Is this Certification Right for Me?
If you are new to HR and want to distinguish yourself early on, the Associate Professional in Human Resources – International™ (aPHRi™) from HRCI is the perfect certification to help propel your career growth and provide you with the confidence to launch into the HR profession. Be one of the first to earn your aPHRi — earn the aPHRi and prove your knowledge of foundational Human Resources in any locale.
Am I Eligible?
To be eligible for the aPHRi you must have a high school diploma or global equivalent. No HR experience is required since this is a knowledge-based credential.
What will I get?
This course has been designed to prepare participants to take the HR Certification Institute’s Associate Professional in Human Resources – International (aPHRi) exam, and is based on the 2020 exam content outline. When you sign up for this course, you’ll get the following:
- Training Videos (6 months access)
- Study materials (eBooks)
- Practice tests
- Mock exam
- WhatsApp study and support group
- Certificate of completion
- Exam application support
What Is Covered?
HR Operations (2 hours 12 minutes)
Understanding the tactical and operational tasks related to workforce management and the HR function. Complying with the regulations and policies that affect the organization.
Recruitment and Selection (1 hour 59 minutes)
Understanding the hiring process including regulatory requirements, sourcing of applicants, formal interview and selection process, and onboarding of a new hire.
Compensation and Benefits (2 hours 48 minutes)
Understanding concepts related to total rewards such as pay and benefit programs. Responding to employee questions and handling claims in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and company policies.
Human Resources Development and Retention (2 hours 19 minutes)
Understanding the techniques and methods for delivering training programs and developing individual employees.
Employee Relations (1 hour)
Understanding the methods organizations use to monitor and address morale, performance, and retention. Balancing the operational needs of the organization with the well-being of the individual employee.
Health, Safety, and Security (35 minutes)
Understanding the laws, regulations, and policies that promote a safe work environment. Use risk mitigation procedures to protect against workplace hazards.
Review the aPHRi Exam Content Outline for details.
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
How Much Does the aPHRi Cost?
Exam Fee*: $275 (Discounted for applicants in Nigeria)
*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 aPHRi is available year-round, subject to test center availablity.
How Do I Remain Certified?
Your aPHRi certification is valid for three years after testing. To maintain your aPHRi credential, you must earn 45 recertification credits over the three-year time span or retake the exam. Learn more about HRCI recertification requirements.