PHR® SPHR® & PHRca® CERTIFICATION PREP PROGRAMS

NEW!  PHRca®

The Exam Content was expanded from four to five exam functional areas with new naming conventions and percentage weightings taking effect on January 1, 2021

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 9 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.

9 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 5 functional responsibilities and associated knowledge defined by the HR Certification Institute:

New Content Outline (eff. 1/1/21)

  • Compensation/Wage and Hour – 21%
  • Employment Lifecycle and Employee Relations – 26%
  • Leaves of Absence and Benefits – 14%
  • Health, Safety and Workers’ Compensation – 10%
  • Compliance and Risk Management – 29%

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
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