How to get IHRP certified

Take the first step towards a more empowering and enriching HR career development journey with an IHRP Certification.

Experience Assessment and On-site Assessment

The certification process in steps:

1Know your Certification Level. Decide which level of the IHRP Certification is right for you.
2Online Experience Assessment.  Access the online form to start your application process. You will need to provide detailed information on your HR-related training and experience for us to review*.
3Confirm appointment for On-site Competency Assessment. You will be notified of your outcome for Online Experience Assessment at least one month before your selected assessment date. If the application is successful, you may proceed to confirm your appointment for your Competency Assessment. 
4On-site Competency Assessment. Take the computer-based assessment. You will be conferred with the IHRP Certification if you successfully meet the requirements of the assessment.

To support you in your professional development, IHRP accredits courses provided by quality training providers. Only courses published on IHRP’s website have been reviewed and confirmed to align with IHRP’s competency standards.  This list will be updated as and when new courses are accredited.

*Note: IHRP conducts random audits on a percentage of applications to ensure the integrity of the Online Experience Assessment process. If you are chosen for an audit, an IHRP-appointed representative will contact you via email to follow up on document audit requirements. Please respond within 3 business days to avoid delays in processing your application. Applications may be rejected and fees forfeited if the requested information or documents are found to be falsified, misrepresented or missing.

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