AHRI Practising Certification (APC) Program

Become a Certified HR Practitioner and create opportunities that will take your professional career to new heights.

The AHRI Practising Certification (APC) Program is an industry recognised program, designed to equip experienced HR professionals with essential skills and knowledge for advanced strategic HR management.
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Driving positive change for the entire HR profession with Certification

加入一个格wing cohort of Certified HR professionals promoting the value and contribution HR makes in delivering successful business outcomes.

Elevate professional standards

Adopt a globally benchmarked standard of excellence for all HR practitioners, underpinned by theAustralian HR Capability Framework.

Boost credibility and confidence

Display your CPHR post-nominals with pride and demonstrate that you possess the skills to navigate complex people and business challenges effectively.

Inspire emerging HR professionals

Join the movement towards global HR Certification and contribute to the long-term success and sustainability of the HR profession through continuous learning.

"Certification accelerated my career progression by five years. Had I not completed the program, I wouldn't be where I am today."

Jessica Kaaden FCPHR, Human Resources Director, Trust for Nature and two-time AHRI award winner

Learn how to apply an advanced strategic lens to HR management

APC项目包括深入检查of the key functions of human resources management as it relates to the business environment, the organisation and the individual.


The strategic HR professional

Consider the value of strategic HR practices to organisational performance and how they are measured.


The HR organisational environment

Explore the factors that influence the operating environment of an organisation and their impact on strategic planning and strategic objectives.


Workforce design, development and performance

Learn how to plan, implement and evaluate key HR initiatives using appropriate management strategies and processes.


Applied project in organisational capability

Plan and complete a work-based project in which you will implement an organisational capability initiative that solves real business problems

Subsidised enrolment fees for 2024

AHRI has committed to subsidising APC enrolment fees in 2024 to encourage and support the professionalisation of the HR industry. This is a limited offer, so if you are deciding when to sign up – now is the time!

Pave the way to future career success

Get started on your HR Certification journey and create opportunities that will take your professional career to new heights.

Complete your studies virtually, or as a distance student, in just 18-months (part-time).

Fast track your Certification journey withskills recognitioncredits for prior learning.

Gain advanced entry into a Masters of HR or MBA withuniversity articulation arrangements.

Want more information?

Full details of the APC program structure, delivery options, and assessment requirements are available in the program information guide. If you have any other questions, just get in touch with theAHRI学生支持团队or call 1300 811 880 for assistance.

"The capstone unit gave me the opportunity to demonstrate to our company how and where HR can add value. Since becoming Certified with AHRI, I now sit on subcommittees of the board."

Deneita Fewquandie CPHR, HR Manager, Steinhardt Corporation.

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