The Professional in Human Resource is a standalone certification from HRCI with the exam code PHR. This certification is targeted at human resource professionals who are involved in the understanding of the fundamental knowledge, that is needed for effective HR management. They focus on program implementation and have tactical/logistical orientation.
Senior Professional Human Resources, or SPHR Certification, is an excellent choice for experienced, executive-level, Human Resource professionals, who are looking to progress their HR career. SPHR Certification is intended for those who have at least six to eight years of upward experience within human resources. HR professionals at this level tend to be the individuals responsible for creating and writing HR policies, not enforcing them, and whose judgment, knowledge and accountability are highly trusted due to their wealth of experience.
|What is the exam registration fee?||
|Where do I take the exam?||Prometric|
|What are the pre-requisites of the exam?||
HRCI has the following pre-requisites for Professional in Human Resources certification:
HRCI has the following pre-requisites for Senior Professional in Human Resources certification:
|How many questions are asked in the exam?||The exam contains 175 questions.|
|What is the duration of the exam?||180 minutes|
|What is the passing score?||500
(on a scale of 0-700)
|What is the exam's retake policy?||PHR-SPHR certification is valid for three years after testing. HR professionals may retake either exam to maintain certification.|
|What is the validity of the certification?||PHR/SPHR certification is valid for three years. Recertification is required through demonstrated professional development or retaking the exam.|
|Where can I find more information about this exam?||To know more about the PHR-SPHR-2017, click here.|
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