WATCHMAKING CERTIFICATE

SKILLS THAT WILL SERVE YOU FOR A LIFETIME

In close collaboration with experts and specialists from the Swiss watch industry education system, the program in Phnom Penh reflects internationally recognised standards and has been specifically designed to indoctrinate budding watchmakers with the strict methodology and culture of Swiss watchmaking.

The specialised watchmaking program is a rigorous two-year, full-time course. Students begin with an introduction to horology followed by an in-depth study of various types of watches. They further develop their practical skills and deepen their knowledge through an intensive micromechanical program. The training is concluded with a comprehensive and immersive program on chronometry and the art of watch adjustment and hand finishing techniques.

Upon graduation, students are fully immersed in the world of horology and are able to advance confidently to a lifelong rewarding technical career.

Certification: Watchmaker

Program duration: 3400-hours, full-time over 2-years

Teaching language: English

Class size: Maximum 8 students

Main subject groups:

  • History and general culture
  • Terminology and communication
  • Mechanical physics
  • Materials and chemicals
  • Technical drawing and metrology
  • Tool selection, use and maintenance
  • Machining and micromechanics
  • Watch cases and bracelets
  • Mechanical watches
  • Quartz watches
  • Automatic watches
  • Calendar watches
  • Chronograph watches
  • Precision timing and adjustments
  • Encasing operations
  • Professional knowledge
  • Occupational health and safety

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