Bridging of the IHRP Certification to SHRM Certification

 

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Overview

On 7 August 2019, the Institute for Human Resource Professionals (IHRP) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) signed a mutual recognition agreement.

The IHRP-SHRM agreement will enable certified professionals to achieve reciprocal recognition from both organizations through mutual recognition.


Level Equivalent Recognition Level Cost to IHRP Candidate1
Level 1 - IHRP Associate/Certified Professional

 SHRM-CP

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be an IHRP Associate/Certified Professional in good standing
  • Must have at least 3+ years of HR experience.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Complete the SHRM bridging tutorial - The tutorial is focused on the behavioral and leadership competencies highlighted in the SHRM Competency Model which is the foundation for the SHRM Certification Body of Competency and Knowledge. The SHRM BoCk is the basis for all SHRM Certification products including the certification exams. The tutorial also includes a competency self-assessment and a sampling of situational judgement test items and takes approximately 1-hour to complete.
  • Review and agree to SHRM terms and conditions: Candidate Agreement, the SHRM Bylaws and Code of Ethics, and the SHRM Privacy Policy.
• Special Bridging Fee: US$750

• Professional Membership fee US$209

Level 2 - IHRP Senior/Master ProfessionalSHRM-SCP

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be an IHRP Associate/Certified Professional in good standing
  • Must have least 6+ years of HR experience.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Complete the SHRM bridging tutorial – The tutorial is focused on the behavioral and leadership competencies highlighted in the SHRM Competency Model which is the foundation for the SHRM Certification Body of Competency and Knowledge. The SHRM BoCk is the basis for all SHRM Certification products including the certification exams. The tutorial also includes a competency self-assessment and a sampling of situational judgement test items and takes approximately 1-hour to complete.
  • Review and agree to SHRM terms and conditions: Candidate Agreement, the SHRM Bylaws and Code of Ethics, and the SHRM Privacy Policy.
• Special Bridging Fee: US$750

• Professional Membership fee US$209


Note:

  1. These fees include prevailing fees which SHRM may charge, such as application fees and membership fees, but excludes recertification fees where applicable.

  2. A person must obtain a SHRM Professional Membership at the time of applying for the SHRM certification under this Agreement to become a certified professional of SHRM.

  3. A bridging candidate who ceases to be an IHRP certified professional will be required to re-apply for SHRM Professional Membership under the terms and conditions specified by SHRM.

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