PHR/SPHR PHRca & aPHR CERTIFICATION PREP PROGRAMS

NEW!  PHRca®

Have you been waiting for us to help you take the PHRca® certification exam?  We can help you feel more confident and prepare for it in just 6 weeks. The PHRca certification demonstrates your mastery of the laws, regulations and HR management practices unique to the state of California. The PHRca is for professionals who either practice in California or are responsible for human resource management in California. You do not have to be located in California to earn a PHRca. Many certification holders add the PHRca to their other HRCI credentials, but this could be your first certification ever.

6 Week Program

Graduates of SDEA’s Prep Programs averaged an 85% pass rate.  The national average pass rate is 45% for first-time takers of the PHR exam.

Course materials correspond to the 4 functional responsibilities and associated knowledge defined by the HR Certification Institute:

  • Employee and Employment Relations
  • Compensation / Wage and Hour
  • Benefits and Leaves of Absence
  • Health Safety and Workers Compensation

PHR® / SPHR®

SDEA’s PHR/SPHR Certification Prep Program is for you if you’re an experienced HR manager who’s serious about mastering technical and operational HR practices. The purpose of this study series is to arm you with the skills and techniques you need to master the PHR/SPHR certification exam.

10 Week Program

Graduates of SDEA’s PHR/SPHR Prep Program averaged an 85% pass rate.  The national average pass rate is 45% for first-time takers of the PHR exam.

Course materials correspond to the 6 functional responsibilities and associated knowledge defined by the HR Certification Institute:

  • Business Management
  • Workforce Planning and Employment
  • Human Resource Development
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Employee and Labor Relations
  • Risk Management

aPHR®

The aPHR Certification Preparation program is designed to assist professionals that are just beginning their HR journey and want to prepare for the HRCI exam to achieve the designation of aPHR. To be eligible for the aPHR exam, you must have a high school diploma or global equivalent. No HR experience is required since this is a knowledge-based credential.

Participants will learn and study about key Body of Knowledge areas in order to prepare for sitting for the exam.

The aPHR Certification Preparation program is a 10-week course designed to assist participants in their preparation for the aPHR exam. The aPHR is a new designation under the HRCI certifications and is an excellent opportunity to prepare individuals on their career path within HR.

8 Week Program

Course materials correspond to the 6 functional responsibilities and associated knowledge defined by the HR Certification Institute:

Topics Include:

  • HR Operations
  • Employee Relations
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Human Resource Development and Retention
  • Health, Safety and Security