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aPHRI™ Certification

HRCI's Associate Professional in Human Resources™ (aPHR™) is the perfect certification to help fast-track your career growth and provide you with the confidence to launch into the HR profession. The aPHR is the first-ever HR certification designed for professionals who are just beginning their HR career journey and proves your knowledge of foundational Human Resources

​The  (aPHRi™) exam is divided into six functional areas, or domains. The weighting of each area is based on its relative importance to the knowledge requirements of an HR professional with in-country responsibilities. During the preparation course we work on the six Modules using Jobeex techniques.

Why HRCI Certification?

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Functional Area 01 | HR Operations (33%)
Functional Area 02 | Recruitment and Selection (22%)
Functional Area 03 | Compensation and Benefits (15%)

Functional Area 04 | Human Resource Development and Retention (10%)

Functional Area 05 | Employee Relations (15%) 

Functional Area 06 | Health, Safety, and Security (5%)

aPHRI Certification

Our Support and Assistance To Get Certified

  • Free Counseling, Advising and guidance for the proper Certification program for you through an experienced and certified instructor.

  • Certified instructor directly answers your calls for any questions and inquiries.

  • We Provide you with all needed and full support in Exam registration process.

  • We Provide you with full guidance In the application Process and Payment.

  • You speak directly with the program certified instructor who provides you with full assistance and directly answers your questions and inquiries.

  • You will have a study plan with your instructor who give you the guidance and advice about the exam date selection.

  • Your Instructor will Follow-up with you before and after the exam.

  • We provide you with the opportunity to expand your HR Professional Network with other Certified HR professionals on local and international level.

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aPHRI™ Certification Preparation Course Overview

We're Pioneered to first introduce the aPHRI Credentials in Egypt and MENA

In this course, you learn the essentials of Associate Professional in Human Resources - International (aPHRi™) Certificate through To-BASICS special technique of delivering the (aPHRi™) body of knowledge and the know-how which  is considered essential for passing the exam, based on 90% success rate results of all course attendees in Jobeex.

Using the most effective learning methods and techniques to deliver (aPHRI/PHRi/SPHRi - SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP) programs content with the highest quality and the best learning environment. .

Based on Attendees feedback of their exam taking experience we’re continuously update and develop our training methodology, that guarantee the success in (PHRi™/SPHRi™) exam, where we combined the HRM knowledge, principles and aspects with real life examples, case studies, documents from well known local and multinational companies inside and outside Egypt, where we link the theory and practice. 


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Course Package includes:

  • Certificate of Attendance for (aPHRi™) Exam preparation program from Jobeex.

  • Full support in exam registration process, application, payment, exam date scheduling.

  • Learn exam tricks and techniques.

  • Certified Instructor 

  • Within one year from attending the course you're eligible to Re-attend again one more time for free.

  • Provide you with study plan and all needed free materials.

  • Expanding your network and share your experience with hundreds of certified HR professionals had already the preparation program with us.

Course Details

Course Content:

Six Modules (Exam Topics) Read More

Start Date:

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Course Duration: 40 Hours in 10 weeks

Course is Available online

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aPHRI Exam Details

Is this Certification Right for Me?

If you are new to HR and want to distinguish yourself early on, the Associate Professional in Human Resources - International™ (aPHRi™) from HRCI is the perfect certification to help propel your career growth and provide you with the confidence to launch into the HR profession. Be one of the first to earn your aPHRi — earn the aPHRi and prove your knowledge of foundational Human Resources in any locale.


Am I Eligible?

To be eligible for the aPHRi you must have a high school diploma or global equivalent. No HR experience is required since this is a knowledge-based credential.

What Is Covered?

Review the aPHRi Exam Content Outline for details.

What Is the Exam Format & Length?

  • Exam time: 2 hours and 15 minutes

  • Exam length: 100 scored questions (mostly multiple-choice) + 25 pretest questions

  • Computer-based exam at a Pearson VUE testing center

How Much Does It Cost?

Exam Fee: $300* + Application Fee: $100

* Once an exam application is approved, no refunds will be made whether a candidate withdraws or nol longer wishes to take the exam. 

To make certification more accessible worldwide, HRCI offers a global allowance for the aPHRi exam which provides the exam at a reduced fee.  Applicants who live in low-income, lower middle-income, and upper middle-income economies as defined on the World Bank Country and Lending Group list will pay a reduced exam fee of $150 USD.

When Can I Take the Exam?

Testing for the aPHRi is available year-round, subject to test center availability. 

aPHRI Content Details

aPHRI™ Certification Preparation Outlines (Body of Knowledge) covered during the aPHRI™ Preparation Course

Download aPHRI™Certification all (Body of Knowledge) pdf

Functional Area 01 | HR Operations (33%)
Understanding the tactical and operational tasks related to workforce management and the HR

function. Complying with the regulations and policies that affect the organization.

