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Academic achievements are a sign of hard work, dedication, and success. A sign of specific knowledge base, that can often be the difference between a candidate and a hire.
But, how does a business get confirmation that the qualifications on a CV are legitimate? Many industry standards will require that academic credentials are checked and verified. As such, it’s the hirer’s responsibility to carry out the right procedures to ensure that this type of information is supported by real-world documentation.
The academic achievement check - sometimes known as the education check - is carried out directly with the nominated institution and verifies the institution attended, dates, subject/s studied, and grades.
Our academic achievements check includes:
- Academic institution attended
- Dates, subject(s) studied, and grades
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Having the right qualifications can be crucial to performing a role. On a CV, it shows to a future employer that you have built knowledge and skills in a specialist area. However, without due diligence, qualifications can easily be at best exaggerated or at worst, completely fabricated.
Ensuring your employees possess the correct qualifications is important not only to perform the role itself but also for compliance.
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Yes. Qualification checks are crucial for all roles in all sectors and industries.
The process of verifying an applicant's educational qualification starts with collecting information about the degree and institution that the candidate claims that they have attended. The documented education institution is then contacted to verify the authenticity of the candidate claims.
This information helps in determining whether or not a person is qualified for the position at hand. This process can be time-consuming if done manually, however it can help employers save time by avoiding hiring candidates who are not qualified based on their education.
A background check typically includes education information, which is crucial in the process of determining if a potential candidate is a good fit for a job.
It can also include education, work history, credit score, criminal history and many more.
It depends on the number of documents that are required for this process. It can take anywhere from a few days to weeks, depending on the complexity of the verification process. However, if you are in a hurry or need to verify your candidates academic credentials quickly, you can use an automated education verification process and service.
Qualification checks ensure that candidates have the necessary qualifications for a role.
An education background check will show if the person has any degrees, their current qualifications as well as what courses they have taken and which institutions they attended.
Also confirms memberships to professional bodies.
An education background check is a type of screening that is typically used to verify the educational history of an individual such as the validity of a university degree. It is a common practice among employers to ensure that their applicants do not have any falsified or fabricated records concerning their education.
An international education background check is a type of background check that is conducted to verify the educational background of an individual who has applied for a job in a particular country.
An international education background check provides the following information:
- The person's previous educational institution and degrees obtained, including their dates and whether they are accredited or not.
- The person's country of origin.
- The person's date of birth.
Some of the things that may be included in an education background check are your high school diploma or GED, transcripts, and test scores.
It is also important to note that these checks can vary depending on the type of job you apply for as well as your employer's requirements.
Diploma mills provide candidates with fake but highly authentic seeming qualifications. Changes to the way we work and study make spotting counterfeit documents much harder.
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