Education & Professional Memberships Verifications
Verifying education and professional membership history is an important stage in vetting a applicants background.
Education history from an applicant can often be inaccurate or incomplete. First Advantages Education Verification service confirms an applicant’s qualifications by verifying that a degree, certificate or diploma was received. Education verifications can be conducted globally and are obtained either directly from an institution or agent.
Education Verification services help employers avoid potential unfortunate consequences of hiring someone who has not obtained relevant qualifications for the role. An unqualified hire may not be able to perform necessary job requirements, which could adversely impact organisational performance.
In addition, professional licenses can also be verified including type, status, certificate number, date of issue and expiry.
What is it?
First Advantage’s Education Verification service is an online, on-demand service that is embedded into our customers background screening solutions and confirms a applicants credentials by verifying that a degree, certificate or diploma was received.
What do I get?
First Advantage systems and teams confirm a applicant’s name of institution, name of degree, certificate or diploma and date received.
What are the benefits?
The service helps to mitigate the risk of errors and cost of a bad hire, improve time to hire, reduce administrative costs by outsourcing time-consuming manual tasks and improve the applicant journey.
To find out more about our employment reference and qualification check, get in touch with our expert team.