The Escapement Inspection

Course Overview: The 6 Point Escapement Inspection

Course Duration: 2 Lessons and Quiz’s

Course Description:

The 6 Point Escapement Inspection course is designed for watchmakers and enthusiasts who wish to enhance their skills in maintaining and repairing mechanical watches. This comprehensive course focuses specifically on the critical task of inspecting and evaluating escapements where most problems occur. Divided into two lessons, this course provides a step-by-step guide to performing a thorough 6 point escapement inspection, ensuring optimal performance and accuracy.

Understanding Escapements and Basic Inspection Techniques

Participants will gain a solid understanding of the escapement’s significance in mechanical watches, its primary components, and their roles in regulating timekeeping accuracy.

Basic Inspection Techniques: This section covers the initial steps of inspecting escapements, including visual examination, checking for alignment, and identifying common issues such as excessive friction and poor amplitude.

Course Format:

The 6 Point Escapement Inspection course combines theoretical knowledge presented in two videos with a full transcript and pictures to ensure a comprehensive learning experience. The course offers flexibility, allowing participants to progress at their own pace and seek clarification on specific topics for life.

By completing The 6 Point Escapement Inspection course, participants will gain the following benefits:

  • In-depth knowledge of the escapement and its inner workings.
  • Enhanced skills in identifying and troubleshooting common escapement issues.
  • Ability to perform a comprehensive 6 point escapement inspection.
  • Increased confidence in maintaining and repairing mechanical watches.
  • Improved timekeeping accuracy and performance of mechanical timepieces.


This course is designed for individuals with a basic understanding of watch mechanics and terminology. Prior knowledge of watchmaking fundamentals is recommended to fully grasp the concepts covered in this course.

The 6 Point Escapement Inspection course offers a comprehensive and practical approach to understanding, inspecting, and evaluating escapements in mechanical watches. By providing participants with the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to conduct a thorough inspection, this course empowers watchmakers and enthusiasts to maintain and repair these intricate timekeeping devices with precision and accuracy.

Course Curriculum