Employment and Education History Checks

Our Employment and Education History checks are generally used to confirm a candidate’s employment history and education, but they can also fill in the gaps on their CV. You can get a feel of a candidate’s strengths, weaknesses and abilities using factual evidence, something that is crucial in many industries when deciding on the perfect employee.

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Education History check

What is an Education History check?

Experian Education Checks validate a candidate’s educational history, confirming the establishments attended, the dates of attendance, the courses studied and the qualifications gained. Education Checks are a vital part of the pre-employment screening process and can check both secondary and higher education, confirming GCSE, A-level and degree qualifications.

Employment History check

What is an Employment History check?

Experian Employment Reference Checks validate a candidate’s employment history, confirming the position held, key responsibilities, the dates of employment and any additional training or qualifications received.

Occupational History check

What is an Occupational History check?

Experian Occupational History checks validate a candidate’s employment, educational and financial histories, giving you all the information you need to make those crucial recruitment decisions. Experian Occupational History Checks can source references from job centres to cover any periods of unemployment. We can obtain references from accountants and check tax returns to cover periods of self-employment. We can cover periods of secondary, higher and post-graduate education, and provide full details of jobs, addresses and other activities to cover however many years you require.

Personal Reference Check

What is a Personal Reference Check?

A personal reference check from Experian gives you an idea of a candidate’s character, reliability and capabilities, supplied directly by someone who knows the candidate and can vouch for their character and abilities, for example, this could be a former employer, a university tutor, or a friend. Experian will confirm with the referee exactly how long they have known the candidate, their relationship and whether they have any cause to doubt their honesty and integrity.

Professional Technical Membership check

What is a Professional Technical Membership check?

A professional membership check validates a candidate’s membership of professional or technical bodies, their dates of membership and any qualifications gained.

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How can I order my reports?

Pay Now
You order the checks yourself using our online vetting management system and we process them. A quick and easy way to order small volumes.

For businesses

Suitable for 1-10 checks per year

Only £54.99 for:

  • Basic Criminal Record Checks
  • Identity Check
  • Adverse Financial Check
Outsource Service
For larger volumes of checks, we’ll manage the full vetting process and background checking for you.

For businesses

For 11+ checks per year

Checks include:

  • Basic, Standard or Enhanced Criminal Record Checks
  • Identity Check
  • Adverse Financial Check
  • Validation Checks
  • Reference Checks
API Integration
To help deliver end to end efficiency, we work with you to integrate our data and system with yours.

For businesses

Checks include:

  • Basic, Standard or Enhanced Criminal Record Checks
  • Identity Check
  • Adverse Financial Check

Note: Not all employment positions are eligible for a Standard or Enhanced DBS Check. To check the DBS Eligibility Guidance please click here

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