Can I ask someone who has already passed the exam for information?
No. Writers sign a confidentiality agreement before writing the exam. However, CCHRA has a dedicated website at www.chrp.ca with information regarding the CPHR™ designation and exams.
Do I pay HST on my CPHR fees?
Yes. We charge HST on all fees.
How can I prepare for the National Knowledge Exam?
There are multiple options that you can use to prepare for the National Knowledge Exam CPHR exam. It is recommended that you use more than one option.
Many students use their HR textbooks to study. Others take courses. Some form study groups. Others find the provincial preparatory sessions or the online course and the study guide as effective ways to prepare.
How soon after the exam are the results available?
Six to eight weeks after the exam, you will receive an email notification to inform you that the results have been posted to the member services area of the CPHRNB website.
If I decide not to write the exam after I've registered, what happens?
The fee is non-refundable if you cancel your registration less than 60 days before the exam is held. Deferrals less than 30 days prior to the exam date will incur a fee of $100 + applicable tax.
Deferrals 7 calendar days prior to the exam are considered to be no-shows and the full exam fee will be forfeited unless there is verified proof of extenuating circumstances such as death in the immediate family.
Registrants who defer to a future sitting and then cancel their registration any time prior to this sitting will forfeit their initial exam fee plus any deferral fee paid.
If I fail the exam, do I have to pay to write it again?
Yes. Beginning with the November 2014 NKE administration, candidates who fail the NKE three times will be required to wait a full year before attempting the NKE for a final and fourth time. All candidates must meet all of the requirements 7 years of successfully passing the National Knowledge Exam. The set exam fee will be charged for each attempt at writing either exam.
Is there any fee to recertify?
There is no fee to recertify.
What happens if my CPHR renewal is due when I am on maternity leave?
The time on maternity leave is simply added to the 3-year period, thus making it 3 years plus the period of maternity leave up to one year. To ensure that your CPHR designation is not revoked, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to make arrangements ahead of time.
What is the HRID and the National CPHR Number that are requested upon registering for either the National Knowledge Exam or the National Professional Practice Assessment?
The HRID is your CPHRNB membership number. If you do not know your membership number, it can be found on your CPHRNB membership card or within your profile in the member services area of the website. You can also contact us and we will provide this information to you.
The National CPHR Number is the registration number that was provided to you by CPHRNB when you wrote the NKE. If you do not have this information, you can contact us as we have this information on file.
How do I apply for a National Knowledge Exam (NKE) waiver for the Post-Secondary Institution (PSI) Accreditation Program?
- Confirmation of Good Standing Form Download Now
- NKE Waiver Application Form Download Now
- CPHR Deferral Form Download Now
- CPHR Renewal Documents Click Here
- National Code of Ethics and Rules of Professional Conduct Click Here
- Exam Dates Click Here
- CPHRNB CPHR Prep Resources Click Here
- Textbooks that can be borrowed from CPHRNB Click Here