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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Improve your skills

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Upcoming Events / Classes

Modern Mechanical Chronograph – ETA 7750

March 5 @ 8:00 am - March 9 @ 3:00 pm
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio
701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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Brush up on your chronograph skills before taking the CW21 Exam with this class on the modern mechanical chronograph.  It focuses on the service and adjustment of modern mechanical chronographs, such as the ETA 7750. Instructor: Tom Schomaker, CMW21 To Register call Rob McLeod at 866-FOR-AWCI (36...

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Midyear Meeting of the Board of Directors

March 9 - March 10
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio
701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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Semi-Annual meeting of the board of directors held in Harrison, OH

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Instructor Training

March 11 @ 8:00 am - March 12 @ 3:00 pm
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio
701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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A two-day seminar for individuals considering teaching off-site classes for AWCI. If you are interested please speak with our education coordinator.

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Education Committee Meeting

March 13 @ 8:00 am - March 14 @ 5:00 pm
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio
701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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In-person meeting of the education committee.

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Introduction to Watchmaking

March 16 @ 8:00 am - March 18 @ 5:00 pm
AWCI – Harrison, Ohio
701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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Are you looking to start your education in watchmaking?  Are you a collector who has always wanted to try watchmaking?  Do you work in the industry, but you’ve never sat down behind the bench?  Well, this is your chance! The AWCI Introduction to Watchmaking course is the best way for beginn...

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