Certification Preparation

aPHRi Preparation Overview

Preparing for exams can be overwhelming, especially when you don't know where to start. Fortunately, there are several options available that can assist you in the preparation of your aPHRi exam. There is no single preparation method that can meet every candidate's needs and we urge you to use a variety of tools and resources to enhance your understanding of general HR principles and HR exam content.

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aPHRi Exam Resources


Bundle Information

HRCI has packaged together an assortment of self-study exam preparation options – bundles to help you save time and money!

Application Fee: $100 (application fee is non-refundable)
Exam Fee: $300
aPHRi Second Chance Test Insurance by HRCI (optional): $250

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We have helped 100,000+ HR professionals prepare for their certification exams over the past 28 years.

The 2024 aPHRi Certification Preparation Program: Print AND Online Edition includes:

• 300+ pages of content in both print and electronic formats
• Electronic Flashcards
• 13 Practice Exams: 1 pre-test, 5 practice exams, 5 timed exams, 2 comprehensive exams
• an Audio Reader as part of the Online Books; internet connection required • the Guide for Successful Exam Preparation, includes study and test taking tips
• sample study schedule available

*HRCI will send your order to HRCP for fulfilment. This can take 1-2 business days. Once HRCP receives your order they will email you the tracking number and instructions on accessing the online materials and practice exams. Please provide a physical shipping address.

The HRCP materials are protected by copyright and cannot be copied, printed, or downloaded. An internet connection is required to access the online materials.

Note: Orders placed through HRCI are subject to HRCI’s 10-day return policy.
Test your aPHRi knowledge with an online practice exam. The aPHRi Online Practice Exam is available in a timed mode. Timed Mode allows you to test your exam readiness with a timed, 50 question practice exam followed by a score report showing your performance in each HR content area. Reset and retake the practice exam and questions as many times as you'd like. Once you access the practice exams, you have up to 180 days to use it repeatedly by erasing the answers. Afterwards, the login/access is invalidated. No refunds will be issued for this product.
Keep in mind that you may only build your own bundle at the time of your exam application.


We encourage prospective candidates to use a variety of resources that reflect their learning styles and needs. Purchasing an optional certification preparation product is NOT required. Likewise, HRCI does not guarantee an individual will pass based on the purchase of any optional certification preparation product that might correspond with the exam type selected.