Practical Gunsmithing 090 Course

In this course, students quickly learn how to customize and make common and necessary repairs.

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In this course, students quickly learn how to customize and make all these common necessary repairs
below. This course includes basic hand tools and workbook, “Gunsmithing Made Easy.” Dep. of Labor Job
Classification Code: DOT 632.281.010 Gunsmith.

  • Course Perk Icon 13 Instruction Hours.
  • Course Perk Icon Certificate in Practical Gunsmithing upon Completion.
  • Course Perk Icon Distance education delivered online with video instruction and testing. Instructor support and interaction online or by email or phone.


Provides the student with a comprehensive overview of firearms terminology, basic tool usage, proper shop
set-up, and minimum entry level knowledge to work in the firearms industry. (DOT 632.281.010 – Gunsmith)
Students will have the knowledge to demonstrate work ready skills.

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Practical Gunsmithing 090

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Ken Brooks


A graduate of and former instructor at the renowned Gunsmithing Program at Lassen Community College in Susanville, California, Ken works full time with Bob Dunlap at their shop in Coquille, Oregon. Ken also hosts online bi-weekly webcast technical classes for our gunsmithing students. When Bob retires from gunsmithing, he plans on turning his entire operation over to Ken because he has developed into such a great design, function and repair gunsmith.
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Robert (Bob) Dunlap


Instructor Emeritus, Master Gunsmith Robert "Bob" Dunlap was recognized nationally as the top instructor in his field and was an expert witness in firearms court cases. His unique and personally developed Design, Function, and Repair system is at the core of ATI’s Professional and Consumer courses. Throughout his career, as a state-accredited college gunsmithing instructor, Bob also ran a fully staffed gunsmithing shop performing warranty work for Colt, Smith & Wesson, Charter Arms, Hi-Standard, Remington, Browning, Winchester, and numerous other well-known manufacturers. Bob has been personally responsible for the repair of well over 250,000 guns. At the Accelerated Training Institute we work to carry on Bob's legacy of teaching Design, Function, & Repair, and growing current and future generations of gunsmiths and firearms enthusiasts.

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