Learn the fundamentals of reloading small arms ammunition for sports/target and recreational shooting.
As most shooters will realise, ammunition is expensive and often the reason that people shoot less or even stop shooting altogether. In some cases it is not so much a cost-factor that prohibits the shooting for sport and recreation but a limited supply of ammunition from local dealers.
Complex legislation and pressure from international suppliers to prioritise foreign market supply can make it difficult for Australian firearms dealers to supply sufficient quantities of ammunition to Australian shooters at affordable suppliers. These limitations are not the fault of the dealers; it is simply a common trend across the industry, both in Australia and overseas.
One solution to this problem that shooters have been turning to for over 100 years is reloading their own ammunition. By re-using fired cases or acquiring new cases and other components, shooters are able to manufacture their own ammunition with relatively low setup costs and be able to produce good quality ammunition at a fraction of the cost of buying factory ammunition.
The purpose of this course is to educate participants about the reloading process and assist them to develop the basic skills to start reloading their own ammunition.
This is a recreational interest course.
This is a non-accredited course therefore a certificate will not be issued. A Statement of Attendance can be provided on request.
On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and practised the fundamental skills to reload rifle and pistol ammunition for personal use using a single stage reloading press.
Participants on this course must either:
To find out your eligibility to apply for a Firearms Licence in QLD please visit Weapons Licensing QLD.
This course is delivered face-to-face over 8 hours.
You will undertake a brief theory lesson to address the underpinning knowledge requirements then the remainder of the course will be delivered through practical training using a variety of reloading equipment. You will also attend a range practice at the local club to test and evaluate ammunition loaded on the day.
Asset College’s Course in Reloading Small Arms Ammunition covers the following subjects:
Resources and Equipment
Asset College will provide sufficient resources and equipment to complete this course.
Participants may also supply their own resources equipment for this course if they wish however, use of the equipment on the day will be subject to the discretion of the instructor. Participants wishing to bring their own firearms for the range component may do so with prior approval only.
Currently this course is only delivered at our North Lakes office and is $150.
“Please pass my best thanks to Mark for the reloading course on Saturday.
From his dedication to teach, I learnt a lot in a short time and I feel confident now to go into reloading by myself. I won’t hesitate to come again for another course.”