PHR/SPHR/GPHR/aPHR Recertification Credits

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Getting and Maintaining Certification is Now Easier & Better Than Ever!

Get PHR, SPHR, GPHR, or aPHR recertification credits through Cascade. Qualified programs are indicated in the online training description.


Effective August 1, 2018: All Professional in Human Resources® (PHR®) and Senior Professional in Human Resources® (SPHR®) exams will be based on new 2018 exam content outlines. Read more at GreatWork! – Changes Ahead for PHR and SPHR certifications.

Cascade Employers Association and HRCI have partnered to offer Cascade members the following benefits when obtaining or renewing their HRCI certifications:

  • Earn up to twelve (12) Recertification Credits per renewal cycle. (Proof of Cascade membership is required).

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    Three credits per full year of Cascade membership (to a maximum of nine [9] credit hours) under the membership category and an additional three [3] Business credits (one [1] per year for SPHR) under the continuing education category. If your HRCI credential does not require Business credit (PHR, GPHR or CA), the credit type will default to HR General credit.

  • Availability of a Recertification HRCI Concierge to quickly resolve questions and issues

  • $50 discount off the PHR, SPHR, GPHR, or aPHR exam fee (contact us for information about discount codes).

  • Second Chance Insurance: double your chances of passing, without doubling the cost of registering for an exam. With an optional and non-refundable fee of $125, you may retake the same exam type. (HRCI will notify you with an official exam outcome report and provide exam rescheduling instructions; Second Chance Insurance must be selected during the application process.)

HRCI has several webinars available to learn more about certification and recertification!

Also, you are invited to connect with HRCI’s recertification experts one-on-one for the next online chat! Stay up-to-date on the latest webinar and chat offerings from HRCI by regularly checking the calendar of events.

Cascade is committed to supporting our members’ career development and ongoing education. Don’t miss this great opportunity!

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