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Certification Handbook

Policies and Procedures

Our Certification Handbook contains complete information about HR certification exam policies and procedures, outlining eligibility requirements, exam content, application and testing process. Certification candidates must follow all procedures and deadlines detailed in the exam handbook. 
  • aPHR, PHR, PHRca, SPHR, GPHR, PHRi and SPHRi Certification Handbook

    This handbook contains complete information about aPHR, PHR, PHRca, SPHR, GPHR, PHRi (fomerly HRBP), SPHRi (formely HRMP) exams. It outlines the eligibility requirements, exam content, application and testing process. Certification candidates must follow all procedures and deadlines in this handbook. Please contact the HR Certification Institute with additional questions. 
  • Code of Ethical and Professional Responsibility

    All certified HR professionals must agree to abide by the Code of Ethics.