NRA Shotgun Shell Reloading Instructor

Length of Course: 8 hours

Course Level: Instructor

Who teaches this course? This course is taught by an NRA-certified instructor

Teaching locations: Calverton, Huntington, Medford and Uniondale, our Travel Training Team also available

Course Description: This course is 8 hours in length and is conducted in a classroom. The NRA Shotgun Shell Reloading Instructor Course begins where NRA Basic Instructor training stops: with Lesson VI. The NRA Shotgun Shell Reloading Instructor proceeds through lesson twelve. Lessons that teach you how to conduct The NRA Shotgun Shell Reloading Course step by step using The NRA Shotgun Shell Reloading Course outline and lesson plans and how to teach reloading on a basic level.  Each Instructor Candidate is expected to participate in class presentations, to pass a pre-course assessment prior to class, and pass a an instructors level exam with a 90% or higher for certification Instructor Candidates will receive the NRA Guide to Reloading Handbook, the Basic Reloading Student Exam, a course completion certificate, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, a Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, Course Lesson Plans and an Instructor Application/Course Evaluation form.

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What you get:

  • The NRA Shotgun Shell Reloading Course Lesson Plans
  • Expert Instruction on how to teach this course.
  • NRA Guide to Reloading Handbook
  • the Basic Reloading Student Exam
  • NRA Gun Safety Rules Brochure
  • Basic Firearm Training Program Brochure
  • Lunch

 Topics covered to include:

  • Teaching beginning reloaders the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to safely reload metallic cartridges.

Required Equipment:

  • No need to bring any brass
  • Do not bring any firearms
  • Please wear comfortable clothing.  No open-toed shoes.
  • Eye Protection


  • NRA Basic Instructor Training (BIT)
  • Complete and Pass the Pre-Course Assessment
  • A Positive Attitude and Willingness to Learn