WOSTEP: a unique watchmaking institution

The WOSTEP Foundation is an independent and neutral watchmaking institution supported by members of the Swiss watchmaking industry.

Our members and supporters include leading watch brands, manufacturers, retailers, workroom equipment and tooling suppliers.

First founded in 1966 and later becoming a foundation in 2006, WOSTEP offers a range of educational programs and consulting services at internationally recognized quality standards.

WOSTEP is entrusted with educating and training the next generation of technical staff for the Swiss watch customer service sector.  A WOSTEP certification is recognised by employers from all around the world and is seen as an indication of technical skill and a testament to a solid education.