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Basic Metallic Cartridge Reloading Course


The NRA Basic Metallic Cartridge Reloading course exposes students to the basics of reloading center-fire metallic cartridges with little or no prior experience in reloading.

This course takes about eight hours, depending upon the class size. 

Students will receive the NRA Guide to Reloading handbook and intensive lessons on the basics of reloading.

Course Goal

“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


  1. Introduction to Reloading and Reloading Safety 
  2. Center-fire Cartridge Components 
  3. Using the Reloading Manual and Reloading Data 
  4. Metallic Cartridge Reloading Equipment 
  5. The Metallic Cartridge Reloading Process 
  6. Basic Metallic Cartridge Reloading Practical Exercise 
  7. Course Review and Examination 


The are no prerequisites for taking this course, and the material is accessible to organized and conscientious people. Be aware that attention to detail is a vital skill in safe reloading.

Course Completion

Instructors will provide feedback on the practical exercises conducted during the course. There is a short written test on the lesson material at the end of the course.

To view the current Basic Metallic Cartridge Reloading schedule of courses, click here

If you would like to schedule a Basic Metallic Cartridge Reloading course which is not on the current calendar, send an email or call Best Handgun Training at (916) 295-8489.

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The cost of this course is $125.00 per person.  This includes lesson materials and certificate.




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