Course Objectives:


This course will cover the material needed to pass the aPHR  exam. The aPHR  exam will cover 6 knowledge areas that will be taught according to the exam requirements. A live instructor teaches the course and students are provided practice questions and study material.  



Course Content

This Course will cover the following knowledge areas and principles of the aPHR exam. 


  • HR Operations-38%

  • Recruitment and Selection-15%

  • Compensation and Benefits-14%

  • Human Resource Development and Retention-12%

  • Employee Relations-16%

  • Health, Safety and Security-5%


Our instructors will work with you throughout the course and exam preparatory period. Our goal is to help from the beginning of the course to exam completion. 



Recommended Book and Study Material 


aPHR Associate Professional in Human Resources Certification Bundle Book Supplement – Student Edition, October 10, 2017

by Dory Willer (Author), William H. Truesdell (Author), William D. Kelly (Author), Tresha Moreland (Author), Gabriella Parente-Neubert (Author), Joanne Simon-Walters (Author)


Designed as a complete self-study program, this collection offers a variety of proven, exam-focused resources to use in preparation for the aPHR exam. Comprised of the aPHR Associate Professional in Human Resources Certification All-in-One Exam Guide and aPHR Associate Professional in Human Resources Certification Practice Exams, this bundle thoroughly covers every topic on the exam.

aPHR Associate Professional in Human Resources Certification Bundle contains more than 700 practice questions that match those on the live exam in content, style, tone, format, and difficulty. You will get real-world examples, professional insights, and concise explanations of important U.S. laws and regulations. This authoritative, cost-effective bundle serves both as a study tool AND a valuable on-the-job reference for HR professionals. 
• This bundle costs less than purchasing the books individually 
• Written by a team of Human Resources experts
• Combined electronic content includes 700+ practice exam questions



 The HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) does not endorse any particular preparation program or offering. We encourage prospective certification holders to use a variety of resources that reflect their learning styles and needs. Purchasing a certification product is NOT required and HRCI does not guarantee that an individual will pass based on the purchase of a certification preparation product.





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