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    Your Journey Through SHRM Certification

    • Browse's comparison of HR certifications here.

    • Visit the SHRM website for Exam Application, Costs & Deadlines.​

    Charlotte County SHRM Certification Scholarship

    Charlotte County SHRM supports its members in their pursuit of professional HR certification. Scholarships are available for professional development for either SHRM or HRCI certification. Access instructions and application form here.

    SHRM Certification Study Group - HR Collier & SHRM SWFL

    Inquire about a no charge study group with our sister chapter in Collier County.  HR Collier or Charlotte County SHRM membership required.  More information here.  Sessions will be virtual via Zoom.Pre-registration and associated cost of purchasing the SHRM Learning System is required.



    Charlotte County SHRM is proud to be an approved provider for both SHRM and HRCI certifications. Event programming is submitted for re-certification credits for HRCI and SHRM recertification.


    SHRM offers several options to earn recertification credits.  SHRM requires 60 credits earned with a three-year period.  Attending or presenting at our Charlotte County SHRM meetings is one ideal option. Earn a few credits for volunteering on the CCSHRM Board.  

    SHRM accepts recertification credits that fit the critera of 1) Advance Your Education 2) Advance Your Profession and 3) Advance Your Organization.

    Browse the current brochure outlining these various credits, how to track and how to submit for recertification!

    For additional ways to obtain recertification credits, click below:

    SHRM Certification Handbook

    SHRM Certification Portal for credit tracking

    HRCI Certification Portal for credit tracking

    Attention SHRM Certification Credential Holders – Earn Recertification PDCs for COVID-19 Work

    FAQs SHRM Certification Recertification PDC Allotment for COVID-19 Activities



    Click here for SHRM Scholarship Overview.  "In 2019, the SHRM Foundation will award more than $500,000 in certification, academic and professional development scholarships and grant to HR professionals and students. We encourage all eligible SHRM, student and chapter and state council members to apply for one or more of the scholarships."


    Browse the many micro-certifications SHRM offers. Veterans at Work Certificate Program? Click here for details.  SHRM membership not required.


    Connect with SHRM Foundation. Donate or apply for scholarships, including certification scholarships for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certifications!  Click here for details and application deadlines.

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    CCSHRM Partners with UCF to Advance your Career

    We are proud to announce our partnership with the University of Central Florida (UCF).  UCF has been recognized for being in the top 20 schools for enrollment offering the SHRM Learning System for PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation.  If you are looking to advance your career, you will now be able to participate in online Instructor base classes.

    UCF also offers recertification credits providing UCF CE Courses and Community Partner Events.  HR Generalist Certificate and certification study group also available.  See the 2020 flyer here.