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Pathway 3: IHRP mutual recognition

ABOUT THIS PATHWAY

This pathway is available to HR practitioners who have achieved the IHRP Certified Professional (IHRP-CP), IHRP Senior Professional (IHRP-SP) or IHRP Master Professional (IHRP-MP) certification levels from IHRP in Singapore.

In November 2018 the Singapore Institute for Human Resource Professionals (IHRP) and the Australian HR Institute (AHRI) signed a mutual partnership agreement, enabling certified professionals to achieve mutual recognition from both IHRP and AHRI through the respective bridging pathways.

Bridging process of IHRP to AHRI certification

The following describes the bridging pathway for IHRP current certified professionals to gain AHRI certification.

IHRP CertificationAssessment MethodCost to IHRP Candidate
Level 1 – IHRP Certified Professional (IHRP-CP)

Certified Practitioner HR (CPHR)

BRIDGING PATHWAY 1 

Eligibility criteria:

  • 5 years' HR experience OR 2 years' HR experience with a relevant undergraduate degree; AND
  • For mid level HR practitioners

Application requirements:

  • Complete Unit 4 of the AHRI Practicing Certification Program (APC) – “Applied project in organisational capability"
  • Note: Requirement to undertake APC Units 1 – 3 has been waived in recognition of the IHRP certification process.

Unit 4 requirements:

  • Work on an HR initiative in the workplace over a period of 30 weeks that has the endorsement of a work-based sponsor.
  • Assessment 1 (due week 7) – Project proposal (signed off by sponsor)
  • Assessment 2 (due week 30) – Work based report on the project identifying impact through metrics in the workplace.
  • Assessment 3 (due week 30) – Learning journal on reflections during the project implementation.
  • Supported by an Academic Coordinator throughout the 30 weeks together with resource materials.

BRIDGING PATHWAY 2 

Eligibility criteria:

  • 10 years' HR work experience AND
  • With 5 years in a senior leadership role

Application requirements:

  • Submission of a case study of an HR initiative they have implemented in the past 5 years
  • Interview with the National Certification Council

Certification fees: AUD $495 (S$486)

Annual membership fees: AUD $394/year (S$387)

Note:

  1. Member of the Australian HR Institute (MAHRI) membership will be awarded on commencement of the bridging process
  2. Certified Practitioner HR (CPHR) will be awarded on successful completion of the bridging process
Level 2 – IHRP Senior Professional (IHRP-SP)

Certified Practitioner HR (CPHR)

BRIDGING PATHWAY

Eligibility criteria:

  • 10 years' HR work experience AND
  • With 5 years in a senior leadership role

Application requirements:

  • Submission of a case study of an HR initiative they have implemented in the past 5 years
  • Interview with the National Certification Council

Certification fees: AUD $495 (S$486)

Annual membership fees: AUD $394/year (S$387)

Note:

  1. Member of the Australian HR Institute (MAHRI) membership will be awarded on commencement of the bridging process
  2. Certified Practitioner HR (CPHR) will be awarded on successful completion of the bridging process

Fellow Certified Practitioner HR (FCPHR)

BRIDGING PATHWAY

Eligibility criteria:

  • 10+ years' HR work experience AND
  • With 5 years in a senior leadership role AND
  • Contribution to the HR profession 

Application requirements:

  • Submission of a case study of an HR initiative they have implemented in the past 5 years
  • Interview with the National Certification Council

Certification fees: AUD $495 (S$486)

Annual membership fees: AUD $441/year (S$433)

Note:

  1. Member of the Australian HR Institute (MAHRI) membership will be awarded on commencement of the bridging process
  2. Fellow Certified Practitioner HR (FCPHR) will be awarded on successful completion of the bridging process
Level 3 – IHRP Master Professional (IHRP-MP)

Fellow Certified Practitioner HR (FCPHR)

BRIDGING PATHWAY

Eligibility criteria:

  • 10+ years' HR work experience AND 
  • With 5 years in a senior leadership role AND
  • Contributions to the HR profession

Application requirements:

  • Submission of a case study of an HR initiative they have implemented in the past 5 years
  • Interview with the National Certification Council

Certification fees: AUD $495 (S$486)

Annual membership fees: AUD $441/year (S$433)

Note:

  1. Member of the Australian HR Institute (MAHRI) membership will be awarded on commencement of the bridging process
  2. Fellow Certified Practitioner HR (FCPHR) will be awarded on successful completion of the bridging process

CONTACT AHRI 

If you would like to speak to AHRI about the mutual partnership agreement between AHRI and IHRP, please contact the AHRI member career support team via enquiries@ahri.com.au or 03 9918 9230.

Bridging process of AHRI to IHRP certification

The following describes the bridging pathway for current AHRI professional members to gain IHRP Certification.

AHRI Professional Membership LevelAssessment MethodCost to AHRI Candidate
Certified Practitioner
Human Resources
(CPHR)
Level 1 – IHRP Certified Professional (IHRP-CP)

Eligibility criteria:
–  5 years' HR experience OR 2 years' HR experience with a relevant undergraduate degree AND
– Mid- level HR practitioner

Application requirements:
– Pre-assessment discussion
– Paper A
SG/PR = SGD150

Non-SG = SGD900
Fellow
Certified Practitioner
Human Resources (FCPHR)

Level 2 – IHRP Senior Professional (IHRP-SP)

Eligibility criteria:
– At least 10 years' HR work experience AND
– Leads the HR department or an HR Center of Excellence (CoE) or HR Shared Services team

Application requirements:
– Pre-assessment discussion
– Paper A

SG/PR = SGD240


Non-SG = SGD1,435

Level 3 – IHRP Master Professional (IHRP-MP)

Eligibility criteria:
– C-suite level HR leader
– Recognised contributions back to HR community
– By invitation only

Application requirements:
– Reference testimonials from CEO and senior level HR industry peer
– Professional dialogue

SG/PR = Waived

Non-SG = SGD2,650

Interested in applying for IHRP Certification? Visit the IHRP website.

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