The Academy trainings
The Academy aims to unlock and deliver knowledge to improve the business performance of watch industry professionals. Thanks to a network of instructors across the globe, the Academy offers a range of trainings including conferences, classes and workshops available in more than 11 different languages. An internationally recognized certification program, the FHH Certification, is awarded to successful participants. The training programs are especially created by retail sales professionals and watchmakers, with specialist input from experts in pedagogy.
As an official and internationally recognized entity, The Academy has now trained more than 20'000 people across the world since its creation 8 years ago.
Course of watchmaking trainings
Watchmaking requires an understanding of science and technology; it also calls on manual skills and handcrafting. In Switzerland, these specializations can be learned thanks to training in the workplace, at specialized schools, or university.
Watchmaking professions cover a spectrum of skills from traditional crafts to new technologies. Their common point is their requirement for a specific training. The Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie encourages the acquisition of these specialized skills, presented in this section.