Watchmakers - Time Measurement Engineer-In Training Regulations

Original Language Title: Uhrmacher/in - Zeitmesstechniker/in-Ausbildungsordnung

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147. Regulation of the Federal Minister of economy, family and youth on the professional training for the teaching profession watchmakers - time measurement technician (watchmakers - time measurement technician-in training regulations)

On the basis of articles 8 and 24 of the vocational training Act (BAG), Federal Law Gazette No. 142/1969, as last amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 38/2012, is prescribed:

Teaching clock maker - time measurement technician

1. (1) the teaching watchmakers - time measurement technician is decorated with an apprenticeship of three and a half years.

(2) the apprenticeship contracts, teaching certificates, apprenticeship completion certificates and pretty is the teaching profession in the form corresponding to the gender of the apprentice (watchmaker - time measurement technicians or watchmakers - time measurement technician) to call.

Professional profile

§ 2. Through the vocational training in teaching and in the vocational school trained apprentices shall be enabled to be able to perform the following activities professionally, independently and autonomously: 1 manual and machine editing materials as well as editing of material surfaces and perform heat treatments, 2. measuring and testing of professional mechanical and electrical parameters measuring and Methode, 3. Servicieren and repairing mechanical watches (disassembly, error search , Error fixing, assembling, cleaning, oils, adjusting and regulating), 4. make or replacing components of mechanical watches, 5 Servicieren and repair electronic watches (troubleshooters, disassembly, error fix, assembling, cleaning, oils, adjusting and regulating), 6 documenting of repairs, as well as the work carried out.

Professional image

§ 3 (1) for the training in the teaching profession watchmakers - time measurement technician is the following professional image set. The specified skills and knowledge are starting to give graduates the apprentice to carry out qualified activities on behalf of the career profile that includes in particular independent planning, performing, check and optimize at the latest in the specified year.


1st year of training

2. year of apprenticeship

3rd year of training

4. year of apprenticeship


Knowledge of the operational and legal form of the institution


Knowledge of the organizational structure and the roles and responsibilities of each operating area


Introduction to the tasks, industry position, and the offer of the teaching

Knowledge of the market position and the customer base of the institution


Interdisciplinary training (skills) in the way of developing the professional knowledge and skills is to be taken into account on the following multi-disciplinary competencies of the apprentice:


Methodological skills (eg solution strategies develop, information independently obtain, select and structure, decisions etc.)


Social skills, eg in team work, employees keep etc.


Personal competence (E.g. self confidence and self-assurance, readiness training, needs and interests articulate etc.)


Communicative competence (E.g. communicate with clients, superiors, colleagues, and other groups target groups; English master industry - and operation-course level to contest of everyday and technical discussions)


Work principles, eg care, reliability, responsibility, punctuality etc.


Customer orientation: in the Centre of all activities in the operation has the orientation on the needs of the customer, taking into account the safety to stand


Knowledge of work organisation, work planning and organisation of work


Ergonomic design of workplace


Manage and maintain the to use tools, machines, devices, equipment and work AIDS


Knowledge of materials and auxiliary materials, their properties, usage and editing capabilities


Read technical documents such as sketches, drawings, service and operating manuals, etc.


Make simple drawings and sketches


Measuring and testing of relevant mechanical parameters with measurement and Methode


Manually editing of materials such as marking, punching, files, saws, drilling, sink, friction, fit, thread cutting


Automatic editing of materials such as turning and milling


Manufacture of relevant solvable (such as screw and pin connections) and insoluble compounds (such as riveting, soldering, gluing)


Editing of material surfaces by sanding and polishing


Perform heat treatments such as hardening and tempering


Knowledge of the manual and mechanical cleaning possibilities (E.g. ultrasound) of watches


Knowledge of the structure and the function of mechanical watches (watch calibre, components, assemblies)


Disassembling mechanical watches and detecting errors


Servicieren or troubleshoot mechanical watches


Replace or manufacture of parts of mechanical watches


Cleaning, lubrication, oils mechanical clocks (movement, housing)


Assembling of mechanical watches


Knowledge of the setting and regulating mechanical watches


Adjusting and regulating mechanical watches


Knowledge of the structure and the function of electronic watches (components, assemblies)


Basic knowledge of electrical engineering


Measuring and testing of profession-specific electric parameters measurement and Methode


Detecting defects and disassembling electronic watches


Servicieren or troubleshoot electronic watches


Cleaning, lubrication, oils electronic clocks (movement, housing)


Assembling of electronic watches


Knowledge of the watertightness of waterproofing and test methods


Sealing of watches and check the watertightness


Basic knowledge of the legal provisions on precious metals


Work with when ordering spare parts

Ordering spare parts


Documenting repairs, as well as the work carried


Knowledge and application of the operational data processing (hardware and software)


Basic knowledge of the operating costs, their influence and their effects


Knowledge of the obligations arising from the apprenticeship contract (§§ 9 and 10 BAG)


Knowledge content and aim of the training as well as significant relevant training opportunities


The teaching profession-relevant measures and regulations to protect of the environment: basic knowledge of operational measures for the sensible use of energy in terms of profession-related work; Basic knowledge of the residues covered work relating to job-related and their separation, recycling and disposal of waste


Knowledge of the relevant safety regulations and standards, as well as the relevant provisions for the protection of life and health, in particular the professional occupational hygiene and safety regulations and dealing with electricity


Basic knowledge of the notice requiring labour legislation final apprenticeship examination


4. (1) divided the final apprenticeship examination in a theoretical and a practical test.

