The Watch Academy

The Watch Academy

  • USD409.37

Take apart and assemble a watch that you'll get to bring home with you in this 6-hour course conducted by veteran Vincent Goh.


1. Due to the nature of the course as well as the objectives to be achieved at the end of each session, kindly note that The Watch Academy is for participants aged 18 to 65 years. 

2. The Watch Academy is not covered by SkillsFuture credits.

3. The Watch Academy is conducted in Singapore and therefore, is not eligible for GST refund under the Tourist Refund Scheme. If you are making a booking from outside of Singapore or are using VPN to access our site, kindly write to us at to book your slot and for payment of the correct amount to be made. 

4. Kindly do not make a booking for The Watch Academy while using VPN access. 

5. For points 3 and 4 above, in case these have been overlooked, do note that you will be requested to top up an amount corresponding to the full course fees (SGD600 for The Watch Academy as at 2022).


Master the Basics of Watchmaking

Think it's impossible to take apart and put together again a watch in a day? Well, think again. 

Level 1 of our watchmaking course will see you working on a mechanical watch, which is also yours to keep upon completion of the course. It will serve as a conversational piece that you literally know inside out!


Duration: 10am to 6pm (including 1 hour lunch break)

Venue: RAW Suntec City (#01-464)

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Areas covered:

  1. Using a timegrapher to determine a watch’s performance, understanding the concepts of rate, amplitude, beat xq and measurement parameters (beats per hour, lift angle, etc)
  2. Demagnetising a watch and your tools
  3. Opening up a watch
  4. Releasing the mainspring tension
  5. Dismantling the hands, dial and movement progressively
  6. Understanding how a watch works and troubleshooting issues
  7. Why each watch part is there and the function it serves
  8. Cleaning, pegging and inspection of individual components before assembly
  9. Inspecting and oiling of components during assembly
  10. Setting the dial and hands
  11. Regulating the watch using the timegrapher
  12. Q&A and class summary

Points to note:

  1. No prior experience is needed for this course
  2. Please bring along a USB drive for this course