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Watchmaker

Servicing and repairing watches

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
24 months
Current funding band
Up to £27,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer

What apprentices will learn
  • how to repair and service a range of watches
  • using test equipment
  • adjusting watch movements
  • refurbishing watch cases and straps
  • using tools specific to the watch repair industry
Qualifications
  • apprentices must achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C) before taking their end-point assessment
Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to join the British Watch and Clockmakers Guild when they complete this apprenticeship

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email apprentice.assessment@education.gov.uk if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.