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aPHRi™ Certification Preparation Course

The Associate Professional in HR – International or the aPHRi course is entry-level in Human Resources. The aPHRi™ Course covers key knowledge areas that candidates need to understand.

This aPHRi™ training course is also accredited by the HRCI or the HR Certification Institute. Now you can pursue your HR path with our effective online course.

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What are the expected Goals from this aPHRi™ Preparation Course?

This training course is designed for HR practitioners who wish to enrich their experience in the HR profession. It introduces the basic pillars of human resources management, especially the operational part. 

Hence, by the end of this course, you will achieve the objectives as follows: 

  • Understanding the HR key knowledge areas; operation, recruitment, compensation and benefits, and development then comes employee relations and health & safety  
  • Supporting your career by showing proficiency in HR technical aspects 
  • Acquiring a relevant certificate from the HRCI  
  • Being an internationally accredited HR associate professional   

Who Should Go for aPHRi™ Certification Course?

  • Candidates who are interested in human resources operations  
  • HR department professionals who want to acquire the aPHRi certificate  
  • Anyone interested in getting to know more about functions  
  • Those who are interested in professional development and progress in their careers  

What are the Acquired Skills from This associate professional in human resources Course?

This course establishes the basic skill set you need in your career path, including:   

  • Communication skills  
  • People management  
  • Operational management  
  • Organizational hierarchy   
  • Scaling up your resume with a recognized certificate    
  • Obtaining more opportunities with higher wages   
  • Gaining credibility with an accredited certificate along with work experience 

Self Study aPHRi™ Course

The learning material sources and references of the aPHRi course include:

  • Pre-reading files and pre-and-post assessment. 
  • Module exercise - 90 questions.
  • Exam simulation - 90 questions.
  • Short scenario and case study linking content to real-time cases.
  • Cheat Sheet and Mind map.

aPHRi™ Certification Eligibility Requirements  

  • No specific prerequisite for the aPHRi course and you can get back to the exam content outline 

The exam will be from Pearson VUE

aPHRi™ Certification Exam Format  

  • Exam time: 1 hour and 45 minutes
  • Exam questions: 90 questions 
  • Exam Language: English   
  • Exam method: Computer-based exam  

Course Outline

  • HR and Business Environment
  • Job Analysis and Design
  • Employee Communication
  • HR Information Management
  • Workforce Planning
  • Workforce Recruiting
  • Workforce Selection
  • Pay Structure and Design
  • Incentives and Benefit
  • Performance Management
  • Training and Development
  • Employee Retention
  • Employee Separation
  • Workforce Risk Management



Self-paced allows you to take the course on your own schedule for a period of up to one year from the date of purchase. You will be provided with structured contact hours and instructor support, if needed.


Yes. Our self-paced programs are designed to include interactive training modules, chapter exercises, practice test, case studies and additional references such as glossary, recommended readings, and more in our LMS.


You will receive an email notification with course access instructions.


Our self-paced courses are built on an intuitive platform that utilizes a menu function (Next and Back)  to allow you to quickly navigate through the course. Courses consist of pre-course reading, training materials, chapter exercises and additional reference materials. The courses conclude with a final examination.


Yes. Each course includes downloadable reference materials such as, Glossary, Appendix, Case Study, recommended readings, etc.


No. Self-paced value lies at conveniently completing the course at your own pace. Meaning that, you can complete a course in one day or take up to one year to complete it. There is no limit as to how many times you can stop and start the course.



To receive credit for a self-paced course, you will need to complete the final examination achieving a score of 70% or higher within one year of purchase.


You can access your certificate in the LMS under My Certification section.


You have access to the course up to one year at no extra cost. You can take the final exam as many times as necessary to successfully complete the course.


You can use the Send Message option in the LMS to send your queries.



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