Senior Professional in Human Resources – international

What is SPHRi (HRCI) ?

SPHRi is an American professional certification offered by Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) which is a global, competency-based credential that is designed to validate the skills and knowledge of an HR professional who operates in a global marketplace. The credential demonstrates the mastery of cross-border HR responsibilities to include strategies of globalization, development of HR policies and initiatives that support organizational global growth and employer retention and creation of organizational programs, processes and tools that achieve worldwide business goals.


HRCI certifications are the highest standard for HR professionals around the world, and are awarded only to those who meet certain HR professional and educational requirements and who then pass an exam that evaluates real world abilities and judgment.

HRCI certifications:
• get you recognized
• get you hired and promoted
• distinguish you in the profession
• are respected, accredited, and sought-after
• support your growth and development throughout your career

Earning one of our rigorous, established, accredited, and well-respected certifications makes you part of the HRCI community, an influential network of over 135,000 professionals worldwide who are leaders in developing forward-thinking, dynamic HR strategies for their organizations.

What is exam eligibility criteria for SPHRi (HRCI) ?

  • A minimum of 4 years of professional-level experience in an HR position with a Master’s degree or global equivalent, OR
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional-level experience in an HR position with a Bachelor’s degree or global equivalent, OR
  • A minimum of 7 years of professional-level experience in an HR position with a high school diploma or global equivalent


What is Exam Format and Length for SPHRi (HRCI) ?

Exam time: 2 hours and 30 minutes.  Exam length: 105 scored questions (mostly multiple-choice) + 25 pretest questions


What is the meaning of Certification Cycle SPHRi (HRCI) ?

All Certifications are valid for three years. Recertification is required every three years through demonstrated professional development (preferred method) or retaking the exam.

Earn 60 recertification credit hours, of which 15 credit hours are in International HR OR retake exam.

How to get enrolled in SPHRi (HRCI) ?


Enrollment in SPHRi is very simple. All you need is to just fill the enquiry form and we will provide complete guidance on enrollment for SPHRi.

What is the official fee for SPHRi (HRCI) ?

Exam Fee: $495 + Application Fee: $100

What will be the exam content for SPHRi (HRCI)

Functional Area 01 HR Leadership 31%
Functional Area 02 Talent Development & Management 27%
Functional Area 03 HR Service Delivery 24%
Functional Area 04 Measurement & Analysis 18%

How much marks I require to pass SPHRi (HRCI) ?

The passing score for each exam (based on a scaled score) is 500. The minimum possible score is 100. The maximum possible score is 700.

When can I give SPHRi (HRCI) exams?

Testing for the SPHRi is available year-round, subject to availability at the Prometric testing center of your choice. Attention: Effective March 1, 2018, all HRCI exams will be delivered by Pearson VUE instead of Prometric.


Apex Training Benefits

Exam Focused:
Our exam focused training ensure that you get SPHRi certification in first attempt.

Practice Centered:
Apex Online Resource Center offers more than 1,500 practice questions, flashcards, an interactive case study, and two post-tests.

Customized learning:
We offer variety of customized learning options so that you can choose the learning option that best matches your schedule and learning style, and use assessment test results to create a personalized study plan based on your strengths and weaknesses.

Study Material:
We use approved HRCI study martial which portable and you can access via PC, laptop, mobile or e-reader devices.

Passed Students

Apex Professional Training Institute is one of the best institute for HRCI certifications. Trainers are professionally qualified and fully capable to explain difficult concepts in easy way. After having these certifications the chances of career growth increase exponentially.
Mathew Joseph

Apex Institute’s trainer link theory and practice by illustrating their courses with examples from their own professional experience. This learning method prepared me for working life, to quickly become professional at the end of my studies.
Ahmed Ali

The trainer are there to communicate their knowledge and their know-how, thereby enabling us to prepare students for HRCI certifications. You need to keep in mind that they are professionals. I believe in a prosperous future after passing HRMP certification. Mustafa

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Why You Should Choose Apex Professional Training Institute

  • Interactive teaching methodology is used for focused and accurate knowledge
  • Extensive emphasis on exam practice sessions which enable candidates to develop necessary skills required to pass exam in first attempt.
  • Individual home assignments are provided to students for better preparation of real examinations.
  • Class discussions & participation are integral part of lectures so as students comprehend difficult concepts with examples.
  • Regular class test sessions are taken so that students can judge their performance.
  • Full compliance with international learning and development standards and guidelines for preparation and study methodology.

The HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) does not endorse any particular preparation program or offering. We encourage prospective certification holders to use a variety of resources that reflect their learning styles and needs. Purchasing a certification product is NOT required and HRCI does not guarantee that an individual will pass based on the purchase of a certification preparation product.

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