IPMA – Certified Professional (IPMA-CP)

The IPMA-CP designation recognizes individuals who are entry and mid-level human resource professionals who meet the educational requirements and who have a minimum of two years of human resource work experience in one of the required technical proficiency areas, have passed the Certification Exam and completed the IPMA-Canada “Developing Leaders in Human Resource Management Workshop.”

Application for IPMA-CP can be made online.

Candidates who can demonstrate that they have met the criteria for IPMA-CP may advance to the IPMA-ACP designation.

IPMA-CP members are required to recertify every three years by online application.

To be eligible for certification as an IPMA-CP, your experience must be considered at the professional level. You must also meet one of the following education/experience prerequisites:

  • Completion of a two (2) or three (3) year post-secondary program in human resource management or a bachelor level degree from a recognized post-secondary institution, plus demonstration of two (2) years of experience, as an HR professional, in at least one (1) of the technical proficiency areas.  OR
  • Completion of a one (1) year post-secondary program in human resource management, plus demonstration of three (3) years of experience, as an HR professional, in at least one (1) of the technical proficiency areas; OR 
  • With no post-secondary education in human resource management, IPMA-CP recognizes the demonstration of eight (8) years of experience as an HR professional in at least one (1) of the required technical proficiency areas ; AND
  • Completion of the IPMA-Canada “Developing Leaders in Human Resource Management Workshop;” AND
  • Pass the Certification Exam. 

[ Apply for IPMA-CP Certification – English ]
[ Apply for IPMA-CP Certification – French ]

 

If you prefer to pay your application fee online please do so below. Be sure to also download, complete and submit the IPMA-CP Certification application (application available in English & French).


IPMA – CP Certification



 

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