PHRca Preparation - 2 Day Condensed Sat-Sun: (Oakland- Pre Conference HR West)
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This PHRca 2 Day preparation course includes California Chamber of Commerce publication, “2017 HR Quick Guide for California Employers". This course meets on Saturday March 3rd and Sunday March 4th from 8 am to 5 pm. Peer-to-peer interaction enhances learning and helps you stay on track with a certified experienced instructor.

When: March 3 until March 4, 2018
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Where: Oakland Marriot City Center, California Room
1001 Broadway
Oakland 94607
United States
Presenter: J.D. Sanders, SPHR, PHRca, SHRM-SCP
Contact: 1-800-339-4481

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Registration: NCHRA Members $795 / Join Now $980 (includes one-year NCHRA membership) / General $1045 (Does not include membership)
Registration includes California Chamber of Commerce publication, HR Quick Guide for California Employers.

 Receive a member discount on your registration when you register today. If you are not a member, select the Join Now rate to register for the course and receive a 1-year NCHRA membership. There are so many reasons to join today and start saving - beginning today with this course registration! 


Kick off your HR West Conference with a PHRca Prep course! Add this California Certification  to your HR career portfolio with the Professional in Human Resources – California® (PHRca®) from HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). The PHRca demonstrates your mastery of the laws, regulations and HR management practices unique to the state of California. The PHRca is for professionals who either practice in California or are responsible for human resource management in California. You do not have to be located in California to earn a PHRca. Many certification holders add the PHRca to their other HRCI credentials.

PHRca Certification Preparation--15 Instructional Hours. 

Class begins Saturday, March 3, 2018 ends Sunday March 4th, 2018.
Sessions held 8:00 am - 5:00 pm each day



J.D. Sanders holds his Master’s in Education, as well as his SHRM-SCP, SPHR, & PHRca Certifications. He played a key role in the development and launch of HRCI's California HR Certification Program in 2007.   He is the founder of J.D. Sanders Consulting and has over 20 years of HR  experience, including senior HR positions at Silicon Graphics, Irwin Home Equity and Lam Research.

His dedication and passion for HR is exemplified by his volunteer service as a past member of the NCHRA Governing Board, the Santa Clara Regional Board and the Certification Advisory Committee.  J.D. is one of our most highly rated, knowledgeable certification instructors.



-A minimum of 1 year of experience in a professional-level HR position with a Master's degree or higher, OR
-A minimum of 2 years of experience in a professional-level HR position with a Bachelor's degree, OR
-A minimum of 4 years of experience in a professional-level HR position with less than a Bachelor's degree, and a high school diploma or global equivalent.



* This course is intended to prepare students based on current HRCI exam content.  HRCI exam content is changing August 1, 2018.  

We recommend you schedule your exam once the class is confirmed and before August 1, 2018.

NCHRA does not refund HRCI exam change fees.

* A minimum of 8 participants is required to hold each class. You will receive a class confirmation email once the minimum is met.

* To ensure timely receipt of course materials, you should by February 20th, 2018.  Materials will be shipped once you receive a confirmation email.

* Learning materials will be shipped to the address on file.  Please contact NCHRA at 1-800-339-4481 for an alternative shipping address.



* Partial refunds--full registration less a $75 service charge--are available up to one week before start date ONLY IF MATERIALS ARE RETURNED UNOPENED AND IN PERFECT CONDITION.

Retake policy
May retake our course with the following criteria:
Take the PHRca or aPHR exam
Attend 80% of NCHRA Prep Course
The guarantee is valid one year from the date of course confirmation, and refund request must be received within 90 days of the date of exam.
If you don’t pass the exam, you may use your learning system and retake the course at no additional cost or purchase a new learning system and retake the course at a discount.