Gunsmith

Gunsmiths modify, service and repair rifles, revolvers and other firearms.
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    Overview

    Gunsmiths modify, service and repair rifles, revolvers and other firearms.

    Day-to-day

    • assembles parts and subassemblies of firearms
    • dismantling firearms, repairing and replacing defective parts, and reassembling articles using hand and power tools and specially designed machines
    • calibrating precision instruments
    • may estimate costs and prepare quotes for repairs.

    To become a Gunsmith

    • You can work as a Gunsmith without formal qualifications if you are able to demonstrate your technical competency to employers. However, a certificate III in metal fitting, metal turning, metal machining or a related field is usually required.

    • Registration or licencing may be required.