Training and Testing
Training & TestingYou've made the decision to attain an IHR Expert Certification or Certificate. Now you're ready to learn, prepare and take the exam.
HR.com is with you every step of the way!
Online TrainingOur self-paced, interactive training solutions allow you to study for your IHR Expert Certification exam and Certificate exam online anywhere, anytime. Simply login to HR.com and click on our Programs Offered page to register for upcoming or archived Webcasts and Events in your area of expertise.
The more webcasts you attend, the more credits you’ll earn and the faster you’ll be able to become IHR Expert Certified!
Earning CreditsBy attending any of our qualified Webcasts, live or archived, you will earn 1 credit towards your IHR Certification. Each webcast is also preapproved for HRCI recertification credits and WorldatWork Certification (Benefits and Compensation webcasts only). That means that you can work on your IHR Certification while completing your PHR, SPHR or GPHR recertification.
Track and View CreditsRegularly check your Certification Credits page. It will provide you with a summary of your certification credits earned and your status in the IHR program. The credit container follows you throughout the site, so that you are aware of your progress and can take your exams when ready.
Quiz and eLearning CreditsAfter each qualified webcast, you'll be given a set of questions to complete as part of the eLearning quiz. You’ll need 70% or higher to earn an HRCI e-Learning credit. This is only available to our Recertification and Platinum Members (who also get unlimited access to all of our Webcasts and Virtual Conferences). Each quiz prepares you for your Certificate and Expert Certification exam and only our upgraded members will have an advantage of being able to view all the questions leading up to the exam. Upgrade now.
Expert Certification Exam
|Amount of questions in Exam||25||100|
|Amount of time to complete exam||1 hour||2 1/2 hours|
|Cost for free members||$99 US per exam
||$499 US per exam
|Cost for Recertification members||$99 US per exam||$399 US per exam|
|Cost for Platinum members||$99 US per exam||$299 US per exam|
Certificate ExamAll you need is 5 credits to earn a Certificate in your area of expertise. Check your Certification Credits page to view your progress and when to start your exam. The exam consists of 25 questions and we give you 1 hour to finish it. You have up to 6 months to start your exam. Each Certificate exam costs $99. Retakes are $25.
IHR Expert Certification ExamYou'll need between 25 and 40 learning hours or credits to achieve an IHR Expert Certification in your area of expertise. See this page for total hours required per vertical. Your credit and e-Learning hours are tracked on your Certification Credits page. This is where you can start your exams and become IHR Expert Certified! This exam is 2 1/2 hours long and consists of 100 questions. You'll have up to 12 months to start your exam. The normal cost of this exam is $499 but our Recertification and Platinum members get additional discounts and receive unlimited access to all of our Webcasts and Virtual Conferences. Upgrade your membership today! Retakes of the exam are available at $100.
Failed ExamIf you do not pass the exam with the pass rate of 60% or higher, you will have the opportunity to retake the exam. You'll find all of your test results and links to retake or start an exam on your Certification Credits page.