AWCI Certifications

Certification from AWCI means that the watchmakers or clockmakers have proven to a board of professionals that they have the skills to perform quality repairs on the materials for which they are certified. Current AWCI certifications, available since 2004, are:

  • CW21: Certified Watchmaker for the twenty-first century.
  • CMW21: Certified Master Watchmaker for the twenty-first century.
  • CC21: Certified Clockmaker for the twenty-first century.
  • CMC21: Certified Master Clockmaker for the twenty-first century.
  • FAWCI: Fellow of the American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute*

Older certifications included:

  • CW: Certified Watchmaker
  • CMW: Certified Master Watchmaker
  • CC: Certified Clockmaker
  • CMC: Certified Master Clockmaker
  • CEWT: Certified Electronic Watch Technician
  • CMEW: Certified Master Electronic Watchmaker
  • FAWI: Fellow of the American Watchmakers Institute*

* Honorary Title

The specific requirements for our current certifications can be found at: http://www.awci.com/education-certification/certification/