A watch maker puts together a new watch

Watch and Clock Maker and Repairer

Watch and Clock Makers and Repairers make, repair, clean and adjust watches and clocks.

Overview

Watch and Clock Makers and Repairers make, repair, clean and adjust watches and clocks.

Day-to-day

  • assembles parts and sub-assemblies of precision instruments and timepieces
  • dismantles precision instruments, timepieces, repairs and replaces defective parts, and reassembles articles using hand and power tools and specially designed machines
  • tests circuits in electronic timepieces
  • may estimate costs and prepare quotes for repairs.

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Moderate
Apprenticeships may be available

To become a Watch and Clock Maker and Repairer

  • You can work as a Watch and Clock Maker and Repairer without formal qualifications if you are able to demonstrate your technical competency to employers. However, a certificate III in watch and clock service and repair is usually required.

    Take a Certificate III in Watch and Clock Service Repair

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