Either extensive experience or a certificate III in engineering - mechanical trade is needed to work as a Gunsmith. Gunsmiths often complete a certificate III or IV.
Registration with state or territory Police is needed to work as a Gunsmith.
Checks, licences and tickets
You may need:
- a firearm dealer's or repairer's licence
Thinking about study or training?
Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.
- Compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes on the My Skills website.
- You might be interested in Manufacturing and Metal and Engineering VET training pathways on the AAPathways website.
Or check out related courses on Job Outlook.