(2) the theoretical exam items includes expertise, applied mathematics and technical drawing.

(3) the theoretical test is omitted if / the candidate has reached the teaching objective of the last class of technical vocational school or the successful completion of a vocational middle or higher school replacement of the apprenticeship.

(4) the practical examination includes the items of inspection work and consultation.

Theory test

General terms and conditions

§ 5 (1) has the theoretical exam in writing. She can be performed together for a larger number of candidates, if this is possible without prejudice to the testing process.

(2) the theoretical review should be held before the practical test.

(3) the tasks have the purpose of the final apprenticeship examination and the requirements of professional practice to meet scope and level.

Vocational skills

Section 6 (1) the examination shall include the brief responding to problems in all the following areas: 1 materials, 2. Tools and procedures, 3. elements of the watchmaking, 4. mechanical and electrical measurement, 5. watch gauge.

(2) the test can be checked in the programmed form with questionnaires. In this case have to make each field four questions.

(3) the duties are to provide that they can be performed usually in 60 minutes.

(4) the examination is to finish after 80 minutes.

Applied mathematics

7. (1) the examination has to include items from all the following areas: 1 volume and weight calculation, 2. percentage calculation, 3. calculation of gear train movements, 4. fundamentals of electrical engineering, 5. calculation of the regulation.

(2) the use of computer AIDS, tables and formulas is allowed.

(3) the duties are to provide that they can be performed usually in 60 minutes.

(4) the examination is to finish after 80 minutes.

Technical drawing

Section 8 (1) has the test according to cover the making of a function drawing from the area of clock elements.

(2) the task is to provide that she can be performed usually in 90 minutes.

(3) the examination is to end after 105 minutes.

Practical exam

Audit work

§ 9 (1) is the test according to the examination Board in the form of making a business work order.

(2) the work order has the following activities to include: 1. to demonstrate the preparation of relevant skills according to which following mechanical components are: measuring, marking, grains, files, grinding, polishing, sawing, drilling, sinks, turning, friction, fit, thread cutting;

2. disassembly, cleaning, assembling, testing and regulating and determine and fix bugs on watches.

(3) the examination Board has, taking into consideration the purpose of the final apprenticeship examination and the professional practice requirements each candidates / to a test work, which can be run in eight hours of work. This no. 1 and no. 2 is the work referred to in paragraph 2 a time of four hours each to be based.

(4) the examination in the subject of audit work is to end after nine hours of work.

(5) for the review in the subject of audit work, the following criteria shall apply: 1 dimensional accuracy and cleanliness, 2. proper Assembly, 3. functioning, 4. correct use of instruments in the execution of the audit work.

Technical discussion

§ 10 (1) is the technical discussion to place before the entire Commission.

(2) the consultation is to develop practical activities out. This is the practical knowledge using terms of / the candidates / in to determine. The candidate has to present subject-related problems and their solutions, to show the professional backgrounds relevant to the job and to establish the procedure for the execution of the order. The test is in the form of a possible living conversation with conversation default by portrayal of situations and problems.

(3) the topic has the purpose of the final apprenticeship examination and the requirements of professional practice to comply with. This, test pieces, samples, demonstration objects, tools, parts are to be used drawings or charts. Questions about protective measures, relevant safety regulations and accident prevention, as well as relevant environmental protection and waste disposal measures are to be included.

(4) the consultation is scheduled for each candidates / take in 20 minutes. An extension to a maximum of ten minutes has to be carried out, in some cases when the Audit Commission otherwise a doubtless assess the performance of the / the candidates / in is not possible.

Repeat test

11. (1) the final apprenticeship examination can be repeated.

(2) in the case of the repetition of the exam, only the examination items rated "Insufficient" must be checked.

Entry into force and final provisions

12. (1) this regulation with 1 June 2013 enter into force.

(2) the training requirements for the teaching profession watchmaker, Federal Law Gazette No. 75 / 1972, amended by regulation BGBl. No. 277/1980 and Federal Law Gazette II No. 177/2005, occur without prejudice to paragraph 4 upon expiry of the 31 May 2013 override.

(3) the examination regulations for the teaching profession watchmaker, Federal Law Gazette No. 35/1976 occurs without prejudice to paragraph 4 upon expiry of the 31 May 2013 override.

(4) apprentices, who are trained watchmaker on May 31, 2013 in the teaching profession, can be trained in accordance with the training regulations listed in paragraph 2 to the end of the agreed upon apprenticeship continue and able to face up to one year after the expiry of the agreed upon apprenticeship to the final apprenticeship examination in accordance with the examination regulations listed in paragraph 3.

(5) the lumberyards watchmakers in accordance with the training regulations listed in paragraph 2 were covered in the teaching profession, are time measurement technician on the apprenticeship in the teaching profession watchmakers - fully into account.