Please check below for updates on SHRM and HRCI certification exam and preparation courses.
Credentials for HR Professionals: Time to Set Yourself Apart!
Certification is a voluntary action by a professional group to establish a system to grant recognition to professionals who have met a stated level of training and work experience. Certified individuals are entitled to make the public aware of their credentialed status, usually through the use of initials after their names.
There are certification options provided by SHRM and HRCI.
HOW TO DECIDE? CLICK HERE to view Hr.com's very comprehensive comparison of each certification.
HR Certification Institute (HRCI) Alternative
The HR Certification Institute offers eight (8) certifications for HR professionals:
For more information on eligibility, certification handbook, current exam schedule & fees, and how to apply, CLICK HERE.
For exam preparation resources, CLICK HERE.
Due to COVID-19, HRCI testing has been suspended in several locations. We invite you to visit
www.hrci.org/covid19 for the latest updates.
Beginning on May 1, 2020, U.S. and Canadian residents will have the option to register and test using OnVUE, Pearson VUE’s online proctoring exam delivery system from the comfort of their home or office. Online exam delivery will be available for the following HRCI certifications: Associate Professional in Human Resources® (aPHR®), Professional in Human Resources® (PHR®), Senior Professional in Human Resources® (SPHR®) and Global Professional in Human Resources® (GPHR®).
OnVUE leverages state-of-the-art technology, in combination with live monitoring, to ensure that HRCI exams are protected and secure. HRCI is aligning their brand with other corporations Pearson VUE delivers online exam services for such as Microsoft, AWS and Cisco.
Everything You Need to Know About Online Testing
OnVUE Online Proctoring Frequently Asked Questions
2020 Certification Policies and Procedures Handbook
There are diverse learning options to choose from. Discover the best one that matches your schedule and learning style.
Partners for Certification Exam Preparation & Resources
University of North Florida - SHRM Certification Preparation Course
University of North Florida (UNF) partners with SHRM Jacksonville to offer SHRM Certification preparation courses.
FALL 2020 SHRM-SCP/CP Course: 9/3/2020 - 12/17/2020
SPR 2021 SHRM-SCP/CP Course: 2/4/2021 - 5/20/2021
Instructor(s): Suzanne Lemen & Elizabeth Charron
For more information and to register, visit the UNF SHRM Certification Preparation Course.
Looking for an online option, CLICK HERE for the SHRM Learning System.
Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) - HRCI Preparation Course
Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) partners with SHRM Jacksonville to offer HRCI Certification prep courses at the FSCJ Deerwood Center Campus.
SUM 2020 for PHR/SPHR Preparation Course: 5/21/2020 - 8/6/2020
FALL 2020 for PHR/SPHR Preparation Course: 9/17/2020 - 12/10/2020 (Live)
FALL 2020 for PHR/SPHR Preparation Course: 9/17/2020 - 12/10/2020 (Online)
CLICK HERE for Online Registration for the PHR/SPHR courses.
Learn more about the FSCJ online prep classes:
Are you interested in participating in a Study Group for the SHRM or HRCI Exams?
The Certification Committee is coordinating informal (non-classroom) study groups to assist you in successfully passing your exam. Contact information will be shared with others which to study in an informal atmosphere (location of your own choosing). Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recertification / Stay Certified
SHRM Jacksonville is proud to be an approved provider for both SHRM and HRCI certifications. Event programming is submitted for re-certification credits for HRCI and SHRM recertification.
For additional ways to obtain recertification credits, click below:
SHRM Certification Portal for credit tracking
HRCI Certification Portal for credit tracking
Attention SHRM Certification Credential Holders – Earn Recertification PDCs for COVID-19 Work
FAQs SHRM Certification Recertification PDC Allotment for COVID-19 Activities
The SHRM Foundation offers certification scholarships for exam and/or preparation for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.
Click here to apply for scholarships