Pre-Conference Preparation Classes

August 23-25, 2019 | Long Beach, CA

Human Resources Certification:



Do you want to advance your education for a successful HR career?

Perhaps you want to update your HR body of knowledge and competencies, as well as enhance your marketability increasing your salary potential.

HR certification will help you validate your experience and credibility in the HR profession.

Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA) is excited to offer preparation courses through both– the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) during our Pre-Conference Education Sessions (August 23rd – 25th) in conjunction with the California HR Conference in Long Beach, CA. Designed for individuals seeking credentials and who are focused on identifying the knowledge HR professionals need to excel in their careers today.

Considering HR Certification? Ready to Register? Choose an option below:

 For SHRM Certification you can choose:

  • Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) 
  • Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) 


For HRCI Certification you can choose:

  • Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR)
  • Professional Human Resources – California (PHRca)
  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR)
  • Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)


Have questions? We’ve got answers!

Click below to watch the PIHRA hosted webinars with HRCI and SHRM.



Lower pricing available for PIHRA members. Learn more about PIHRA membership.

HRCI Certification

HR Certification: aPHR Preparation Class*

  • PIHRA Member –  $349 $299
  • Nonmember –  $499

HR Certification: PHRca Preparation Class*

  • PIHRA Member –  $499 $449
  • Nonmember – $649

HR Certification: PHR/SPHR Preparation Class*

  • PIHRA Member – $690 $640
  • Nonmember – $840

*Materials to be purchased separately via You will get 10% off purchase when you use the code you will receive in your confirmation email after registering for the class.

SHRM Certification

HR Certification: SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP*

  • PIHRA Member –  $1,100 $1,050
  • Nonmember – $1,250 

*materials included.



Registration options


For the full #CAHR19 experience, select your preferred Preparation Class during your registration!

If you can’t make it to #CAHR19, register for a Preparation Class separately here! 

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