Become a CPHR

Designations provided by CPHR/CAHR UK are globally recognized levels of achievement within the field of human resources. It reflects a conviction that the professional practice of human resources management can safeguard the interests of employers, employees, and the business community. The designation represents continuing recognition of the bearer’s professionalism.

There are many professional benefits to attaining your CPHR. But the best evidence of the value CPHRs bring is clear. CPHRs earn more than non-designated HR practitioners.

Beyond the evidence provided above, here are some of the advantages to attaining your CPHR designation:

  1. Proven Expertise: HR practitioners who pursue the a CPHR designation must meet all requirements set out by their National Association, which aim to measure their competence and experience as HR practitioners. By pursuing a CPHR designation, you’ll prove your ability to tackle all aspects of HR and demonstrate to employers and colleagues alike that you are a true HR expert.
  2. Continual Learning: To maintain your designation, you will be challenged to continually update your knowledge and skills in HR. As a CPHR, you’ll gain expertise and leading-edge knowledge to help you manage complex and dynamic HR issues and, ultimately, become a strategic advisor.
  3. Demonstrated Commitment: CPHRs must undergo rigorous studies, comprehensive assessments, and ongoing learning. They are committed to the practice over the long-term. By pursuing your CPHR, you demonstrate your commitment to constantly updating your HR skills and highlighting your long-term passion for the practice. You join the roster of HR practitioners that employers seek out.
  4. Knowledge Community: As a CPHR, you are part of an exclusive, worldwide community of HR experts. Through special events, conferences, publications, and websites, you can connect with other HR practitioners locally and on a global scale. This powerful network proves invaluable as HR practitioners look for solutions, ideas and the ability to connect with others in the field.
  5. Ethical Behaviour: CPHRs commit themselves to high standards of ethical behaviour. They are held to the CPHR Practitioner Code of Ethics and Conduct that covers a range of important professional issues including confidentiality, conflict of interest, professional growth and more. You gain confidence from your employer, colleagues, and peers with the knowledge that you are committed to a Practitioner Code that demands the highest standards for the practice.

Learn more about the CPHR designations: