1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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4115-13 Watch and Clock Maker and Repairer

Makes, repairs, cleans and adjusts watches and clocks.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • examines timepieces to determine sources of malfunctions
  • disassembles, repairs and reassembles timepieces fitting and adjusting parts as required
  • diagnoses faults and repairs or replaces defective parts using hand tools and specialised equipment
  • lubricates moving parts and demagnetises mechanisms
  • replaces watch and clock faces
  • sets and checks timing
  • may estimate costs and prepare quotes for repairs
  • may make new timepieces

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