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Associate Professional in Human Resources™ (aPHR™) is the perfect certification to help fast-track your career growth and provide you with the confidence to launch into the HR profession. The aPHR™ is the first-ever HR certification designed for professionals who are just beginning their HR career journey and proves your knowledge of foundational Human Resources.
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN
Registration ends Nov 30th @ 11:59PM EST. Class begins January 5th, 2018.
Am I Eligible?
To be eligible for the aPHR you must have a high school diploma or global equivalent. No HR experience is required since this is a knowledge-based credential.
Is this Certification Right for Me?
HRCI's Associate Professional in Human Resources™ (aPHR™) is the perfect certification to help fast-track your career growth and provide you with the confidence to launch into the HR profession. The aPHR is the first-ever HR certification designed for professionals who are just beginning their HR career journey and proves your knowledge of foundational Human Resources.
What Is the Exam Format & Length?
- Exam time: 2 hours and 15 minutes
- Exam length: 100 scored questions (mostly multiple-choice) + 25 pretest questions
- Computer-based exam at a Pearson VUE testing center
What Is Covered?
Review the aPHR Exam Content Outline for details.
How Much Does It Cost?
Exam Fee*: $300 + Application Fee: $100
*Once an exam application is approved, no refunds will be made whether a candidate withdraws or no longer wishes to take the exam.
When Can I Take the Exam?
Testing for the aPHR is available year-round, subject to test center availability.
How Do I Remain Certified?
Your aPHR certification is valid for three years after testing. To maintain your aPHR credential, you must earn 45 recertification credits over a three-year time span or retake the exam. Learn more about HRCI recertification requirements.
When does the course convene?
Work At Your Own Pace Sessions:
Your course is comprised of 6-on demand sessions to allow you to study at your own pace, on any day that works best for you. There are 2 live sessions in which a certified course instructor will meet with current and former students to review specific questions and complete group practice exams via a screen sharing tool.
Live Sessions: Dates for the live sessions can be found above.
When will the 6 on-demand sessions be released?
Each session will be made available every Saturday morning at 8 AM ET. The course start date marks the first release date. The specific course schedule can be found above.
How long will I have access to the on-demand sessions and course material?
On-demand content offered through HR Girlfriends will be available for 1 year from the course start date. Online content made available through HR Certification Preparation (HRCP) is accessible for two years from the date of your initial login.
How soon will I receive my print materials?
- Study at your own pace.
- On-Demand Instructor-Led Sessions.
- Study Guide: online & print.
- Flash Cards: online & print.
- Online Practice Exams.
ON-DEMAND COMING IN 2019
THIS 8 WEEK COURSE WILL BE OFFERED AS A
WORK AT YOUR OWN PACE ON-DEMAND.
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