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Certified Human Resources Professionals (CHRP)

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Professional Designation

Professional Designation

Program Description

The Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) is the entry-level designation. It is also the best known HR designation in Canada and available exclusively from the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA).

As a successful graduate of this program you will qualify for approved credit towards the academic component of the Certified Human Resources Professionals (CHRP) designation granted by the Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario (HRPAO).
Students who receive an overall minimum average grade of 70 per cent in these courses with no individual course grade under 65%, meets the coursework requirements to write the CHRP Knowledge Exam – a significant step towards becoming a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) in Ontario.

Requirements for the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation are;

  • HRPA registration in good standing
  • Successful completion of the coursework requirement
  • Successful completion of the CHRP Knowledge Exam
  • Successful completion of the CHRP Employment Law Exam
  • Successful completion of the Job Ready Program

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Durham College offers equivalent courses to the CHRP coursework requirements listed below. Upon completion students can submit their transcript to the HRPA for approval.

Program Of Study

Students are required to print or save a copy of the Program of Study when beginning the program. This document contains critical details about program progression and graduation requirements specific to the academic year in which your program was started.

Click to access the Program of Study for the current academic year.

Students who began this program prior to the current academic year may contact the Professional and Part-Time Learning office at or 905-721-3052 to obtain your Program of Study and graduation requirements.

Currently offered

Course Title Location/
Delivery Method
ACCT 1280Accounting IOnline
ACCT 1280Accounting IMonthly Intake Online
HRM 3280Compensation ManagementOnline
HRM 3280Compensation ManagementMonthly Intake Online
HRM 2280Employee Labour RelationsMonthly Intake Online
HRM 2280Employee Labour RelationsOnline
LAW 1284Employment LawOnline
HRM 1283Human Resources Management PrinciplesOnline
HRM 1283Human Resources Management PrinciplesMonthly Intake Online
HRM 3284Human Resources PlanningOnline
HRM 3284Human Resources PlanningMonthly Intake Online
ACCT 2281Managerial Accounting for HRMonthly Intake Online
ACCT 2281Managerial Accounting for HROnline
HLTH 3280Occupational Health and SafetyMonthly Intake Online
HLTH 3280Occupational Health and SafetyOnline
HRM 3281Organizational Behaviour For H.R. ProfessionalsOnline
HRM 3281Organizational Behaviour For H.R. ProfessionalsMonthly Intake Online
HRM 2284Recruitment & SelectionMonthly Intake Online
HRM 2284Recruitment & SelectionOnline
HRM 4280Training & DevelopmentMonthly Intake Online
HRM 4280Training & DevelopmentOnline