Certification

Expertise and Professionalism in Human Resource Management.

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IPMA-Canada has developed, in partnership with PSHRA, the first comprehensive international human resource (HR) certification program in Canada.

The IPMA-Canada HR certification program is designed to enhance our HR Professional members’ HR knowledge, develop their leadership and team-building skills, afford them the necessary skills to become effective business partners, and to expand their capacity as change agents. Actively garnering experience in the human resource profession, consider becoming Certified.

Benefits of Certification

  • Professional recognition necessary to advance one's career
  • Accredited recognition across Canada and internationally
  • Enhanced credibility as a Human Resource Professional
  • Recognition of your personal professional development
  • Entitlement to use the professional designation
  • Ease of transportability across Canada and the United States, including no fees to transfer.

IPMA-Canada HR Certification Program

 With Five International Designations

#1

IPMA-Certified Professional in Training

Recognizes individuals who have the desire to become a certified professional and do not yet meet all of the requirements. Learn about IPMA-CPIT

#2

IPMA-Certified Professional

Recognizes individuals who are mid-level HR professionals and want to strengthen their understanding in HR as a Business Partner, Change Agent, and Leader. Learn about IPMA-CP

#3

IPMA-Advanced Certified Professional

Recognizes individuals who are advanced-level HR professionals and would like to reinforce their understanding in HR as a Business Partner, Change Agent, and Leader.  Learn about IPMA-ACP

#4

IPMA-Executive

Recognizes individuals who are expert-level HR professionals and at the pinnacle of their profession, demonstrating their expert understanding in HR as a Business Partner, Change Agent, and Leader.  Learn about IPMA-EX

#5

IPMA-Certified Emeritus

Recognizes individuals who are retired HR professionals and who were, just prior to retirement, certified members of IPMA-Canada in good standing.  Learn about IPMA-CE

For detailed information on our Revised Certification Program, download the Certification brochure.


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