Study the CV given below. Answer these questions.


6. What parts does it consist of?

7. What information is included into each section?

8. What is her highest educational qualification?

9. Why do you think the education and experience sections of her CV start with the most recent events?

10. Why does she give two references?

11. Why has she chosen these people to be her referees?

12. Why does she include interests and activities?





Personal details

Name: Fiona Weaver

Date of birth: 7 April 1974

Address: 6 Haymarket, Newcastle, NC1 4YU

Marital status: Single


Education and qualifications

1991-1995 Faraday College of Further Education, Newcastle

- National Certificate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

(day release from S & T (UK) Ltd)

1985-1990 George Stephenson Secondary School, Newcastle


I hold a clean driving licence. I have been driving for three years.


Work experience

1995 to present Inspection Technician

Sturner & Thomson (UK) Ltd

- Responsible for checking incoming components and completed

products using a wide range of test equipment including

computer-based record systems.


1991-1995 Apprentice electrical technician

Sturner & Thomson (UK) Ltd


1990-1991 Office junior

Brent & Wicker, Solicitors

- Basic secretarial duties-filing, word-processing, telephone

receptionist, in a busy lawyer’s office


Interests and activities

Travel, modern dance, swimming


Reference College: Work:

Mr Andrew Wood Mrs Joy Milne

Head of Department Personnel Officer

Electrical Engineering S & T (UK) Ltd

Faraday College North Street

Cornwallis Road NEWCASTLE NC14 7Tl