Certified Associate Professional in Human Resources

Includes aPHR Exam Prep and Certification Exam

Unlock Your Human Resources Potential

Hours: 810 Hours
Duration: 12 months
Level: Beginner
Average Completion: 6 Months
Language: English
Occupation: Human Resource Specialist
Enrolled: 14 Students

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Certified Associate Professional in Human Resources

A Certified Associate Professional in Human Resources (CAPHR) is a professional who has the knowledge and skills to support the human resource (HR) function of an organization. The role of a CAPHR includes:

• Advising management on HR policies, procedures, and regulations
• Utilizing HR technology to streamline processes
• Assisting in recruitment, onboarding, and training of new staff
• Monitoring employee engagement and job satisfaction
• Developing compensation and benefits plans
• Investigating and resolving employee complaints
• Developing and implementing performance management systems
• Supporting employee relations initiatives
• Supporting workforce planning and development
• Ensuring compliance with federal and state employment laws

12 months of Full Access
11% Predicted 10-Years Job Growth

Is This the Right Career for You?

A Certified Associate Professional in Human Resources (CAPHR) is an entry-level certification designed for individuals who are just starting out in the HR field or who are currently working in the HR field but need to demonstrate their knowledge and skills. With this certification, individuals can demonstrate their understanding of basic HR principles, such as compliance, employee relations, benefits, and recruitment. Those who wish to pursue a career in Human Resources will benefit from obtaining the CAPHR certification. This certification can help to open doors to job opportunities, demonstrate competency, and provide the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the field.

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6 Reasons to Complete Your Certified Associate Professional in Human Resources Training With Us


With our programs, you can learn and study at your own pace with access 24/7/365 for the duration of your program. This means you can learn on your own terms and work around your own schedule.


Our online training comes with access to real, live support personnel that will help you through every step from our admissions adviser who will assist you with selecting the right training for you, to our student adviser who will be there with you during your entire training journey.


We have tailored our programs to provide comprehensive training in the technical and soft skills employers are looking for. With direct input and feedback from industry leaders and hiring managers, our program aligns with exactly what you need to successfully enter the workforce.


Our career training not only gives you the knowledge you need but preparation for the certification exams relevant to your desired career path. If you are pursuing an exciting new career in a field with a national certification, our program will both prepare you to sit for the exam but will often include a voucher for the exam cost.

Simulations and Case Studies

Our training programs have been developed with real learners and professionals in mind, so our programs incorporate real-world case studies and virtual simulations that will provide examples and interactions with real-life situations you may encounter during your career. These allow you to learn by experience with circumstances similar to what will be your daily responsibilities on the job.

Engaging and Interactive

Our training curriculum was developed with you in mind, looking at modern day learners and their needs. Our curriculum contains a mix of formats including reading, listening, watching, and interacting that will immerse you into a fun and engaging learning experience you will not only enjoy but not want to end.

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Program Description

This user-friendly human resource management program is for anyone who wants to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career in the field of Human Resources. Thus, this training program is an excellent choice for entry-level professionals who want to start in the field. It can also help existing professionals in the field to improve their skills and advance in their careers. In addition to that, this program will prepare you to take an industry certification exam.
The interactive program incorporates a combination of human resources principles and real-world situations that you may have to deal with. Thus, as a student of this program, you will learn:
• The history of human resources
• The evolution of human resources
• The legal aspects of human resources
• HR employee relations, which includes recruiting and training
• HR decision making
• The motivation skills needed to maintain a successful and happy work environment
• Security and safetyaspects that relate to HR professionals
What’s more is that this program will prepare you for the Associate Professional in Human Resources Certification Exam by the HR Certification Institute and provide you with an exam voucher for this certification exam. This way, you’ll acquire the skills, knowledge, and credentials to take your career to the next level.

This program is targeted at individuals seeking the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a career in the thriving field of Human Resource. The training in this program is ideal for both entry level professionals looking to start out in the field and those professionals currently working in the field who are looking to either advance their skills or prepare to sit for an industry certification. This program prepares individuals to sit for the HR Certification Institute's (HRCI) Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR) Certification Exam.

Upon successful completion of this program, learners will display proficiency in the following areas:
• The major HRM functions and processes of strategic HRM planning
• The principles of recruitment, selection, training and development, compensation and benefits
• Emerging trends, opportunities and challenges in performance appraisal
• Training and development processes as well as future trends for HRM globalization
• Strategic HR planning and the HRM process
Though this program is a self-paced program it is supported by an educational mentor. Educational mentors are subject matter experts who have years of experience in their field as well as the necessary educational training and credentials to work as an expert. The mentor is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Mentors also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement. In eLearning, motivation is a key tool to success. Because of this, mentors provide encouraging comments, feedback, and coaching to motivate learners throughout the duration of the program to support completion and success!
Though you are provided a full 12 months access to your program, the average completion time is only 6 months!

