Professional Pathways – HR Certification

HR Professional Pathways

Build the confidence and skills you need to help start and propel your career in the human resources profession with Metro’s new certificate program.

The Associate Professional in Human Resources – International™ (aPHRi™) certificate program offered in partnership by Metro and Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) will help you prepare to write a certification exam and get you on the fast track to your career goals. Successful candidates will become certified as an Associate Professional in Human Resources – International.

Class details:

  • Eight-week program
  • Instructor-led
  • In-person

For students, early-career HR professionals, non-HR managers and those transitioning into HR roles, the Associate Professional in Human Resources – International will prove your knowledge of foundational HR as practiced in a global setting.

This program may be eligible for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant.

Upcoming Classes:

Fall: September 4 – October 30, 2018

Where: Vimy Ridge Academy (8205 90 Avenue NW),  Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Program Fee:

  • Tuition fee + book : $999 + GST                                 

Registration is now open

Program Eligibility:

To be eligible for the aPHRi you must have a high school diploma or global equivalent.  No HR experience is required as this is a knowledge-based credential.

Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency (ELP) as part of the admissions process.

Minimum CLB Requirements: Listening 7, Speaking 7, Reading 7 and Writing 7

Acceptable evidence of ELP may be one of the following test scores:

  • CLB: 7; no section score below 7
  • IELTS Academic: 6.5; no section score below 6
  • TOEFL iBT: 84; no section score below 20
  • CELPIP General: 7; no section score below 7

Exam Information:

  • Testing is conducted by a third party authorized by HRCI in Edmonton
  • Test format:
    • Computer-Based Testing (CBT)
    • Exam time: 2 hours and 15 minutes
    • Exam length: 125 multiple-choice questions