Campus

The location where your NAIT courses will be held.

Credential

The type of certification you will earn after completing your program.

  • Certificate Achievement - An approved non-credit program that has a formal summative assessment component, has mappped program or course outcomes, and is subject to a regular quality curriculum review process.
  • Certificate Completion - A non-credit program that has no formal summative assessment component and is subject to a regular quality curriculum review process.
  • Continuing Education/Non-Credit - NAIT offers a wide range of non-credit programs and courses for personal and professional development in a number of interesting and exciting fields. These options are great for people who may be working but are interested in studying as well.

Delivery Options

The flexible schedule options for this course including time of day and full/part-time.

  • On-Campus Day - Your course activity is done in-person Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • On-Campus Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done in-person on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Day - Your course activity is done online Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Online Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done online on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Flexible Delivery - Your course activity is not scheduled and therefore you can determine when to do the coursework.
  • Both On-Campus and Virtual - Some of your coursework will be in-person, on campus and some will be done online.

This series of courses, developed and instructed by members of NAIT's Machining Program, is designed for individuals who wish to develop their machining skills and apply them to build an operational firearm.

In this program, you will learn the basic concepts of gunsmithing, including accurization, barreling, barrel fitting and customization of a firearm. Gunsmithing classes appeal to hobbyists, machinists, hunters and firearm enthusiasts. Prior to the start of the course, you will be contacted with specific information that includes required materials and transportation and security arrangements.

This series is based on Remington 700 bolt action rifles. You will be required to provide your own barrel blank and action.

For entrance into this program, you must have completed Machine Shop courses MACH101 and MACH105 OR minimum 1st year Machinist Apprentice OR minimum 1st year Millwright Apprentice. 

You must also have an active Possession and Acquisition License (PAL) and must provide a copy of your PAL to NAIT upon registration.

Courses