Why would we cut up perfectly good guns?

Or call 1-800-797-0867 to talk to a student advisor

At AGI we want you to have much more than a superficial understanding of firearms.


We want you to have deep knowledge of Design, Function and Repair so that you can become an expert troubleshooter and establish a lucrative stream of dependable income. 

It’s also one of the best way we know how to help fellow Americans protect and preserve their 2nd Amendment Rights.

Consumer Information

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.