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Gunsmithing Training Program in Grand Prairie, TX

Design and Function

Gunsmithing

Admission Requirements

  1. Must be at least 18 years old or honorably discharged from the military
  2. Must have either a High School Diploma or a GED (General Equivalency Diploma)
  3. Be physically and mentally capable of performing the projects and the class work required for the gunsmithing program
  4. Must be able to pass a background check
    1. FELONY CONVICTION: You must not have been convicted of a felony - a felony conviction makes an individual ineligible for the gunsmithing program. A person with deferred adjudication probation, for a felony offense that falls under Title 5 offenses or is a Chapter 29 Penal Code offense, is still not eligible.
    2. CURRENT / PENDING CHARGES: You must not be currently charged with the commission of a felony, a Class A or Class B misdemeanor, or equivalent offense, or an offense under Section 42.01 of the Penal Code (Disorderly Conduct) or equivalent offense.
    3. FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE: You must not be a fugitive from justice for a felony, Class A or Class B misdemeanor or equivalent offense. (This could apply to a person who has skipped a court date, or to a person who has failed to comply with the terms of a court order.
    4. CHEMICAL DEPENDANCY: A person with two convictions, within the preceding 10-year period preceding the date of application, for offenses (Class B or greater) involving the use of alcohol or a controlled substance, is ineligible as a chemically dependent person.
    5. SOUND JUDGMENT: You must not be incapable of exercising sound judgment with respect to the proper use and storage of a variety of weapons.
    6. CLASS A OR CLASS B MISDEMEANOR: You must not have been convicted, in the past five years before the date of the application, of a Class A or Class B misdemeanor, of an equivalent offense under Section 42.01 of the Penal Code (Disorderly Conduct) or equivalent offense. The date of the conviction is the date the judge signs the order and is used to determine whether a person’s five years has expired. A conviction could occur several years after the date of an arrest.
    7. RESTRAINING OR PROTECTIVE ORDERS: You must not be currently restricted under a protective order or a restraining order against a spouse, ex-spouse or any other person at the time of application.
    8. MATERIAL MISREPRESENTATIONS: You must not have made any material misrepresentations, or failed to disclose any material fact, in an application or request for application. If a material misrepresentation is discovered either during or after the application process, your application will either be denied if the misrepresentation is discovered during the application process or, if the misrepresentation is discovered after your admission, your enrollment at the school will be terminated.

Total Clock Hours

Total Clock Hours: 700
Clock Hours: 175/525/0

Prerequisite(s)

Prerequisite(s): GE-100 MS-100 TIG-100 SM-100 CNC-100

Textbook(s)

Textbook(s): George C. Nonte, Jr., Pistolsmithing: (Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2010).
Roy F. Dunlap, Gunsmithing, 2nd Ed., (Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1963).

Reference Materials

Reference Materials: Classroom lecture, Cooperative Learning, Videos, Internet and Hands-on shop experience.

Subject Description

Subject Description: The student will explore firearms repair in both theory and practical application. The student will utilize the skills acquired in previous courses and apply those techniques to the design and function of a variety of firearms. Each student will learn the disassembly and re-assembly of the major firearms actions (e.g, bolt action, lever action, pump-action, revolvers and semi-automatic) as well as ways to trouble shoot these actions when malfunction of the firearms occur. The student will learn how to fabricate and repair either missing or damaged gun parts, change calibers and understand malfunction-cause-cure scenarios.

Objectives

Objectives: The student will learn the cycle of operations as they relate to actions, firing systems and action feeding methods as well as how to troubleshoot and repair firearm issues. The student will master fabrication and repair of parts for a variety of firearms.

Instructional Methods

Instructional Methods: Classroom lecture, Cooperative Learning, Videos, Internet and Hands-on shop experience.

Grades

Grades: Attendance and Participation 15%
Assignments 20%
Quizzes 40%
Final Examination 25%

Student/Instructor Ratio

Sutdent/Instructor Ratio: 15 to 1

Course Outline

Course Outline: 1. The student will have applicable knowledge of firearms repair theory and be able to apply practical knowledge.
2. The student will learn the cycle of operations for a variety of actions.
3. The student will master firing systems, action feeding methods as well as troubleshooting and fabrication and repair of firearm issues.

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