Watchmaker Licensing And Rehabilitation
By B. W. Heald
National Legal Advisor
States without watchmaker licensing cannot begin to hope to have such a training program. In fact, the apprenticeship system in general is ill ill repute among watchmakers throughout the nation because of its many weaknesses. Those weaknesses, however, are solved when you have a compulsory training program with a supervised instruction and training followed by an examination.
We have an obligation to the returned veteran. That obligation is not to assist him to go into a trade inadequately prepared, but rather to assure that he has all the training necessary to make the adjustment to civilian life which is more difficult than we civilians realize.