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|Validation of Experience|
The Validation of Experience (VOE) Assessment is the final formal step in earning the CPHR designation.
Effective June 30, 2020, the following are the requirements for the Validation of Experience Assessment.
Experience has always been an integral component in achieving the CPHR designation. The requirements to pass the VOE are:
CPHR Candidates have 10 years to complete the VOE after passing the National Knowledge Exam (NKE) or NKE Waiver.
The nine (9) HR Functional Knowledge areas are as follows:
It is strongly encouraged that the VOE Handbook is read before one starts to complete their VOE Application.
Validation of Experience (VOE) Handbook
Prior to starting your VOE Application, ensure you have requested original transcripts be sent directly to CPHR Saskatchewan from your educational institution. This can be done after passing the NKE or well in advance of starting the Application.
Education received outside Canada needs to be assessed through one of these organizations:
Validation of Experience (VOE) Process
Once you have passed the National Knowledge Exam (NKE) or received approval for the NKE Waiver and satisfied the educational requirements, you are eligible to submit documentation of your experience for assessment.
For 2020, there are 2 submission deadlines remaining:
Starting 2021, there will be 3 submission deadlines annually:
Payable the first time a VOE form is submitted for review
Payable upon successful completion of the experience requirement
Notification of Receipt of Submission & Results
Applicants will be notified by CPHR Saskatchewan upon the receipt of their assessment via email.
Applicants will be notified the results of their VOE Application within 8 weeks from the submission deadline. Unsuccessful applications will be notified of gaps in their experience assessment and options available to them. There is no limit to the number of times an individual may apply.