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Watchmaking and Jewelry: Histories and Techniques.

Duration :

5 days

Prerequisites :


For whom :

Individuals looking to develop their knowledge of techniques or for professional retraining.

Given at the end of the training :

Training Certificate

Net price - Individual / Inter-company :

3000 €

The premises chosen by Humanissue Consulting are accessible to people with reduced mobility.

The locations are determined by the co-contractors. For individuals with disabilities not related to mobility, we recommend the training organization CCI Formation, which collaborates with HandisupAuvergne:

VAT not applicable, Article 293B of the French General Tax Code

Pedagogical Manager :

Sébastien GENTY

Sébastien GENTY

Pedagogical objectives

• Understanding the technical fundamentals in watchmaking and jewelry.

• Building a watchmaking and jewelry culture.

• Introduction to gemology.

• Knowledge of the relevant market.

• Knowing how to handle after-sales service in watchmaking and jewelry.

Program update

15 janvier 2024

Training program
  • Measuring time through... time !
  • The birth of mechanical watchmaking.
  • The mechanical elements that make up a timepiece.
  • Mechanical principles of grand complications.
  • Disassembling and building your first clock.
  • Contemporary watchmaking, news, and key players.
  • The future of watchmaking, ethical and responsible approaches.
  • Jewelry and jewelry-making through time.
  • Principles and technical vocabulary in jewelry.
  • Knowing how to assess the quality of materials.
  • Introduction to gemology.
  • Knowing how to identify gem qualities.
  • Handling after-sales service in HBJO (Horlogerie, Bijouterie, Joaillerie, Orfèvrerie).
  • Handling customer disputes.
  • Practical internship in a company.
Access time and conditions

Sessions open with a minimum of 4 trainees. A maximum of 3 months delay between the request and the execution of the service, provided the opening conditions are met.

Given to the trainees
  • Welcome booklet.
  • Internal regulations.
  • Practical sheets.
  • Course materials.
  • LMS platform link.
Pedagogical methods
Evaluation methods
  • End of seminar: Multiple-choice questionnaire (QCM) and case study. 
  • Individual interviews at 1 month and 2 months.
Contact us

Executive Assistant :

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 Tél.: 07 80 91 12 21

Maëva JAY

  • Video equipment (projection and video recording).
  • Paperboard. 
  • Blank sheets of paper.
  • Post-it notes.
  • Jewelry and watchmaking workshops (in a classroom and boutique).
  • Written and online exercises (multiple-choice questions, quizzes).
  • Practical scenarios.
  • Systemic approach.
  • Flipped classroom approach.
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