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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

EdTech Institute, LLC (formerly The Sage Group, LLC) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Introduction to Gunsmithing (365)


30 hours (5 weeks). 

Various approved locations.

November 2015 - December 2019. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss the gunsmith industry by applying standard terminology and concepts as reflected in state licensing laws; explain gunsmith safety practices by applying safety rules of a state licensed shooting range; identify various tools and equipment used in basic gunsmithing tasks; apply proper cleaning techniques for a variety of guns; implement basic maintenance and service on a variety of guns; implement basic maintenance and service on a variety of guns; demonstrate the bore sighting process through application of the industry standard designated steps; demonstrate safe and effective sighting- in process by applying the industry standard designated steps. 


Instruction is offered via traditional classroom format consisting of interactive lectures, in-class demonstrations, proctored skills applications/lab activities, and proctored testing. The course is conducted at a licensed shooting range. Major topics include: firearms safety, firearms cleaning and inspection, performance parts and accessories installation, bore sighting process, and sighting-in process. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the associate degree/certificate degree category, 1 semester hour in Introduction to Gunsmithing (11/15).