Nevada Association of Employers (NAE) has partnered with Capital Associated Industries (CAI) to provide NAE members with access to web-based study courses to prepare for your Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR), Professional in Human Resources (PHR), or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification exam.


aPHR™ Live Web-Based Study Course  

The aPHR™ encompasses the foundation of human resource (HR) operations as practiced in the United States. As a young professional embarking on a new career in HR, the aPHR can give individuals the edge needed to jump to the top of the hiring list. It is an HR certification for professionals who are beginning their HR career or transitioning into the HR field.

The aPHR Certification was created in 2016 and is perfect for everyone from high school graduates to individuals beginning their HR career. The intensive two-day bootcamp is ideal for individuals who currently perform HR responsibilities, serve in an HR support role, or even serve in the Adjutant General Corps of the military and are looking to transition to a civilian HR position. Individuals with a High School diploma (or global equivalent) are eligible to sit for the exam. The exam is offered in the United States only.

The aPHR™ Study Course content will be focused on covering the general HR knowledge, principles and practices that make up the aPHR™ Exam:

  • HR Operations – 38%
  • Recruitment and Selection – 15%
  • Compensation and Benefits – 14%
  • Human Resource Development and Retention – 12%
  • Employee Relations – 16%
  • Health, Safety and Security – 5%

In addition to exceptional LIVE web-based instruction and interaction, you will receive many tools to help you prepare for passing the exam, including:

  • Student Guidebook with notes and information on the aPHR
  • Best Practices on how to take standardized tests
  • A Pre-test, a Comprehensive Final Practice Exam, and sample Chapter Quizzes
  • Games and quizzes throughout the two days in addition to instruction

PHR®/SPHR® Live Web-Based Study Course

So you’d like to take a high-quality study prep course to prepare for the newest PHR® or SPHR® exam, but you are busy, you can’t miss time during the day at work, you really need some scheduling flexibility and would like more than one option? Now, from the comfort of your own home or office, you can participate in one of the most comprehensive PHR®/SPHR® certification preparatory programs to be found anywhere.

Getting a PHR® (Professional in Human Resources®) or SPHR® (Senior Professional in Human Resources®) certification will distinguish you from your peers, build your self-confidence, and earn you greater respect within the HR profession.

Of course, to get certified you must first pass the exam. Our study course is led by David Siler, SPHR, GPHR, HRBP, HRMP, Managing Partner of Distinctive HR, Inc. David’s PHR®/SPHR® students have an extremely impressive pass rate of more than 90%, while the national pass rate for both exams in the most recent test period was around 50%.

Attendees will focus on the NEW five major areas of HR:

  • Learning & Development
  • Total Rewards
  • Talent Planning & Acquisition
  • Employee & Labor Relations (PHR)
  • Employee Relations & Engagement (SPHR)
  • Business Management (PHR)
  • Leadership & Strategy (SPHR)

In addition to exceptional instruction and interaction, you will receive many tools to prepare yourself for the exam, including:

  • Study Manual
  • PowerPoint Booklet of Slides
  • David Siler’s “Seven Princes” book
  • Set of Flashcards
  • Downloadable audio files
  • On-line access to hundreds of practice exam questions
  • On-line access to testing games and videos on tough topics
  • On-line access to Learning Management System with ability to earn badges for completing certain milestones and communicating with “friends” (NEW)
  • Access to a private Online Study Group (NEW)
  • Talk directly with the Instructor during “Online Office Hours” (NEW)
  • Best Practices on how to take standardized tests
  • Comprehensive Final Practice Exam

To sign up for this study course (aPHR): Click here

To sign up for this study course (PHR/SPHR): Click here 

Fall 2019 Schedule

October 24 & October 25, 2019
9:00am – 4:00pm (EST)

Fall 2019 Schedule

Tuesdays: September 3, 2019 – November 19, 2019
6:00pm – 9:00pm (EST)

Thursdays & Mondays: October 17, 2019 – November 25, 2019
6:00pm – 9:00pm (EST)

Not sure if you’re ready? Sign up to attend the FREE 60-minute webinar preview: Study Certification Course: What’s It All About?
Webinar instructions and materials will be mailed to you and will arrive on or around the start date for the session.