Not only will the testers be demonstrated, but each participant will go hands-on with each machine. Booklets full of operational procedures for each model brought, will be distributed. This training even includes programming these devices for their optimal use. Guidelines for testing will be discussed and specification charts will be handed out. Cases will be prepared for random testing. As a a participant in the class, you will disassemble the case and replace the needed parts or repair as necessary in order for the case to successfully pass the testing criteria. Use of a case press, measuring devices, popular assortments of material, types of case openers and more, are all part of this experience.
This class covers the essential skills necessary to quickly and properly adjust the size of the most common sizes of bracelets without causing damage.
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This is a modified version of our WATCH 102 class specifically designed to move at a slower pace with more time dedicated to vocabulary and nomenclature and with extra time allowed for quizzes with an emphasis on practicing discussing the function of watches both verbally and written.
This is a user friendly course is given to explain the inner workings of a watch. It is a must for anyone considering taking the CW21. It fills in some of the blanks and allows you to understand not only functional issues, but theoretical ones as well. Differences between modern fast beat watches verses their older counterparts will discussed and physical differences will be shown in an enlarged viewing state. Lubrication, Epilame, escapement, isochronism, vertical clutch systems, Automatic systems, calendar systems, basic calculations and much more will be explained. Practical scenarios of things you are likely to encounter, will also be presented and corrective suggestions will be offered. Testing will be done at the end of each section covered. The answers will be reviewed and you will have an opportunity to discuss the bases of questions and the details of the answers. You’re invited to bring your questions to the class.
A survey course for the new or prospective watchmaker covering the basic skills and techniques used by the modern watchmaker. This class is perfect for anyone thinking about entering the profession of watchmaking or for the individual who just wants to gain a better appreciation for the art of watchmaking.
Our week long introduction to watchmaking class is a week long full curriculum which walks you through a number of watchmaking fundamentals including movement tech guides, cleaning and lubrication, endshakes, the ETCACHRON regulation system, timing, dialing and casing as well as fundamental watchmaking nomenclature and best practices.
There are no prerequisites for this class and we provide all the tools needed for the class, with the exception of a watchmakers loupe. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to Jason Champion our education director at email@example.com or at 513-367-9800 ext 303
Class Schedule: 5 days, Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.