EUROPASS CERTIFICATE SUPPLEMENT (*)

Czech Republic
 
1. TITLE OF THE CERTIFICATE (CZ)(1)
Výuční list z oboru vzdělání:
23-63-H/001 Hodinář (denní studium)
(1) In the original language
 
2. TRANSLATED TITLE OF THE CERTIFICATE(2)
Apprenticeship Certificate in:
23-63-H/001 Watchmaker (full-time study)
(2) This translation has no legal status.
 
3. PROFILE OF SKILLS AND COMPETENCES
General competences:
 
  • be well informed about culture, history and the present of the Czech nation within the European and world context;
  • formulate views and attitudes verbally and in writing, communicate in at least one other foreign language;
  • effectively organize and manage and participate in a team, including the ability to lead a team and cope with problematic situations;
  • know how to use information and ICT, have basic ICT skills;
  • use basic mathematics and the basic principles of physics and chemistry when needed;
  • act in an environmentally-conscious manner and in compliance with strategies for sustainability;
  • apply the fundamentals of health, occupational safety, and fire prevention and safety.

Vocational competences:

  • differentiate the usual engineering materials according to the norms, determine their properties and respect them when processing them;
  • scribe a simple component according to a design using basic scribing tools;
  • choose the correct technological production approach according to the production documents when making simpler parts for chronograms;
  • choose, according to the production documents, the correct procedure for assembling components into a whole;
  • choose and use auxiliary materials, e.g. for lubricating and cooling machines, cementing, gluing, polishing
  • choose and use the necessary tools, machines and gauges depending on the work procedure;
  • choose and use suitable assembly apparatus, tools and aids;
  • set up simple machine tools (bench drill, turn-bench), choose the correct tooling regime and fasten the work piece without damaging it;
  • make or finish off or modify by hand or machine tooling the shape of simple components for time-keeping instruments whilst upholding the prescribed dimensional and formational deviations and surface quality;
  • assemble, disassemble, check, clean, lubricate and test mechanical, electromechanical and electrical watches and clocks their alarm equipment etc. including the simple circuitry for small voltages;
  • diagnose, when repairing clocks, the common faults and remove them by exchanging the mechanical and/or electrical parts and blocks;
  • use gauges and apparatus for checking a clock is working properly;
  • carry out tests to see a time piece is water-tight, dust-proof, resistant to shocks etc and to visually check the state and running of the time pieces using a magnifying glass.
 
4. RANGE OF OCCUPATIONS ACCESSIBLE TO THE HOLDER OF THE CERTIFICATE 
The graduate can find work as an employee when carrying out the profession of a watchmaker as a qualified worker able to independently make, adjust and repair time pieces. After acquiring the necessary practice in the trade they are ready to work in the private sector of the given area.
Examples of possible jobs: Watchmaker.
 
5. OFFICIAL BASIS OF THE CERTIFICATE
Name and status of the body awarding the certificate
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Name and status of the national/regional authority providing accreditation/recognition of the certificate
Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports
Karmelitská 7
118 12 Praha 1
Czech Republic
Level of the certificate (national or international)

Upper secondary education completed by the final examination (Apprenticeship Certificate)
ISCED 353, EQF 3
Grading scale / Pass requirements
1 excellent (výborný)
2 very good (chvalitebný)
3 good (dobrý)
4 satisfactory (dostatečný)
5 fail (nedostatečný)
Overall assessment::
Prospěl s vyznamenáním: Pass with Honours (the average mark is ≤ 1,5)
Prospěl: Pass (an examination mark is not worse than 4)
Neprospěl: Fail (the examination mark in one or more subjects is 5)
Access to next level of education / training
ISCED 354, EQF 4
International agreements
Legal basis
Law No. 561/2004 on Pre-school, Basic, Secondary, Post-secondary and Other Education (School Act) as amended by later regulations
 
6. OFFICIALLY RECOGNISED WAYS OF ACQUIRING THE CERTIFICATE
Description of vocational education and training received Percentage of total programme Duration
  • School- / training centre-based
The ratio between theoretical education and practical training is defined by education providers themselves with regard to the respective educational programme and the employers´ needs.
  • Workplace-based
  • Accredited prior learning
Total duration of the education / training leading to the certificate 3 years / 120 weeks

Entry requirements

Completed compulsory school education

 

Additional information

More information (including a description of the national qualifications system) available at: www.nuv.cz and www.eurydice.org

 

National Institute for Education, Education Counselling Centre and Centre for Continuing Education of Teachers – National Europass Centre Czech Republic

Weilova 1271/6

102 00 Praha 10

Czech Republic

Done at Prague for the school year 2018/2019
stamp and signature
 
(*) Explanatory note
This document is a supplement to a specific diploma/certificate. It provides additional information on competencies gained in the given field of study and does not have any legal status in itself. The format of the description is based on the following texts: Council Resolution 93/C 49/01 of 3 December 1992 on the transparency of qualifications, Council Resolution 96/C 224/04 of 15 July 1996 on the transparency of vocational training certificates, and Recommendation 2001/613/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 10 July 2001 on mobility within the Community for students, persons undergoing training, volunteers, teachers and trainers and Decision No 2241/2004/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 December 2004 on a single Community framework for the transparency of qualifications and competences (Europass).
More information available at:http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu, http://www.europass.cz
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