Certified Specialist in Human Resource Management (CSHRM) is the next level after associate. This certification is suitable for individuals who are already in HR field and need some updates and career growth. On successfully passing this certification you will be eligible to manage things in a better and advanced way.

Exam Format

  • Multiple Choices
  • 80 questions per paper
  • Time duration: 120 minutes
  • Closed book

Target Audience

This certification is suitable for professionals working in the areas of:

  • HR manager
  • HR executive
  • Employment, Recruitment and Placement manager
  • Training and Development manager
  • Labour Relation specialist
  • Executive Recruiter


There are no pre-requisites to apply for CSHRM exam but completing Certified Associate in Human Resource Management is recommended.


Valid for 3 years

Maintaining certification

The candidate needs to renew their certification every 3 years by submitting 60 CRPs

How to get certified

Prepare for your certification exam by enrolling in certification preparatory training courses. Choose to learn through various modes of training offered by our training partners.

On completing your learning, schedule your online exam. Exam vouchers may be included in your training course, please check with your training provider. You may also purchase your exam vouchers directly from our website.

On successfully passing your online exam, you will be certified and also earn competency credits. Learn more about the Competency Program.

Renew your certification every 3 years by submitting your CRPs. Kindly refer your certification validity as few certifications are valid lifetime.

Build your competency

You will earn 10 competency credits from this course

For course schedules and exams contact Certified Training Partners near you

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