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Virtual PHR-CA/SPHR-CA Certification Preparation

PHR, SPHR and GPHRs may earn up to 12 recertification hours when attending this virtual program for professional development. 

Program Overview
Delivered by a "live" instructor in a synchronous online learning environment. The Virtual PHR-CA/ SPHR-CA Certification Preparation 6-week program allows for maximum interaction and real-time Q&A chats between participants, providing a dynamic "virtual" classroom experience.

Identify your areas of strength to build upon and the areas where you need further concentrated study in preparation for taking the PHR-CA or SPHR-CA exams. Participate in live online class discussions with your peers and certified instructor. Your instructor will monitor the class’s performance through our regular progress check feature to ensure the class is mastering module content and to bring attention to any areas that may need additional assistance. Leave this virtual course with the confidence you need to further your knowledge while preparing for the PHR-CA or SPHR-CA certification exams.

This course includes:

Virtual California Cert Prep includes 2013 SHRM California Learning SystemThe SHRM California Learning System, delivered prior to the first session for participants to review in advance.

  • A syllabus/study plan to guide participants in their preparation activities.
  • A program outline that includes periodic progress checks and sample test questions to help reinforce classroom sessions.
  • Access to the web group reporting feature where participants have access to pre- and post-tests, quizzes and flashcards which will be monitored by the instructor.

PHR-CA/SPHR-CA Virtual Cert Prep Program Schedule
6-Week Program
1.5 hour sessions held on Monday and Wednesday evenings,
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., PT

Access to the virtual classroom URL will be given to participants two weeks prior to course start date.

System Requirements
Each instructor-led virtual class is held in Adobe Connect – SHRM’s virtual platform for virtual training courses. Prior to the review course, please click here to ensure that your computer has the necessary Plug-Ins, downloads, etc. to run Adobe Connect.

Contact a Member Care Representative at 800-283-7476, option #3, +1-703-548-3440, option #3 or e-mail

This program is not a substitute for the certification examination. If you wish to take the PHR, SPHR or GPHR examination, you must complete a separate application form available through the HR Certification Institute.

SHRM Member: $895
Nonmember: $1,055



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Mar. 4 - Apr. 17
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703.548.3440, option #3
800.283.7476, option #3
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