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Earn Your Online Gunsmith Career Diploma

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Why become a Gunsmith?

With an estimated 393 million legally-owned firearms in the United States, skilled gunsmiths are needed to repair, maintain and update parts for safety. With firearms, regular upkeep is necessary and gunsmiths are vital to keeping owners and others safe by using their knowledge to ensure all parts are in working order, without risk of faulty mechanics.

The average annual salary for a skilled gunsmith can vary based on experience, location and other factors. Payscale reports the average pay of a gunsmith to be $43,010 per year.*

Why Choose Penn Foster Career School?

  • Study 100% online at your own pace with no deadlines.
  • Flexible payment options, with low monthly payments.
  • Mobile-friendly coursework.
  • 24/7 access to online resources.

Gunsmith Course Details

In your online gunsmithing classes, you'll learn the skills and knowledge that are essential to working in the industry. Your lessons include:

  • Identifying and Evaluating Firearms
  • Rifles
  • Handguns
  • Metal Finishing

Learn at Home - Get Started Today!

Whether you're looking to start on your path toward becoming a professional gunsmith or just want to refine your skills for your hobby, our online Gunsmithing classes can help you prepare to take the next step. With flexible, self-paced courses, you can build your industry knowledge and learn how to apply for a Federal Firearms License from home.

Get started today on your path to becoming a Gunsmith with Penn Foster Career School’s accredited, online program.

Why Choose Penn Foster College?

Self-Paced Program


Dedicated Faculty

Relevant Coursework

Affordable Education

Penn Foster College is nationally accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).

Learn at your own pace with no deadlines or due dates. Our flexible programs allow you to study anytime, anywhere.

Our experienced faculty members are here to help you through the program.

Course topics include information to help expand your knowledge and advance your career.

Low monthly payment options. Quality education that's affordable and accessible.

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We're here to help you with 0% interest and low monthly payments. Get started today and take the first step towards a new career. There is no classroom needed — learn it all at home at a pace that's right for you.

Penn Foster Career School, College, and High School have all met the high standards of integrity and performance set by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) in Washington, D.C. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

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*Payscale. "Gunsmith Hourly Pay." Accessed October 11, 2023. Statements found on Payscale are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.