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Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Earn a New Standard in HR Certification

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Commit to Your Career

SHRM Learning System displayed on various computing devicesSHRM's global HR credentials, SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP, offer growth, advancement and recognition. These credentials are based on extensive global research involving employers, academics, and practicing HR professionals at all levels to ensure they maintain an industry-leading level of excellence and relevance in this ever-evolving profession.

By becoming SHRM certified, you prove your knowledge, In Partnership with SHRM Society for Human Resource Management 2017competency and value to colleagues and to employers looking for a competitive edge in today's global economy. Wherever your career takes you, your SHRM certification will define you as an HR expert and leader.

Ensure you're prepared with our course designed for SHRM credential candidates. Expand and test your knowledge and practical, real-life competencies in areas critical for HR career success.

This intensive 3 Day program combines expert instruction with the 2017 SHRM Learning System®, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on the exam.

Our course includes the 2017 SHRM Learning System. » Study Tools

Course Details and Options

Spring and Winter 2017 Window Boot Camp Course
Dates Days Time Location Course Fees Length
April 6-8, 2018 F/S/SU 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM East Campus $1,295.00 3-Day Boot Camp

Note: Registration includes 2017 SHRM Learning System & Lunch each day.

Classroom Sessions Include:

  • A high-level review of course material
  • Interactive discussions and learning activities focused on the practical application of HR competencies and knowledge
  • Sample assessment questions
  • Study and test taking tips
SHRM Testimonial - transcript on webapge

Additional Information

Certification and Product
SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Eligibility
Testing Windows and Deadlines
Download Certification Handbook
SHRM Learning System

HR Information
SHRM Resources
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Have a question or prefer to speak to a person?

Call Susan Blake at (828) 327-7000, ext. 4330.
Monday – Friday between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM
Or email us at

Transcript of SHRM Testimonials Graphic: What Students Are Saying. I loved the instructor-led SHRM Learning System course. Rather than just teaching facts and figures, the course has improved my critical thinking skills as an HR professional. Lisa Karaham, SHRM-SCP

Why Enroll in Our Course?

Offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the curriculum provided in the 2017 SHRM Learning System is designed by global subject matter experts and covers the entire SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™) (PDF). Throughout the program HR professionals are encouraged to acquire the Competencies and Knowledge they'll need to effectively perform their jobs and achieve career success. Our course is designed to help you learn and retain the material effectively and efficiently by combining the best exam preparation system with expert instruction and peer discussion.

CVCC's program offers you a preparation course to help meet your needs and increase your success on the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exams.

Benefits To You

You'll benefit from:

  • An experienced, certified instructor.
  • The SHRM Learning System, historically ranked the #1 HR certification prep tool.
  • Ability to acquire the knowledge and understand the behavioral competencies to help you prepare for the exam.
  • A structured learning experience that keeps you on track.
  • Opportunities to network and learn from your peers.
  • Eligibility for tuition reimbursement.
  • Earning up to 36 professional development credits (PDCs) if you are attending this program for professional development only.

Benefits To Your Employer

Certification benefits your entire organization:

  • demonstrates that your HR professionals have mastered the application of HR technical and behavioral competencies.
  • Certification prepares your HR staff to assume greater leadership roles and contribute to the strategic direction of your organization.
  • Exam preparation helps HR professionals bring new ideas to your organization that will help drive success.

  • It helps create a common HR language that optimizes consistency and effectiveness.

  • Certification is relevant worldwide, as exams cover the global SHRM BoCK™.

Who Should Enroll in This Course?

SHRM, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP Recertification Provider 2017 LogoOur certification preparation course is designed primarily for individuals seeking SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification. Certification is a great choice for HR professionals who want to:

  • Increase their knowledge
  • Advance their skills
  • Earn recognition from the global community

Eligibility Requirements

SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP Eligibility Chart - HR Related Program/Degree
Credentials Less than a Bachelor's Degree Bachelors's Degree Graduate Degree
SHRM-CP 3 years in HR Role 1 year in HR Role Currently in HR Role
SHRM-SCP 6 years in HR Role 4 years in HR Role 3 years in HR Role


SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP Eligibility Chart - Non-HR Related Program/Degree
Credentials Less than a Bachelor's Degree Bachelors's Degree Graduate Degree
SHRM-CP 4 years in HR Role 2 years in HR Role 1 year in HR Role
SHRM-SCP 7 Years in HR Role 5 years in HR Role 4 years in HR Role


Study Tools

As an official SHRM Education Partner, we are able to build our course on the SHRM Learning System, giving you access to the most comprehensive, effective and up-to-date exam preparation tools available. The 2017 SHRM Learning System delivers:

  • Effective and Proven Results - Candidates who use the SHRM Learning System consistently beat the average exam pass rate.
  • One Source For Knowledge and Application - All the study tools you need to understand, apply and engage with behavioral competencies and HR knowledge.
  • Current and Relevant Content - The SHRM Learning System has been updated to align with the 2017 SHRM BoCK, the defined standard for knowledge and competencies required of HR professionals around the world.
  • Convenient 24/7 Online Access - to your study tools from any mobile device, tablet, or computer.

The SHRM Learning System is comprised of four modules of study based on the SHRM BoCK:

  • Module - HR Competencies

    • 2017 SHRM Learning System HR Competencies workbook covers in a collageLeadership and Navigation
    • Ethical Practice
    • Business Acumen
    • Relationship Management
    • Consultation
    • Critical Evaluation
    • Global and Cultural Effectiveness
    • Communication
  • Module - People

    • Talent Acquisition and Retention
    • Employee Engagement
    • Learning and Development
    • Total Rewards
  • Module - Organization

    • Structure of the HR Function
    • Organizational Effectiveness and Development
    • Workforce Management
    • Employee Relations
    • Technology and Data
  • Module - Workplace

    • HR in the Global Context
    • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Risk Management
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Employment Law and Regulations (U.S. only)


If you have any questions or would like more information, contact us!

Susan Blake
Director of Business and Industry Technology Training

(828) 327-7000, ext. 4330