Human Resources - 825
|Program Length||~ 16 - 36 months (click for annual course schedule)|
|Cost||~$500 per course + textbooks|
|Intakes||Fall, Winter, Spring|
|Application Process||Students can register without applying. View the Admission & Registration tab for details.|
Acquire theoretical and practical knowledge and the skills required to become a successful practitioner of Human Resources Management in the areas of recruitment, training, performance management, compensation, health and safety, and labour relations.
All courses are approved by the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA).
All courses are offered online each term (Fall, Winter, and Spring) with multiple monthly intakes within those terms as well as accelerated course deliveries to provide flexibility. Refer to the OntarioLearn Courses page for upcoming start dates. Register early as courses often fill up quickly.
Human Resources National Certification Process
The nine courses in the Mohawk College Human Resources Certificate program are the required courses outlined by the Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA) to obtain the Certified Human Resources Professional designation (CHRP).
To receive the CHRP designation students must:
1. Be a member of the Human Resources Professional Association of Ontario
2. Complete the nine required courses (minimum average of 70% with no courses grade below 65%)
3. Pass the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam 1 (CKE1).
4. Pass CHRP Employment Law Exam
5. Complete HRPA Job Ready Program
For detailed information, please refer to the HRPA website (opens new window) or call 1-800-387-1311.
Effective October 2014 a University degree is no longer required for the CHRP designation.
Please be aware each course expires 10 years after completion.
Admission & Registration
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) OR 19 years of age or older.
You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered. Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.
Program of Studies
The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the 2019/20 academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion contact Continuing Education - Business.
Click on the Course number or Course title for more information on each course.
Visit the Mohawk College Bookstore Textbook Search (opens in new window) for information on textbooks.
|Register||Course number||Course title||Course Hours|
|Register||ACCTPIR23||Finance And Accounting||42.00|
|Register||BUSN10180||Employee Training and Development||56.00|
|Register||BUSNPIR22||Organizational Behaviour and Administration||42.00|
|N/A||HRESPIR11||Compensation and Benefits||42.00|
|Register||HRESPIR17||Human Resources Planning and Staffing||42.00|
|Register||HRESPIR20||Recruitment And Selection||42.00|
|N/A||LABRPIR08||Industrial Relations Introduction||42.00|
|Register||MGMT10156||Management in Human Resources||56.00|
|N/A||SAFEPIR21||Occupational Health and Safety||42.00|
The list of scheduled course offerings for this program is below. Please note that all offerings are subject to change. Not every course is offered every semester, so please consider this schedule when planning your academic path.
|Course Code||Course Name||Fall
(Sep to Dec)
(Jan to Apr)
(May to Aug)
|ACCTPIR23||Finance And Accounting||
|BUSN10180||Employee Training and Development||
|BUSNPIR22||Organizational Behaviour and Administration||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn|
|HRESPIR11||Compensation and Benefits||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn|
|HRESPIR17||Human Resources Planning and Staffing||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn|
|HRESPIR20||Recruitment And Selection||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn|
|LABRPIR08||Introduction To Industrial Relations||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn|
|MGMT10156||Management in Human Resources||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn|
|SAFEPIR21||Occupational Health and Safety||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Opportunities upon completing the Human Resources Certificate could include:
- Human Resources Generalist, Administrative Assistant, or Coordinator
- Human Resources Management Entry-level positions
- Talent Acquisition Specialist
- Training and Development Coordinator
- Compensation and Benefits Administrator
- Occupational Health and Safety Coordinator
- Labour Relations Assistant
- Health and Safety Assistant
Randstad reports that “…there are currently over 130,000 human resources professionals in Canada. There was an increase of 3,925 jobs in HR in the past year, indicating healthy growth.”