Designation Requirements

In order to receive your CHRP designation, you must be an HRPA registrant in good standing and fulfill the following requirements:


Coursework Requirement

The coursework requirement consists of successful completion of courses in nine subject areas with a grade of 65% or better and an overall average of 70% or above, or qualifying via the Alternate Route. Learn more about the course by course approach and the alternate route for completing this requirement.


CHRP Knowledge Exam

A certification exam designed to assess the knowledge required to perform at the CHRP level. It consists of 175 multiple-choice questions. To learn more about the CHRP Knowledge Exam consult our FAQ. To find the next exam date and to apply, click here.


CHRP Employment Law Exam​

A multiple-choice exam consisting of 110 questions, which will assess basic knowledge of employment and workplace law in Ontario. For more information on the CHRP Employment Law Exam, including the next exam date, click here.


Job Ready Program

The Job Ready Program is an online course designed to assist registrants with their transition into the workplace including training around professionalism and ethics. For detailed information on the course and its content, click here.

To maintain your CHRP designation, professionals must:

Course & Exam Fees 

Learn more about course and examination fees for the CHRP designation and other regulatory services here.

Salary Data for CHRP Designation

Learn more about the median salary expectations for professionals with a CHRP designation here.