The Gunsmithing course is designed to provide students with the required skills needed to refurbish metal and wood as applicable to firearms, to diagnose malfunctions for repair, and to accomplish more complex custom gunsmithing tasks. Course work includes manufacturing of tools used in the gunsmithing trade, restoration of firearms, stock making barrel work, repair work, and custom work.

Enrollment Eligibility

Students are required to have a valid photo ID and North Carolina Concealed Handgun Permit to enroll in the Gunsmithing class. The permit requirement will be waived for active law enforcement officers.


Date Days Time Location
July 8 – December 11 Monday, Wednesday 7 – 10 p.m. Room 452, Havens Building, Tarboro campus
July 9 – December 12 Tuesday, Thursday 7 – 10 p.m. Room 452, Havens Building, Tarboro campus

The fee for this course is $185. (Additional costs for materials). Students may register for the class either on the Tarboro campus or the Rocky Mount campus by completing the appropriate application form and paying the course fee.


Dennis Hackett
Director of Customized Training
Office 129, Barnhill-Jenkins Center for Innovation, Tarboro Campus
(252) 618-6609