Started on 05/29/20246 hour class

Our AR-15/M-16 armorer course is designed for professionals who seek the designation of AR-15/M-16 armorer. It covers the AR-15/M-16 platforms and provides instruction on how to diagnose and repair malfunctions, return firearms to military specifications, perform function inspections, check headspace and more.


  • History of the AR-15/M16 rifle
  • Function of the five major assemblies
  • Clearance, loading and unloading procedures
  • Field stripping the rifle
  • Function check
  • Gas operating system
  • Cycle of operation
  • Difference between semi-automatic and automatic parts
  • Legal barrel length with or without a permanent flash suppressor
  • Disassembling and assembling lower receiver group to include stock
  • Disassembling and assembling bolt carrier group
  • Disassembling and assembling upper receiver group
  • Bullet trajectory and battle sight zero
  • Headspacing
  • Barrel replacement
  • Cleaning, maintenance and lubrication


All firearms and armorer tools used in the course are provided by VALORTEC.


Basic knowledge and familiarity of AR15/M16 platforms

Ammunition Requirements