New SDI Webinar Highlights Gunsmithing Shops of All Sizes

Sonoran Desert Institute (SDI)
Sonoran Desert Institute (SDI)
Sonoran Desert Institute
Sonoran Desert Institute

Scottsdale, AZ -( Sonoran Desert Institute (SDI), an industry leader in providing accredited and accelerated on-line learning, announces that this month’s free webinar will feature professional gunsmith and SDI instructor Kip Carpenter.

Carpenter has owned and operated a wide variety of gunsmithing shops — ranging from small, at-home businesses to large, commercial operations — and Carpenter will discuss “Gunsmithing Shops of All Sizes” to help aspiring gunsmiths determine the needs for their businesses.

SDI’s free one-hour-long webinar will be on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, beginning at 8 p.m. EST. To register, go to

“We’re very excited to provide free webinars every month that spotlight a wide variety of firearms topics, such as gunsmithing, AR-15 builds, safety tips, personal defense, professional advancement in the firearms industry and much more,” says SDI Executive Director of Strategic Development Wes LeMay. “For everyone interested in being a gunsmith or wondering which gunsmithing shop model is best for them, we invite them to tune in into this month’s webinar!”

Sonoran Desert Institute is an accredited distance learning school providing undergraduate degree and certificate programs in firearms technology. Sonoran Desert Institute School of Firearms Technology offers a 32 semester-credit Advanced Gunsmithing Certificate and is the most complete gunsmith training program of its kind. The Associate of Science degree in Firearms Technology program prepares students for personal development and/or employment in the custom gun trade, from entry-level employees to small business owners. Students learn about custom firearms, stocks, rifles, handguns, shotguns, metal refinishing, ballistics, metal work and engraving, and business principles necessary to become a gunsmith. The Firearms Technology program requires 60 semester credit hours.

Sonoran Desert Institute offers high quality, rigorous educational programs with the convenience and flexibility of distance delivery. The school has been an innovator since its inception and is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). SDI educational programs are designed predominantly for adult learners, based on principles and practices of active self-learning. Certain SDI programs are also approved for use of the G.I. Bill Education Program and other VA benefits.

To learn more about on the highly acclaimed distance learning programs at Sonoran Desert Institute, visit or call 800.336.8939.

About Sonoran Desert Institute (SDI):

Located in Scottsdale, Ariz., Sonoran Desert Institute is an accredited online school providing undergraduate degree and certificate programs in allied health, real estate and construction and firearms technology. SDI is dedicated to offering affordable, premium, distance-delivered career education that provides a labor market advantage to its graduates.

For more information on Sonoran Desert Institute, call 800.336.8939 or visit