The SHRM-CP certification is for individuals who perform HR duties or currently enrolled students who wish to verify, validate, enhance and/or expand their HR capabilities are likely candidates for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification.
Candidates for the SHRM-CP certification are not required to hold an HR title and do not need a degree or previous HR experience to apply; however, a basic working knowledge of HR practices and principles is recommended.
For details on these requirements, visit SHRM's Eligibility Criteria.
Scheduling Your Exam
For best results, schedule your certification exam for a date that is after the end of your preparation course. The next test window is May 1 – July 15, 2023. Visit SHRM's website to apply.
Exam Application Deadline
The early-bird deadline to apply for the summer window of the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP exam is TBD. Live remote proctoring is now available for SHRM certification exams, so you have the option to take your test at home or at a testing center. Visit SHRM's website to apply.
Not interested in certification? Advance your career.
If you're not interested in certification but want to improve your HR skills, this course provides a comprehensive and accelerated option for professional development. Participants gain:
- Generalist viewpoint
- Refresh key ideas and concepts
- Strengthen your understanding of core behavior and technical competencies
- Increase productivity in the workplace
Why Enroll in Our Course?
This course combines expert instruction with the most comprehensive and effective way to prepare for success on your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam. The interactive SHRM Learning System provides a roadmap to guide your studies through the entire SHRM Body of Applied Skills and Knowledge™ (SHRM BASK™) which provides the foundation for both SHRM certification exams.
The SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification preparation course will provide you with the competencies and knowledge you'll need to effectively perform your job and achieve career success. Our course is designed to:
- Help you learn and retain the material effectively and efficiently
- Combines the best exam preparation system with expert instruction and peer discussion.