NRA Basic Metallic Cartridge Reloading Course ($150.00)
(both Pistol and Rifle cartridge reloading is covered in detail)
The NRA Basic Metallic Cartridge Reloading course exposes students to the basics of reloading centerfire metallic cartridges with little or no prior experience in reloading.
Although the course can be completed as quickly as 6 hour, the amount of information presented, and the probability of intensive question and answer sessions on the included topics, makes it likely that the course will take longer. (class is officially 8 hours in length)
Students will receive the NRA Guide to Reloading handbook and intensive lessons on the basics of reloading and a course completion certificate.
“To provide beginning reloaders with the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary
to safety reload metallic cartridges.”
—NRA Basic Metallic Cartridge Reloading Course Lesson Plans
Introduction to Reloading and Reloading Safety
Centerfire Cartridge Components
Using the Reloading Manual and Reloading Data
Metallic Cartridge Reloading Equipment
The Metallic Cartridge Reloading Process
Basic Metallic Cartridge Reloading Practical Exercise
Course Review and Examination
The are no prerequisites for taking this course.
Be aware that attention to detail is a vital skill in safe reloading.
*this course requires a minimum of 2 students to hold class
Students will receive feedback on the practical exercises conducted during the course.
There is a short multiple choice test on the lesson material at the end of the course.
Materials Required for Course
Students need to bring eye protection, materials to take notes, and a lunch if you want for the midday 30 minute break.
Every journey begins with a step. Now, you can take that step whenever you're ready with our new "Beginner to Advanced" program. Don't let calendars get in the way, we offer classes each month for beginner, intermediate and advanced alike.
"Thanks to your training, I am now reloading and getting 0.3 to 0.6 MOA shooting prone with bipod"
- Jose S.
"I flew in from out of state, stayed at a local hotel only 5 min from class, had dinner out with my classmates and enjoyed the best course I've ever taken"
- Mike T.
"My husband and I really loved the course. It allowed us to learn together and share the experience!"
- Toni & Nick P.
Illinois Reloading Instruction Lab
Grayslake, IL, United States
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At the Illinois Reloading Instruction Lab we're harnessing the power of the NRA Basic Metallic Reloading Course, and offering new, innovative ways of mastering these skills. Combining the newest reloading research with proven teaching methodology, we're inspiring students to master the skills needed to safely develop high quality ammunition.