aPHRi Certification

Be one of the first to earn your aPHRi and prove your knowledge of foundational Human Resources in any locale.

Is this Certificate for me?

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If you are new to HR and want to distinguish yourself early on, the Associate Professional in Human Resources - International™ (aPHRi™) from HRCI is the perfect certification to help propel your career growth and provide you with the confidence to launch into the HR profession. Be one of the first to earn your aPHRi — earn the aPHRi and prove your knowledge of foundational Human Resources in any locale.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for the aPHRi you must have a high school diploma (such as WASSCE, GED) or global equivalent. No HR experience is required since this is a knowledge-based credential.

What is the Exam Format and Length

  • Exam time: 2 hours and 15 minutes

  • Exam length: 100 scored questions (mostly multiple-choice) + 25 pretest questions

  • Computer-based exam at a Pearson VUE testing center.

What is covered?

  • Functional Area 01 | HR Operations (33%)

  • Functional Area 02 | Recruitment and Selection (22%)

  • Functional Area 03 | Compensation and Benefits (15%)

  • Functional Area 04 | Human Resource Development and Retention (10%)

  • Functional Area 05 | Employee Relations (15%)

  • Functional Area 06 | Health, Safety, and Security (5%)

How much does it cost?

By default, you will pay Opus Peritia for Tuition only, which is held online. However, you may request that books and exam registration be added to your fees. Kindly allow up to two weeks to receive the print version of the books.


Tuition Only: GHS 650 (contact us for payment plans)

Optional Add-ons: The following can be added to your bill upon request

  • Exam Registration and Application

  • Books Online and Print

When can I join the next class?

Classes commence on 18th September for our Online Sessions.

Classes are held once a week and will run for 7 weeks; every Saturday.

Delivery Mode

Kindly note that the online class is live via Zoom and will be recorded for later viewing on Opus Peritia’s Aptitude platform. Candidates will need to download and install the Zoom software application to be able to join the class.

When can I take the exam?

  • Testing for the aPHRi is available year-round, subject to test center availability. However, plan to register at least two weeks ahead of your intended date. 

What will you offer?

We will provide tuition and test prep material for your studies. This includes notes, mock exams, readings and individual assignments.

You may contact Opus Peritia to acquire the books (both online and print) at a fee.

Please allow up to 2 weeks after placing an order for books to be delivered.

Can I cancel?


You may request either full withdrawal or deferment of the program at any point in time.

However, we advise participants to do this at least two weeks upon the start of the class in order to claim a full refund.

  • Cancellations after two weeks and before the 6th week will entitle you to 75% of the total fees paid.

  • Cancellations after the 6th week will receive no refunds

  • In the case of deferment, we will hold your total fees paid in trust until you join the next cohort. You may defer up to two cohorts. Failure to complete with the final cohort will lead to a forfeiture of refund.