The American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute (AWCI) is the premier organization dedicated to the timekeeping or horology industry.

Since 1960 we have been serving watchmakers and clockmakers through our mission of Setting service standards and educating the horological community.

Do you have a timepiece that needs repair?

For more than 50 years, the members of the American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute (AWCI) have been providing the highest quality of care and service for watches and clocks. Please use our professional directory to find a watchmaker or clockmaker near you.

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Enhance your skills with education

Our classes are developed in conjunction with our Industry Advisory Board and with the Research & Education Council to meet the specific needs of modern horologists. Sign up for one of our classes today! 

Prove yourself with certification

Our 21st century certification gives your customers confidence because they know that your skills have been proven to a board of professionals!

CW21 cert

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Upcoming Events / Classes

CW21 Exam

April 23 @ 8:00 am - April 25 @ 5:00 pm
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio
701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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Get certified today, the CW21 Exam is a 3-day examination covering topics in the AWCI Standards & Practices.   It is also available to take the CW21 Exam in a modular format.  Examinees are welcome to take the 4 components separately at at their own pace.  For more details contact our Educati...

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CW21 Retakes

April 26 @ 8:00 am - April 27 @ 5:00 pm
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio
701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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Only available to past examinees needing to retake just a portion of the CW21 Exam.  Price varies. To Register call Rob McLeod at 866-FOR-AWCI (367-2924), ext. 303  

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Case & Bracelet Refinishing

April 30 @ 8:00 am - May 4 @ 3:00 pm
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio
701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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Today’s luxury watch consumer demands perfection. This course is perfect for the watchmaker or dedicated refinisher. It will help you achieve the different finishes on modern watch cases. Also covered is disassembly and assembly of common watch cases. Includes Polishing Kit (5 CEUs)  Instructor: ...

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Board of Directors Conference Call

May 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Go To Meeting

Monthly Meeting of the Board of Directors open to all members.

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