Do you have questions about becoming a gunsmith? I want to share with you many of the common questions that we at AGI get, and the appropriate answers. Hi, I'm Gene Kelly and I'm president of the American Gunsmithing Institute and I am a gunsmith....

What if you could spend a career doing work that you absolutely love? If you love shooting guns and working with guns, there is no career quite like being a gunsmith. Unfortunately, many firearms lovers don't understand what gunsmiths do, much less why they should aspire...

With only around 4,500 registered gunsmiths currently operating in the United States, it can be hard to find someone to service your firearm. That makes Gunsmithing  an excellent career opportunity. But this is also why so many people are learning to do their own gunsmithing as a...

It is not a requirement in the state of California to obtain a Gunsmithing Certificate to practice gunsmithing. However, possessing a Gunsmithing Certificate will demonstrate a proven level of competence. A Federal Firearms License and State licenses are required to operate a gunsmithing business.
The American Gunsmithing Institute’s approval to operate as a private postsecondary institution in the state of California is based on provisions of the California Private Postsecondary Education Act (CPPEA) of 2009 (California Education Code, Title 3, Division 10, Part 59, Chapter 8), which was effective January 1, 2010. The Bureau can be reached at 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833, www.bppe.ca.gov, toll-free telephone number (888) 370-7589 or by fax (916) 263-1897.
Professional Gunsmithing Courses not available to Oklahoma residents at this time.