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Ontario College Graduate Certificate | 
3 semesters | Barrydowne

Human resources professionals know all too well that a company is only as good as the people it employs. Get the skills and experience to become a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) by exploring recruiting opportunities, challenges, and strategies; organizational management; labour relations, and more.

The curriculum is designed to boost your existing qualifications and to support you if you intend to pursue your Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation. The nine core courses required to access the National Knowledge Exam (NKE) are approved by the Ontario Human Resources Professionals Association. Additional courses include mediation, practitioner seminars, and an eight-week placement in a professional human resources environment. Information on the Human Resources Professionals Association and the CHRP designation is available by visiting www.hrpa.ca.

Program Highlights
  • 1 year – 3 semesters
  • 8-week placement
  • Includes the nine approved courses required to access the National Knowledge Exam (NKE) to become a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP)
Fieldwork/Placement

Semester three will be an eight-week, unpaid work placement.

CHRP Designation

The Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) regulates the human resources profession in Ontario and issues the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation. Completion of HRPA's certification process confers the right to use the title Certified Human Resources Professional and the right to use the initials C.H.R.P. or CHRP after one's name (excerpt from HRPA's website). It is the responsibility of the graduate to pursue certification. Information on the Human Resources Professionals Association and the CHRP designation is available by visiting www.hrpa.ca.

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How to Apply

Business and Information Technology

Admission Requirements

  • Graduate of a recognized two- or three-year postsecondary program.

Recommended:

  • computer competency in relevant software
  • some familiarity with basic accounting principles
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Program Delivery

This program will be delivered in the following terms:

2016-2017

Winter Semester

2017-2018

Fall Semester

Winter Semester

For specific term start/end dates and other key dates/deadlines, please see the 2017-18 Academic Schedule which will be posted on our website in early 2017.

Program of Study

Semester 1Credits
HRP 7101Applied Mediation Skills - ADR 4
HRP 7106Organizational Behaviour 4
HRP 7110Human Resources Management 3
HRP 7120Occupational Health And Safety 4
HRP 7130Applied HR Practices I 2
HRP 7211Staffing 4
 Term Credits: 21
Semester 2
ACC 7300Managerial Accounting 4
HRP 7115Training and Development 4
HRP 7205Compensation Management 4
HRP 7210Human Resource Planning 4
HRP 7215Labour Relations 4
HRP 7230Applied HR Practices II 2
 Term Credits: 22
Semester 3
HRP 7301Field Placement 7
 Term Credits: 7
 Total Credits: 50
Tuition Fee (Canadian Students)

Tuition fees for Year 1 of this program for the 2016-2017 Academic Year are $6,801.10. The breakdown of tuition fees can be found at http://cambriancollege.ca/fees.

Tuition fees for the 2017-18 Academic Year will be posted at http://cambriancollege.ca/fees by May 1, 2017.

Tuition Fee (International Students)

Tuition fees for Year 1 of this program for the 2016-2017 Academic Year are $17,398.60. The breakdown of tuition fees can be found at http://cambriancollege.ca/fees.

Tuition fees for the 2017-18 Academic Year will be posted at http://cambriancollege.ca/fees by May 1, 2017. 

Books & Supplies

The cost of books and supplies for Year 1 for the 2016-2017 Academic year is approximately $1,400. This is the best information available at the time of publishing to the website and is subject to change.

Employment Opportunities

Specialists in human resources may work in medium- to large- sized organizations that have formal human resources departments. Some specific positions include:

  • Recruiter
  • Staff trainer
  • Human resource coordinator
  • Compensation analyst
  • Employee relations officer
  • Payroll administrator
  • Health and safety coordinator
  • Job analyst

Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.

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