By: Sobhan Mohmand, Editorial manager Last updated: 20 Jan 2015
Many job seekers seem to wonder what the correct format is for writing down your education details and qualifications on your CV.
What do you write first?
These are the three different approaches that are commonly used when writing your Training and Education section of your CV. Which approach is the best for you is entirely dependent on your personal circumstances (and preferences):
This may make the potential employer think…
“Gosh, he finished his secondary education before I was even born!”
Best practise: put emphasis on the course or the institution first.
A good example of writing a prestigious institution or University first:
Prospective employers do not have time for solving puzzles.
Choose one particular format and stick to it throughout the CV.