About the WCA
HOROLOGY: The Study of Time
To provide the training and support necessary to ensure members maintain a competitive edge through the maintenance and development of the knowledge and technical skills required to service and restore mechanical and electronic clocks and watches.
The Watch and Clockmakers of Australia Inc.has approx.250 members working throughout Australia.
Meetings are conducted in state capital cities and some regional centres.
The WCA publishes “The Watchmaker” magazine six times per year.
The WCA provides a link between it members, manufacturers, their agents and other industry associations throughout the world. Local affiliations include the Australian Jewellers Association, Sydney Clockmakers Society, the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors (NAWCC) and the Powerhouse Museum (Sydney).
Established Service Standards provide members with guidance on acceptable standards of workmanship and customer service.
The Service Standards also provide information to customers on the detail of service procedures.
Services To The Public
- Recommendations to assist customers to find a repairer the appropriate expertise for their particular timepiece.
- Appraisals and technical advice on unusual or specialist timepieces.
- Service Standards for customer protection and advice.
- 12 month warranty on major service work undertaken, supported by the WCA.