Knowledge of:

  1. 01  Organizational strategy and its connection to mission, vision, values, business goals, and objectives

  2. 02  Organizational culture (for example: traditions, unwritten procedures)

  3. 03  Legal and regulatory environment

  4. 04  Confidentiality and privacy rules that apply to employee records, company data,

    and individual data

  5. 05  Business functions (for example: accounting, finance, operations, sales, marketing)

  6. 06  HR administration, policies, and procedures (for example: personnel management, progressive discipline)

  7. 07  HR Metrics (for example: cost per hire, time to recruit, turnover rate)

  8. 08  Tools to compile data (for example: spreadsheets, statistical software)

  9. 09  Methods to collect data (for example: surveys, interviews, observation)

  10. 10  Reporting and presentation techniques (for example: histogram, bar chart)

  11. 11  Impact of technology on HR (for example: social media, monitoring software, biometrics)

  12. 12  Employee records management (for example: electronic/paper, retention, disposal)

  13. 13  Reporting requirements about the workforce (for example: new hires, involuntary/voluntary termination) 

  14. 14 Purpose and function of Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS)

  15. 15  Job classifications (for example: hourly, salary, full-time, part-time, contractor)

  16. 16  Job descriptions

  17. 17  Reporting structure (for example: matrix, flat, organizational charts)

  18. 18  Types of external providers of HR services (for example: recruitment firms, benefits brokers, staffing agencies, consultants)

  19. 19  Communication techniques (e.g., written, oral, email, intercultural awareness) 

Functional Area 02 | Recruitment and Selection (22%) Understanding the hiring process including regulatory requirements, sourcing of applicants,

formal interview and selection process, and on-boarding of a new hire.

Knowledge of:

  1. 08  Orientation and on-boarding (for example: logistics, introducing culture, facilitating/training) 

  2. 07  Pre- and post-offer activities (for example: background checks, medical exams)

  3. 06  Interviewing techniques (for example: structured, non-structured, behavioral, situational, panel)

  4. 05  Alternative staffing practices (for example: recruitment process outsourcing, job sharing, remote workers)

  5. 04  Recruitment methods (for example: advertising, job fairs, university)

  6. 03  Recruitment sources (for example: employee referral, social networking/social media,

    company website)

  7. 02  Applicant databases

  8. 01  Applicable laws and regulations related to recruitment and selection (for example: work authorization, job requisition, job postings)

Functional Area 03 | Compensation and Benefits (15%)

Understanding concepts related to total rewards such as pay and benefit programs. Responding to employee questions and handling claims in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and company policies.

Knowledge of:

  1. 01  Applicable laws and regulations related to compensation and benefits, such as monetary and non-monetary entitlement, wage and hour, and privacy (for example: tax treatment)

  2. 02  Pay structures and programs (for example: variable, merit, bonus, incentives, non-cash compensation, pay scales/grades)

  3. 03  Total rewards

  4. 04  Benefit programs (for example: health care plans, flexible benefits, pension scheme,

    health and fitness programs)

  5. 05  Payroll terminology (for example: pay schedule, vacation, leave, paid time off [PTO])

  6. 06  Data collection for salary and benefits surveys

  7. 07  Insurance claims, filing, or processing requirements (for example: workers’ compensation, disability benefits)

  8. 08  Work-life balance practices (for example: flexibility of hours, telecommuting, sabbatical) 

Download aPHRI™Certification all (Body of Knowledge) pdf

Functional Area 04 | Human Resource Development and Retention (10%)

Understanding the techniques and methods for delivering training programs and developing individual


Knowledge of:

  1. 01  Applicable laws and regulations related to training and development activities (for example: acquiring and maintaining relevant credentials, qualified providers)

  2. 02  Training delivery format (for example: virtual, classroom, on-the-job)

  3. 03  Techniques to evaluate training programs (for example: participant surveys,

    pre- and post-testing, action plan)

  4. 04  Career development practices (for example: succession planning, dual career ladders)

  5. 05  Performance appraisal systems (for example: timelines, ranking, rating scales)

  6. 06  Performance management practices (for example: setting goals, feedback, mentoring) 

Functional Area 05 | Employee Relations (15%)
Understanding the methods organizations use to monitor and address morale, performance, and retention.

Balancing the operational needs of the organization with the well-being of the individual employee.

Knowledge of:

  1. 01  Applicable laws affecting employment environments, labor relations, and privacy

  2. 02  Employee and employer rights and responsibilities (for example: privacy, substance abuse)

  3. 03  Methods and processes for collecting employee feedback (for example: employee attitude surveys, focus groups, exit interviews)

  4. 04  Workplace behavior issues (for example: absenteeism, aggressive behavior, employee conflict, workplace harassment)

  5. 05  Methods for investigating complaints or grievances (for example: employee and employee, employee and manager, employee and company)

  6. 06  Progressive discipline (for example: verbal or written warnings, escalating corrective actions, termination)

  7. 07  Off-boarding or termination activities (for example: exit interviews, hand over process, end of service benefits, non-compete or non-solicitation)

  8. 08  Employee relations programs (for example: recognition, special events, diversity programs)

  9. 09  Workforce reduction and restructuring terminology (for example: downsizing, mergers, relocation, assignments, transfers) 

Functional Area 06 | Health, Safety, and Security (5%)
Understanding the laws, regulations, and policies that promote a safe work environment. Use risk mitigation

procedures to protect against workplace hazards.

Knowledge of:

  1. 01  Applicable laws and regulations related to workplace health, safety, security, and privacy (for example: health and safety training, security compliance)

  2. 02  Risk management in the workplace (for example: emergency evacuation procedures, health and safety, employee violence, emergencies)

  3. 03  Security risks in the workplace (for example: data, materials, or equipment theft; equipment damage or destruction; cyber crimes; password usage) 

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PHRI Exam Content Outline

PHRi Exam Content Outline In details with each functional area Responsibilities and Knowledge required.

Application Process

4 Steps to Certification

1)Choose the right certification for you.

2)Apply for the exam.

3) Prepare for your exam.

4) Take the exam

PHRI Exam Questions Samples and Answers

PHRI Exam Questions Samples, Answers and Explanation

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