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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Learn how a mechanical watch works and build your own watch with the help of our professional watchmaking instructors.

Archie Perkins Mobile Horology Classroom

The Archie Perkins Mobile Horology Classroom is coming in 2019! Horological education will be more accessible than ever before.

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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!

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Upcoming Events / Classes

21st Century Watchmaking Standards

June 17 @ 8:00 am - June 21 @ 3:00 pm
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio
701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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The purpose of this course is to teach the student the fundamentals and tolerances associated with mechanical watch repair. The “Standard Operating Procedures” (SOP’s) used in modern watch repair will be discussed and implemented. Verification and analysis of the individual components of the m...

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Build a Watch 2.0 North Carolina

June 21 - June 22
Schiffman’s
137 S. Stratford Road
Winston Salem, NC United States

Call Schiffman’s to Register: 336-725-1911 Join AWCI’s Watchmaking professionals at Schiffman’s Jewelers in Winston Salem, NC for a day of watchmaking. Our Build a Watch 2.0 includes a newly designed in-house watch case in stainless steel or pvd, your choice of 4 dials, and 3 diff...

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Build a Watch 2.0 Boston

July 1 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Boston, MASS
200 Portland Street
Boston, MA 02114 United States

Join AWCI’s Watchmaking professionals as they return to Boston, Mass on July 1, 2019 for a day of watchmaking. Our Build a Watch 2.0 includes a newly designed in-house watch case in stainless steel or pvd, your choice of 4 dials, and 3 different styles of hands and is taught on our brand-new s...

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Watch 420: Vintage Chronograph

July 8 @ 8:00 am - July 12 @ 5:00 pm
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio
701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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Back by popular demand, come participate in a vintage chronograph course with Mr. Stoeber.  In this course, you will go through theoretically and practically different vintage chronograph calibers with emphasis on troubleshooting, repair and adjustments to each mechanism.  Lemania, Landeron and Va...

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Watch 476: Restoration and Construction Techniques

July 29 @ 8:00 am - August 2 @ 5:00 pm
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio
701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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  Join Henrik Korpela in this course where you will finish watch bridges through techniques used in vintage restoration and construction of “kit” watches used by high-end manufacturers.  

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