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  • 18
    Jan 2016
    Dawn O'Connor
  • 13
    Jan 2016

    HRIA is helping Associate Members take the next step in gaining Canada's most sought-after Human Resources designation - the CHRP.

    New & returning Associates can bundle their membership dues, National Knowledge Exam and NKE Workshop together to save $100. 

    National Knowledge Exam Fee $375
    NKE Workshop $480
    Associate Member Dues $200
    Total $1,055
    2016 HRIA Associate Bundle - Save $100 $955 + GST

    The deadline to take advantage of this opportunity is February 29!

    Why invest in the NKE Workshop?

    The National Knowledge Exam will test your understanding of the Competency Framework with 160 questions covering all nine functional dimensions.  The exam is challenging - the most recent exam in November 2015 had a pass rate of 57%.

    The NKE Workshop provides your greatest advantage for succeeding on the National Knowledge Exam.  These 2-day, 15-hour workshops focus on reviewing the exam structure and ideal methods for answering the questions.  Experienced instructors coach participants and an in-depth study guide helps you continue preparing at home.

    HRIA wants you to succeed: NKE Workshop participants had an 18% higher pass rate in Alberta in 2015.

    "I like that we had the opportunity to go through the sample questions as a group and discuss, and I like how the binder provides a lot of information on each section.  The material is very valuable."

    -Spring 2015 NKE Workshop Participant

    HRIA is making it easier for Associate Members to take the CHRP path.  By providing a package that includes your membership dues, NKE Workshop and NKE Exam fees you will have a solid professional development plan, and you'll save $100.

    How do you get the 2016 HRIA Associate Bundle? Follow these 5 steps:

    • Step 1: Login to your HRIA Member Profile
    • Step 2: Click the 'Apply for New Certifications' button. Choose the best date and location for your NKE Exam.  Once you've selected your choice click 'Save + Exit'.
    • Step 3: Choose a date for an NKE Workshop.  

      View the dates here or when you're logged in to your Member Profile. Space in each workshop is limited to 30 participants, and registration is completed first-come/first-served. 
    • Step 4: Contact HRIA. 

      Click here to send your confirmation email to HRIA. We will complete the package, apply your discount to the NKE Workshop and send an invoice.  
    Please include the following information in your email:
    Your full name
    Email & mailing address
    Date/Location of your preferred NKE Workshop
    • Step 5: Payment

      Your invoice will provide two options for payment. If you have any questions, please contact Pei Zhang at 403 541 8711 or pzhang@hria.ca

    The fine print:

    If you cannot attend an NKE Workshop and/or cannot write the National Knowledge Exam your fees will be refunded at any point up to the registration deadline, less an administrative charge.  

    Click here for information on National Knowledge Exam Fee Refunds and Deferrals.  Click here for more information on NKE Workshop refunds.

    Any refund will void the package discount of $100 and the full cost of the non-refunded products will then apply.


  • 06
    Jan 2016
    Chris Jones and Lisa Scott
  • 21
    Dec 2015
    Russell Stratton