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Watch laboratory Microtechnician

Watch laboratory Microtechnician
Professional Education and Training (PET)

Length of training:
2 years
Higher vocational college Diploma
Admission condition

Hold a federal VET diploma (certificat fédéral de capacité - CFC) as a watchmaker-repairer, or as a watchmaker with a federal vocational baccalaureate.

Students on this two-year, full-time, advanced-level course for a watch laboratory microtechnician learn how to use complex measuring and observation instruments in a laboratory context and how to interpret results, either to validate a concept at the prototype stage or to propose solutions in consultation with other departments. Students are expected to complete a work placement and to present a degree project.

Source ETVJ Le Sentier; SERI Study Framework for Professional Education and Training colleges – Microtechnology engineering - approved November 24th 2010

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