Intermediate Metallic Cartridge Reloading is designed to teach metallic cartridge reloading at an intermediate level.

Full Description: Each student will be trained to use specific intermediate reloading specialty tools and techniques that will improve upon and develop more accurate ammunition for their specific firearm and application.  Students will receive the Illinois Reloading Lab Intermediate Reloading handbook, a course completion certificate, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure and an Instructor Application/Class Evaluation form. All equipment will be provided.

This class includes the following materials:

lRL Intermediate Reloading Handbook


The NRA Gun Safety Rules Brochure


Intermediate Metallic Cartridge Completion Certificate


Register for this Class

$275 $50 Deposit

Upcoming classes:

DayStart DateTimeSpaces
SunAugust 28, 20229:00 AM-5:00 PM5
SunOctober 23, 20229:00 AM-5:00 PM5

Accreditation:  Although this is not an NRA class, Red Dot Arms provides comprehensive training classes with Certified NRA Instructors.   This class is exclusive to Illinois Reloading Lab and is being presented by Red Dot Arms Training Academy.

Subscribe to our training newsletter for news on upcoming classes.


Cost: $275

There is a $50 deposit that is non-refundable, but transferable.

Length: 8 Hours

This class consists of 6 hours of classroom instruction and 2 hours of hands-on application.

Prerequisites: Yes

NRA Basic Metallic Reloading Class or Equivalent Experience.

Skill Level

Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, Class, Goals

To advance the skills of the already accomplished basic reloader and to teach students proven techniques that will allow them to improve upon their finished product and reduce group sizes.

Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, Age Requirements

Any age may attend, but those under 18 must be accompanied by participating parent or guardian. Prospective students under 21 years of age please contact us at

NRA Basic Metallic Reloading Class or equivalent experience. This class is for the novice reloader who already has a solid understanding of the basic use of the reloading press, reloading dies, case trimming tools, priming tools, powder tools and dial calipers. This class will expect the student to understand how to successfully and safely reload a rifle and pistol case from new brass to finished cartridge.  Mouseover the box for more info!

Red Dot Arms, Concealed Carry, CCL, Illinois, Chicago, CCW, CCL NRA Reloading

NRA Metallic Reloading



NRA Basic Metallic Cartridge Reloading Class

Things that you should bring to the class!

  • Firearms are not allowed in this class
  • Note Pad
  • Pen
  • Safety Glasses
  • Lunch
Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, Qualifications, Fitness

For the purpose of your safety and accommodating special needs participants, please contact us at if any of the following conditions apply to you:

  • Pregnancy, mental handicap, physical handicap, disabled, visually impaired, under the influence of prescription drugs, under the influence of illegal drugs and/or under the influence of alcohol

Do I need prior experience to attend?

Yes, a Basic Metallic Reloading Certificate is required to join this class.

Do I need to bring any equipment?

Please bring safety glasses. 

Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, Disclaimer


FOID Statement: Illinois residents that will be TRANSPORTING their own firearm to and from the class/range must be in possession of a valid FOID/CCL card, and be of legal age, 21 for handguns, and 18 for long guns.  A FOID card is not required to participate in the class. Out of state residents need to follow the age requirements and have a valid ID.

We reserve the right to dismiss any student for unsafe behavior and/or failure to follow instructions. No refund will be offered.