AGI June GCA Live Discussion with AGI Students 6-8-22 Gene Kelly: Hey, welcome to the AGI GCA Gunsmithing Club of America live. And hopefully, everybody's getting their audio turned on. Down below, you'll see we have a Q&A button. You're going to have the opportunity to ask...

  AGI President Gene Kelly recently interviewed Archie Brock, who told his boss 'Take this job and shove it!' Gene Kelly: Hi, I'm Gene Kelly, president of the American Gunsmithing Institute. I'm a gunsmith myself, been gunsmithing for over 40 years, and I have with us, one of...

AGI President Gene Kelly recently interviewed a husband and wife Gunsmithing team to hear their Gunsmithing Success story! Gene Kelly: I want to introduce you just to two gunsmiths, a husband, wife team, and they're very successful. So I want to introduce you to Gary and Valerie...

AGI President Gene Kelly interviewed AGI Graduate Randy Sherman in 2020 early on in the Pandemic about how Gunsmithing has helped his finances over the years, especially during times of uncertainty. Gene Kelly: I'm Gene Kelly, president of the American Gunsmithing Institute, and I'm having a conversation...

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.