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Validation of Experience (VOE)
The Experience Requirement is the final formal step in earning the CPHR designation. Certification candidates are required to demonstrate three or more years of professional experience in human resources within the last ten years.
Experience has always been an integral component in achieving the CPHR designation. This requirement asks HR practitioners to:
HR professionals have ten years to complete the VOE after passing the National Knowledge Exam (NKE).
For a complete list of functional competencies within each HR Functional Knowledge area, please refer to the CPHA Canada Professional Competency Framework.
Validation of Experience (VOE) Guidelines and Processes
Once you have passed the NKE and satisfied the degree requirement, you are eligible to submit documentation of your experience for assessment. Satisfying the degree requirement means your official post-secondary transcripts have been mailed to CPHR Saskatchewan's office directly by the institution you attended.
o Payable each time a validation of experience form is submitted for review
o Payable upon approval of experience requirement
Notification of Receipt of Submission & Results
Applicants will be notified by CPHR Saskatchewan upon the receipt of their assessment via email. Successful candidates will be notified by email within six to eight weeks of the dates in the table above.
Unsuccessful candidates will be notified of gaps in their experience assessment and options available to them withing four to six weeks of the dates in the table above. There is no limit to the number of times an individual may apply.