Aspiring and Transitioning HR professionals
can get certified too!

HR Certification Classes
for aPHR, PHR and SHRM-CP  
We Help You Pass The Test!

The aPHR, PHR and SHRM-CP is the perfect for those in administrative HR roles who want to move to the next level. Show your boss (or next boss) that you are committed and know your stuff.

Are you a driven and ambitious HR professional looking to take the next step in your career?

Unlock your potential and fast-track your way to success in the dynamic world of Human Resources! Our comprehensive pathway is designed specifically for aspiring HR professionals who are ready to soar to new heights.

Imagine having the confidence to tackle complex HR challenges head-on, to make strategic decisions that drive organizational success, and to be the go-to expert for all things HR-related. With our system, you'll gain a solid foundation in HR principles and practices, empowering you to excel in your current administrative role and launch a fulfilling career in HR.

Let's get you HR certified!

Live classes begin July 26th
Join now to be sure you're ready!

Are you new to Human Resources?

You know how to do the tasks, now take the knowledge to the next level.  The aPHR will give you the basic knowledge you need to jump start your career. 

Want to show your boss you know what you're doing?

Having your aPHR, PHR or SHRM-CP sends a message that you know the basics and can be trusted with more interesting and significant assignments.

Thinking about a long term HR career?

The aPHR, PHR or SHRM-CP sends the message that while you may be starting your HR journey, you are here to stay!  The commitment to pass this exam shouts that loud and clear. 

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Supercharge your learning experience! Enroll today to secure an exclusive early bird bonus

Does the whole process seem overwhelming?

Grab a copy of our favorite tips & tricks for cracking the HR Certification Exams

  • How to create a study plan
  • Multiple Choice best practices
  • My top secret sauce to getting this done!
  • What to do the last week
  • Final suggestions for the big day!


Program Length

20 hours of content

Class Size

Capped to allow for personal interaction

Delivery Format

Combination of Live Sessions & Self Study

Course Access

Until you pass!

Your Effort

3-6 hours a week

Course Model

Ongoing support
until you get this done

Over the 12 week course, there is a mix of self study and live sessions. Every other Wednesday at 1pm eastern (noon central) we'll meet for a combination of lecture and practicing multiple choice questions. On the off week, you will listen to recorded lectures on the sections we are discussing. You'll have a text to read and practice work to do as well. While it seems like a lot, we'll guide you every few days so it's easy to stay on track with small study activities.

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How to pick the right partner!


You need to show others that you are more than an admin. You have the HR basics, now you need something to take the next step. The HR Certification is the answer!

If you’re an HR professional looking to finally land that promotion, pay increase, or leadership role, then you already know you need to take and pass your HR Certification exam.

And that’s why you’re here! You’re here because you want to know the material inside and out. You're checking this out because you want to feel self-assured that you will pass this exam on the first try. You’re here because you know you need a test-prep guide.

And we're here to help!

The moment has come to demonstrate your abilities to both your current employer and prospective employers. Now is the perfect time to excel in your HR career. It's your time, and we're here to support you!

In addition to our e-learning platform and live classes, our aPHR course includes:

Lori Kleiman is a human resources speaker, author, and facilitator. With more than 35 years of experience as a human resource professional she has walked in your shoes.

Lori has been teaching HR certification prep for over 20 years. She realized students didn't have what they needed to get this done, so she created her own program. Knowing what students need, we created content and curated the very best test prep material to ensure success. We partner with seasoned instructors that continue to live HR every day and bring real experiences to your classroom.

Learn more about Lori

What You'll Use to Get This Done!

The program covers materials for both aPHR, PHR and SHRM-CP exams and consists of:


We meet every other week over lunch (for most people!) to do some additional learning and practice answering multiple choice questions.  All classes are recorded, so if you miss a session you don't miss the content! 

Additional Practice Exams

We provide practice and lectures for the material that will enhance your knowledge and test taking skills. In addition, we give you access to the top certification practice site.  Your course includes additional practice  from ExamEdge®

Over 15 Hours of Course Material

ALL NEW prep content held inside your very own virtual classroom that you can access when your schedule allows.  Those in the live class have unlimited access until you pass!

Your Own

Interact with fellow students and instructors in our private community.  Get additional resources and practice questions. Use this group to form study groups and connect with others.

Access to Lori

She will be by your side supporting you through the entire process! She will be there to provide feedback and answer questions to ensure your success!

Reference Books

A trusted HR Text will give you additional content to read and absorb concepts.  Our custom resource book gives you every slide and additional resource we offer. 

Vocab is Key!

We know that understanding the vocabulary used on the test is essential to getting this done. Our app has over 1200 words and definitions to be sure you know what the questions are asking! This is a critical component to success.

Included with your course for 6 months

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Need help getting approval from your boss or leadership team? 

We've got you covered!


We don’t just teach this content


Our Course Gets Real Results

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Why Us

Our answers to the 6 critical questions on selecting your partner



MODULE 1 – HR Operations

MODULE 2 – Recruiting

MODULE 3 – Compensation & Benefits

MODULE 4 – Training & Retention

MODULE 5 – Employee Relations

MODULE 6 – Mix It Up

MODULE 7 – Risk Management

You've been wondering about certification long enough - now is the time to get this done.
You can do this and we are here to guide you every step of the way!

By the end of our time together, you’ll have EVERYTHING you need to know to PASS YOUR TEST with CONFIDENCE!



 We are not focused on filling seats in a class. Our goal is to make sure you have the very best learning experience. Lori would be happy to discuss your certification goals with you prior to registration. Click here to find the right journey to certification for you.  


Everyone’s journey is different. Find the right package for you:



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There is a lot to do before the first class!
Plus when you Join NOW

SUPER CHARGE BONUS is all yours!

Our best selling Recruiting course, and 1 ExamEdge Practice test
only available until July 10th

* Payment plan must be up to dateย or access to class will be suspended. Immediate access to full course with first payment.
** The lifetime offer is valid as long as HR Topics is offering test preparation courses. Once the live sessions are completed, you will have access to a recorded program similar to the sessions you attended live, upon request.
*** There are no refunds on the course. Contact us if there is an issue completing the work.
**** Success kit shipped in US only, international shipments can made with additional charge.
***** The bonus offers end on July 10th

Key Takeaways!

  • Connection between tactical HR principles and the actual HR practices
  • Enhanced knowledge of the areas of Human Resources that don't come up every day
  • Firm grasp on compliance concepts that mold HR functions
  • Understanding of what leaders expect from their HR teams
  • Ability to look at HR scenarios across many functional areas
  • And of to answer those DARN multiple choice questions!



Learn how to disconnect from the noise around you and tune in to what's happening in your mind, body, and soul. We'll teach you how to:

  • Clear your mind with meditation
  • Connect with your body through yoga
  • Align your vision with your reality

It’s time to nurture yourself like never before.


Get to know yourself. You’ll learn how to tune it all out and turn your attention inward.


Learn what self-love looks like and how to incorporate it into your daily routine.


Learn how to connect with others and still value the unique individual you are inside.


Bring the inside out. Show up as the most authentic version of yourself every day.


Looking forward. Set life goals that align with who you really are inside.


With goals in sight, create a road map to the life you’ve always dreamed of.