SHRM Certification Prep Course

  • Formats:


  • Duration:

    24 hours

  • Registration Fee:


    (includes the course fee of $925 + the materials fee of $625)

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Start Date


Part-Time: February 28, 2023 – April 18, 2023

Schedule: Webinars are held Tuesdays from 5:00 to 8:00 pm PST

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Online Info Session on February 8, 2023 at 4 pm PST

Online Info Session on February 8, 2023 at 4 pm PST

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SHRM Certification Prep Course

If you’re ready to move your career forward, we’re here to help.  Earning your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential can help you enhance your HR expertise, empower positive change in your workplace, and increase your earning potential. This comprehensive course will help prepare you to earn your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification. The SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) certifications are recognized and valued by employers across the globe in all industries as the premiere HR certification.

These HR certifications are about learning and professional development. They focus on teaching and testing the practical, real-life information HR professionals need to excel in their careers today.

By becoming an SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP, you prove your knowledge, competency and value to colleagues and to employers looking for a competitive edge in today’s HR Industry.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course, successful students will reliably demonstrate the ability to:

  • Review all four BASK learning modules
  • Review core competencies for learning
  • Understand the core competencies tested on the SHRM Certification Exam
  • Apply core competencies to real-life situations
  • Prepare for today’s complex HR challenges

Topics Covered (Part 1) – 12 hours

  • HR Competencies
  • HR Strategy
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Employee Engagement & Retention
  • Learning & Development
  • Total Rewards
  • Structure of the HR Function

Topics Covered (Part 2) – 12 hours

  • Organizational Effectiveness & Development
  • Workforce Management
  • Employee & Labour Relations
  • Technology Management
  • Managing a Global Workforce
  • Risk Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • U.S. Employment Law & Regulations

Admission Requirements


Who is this Course for?

  • Any HR professional or individual that performs general HR/HR-related duties that are looking to earn their SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP
  • Any currently enrolled students and individuals pursuing a career in Human Resource Management


Subject to change without notice

Jabeen Boga

Jabeen Boga Ashton College InstructorJabeen Boga is a Human Resources professional with over ten years of progressive experience across a wide variety of human resources functions that include employee relations, performance management, change management, HRIS, health and safety and total rewards. In addition to this, she is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR), Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) with responsibility for offices that span across Western Canada.


Rachael D’Silva

Rachael D’Silva Ashton College InstructorRachael D’Silva is a Human Resources Professional with 15 years of experience working in Human Resources, Labour Relations, Occupational Health & Safety and Payroll. She has spent the last five years researching and incorporating Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion programs into the workplace. While she provides full spectrum HR support, she sees herself as an HR Specialist passionate about inclusion, belonging and safety, supporting businesses in the private and non-profit sectors. She is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR), an SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), and a member of the Canadian Federation of University Women.

Vy Luu

Vy Luu Ashton College InstructorVy, pronounced as ‘vee’ is passionate about building leaders who nurture people to show up with their best selves, and in turn, create their best work. The decades of work in business, people, and technology enables Vy to bring stories from start-ups to mature corporations in her class facilitation. She believes that continuous learning inspires new thinking. Vy credits a big part of her successes to career studies. She holds designations; SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), Master’s in Business Administration (MBA), Project Management Professional (PMP), and Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR), along with certifications in change management, occupational health, and psychological safety leadership.

Christine Palak

Christine Palak Ashton College InstructorA community-minded, socially engaged, Chartered Professional in Human Resources, Christine is working towards her Master of Arts in Leadership through Royal Roads University and comes with a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Diploma in Human Resources Management from The British Columbia Institute of Technology. Christine is also a Certified Coach Practitioner and an SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). Christine has worked in human resources within the financial services, high-tech software, entertainment & gaming, and most recently manufacturing industries rounding out her experience and finding her passion in training, employee engagement, labour relations and coaching & development.





  • February 28, 2023 – April 18, 2023
    • Students must devote at least 3 hours per week to attend live webinars
    • Webinars are held Tuesdays from 5:00 to 8:00 pm PST
    • Outside of live instructional periods, students will be expected to take part in various independent and/or group activities

Required Materials

Set of four SHRM Certifications Textbooks (Print or Online versions) 2023 edition. Registration also includes the online and print versions of the 2023 SHRM Learning System—the official cert prep tool, now updated with questions previously used on actual SHRM Certification exams. Designed specifically for adult learners, this interactive system provides a personalized roadmap that combines in-depth HR knowledge with real-life situations to help you master the material and set you up for success on your exam.


The registration fee is $1,550. This includes both the course fee of $925 and the materials fee of $625.

Technical Requirements

Live Online Students

Ashton College uses web conferencing tools for conducting online classes and online learning management systems for managing resources, assignments, and grades. These tools help instructors and students connect live online as well as asynchronously. The basic requirements for online learning include a computer, webcam, speakers, and a microphone or a headset and headphones, along with a reliable internet connection. Though online learning can be pursued using smartphones and tablets, the use of laptops or desktop computers is encouraged for an enhanced learning experience.


This course does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, it was not reviewed.

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