The delivery strategy is based both on theoretical and practical elements.
The following statements define the skills of an 1800-hour program graduate:
To provide routine service of standard type quartz analog and mechanical timepieces whereby any repair is made by component exchange.
- To perform basic mechanical tasks, filing, drilling, sawing.
- To use, maintain and rectify various tools.
- To employ various techniques to diagnose the condition of quartz analog and mechanical watches.
- To work within manufacturers specifications.
- To disassemble movements and properly handle components.
- To identify and replace necessary components.
- To clean movement components and encasing components using effective techniques.
- To assemble movements making functional controls at each step.
- To properly lubricate movements and replicate surface treatments.
- To diagnose mechanical movements in regards to rate, beat error and amplitude.
- To regulate mechanical movements.
- To diagnose electronic movements in regards to current consumption, lower working limit and coil resistance.
- To carry out all aspects of encasing work.
- To perform all external component interventions; crown replacement, pusher replacement, crystal fitting, strap/bracelet interventions.
To provide routine service of movements with simple complications.
- Standard automatic systems
- Standard calendar systems
- Standard chronograph systems
To observe quality assurance processes.
- Quality control of timepiece-functionality
- Quality control of timepiece-aesthetics
- Quality control of timepiece-water resistance
To possess an awareness of customer service processes and organization.