Requirements to achieve your CPHR

Across the nine Provinces and three territories that recognize the CPHRTM designation, the requirements to achieving your CPHR are consistent, but the specific processes, timing etc, reflect the needs of each association’s member community.

The CPHR education, examination and experience requirements are designed to provide candidates opportunities to develop and demonstrate the required CPHR competencies.

The requirements to become a Chartered Professional in Human Resources are:

  1. Membership: Meet the requirements for membership in your CPHR member association.
  2. Knowledge: Demonstrate theoretical knowledge of the CPHR functional competencies.
  3. Education: Demonstrate knowledge of the enabling competencies and the ability to apply functional knowledge, usually through the completion of a minimum of a bachelor’s degree.
  4. Professional Level Work Experience: Demonstrate professional level work experience practicing human resources, where the depth of work performed required independence of action, responsibility for outcomes, and influence with decision makers.
  5. Professional Conduct: Commit to adhere to the Code of Ethics & Rules of Professional Conduct

The CPHR Designation is overseen by your provincial member association. For specific requirements to achieve the CPHR in your province, contact your member association.