SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification Preparation
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Demonstrate your HR Expertise and Gain Practical Skills


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Don't miss the chance to demonstrate that you are a globally recognized HR expert.


The Future of HR is SHRM–Certified

Establish yourself as a globally–recognized human resource expert by earning the new standard in HR certification: SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP®). These professional certifications can open doors for professional advancement, serve to harmonize standards with changing expectations and signal to employers advanced professional development. To understand who should enroll visit here.

Ensure you're prepared with our course designed for SHRM credential candidates. Expand and test your knowledge and practical, real-life competencies in areas critical for HR career success.

This intensive program combines expert instruction with the 2016 SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on the exam.


The course includes the 2016 SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP.


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Have a question or prefer to speak to a person?

Call NCHRA at (415) 291-1992.

Monday – Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Email us at nchra@nchra.org

Offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the curriculum provided in the 2016 SHRM Learning System is designed by global subject matter experts and covers the entire SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™). Throughout the program HR professionals are encouraged to acquire the Competencies and Knowledge they'll need to effectively perform their jobs and achieve career success. Our course is designed to help you learn and retain the material effectively and efficiently by combining the best exam preparation system with expert instruction and peer discussion.

NCHRA's Program offers you a preparation course to help meet your needs and increase your success on the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exams.

NCHRA sees higher pass rates than the national average. 

  SHRM-CP

SHRM-SCP

National Average  68%

56%

NCHRA 76% 67%









Benefits To You


You'll benefit from:

  • An experienced, SHRM-certified instructor.
  • The SHRM Learning System, historically ranked the #1 HR certification prep tool.
  • Ability to acquire the knowledge and understand the behavioral competencies to help you prepare for the exam.
  • A structured learning experience that keeps you on track.
  • Opportunities to network and learn from your peers.
  • Earning up to 36 professional development credits (PDCs) if you are attending this program for professional development only.

 

Benefits To Your Employer


Certification benefits your entire organization:

  • It demonstrates that your HR professionals have mastered the application of HR technical and behavioral competencies.
  • Certification prepares your HR staff to assume greater leadership roles and contribute to the strategic direction of your organization.
  • Exam preparation helps HR professionals bring new ideas to your organization that will help drive success.
  • It helps create a common HR language that optimizes consistency and effectiveness.
  • Certification is relevant worldwide, as exams cover the new global SHRM BoCK™.

 

Our certification preparation course is designed primarily for individuals seeking SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification. Certification is a great choice for HR professionals who want to:

  • Increase their knowledge
  • Advance their skills
  • Earn recognition from the global community

 

Eligibility Requirements



Advancing your career. For those not seeking certification, the SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP course provides a comprehensive and accelerated option for professional development. Participants gain a generalist viewpoint, refresh key ideas and concepts, strengthen their understanding of core HR competencies and increase productivity in the workplace.


Testing Windows

SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP TESTING WINDOW

2016 Winter Window: Dec. 1, 2016 - Feb. 15, 2017

Applications Accepted Regular Application Deadline Late Application Deadline
May 16 Oct. 21 Nov. 11
The testing windows are the dates during which the exams are administered. The regular application deadline dates are the dates during which candidates can register for the exam. For candidates who apply during the late application period a nonrefundable late fee will be incurred.

Please note: The exam application deadlines close on Oct. 21 and Nov. 11 at 11:59 PM, ET.

Course Details & Options

NCHRA courses are specifically tailored to meet the needs of adult learners. Courses are taught by SHRM-certified instructors experienced in the HR field. Students will be expected to complete all assigned readings; and activities prior to each class.

Fall/Winter 2016 Schedule:

12 Week Certification Prep

36 Instructional Hours

A comprehensive 12-week program that meets weekly, in-person or online. The most in-depth of our course offerings, the 12-week course meets evenings, weekends or online to accommodate busy work schedules. Register for our 12-week course and add the 3-Day accelerated course review for $340. Option available at checkout. Classes begin the week of August 15th and end the week of November 7th.

