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

Product Name Format Price Bundled Price

The 2022 aPHRi Certification Preparation Program: Print AND Online Edition includes:

• 300+ pages of content covering the five functional areas tested on the exam; includes both the Print AND Online Editions
• 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.
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.