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Hi my name is Mike and I am from Sacramento, CA. I am now almost 70 years of age and retired but have always had an interest in watch repair. Many years ago 1978 I took a 2 year course in watch repair at a Junior College in Alabama and completed it successful. I was lucky to have someone in my class that worked for a very prominent Jewelry store in Hunstville, AL. He helped me gain employment there while going to school to work on watches and engraving while learning my trade. So I was wondering what everyones opinion is on me taking this course at this time and refresh my long lost skills with some things I still can remember about repairing watches. At this point I am considering this course or the Learnwatchmaking.com course online also. Well thank you for any help you can give me.

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Welcome here. Since you have already hands on experience you should be able to do a lot before more training is needed, then when it comes to that I recommend the high quality one by our Host Mark Lovick at watchfix.com

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Welcome to WRT forum. 

 

2 hours ago, tenrozz said:

 At this point I am considering this course or the Learnwatchmaking.com course online also. 

This reminds me of my teen son's interest to immigrate to France to learn Chinese.

 

 

 

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On 1/18/2022 at 3:21 AM, Nucejoe said:

This reminds me of my teen son's interest to immigrate to France to learn Chinese.

Chinese is tough. After 12 years of learning Chinese in school, I can't even read the stuff they are teaching in kindergarten these days. I think I have Chinese dyslexia.

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