PHR / SHRM-CP Preparation

How to Prepare for SHRM-CP or PHR Certification Exams 

The PHR and SHRM-CP exams are notoriously difficult. It helps to prepare by using a variety of materials to study and understand the body of knowledge. Fortunately, we have a range of options from full prep courses to self-study materials that can help you no matter your learning style, budget or timeframe.

PHR & SHRM-CP
instructor led courses

PHR / SRHM-CP PREP COURSES

Instructor-Led Classes

Consider taking an instructor-led class for dynamic interaction where you can build a relationship with your instructor and your peers. Classes are offered online for access from anywhere.

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90 – 100% pass rate

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most thorough syllabus

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premium prep materials

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online classes

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access to instructors

PHR | COMPREHENSIVE COURSE
MOST THOROUGH | 16 sessions | $2,695
includes exam voucher w/ Second Chance Insurance

This is the most comprehensive way to prepare for the PHR exam. Courses include all prep materials, an exam voucher with Second Chance Insurance, practice tests and access to SPHR-certified instructors to help guide you to success.

Learn more & see dates for the PHR course »

SHRM-CP | COMPREHENSIVE COURSE
MOST THOROUGH | 16 sessions | $2,195
exam voucher must be purchased directly from SHRM

This is the most comprehensive way to prepare for the SHRM-CP exam. Courses include all your prep materials, practice tests and access to SPHR-certified instructors that can guide you to success.

Learn more & see dates for the SHRM-CP course »

PHR | SELF STUDY
GOOD VALUE | $2,395
includes exam voucher w/ Second Chance Insurance

If you prefer to study at your own pace OR can’t attend weekly classes, then the self-study option might work for you. It’s the same content, but on your own time. Choose the “self study” option when PHR course.

 SHRM-CP | SELF STUDY
GOOD VALUE | $1,895
exam voucher must be purchased directly from SHRM

If you prefer to study at your own pace OR can’t attend weekly classes, then the SHRM-CP self-study is a good choice. You’ll get access to recorded sessions that allow you to learn at your own pace. Choose the “self study” option when registering for the SHRM-CP course

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WORKSHOPS

Short, Instructor-Led Intensives

Workshops are great as a supplement if you’re self-studying. With access to SPHR-certified instructors, you gain the insight and reinforcement you need in a short amount of time.

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self-study supplement

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quick knowledge boosters

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good for short timeframes

TEST-TAKING STRATEGIES
1 session | $295

This workshop will help you become a better test taker with our proprietary test-taking methodology, HRPowerPassTM. This methodology has helped thousands of students pass their HR exam and give you the confidence to tackle the most common question types on any exam.

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KEY EXAM TOPICS
4 sessions | $795

This workshop covers key topics you’ll see on the PHR & SHRM-CP exams. We’ll do an intensive review of the most challenging topics so you’ll feel more confident about the subject matter. This is great as a refresher or as a supplement to self-study.

No dates scheduled for 2024, but contact us for more info.

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SELF STUDY

A la carte study materials

Get all the materials and tools you need to study on your own. From study guides, presentation decks to mobile tools and flash cards, you can find it all in our store.

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TUTORING

1 on 1 coaching

If you’re looking for clarification on a specific topic or coaching to help with confidence on test day, our SPHR-certified staff can help provide clarity and a sense of calm.

HR Certification Exam Bundles

EXAM VOUCHERS

PHR application & exam vouchers

Purchase your HRCI exam vouchers directly from us! SHRM vouchers must be purchased directly from SHRM.

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