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Career Profile: Watch and clock repairer

The Career Information and Profile of the Watch and Clock Repairer will be described in this article. As the name implies, Watch and Clock Repairers fix timepieces. Watch repairers are also sometimes known as Watch makers.

Watch and clock repair is a very intricate process. The repairer must have good eyesight, patience and fine skills for handling small intricate work. The process may require using small tools to take the watch mechanisms out of the watch casing.

Watch and clock repair is a very niche profession. Place that offers relevant courses include:

1. NAWCC – the School of Horology

2. North Seatle Community College – Watch technology institute



 A large percentage of watch repairers are self-employed.