IHRP Senior Professional (IHRP-SP)

Augment your professional reputation as an IHRP Senior Professional. Signal your mastery of strategic and HR leadership competencies, which serves as a testament to your competence and experience in delivering positive business results

Senior Professional

Who is it for?

The IHRP Senior Professional (IHRP-SP) is for you if you are a seasoned and experienced HR leader with responsibilities for leading a HR function, designing and developing HR policies and programmes, and providing day-to-day guidance to your team for HR service delivery.


You are eligible to apply for IHRP-SP certification if you are an existing HR professional and have:

  • at least 2 years of HR-related work experience at the appropriate level of role seniority required (i.e. you are a seasoned and experienced HR leader)
  • successfully completed approximately 150 hours of structured HR-related education or training e.g. Tertiary education in a HR-related discipline, HR-related training courses, HR conferences/seminars/workshops, HR internships, Internal HR training, Online HR-related courses
  • declared compliance to the IHRP Code of Professional Conduct

How would you be assessed?

You will be assessed through:

  • Experience Assessment: Online submission of detailed information and documented proof to demonstrate HR-related training and experience.
  • On-site Assessment: Computer based assessment comprising of multiple-choice questions for Paper A and short-answer questions for Paper C.


The fees for IHRP-SP are as follows:

New application


(with government subsidies applied)


Experience Assessment



Competency Assessment








(with government subsidies applied)


Assessment fee per paper
(Paper A or Paper C)



*Fee is subject to prevailing Goods & Services Tax. Read more on the fee policy.


Recertification is due 3 years from the date of certification.

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