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Patek Philippe is the last family-owned independent Genevan Watch Manufacturer.
We are currently enrolling to fill the following three positions at our
Patek Philippe Institute in Geneva, Switzerland

watch repair

Apprentice Student Watchmaker

As an Apprentice Watchmaker you will complete a 22 to 23 month course in Geneva, Switzerland to achieve an accreditation. French lessons form part of the criteria for this course.

If successful, thereafter you will work in our UK Service Centre in Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire, repairing modern watches, quartz and mechanical with manual winding and automatic.

You must be able to relocate to Geneva in September 2023 without any restrictions then, upon graduating in July / August 2025, relocate to Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire.

You will receive a remuneration package and all accommodation and travel costs will be paid for.

Ideally candidates will have no previous experience in the watchmaking industry.
However, you will need to have an analytical mind, autonomy, team spirit and a good aptitude for mechanical work.

A good level of English is required to read and interpret technical documents.

*Interviews, workshop assessments, theory & practical exams will take place over 3 days on 9th, 10th& 11th May 2023. You must be able to attend all three days.

The company carries out DBS, reference and work permit checks during the pre-employment process.

Employment is subject to a successful apprenticeship and accreditation.

Please send your CV and covering letter.

Due to the volume of applications received, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


Job Types: Full-time, Apprenticeship

Salary: £1.00 per year


  • Private dental insurance
  • Private medical insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location



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