HRCI’s Associate Professional in Human Resources™ (aPHR™) is the perfect certification to help fast-track your career growth and provide you with the confidence to launch into the HR profession. The aPHR is the first-ever HR certification designed for professionals who are just beginning their HR career journey and proves your knowledge of foundational Human Resources.
The aPHR is the first-ever HR certification designed for professionals who are just beginning their HR career journey and proves your knowledge of foundational Human Resources.
Preparing for exams can be overwhelming, especially when you don’t know where to start. Fortunately, there are several options available that can assist you in the preparation of your aPHR exam.
While HRCI does not endorse a particular resource or method of study, we encourage candidates to explore the preparation resources that are available for the aPHR certification exam.
There is no single preparation method that can meet every candidate’s needs and we urge you to use a variety of tools and resources to enhance your understanding of general HR principles and HR exam content.
Am I Eligible?
To be eligible for the aPHR you must have a high school diploma or global equivalent. No HR experience is required since this is a knowledge-based credential.
HRCI aPHR Exam Summary:
|Exam Name||Associate Professional in Human Resources|
|Exam Fee||USD $300|
|Application Fee||USD $100|
|Exam Duration||135 minutes|
|Number of Questions||125|
|Format||Multiple Choice Questions|
|Sample Questions||HRCI aPHR Exam Sample Questions and Answers|
|Practice Exam||HRCI Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR) Practice Test|
HRCI HR Associate Professional Syllabus Topics:
|Recruitment and Selection||15%|
|Compensation and Benefits||14%|
|Human Resources Development and Retention||12%|
|Health, Safety, and Security|| |