Earning a Professional in Human Resources® (PHR®) or Senior Professional in Human Resources® (SPHR®) certification from the HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) is a career milestone for an HR professional. Certification can be a deciding factor when an individual is being considered for an internal promotion or a position with a new employer. It can also be instrumental in helping you to expand your knowledge base. Certification attests to the investment you have made in your HR career. Partner with Employers Council to study for the PHR® or SPHR® Certification test in one of our custom preparation program.

Employers Council Study Program Resources

  • Comprehensive study materials from Distinctive HR®, updated to reflect changes in the new test format
  • Class discussion and exercises
  • Special SPHR review session
  • Practice test questions
  • Instructor tips on how to take the HRCI® exams
  • Certified and experienced instructors
  • Employers Council members also have access to other on-line HR-related data bases

Special SPHR Study Session

A special half-day review session will include additional quiz questions and discussion designed specifically for SPHR candidates. This session will focus on course content and the question style unique to the SPHR exam and is open to participants in any of the current study programs at no additional charge.

Professional Instructor Credentials

Our experienced human resources professionals and employment law attorneys have achieved their PHR® or SPHR® certification and will share their knowledge of the HRCI® exams with you. You will work with a variety of professional instructors who are all subject matter experts and use an assortment of different teaching techniques to enhance your learning experience.

Reported Pass Rates for 2018

Certification                                                        Employers Council      National Average

Professional in Human Resources (PHR):                    89%                            59%

Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR):     91%                            57%

Certificate Eligibility

The PHR® and SPHR® examinations are administered by the HR Certification Institute®. The Employers Council registration fee includes all study program materials but does not include HR Certification Institute’s® application or examination fees. For more exam information, eligibility requirements, or to apply to sit for any exam, please visit the HR Certification Institute® website at HRCI.org or call 866.898.4725. It is recommended to the student to verify their eligibility to take the exam prior to registering for this class.

Once you earn your certification, we have a large number of classes​ you can take to keep your certification active by earning the credits you need.

Study Programs for PHR and SPHR Candidates

All study programs for the PHR and SPHR Certification include comprehensive study materials, class discussion, exercises, and practice tests. Instructors, who are certified, will provide test-taking tips and exam preparation recommendations.

Availability

This is one of a few Employers Council classes available to non-members for a higher fee.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations between receipt of program materials and the first class will result in a non-refundable material fee. Cancellations after the first class will be charged the full class fee.

Credits

Course ID #HR120



Class Details

Location:Employers Council, 1799 N Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80203-1310
Date:02/26/2020
Time:6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
List Price:$1645.00
Member Price:$1445.00
Note:Evenings 6pm-9pm (9 Consecutive Wednesdays
Location:Employers Council, 1799 N Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80203-1310
Date:02/26/2020
Time:2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
List Price:$1645.00
Member Price:$1445.00
Note:Afternoons 2pm-5pm (9 Consecutive Wednesdays)
Location:Employers Council, 1799 N Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80203-1310
Date:03/28/2020
Time:8:30 am to 4:30 pm
List Price:$1645.00
Member Price:$1445.00
Note:Three-Day Program 8:30am-4:30pm (3 Consecutive Saturdays)
Location:Employers Council - Southern Regional Office, 6005 Delmonico Dr Ste 250, Colorado Springs, CO 80919-2255
Date:04/02/2020
Time:8:30 am to 4:30 pm
List Price:$1645.00
Member Price:$1445.00
Note:Five-Week Program 8:30am-4pm (5 Consecutive Thursdays)
Location:Employers Council - Northern Regional Office, 5250 Hahns Peak Dr Ste 140, Loveland, CO 80538-8712
Date:04/27/2020-05/01/2020
Time:8:30 am to 4:30 pm
List Price:$1645.00
Member Price:$1445.00
Note:Boot Camp 8:30am-4pm (One-Week Intensive)
Location:Employers Council, 1799 N Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80203-1310
Date:04/29/2020
Time:8:30 am to 12:00 pm
List Price:$0.00
Note:SPHR Special Session
Location:Employers Council, 1799 N Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80203-1310
Date:09/02/2020
Time:6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
List Price:$1645.00
Member Price:$1445.00
Note:Evenings 6pm-9pm (9 Consecutive Wednesdays)
Location:Employers Council, 1799 N Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80203-1310
Date:09/02/2020
Time:2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
List Price:$1645.00
Member Price:$1445.00
Note:Afternoons 2pm-5pm (9 Consecutive Wednesdays)
Location:Employers Council - Northern Regional Office, 5250 Hahns Peak Dr Ste 140, Loveland, CO 80538-8712
Date:10/06/2020
Time:8:30 am to 4:30 pm
List Price:$1645.00
Member Price:$1445.00
Note:Five-Week Program 8:30am-4pm (5 Consecutive Tuesdays)
Location:Employers Council, 1799 N Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80203-1310
Date:10/09/2020
Time:8:30 am to 4:30 pm
List Price:$1645.00
Member Price:$1445.00
Note:Five-Week Program 8:30am-4:30pm (5 Consectutive Fridays)
Location:Employers Council, 1799 N Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80203-1310
Date:11/11/2020
Time:8:30 am to 12:00 pm
List Price:$0.00
Note:SPHR Special Session
Location:Employers Council - Arizona Regional Office, 7975 N Hayden Rd Ste D280, Scottsdale, AZ 85258-3247
Date:02/26/2020
Time:6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
List Price:$1645.00
Member Price:$1445.00
Note:Evenings 6pm-9pm (10 Consecutive Wednesdays)
Location:Employers Council - Arizona Regional Office, 7975 N Hayden Rd Ste D280, Scottsdale, AZ 85258-3247
Date:10/03/2020
Time:8:30 am to 4:30 pm
List Price:$1645.00
Member Price:$1445.00
Note:(5 Consecutive Saturdays)
Location:Employers Council - Utah Office, 423 W Broadway Ste 200, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1239
Date:02/28/2020
Time:8:00 am to 4:30 pm
List Price:$1645.00
Member Price:$1445.00
Note:Five-Week Program 8am-4pm (5 Consecutive Fridays)
Location:Employers Council - Utah Office, 423 W Broadway Ste 200, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1239
Date:09/11/2020
Time:8:00 am to 4:30 pm
List Price:$1645.00
Member Price:$1445.00
Note:Five-Week Program 8am-4pm (5 Consecutive Fridays)

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