Locations Dates & Times Contact Info Course Fees
Oakland Mondays starting August 15 from 6pm - 9pm Contact NCHRA (415) 291-1992 or Register Here Fees for NCHRA members are $1,029.00 and $1,214 for non-members.*
San Francisco Tuesdays starting August 16 from 6pm - 9pm Contact NCHRA (415) 291-1992 or Register Here
Fees for NCHRA members are $1,029.00 and $1,214 for non-members.*
Sunnyvale Tuesdays starting August 16 6pm - 9pm Contact NCHRA (415) 291-1992 or Register Here Fees for NCHRA members are $1,029.00 and $1,214 for non-members.*
Petaluma Wednesdays starting 17 from 6pm - 9pm Contact NCHRA (415) 291-1992 or Register Here Fees for NCHRA members are $1,029.00 and $1,214 for non-members.*
Walnut Creek Wednesdays starting August 17 from 6pm - 9pm Contact NCHRA (415) 291-1992 or Register Here Fees for NCHRA members are $1,029.00 and $1,214 for non-members.*
Santa Clara Thursdays starting August 18 from 6pm - 9pm Contact NCHRA (415) 291-1992 or Register Here Fees for NCHRA members are $1,029.00 and $1,214 for non-members.*
San Francisco Saturdays starting August 20 from 9am – 12pm Contact NCHRA (415) 291-1992 or Register Here Fees for NCHRA members are $1,029.00 and $1,214 for non-members.*
 Online Mondays & Wednesdays starting August 15 from 5pm-6:30pm  Contact NCHRA
(415) 291-1992 or Register Here
 Fees for NCHRA members are $1,029.00 and $1,214 for non-members.*

*includes a one-year NCHRA Membership

4-day Condensed Certification Prep

31 Instructional Hours
An intensive study course condensed into 4 days

Short on time? This concentrated, full-day course covers the entire SHRM Learning System in a shorter timeframe.

Locations Dates & Times Contact Info Course Fees
San Francisco Oct. 28 (8:00am-5:00pm)
Oct. 29 (8:00am-4:30pm)
Nov. 4 (8:00am-5:00pm)
Nov. 5 (8:00am-4:30pm)
Contact NCHRA(415) 291-1992 or Register Here Fees for NCHRA members are $970.00 and $1,155.00 for non-members.*
Santa Clara Dec. 2 (8:00am-5:00pm)
Dec. 3 (8:00am-4:30pm)
Dec. 9 (8:00am-5:00pm)
Dec. 10   (8:00am-4:30pm)
Contact NCHRA (415) 291-1992 or Register Here Fees for NCHRA members are $970.00 and $1,155.00 for non-members.*
*includes a one-year NCHRA Membership

3-day Review Certification Prep

24 Instructional Hours
A final review for the SHRM-CP & SHRM-SCP certification exams

Even the most experienced HR professionals often need to review before taking the exam. This thorough, 3-day study session serves as the perfect refresher right before the test.

Locations Dates & Times Contact Info Course Fees
East Bay Dec. 8th-10th from 8am - 5pm Contact NCHRA (415) 291-1992 or Register Here Fees for NCHRA members are $895.00 and $1,080.00 for non-members.*
Santa Clara Dec. 15th-17th from 8am - 5pm Contact NCHRA (415) 291-1992 or Register Here Fees for NCHRA members are $895.00 and $1,080.00 for non-members.*
San Francisco Dec. 15th-17th 8am - 5pm Contact NCHRA (415) 291-1992 or Register Here Fees for NCHRA members are $895.00 and $1,080.00 for non-members.*
*includes a one-year NCHRA Membership

Interested in Training your team?


Ask about volume discounts or offering a program at your location. Contact NCHRA at (415) 291-1992.

Classroom Sessions Include:

  • A high-level review of course material
  • Interactive discussions and learning activities focused on the practical application of HR competencies and knowledge
  • Sample assessment questions
  • Study and test taking tips

 


Course Topics

The SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP is comprised of five modules of study: