WOSTEP Workshop Seminar - W-02 Chronometry - 8 weeks - 2018

Aim of the workshop :

To gain detailed insight into the intricacies of pure chronometry by means of in-depth practice.  

Participants will be provided with their own W-02 school watch enabling them to directly implement their skills as the workshop progresses.

Besides mounting and building their own watch with a tourbillon cage, the program will allow them to make their own Breguet hairspring, whilst developing their skills in adjustment and regulating, as well as component finishing and assembly.


Outline of the program :

  • Movement preparation
  • The tourbillon escapement
  • Regulating organ (including setting of Breguet overcoil on hairspring)
  • Chronometry
  • COSC (submission of the participants W-02 timepiece for chronometer certification)



Participants (max. 4) :

Prerequisites : Candidates should be confident in watchmaking. A minimum of 3 years full-time experience is required and/or :

WOSTEP 3’000-hour program, or Refresher Course, or 3-week Chronometry / Precision Timing or equivalent program.


Candidates may be required to take a test.


It is essential that they are competent to deal with :

  • Adjustment of divisions
  • Swiss lever escapement control adjustments
  • Precision timing – Dynamic poising


Timetable :

8 weeks from September 18 to November 9, 2018.

08:30 to 12:00 and 13:30 to 17:00


Price :

CHF 25'200.- per person (accommodation and meals not included)

Including W-02 school watch kit and specific W-02 tool kit.

Partnership and active member discounts : not applicable.