC machinery.
  5. Operate CAM programs relevant to the firearms industry.