Certified Associate Professional in Human Resources FAQs

To request more information, you can contact us via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

Online courses are accessible 24/7/365 and self-paced, allowing you to progress at your own pace on your own schedule. They can be taken from anywhere in the world from the comfort of your own home. Classroom courses have a set schedule of the days and times the courses will be held, and you must attend during those specific times.

Find out if online learning is right for you by contacting our team of registration advisers. Our team is available to answer any of your questions about taking an online course before you commit to enrolling. We will walk you through what to expect to ensure you are making the right decision. You can contact a registration adviser today via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

No, you are not required to have a diploma or higher education degree to enroll in an online course. However, some occupations may require minimum educational thresholds for employment or certification. For more information on your desired career requirements, please contact us via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

To take an online course, you will need to have access to an internet connection and an internet ready device such as a laptop, PC, or tablet. For course specific requirements, please visit the course page or contact a registration adviser today.

Our courses are developed with multiple formats including text, audio, video, and interactivity. Our courses also include multiple resources and tools which can include flashcards, games, activities, and more.

No, you can take the online courses from anywhere in the world.

We participate in several financial assistance options including third party funding, both military and non-military. To request more information on the financial assistance options available and check your eligibility, contact us via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

Duration is the amount of time you will receive access to your course. Durations vary by course and range between 1 month and 12 months. If you complete your course before your duration ends you will continue to have access to your course until the duration period ends.

Many of our career training programs include certification vouchers. This means that at the successful completion of your course, at no additional charge, you will receive an exam voucher for the corresponding industry certification. This voucher will allow you to register and sit for the appropriate certification exam to obtain your industry credential.

Our online courses are open enrollment, so you can start immediately. If you are using any third-party funding to cover your course tuition, your start date may be a future date determined by your funding program.

Once enrolled, you will be assigned a client adviser who will provide you with customer and technical support. Your client adviser will supply you with your course access information, any needed materials, and be available to answer any questions you have during your training experience. They will regularly check-in with you to monitor your progress and assist you with staying on track. You will also be assigned to a course mentor who will provide curriculum support throughout your training. Your mentor is available to answer any questions you have on your course curriculum, will monitor your progress and understanding of the curriculum, and may give assignments or quizzes.

If you experience any trouble accessing your course including technical issues or lost login credentials, please contact your client adviser at helpdesk@worldeducation.net.

Our goal for students is to successfully complete their training course and achieve their career goals. We understand that extenuating circumstances can interfere with your ability to complete your course in the duration given. Because of this we have free or low-cost extensions available for our courses upon request. To discuss or request an extension please contact your client adviser at helpdesk@worldeducation.net.

Upon successful completion of your course and fulfillment of any outstanding financial obligations, you will receive your certificate of completion. Certificates are provided to you within 30 days of completion. Your certificate will validate the training course you completed with a stamp of completion.

Students that successfully complete our career training programs are assigned a career development adviser who will coordinate placement at a local externship or hands on opportunity. These opportunities are optional and may vary based on availability and occupation. Your career development adviser will also provide job search services such as: resume building, mock interviews, job opportunity resources, and more. Our professional enrichment courses do not come with a career adviser or career services.

There are no specific prerequisites for this course.

All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements:

Internet Connection
• Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless)
Hardware Requirements
• Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
• Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

Software Requirements
• Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher
• Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 or 2013 or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
• Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
• Cookies MUST be enabled
• Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
• Adobe PDF Reader


Fast track your career in human resource management with the Associate Professional in Human Resources™ (aPHR™) from HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). The aPHR is the first-ever HR certification for professionals who are just beginning their HR career journey. There is no better way to demonstrate HR knowledge and strong commitment to the profession. To be eligible for the aPHR you must have a high school diploma or global equivalent. No HR experience is required since this is a knowledge-based credential.
Your aPHR certification is valid for three years after testing. To maintain your aPHR credential, you must earn 45 re-certification credits over a three-year time span or retake the exam.
Many of our professional enrichment courses offer aPHR re-certification credits so feel free to checkout our catalog or contact our team to receive a list of eligible courses.
**A special benefit offered to our program alumni is discounted pricing on all of our HRCI re-certification courses!**
Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.


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• Validation of Knowledge and Expertise: The Certified Associate Professional in Human Resources (CAPHR) certification validates the knowledge and expertise of individuals in human resources. By earning the certification, individuals demonstrate to employers that they have the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in their field.

• Increased Job Opportunities: CAPHR certification holders are more likely to be considered for higher-level positions and to have a competitive edge over other applicants.

• Professional Recognition: CAPHR certification holders gain recognition from peers and employers for their commitment to excellence in human resources.

• Personal Growth: CAPHR certification holders benefit from the personal growth opportunities associated with professional development, such as enhanced skills, a deeper understanding of the human resources field, and increased confidence.

• Increased Earnings Potential: The CAPHR certification can potentially lead to increased earning potential, whether through higher salaries or bonuses.


• 100% Online, Self-Paced • Open Enrollment • Admissions and Student Support • Multimedia Rich and Interactive Content • Industry Certification Exam, when applicable • Hands-on Opportunity Upon Completion