HRCI Certification Programs Overview
The HRCI certification exams are administered by the HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®), which is the credentialing organization for the human resource profession. HRCI has been certifying human resource professionals for more than 40 years. Please visit the HR Certification Institute’s website www.hrci.org or click on the links below to learn more about HRCI Certification Programs.
HRCI™ Exam Prep Courses
The HRCI Exam Prep Courses are designed to match the learning needs of each individual, and staff career development for schools and corporates in Vietnam and SEA region. Whether you are an HR expert or just starting out, HRCI has a suite of proven credentials that are just right for your level of experience.
- Associate Professional in Human Resources™ (aPHR™)
- Associate Professional in Human Resources—International™ (aPHRi™)
- Professional in Human Resources™ (PHR™)
- Professional in Human Resources — International™ (PHRi™)
- Senior Professional in Human Resources™ (SPHR™)
- Senior Professional in Human Resources—International™ (SPHRi™)
- Global Professional in Human Resources™ (GPHR™)
Each HRCI Prep Course has its own requirements. In general, you must have at least five to ten years of work experience and be referred by a senior executive within your organization, a board member of your company, or an ESI Global School graduate who is familiar with your role and responsibilities and can provide a detailed firsthand account to take the SPHRi and GPHR course.
Upon notification of acceptance into a program, you’ll receive an electronic invoice that is payable within 30 days of receipt. Please review our school Payment Policies and the steps for cancelling or deferring participation.
Because HRCI Prep Courses are designed to encourage individual growth globally and foster productive interaction among participants, groups and within your organisation, English proficiency in written and spoken English is essential. However, please note that the participants who have challenges in English skills will be offered relevant language assistances from ESI Global School (Our Admissions Committee may also request an interview).
Letter of Reference
HRCI PHRi, SPHRi, and GPHR Exam Prep Courses also require a letter of reference from a senior executive within the applicant’s organization, a board member of the applicant’s company, or an ESI Global School graduate who is familiar with the applicant’s role and responsibilities and can provide a detailed firsthand account.
Who Holds an HRCI Certification
HR professionals with certifications from HRCI® are leaders of a broad range of enterprises, including large multinational corporations, small businesses, for-profit and nonprofit organizations, publicly traded companies, government entities, universities, military branches and more. The community of HRCI credential holders are dedicated HR practitioners, willing mentors and trusted strategic partners, serving both their organizations and the HR profession.
HRCI chose to pursue voluntary accreditation for seven of its eight programs and is proud to have achieved accreditation by both the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) and International Accreditation Service (IAS) for every application submitted. Learn More Details.
HRCI Credentials For Organisational Growth
Earning a credential from HRCI® speaks volumes ― about you as an HR professional, about the organization you serve and about the employees who put their trust in you. An HRCI certification distinguishes you as an expert in the HR field, with proven levels of skills and knowledge, and the competence necessary to mitigate risks and drive business results. Whether you are an HR expert or just starting out, HRCI has a suite of proven credentials that are just right for your level of experience.
HRCI Credentials For Career Development and Personal Growth
You will be distinguished as an international HR professional with sufficient experience and knowledge to pass a comprehensive certification exam based on the vast body of knowledge that comprises the human resource field.
You’ll join more than 500,000 HR professionals in 100 countries who have obtained HRCI® certification. Certification is increasingly being recognized as an essential standard for HR managers; many companies already limit employment to those who are certified professionals. A recent study found that certified HR professionals often receive higher salaries, report higher career satisfaction, have greater potential for promotions, and are more likely to be employed full time in comparison with those not certified.