SHRM offers several tools you can use if you prefer to learn and study on your own to prepare for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam.
SHRM Learning System
The SHRM Learning System is the most comprehensive resource for SHRM certification exam preparation. The SHRM Self-Study option is ideal for those that prefer to learn on their own schedule or who are on a budget.
Choose a target exam date, complete pre-tests to determine your current gaps, then follow your customized study path. Your personalized plan identifies topics requiring in-depth study or just a quick review. As you progress, your plan will continue to assess your needs and evolve to optimize your study time.
Test and reinforce your knowledge with more than 2,700 practice questions and a wide range of engaging tools that include short videos, audio segments, quizzes and more. Cap off your studies with a practice exam that uses questions previously used on actual SHRM certification exams.
The SHRM Learning System is proven effective in helping candidates understand and apply the required material for certification. Research shows that candidates who use the SHRM Learning System, in conjunction with the SHRM BASK®, result in significantly better pass rates.
Note: If you are planning to pursue your SHRM certification goal in the upcoming 2023 Window 2 (Dec 1, 2023- Feb 15, 2024), you can still order the 2023 SHRM Learning System to prepare. These materials align with the exam offered during 2023 Window 2.
However, if you plan to take the exam during the May-July 2024 Window 1, or the 2024 Window 2 (Dec 2024- Feb 2025), we recommend that you order the 2024 SHRM Learning System.
Try a few exam questions to assess your current knowledge.