Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP)

Certified Human Resource Profession(CHRP) is a professional course requirement offered by the Human Resource Professfor individuals looking to embark within or are already practicing HR professionals.

The course is divided into three (3) segments and each segment has two modules.


CHRP I is divided into levels one (1) and two (2). This is for the entry level HR professional without any HR background as well as those already working in the HR profession but with no relevant qualifications. 

Entry Requirements

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Aggregate C+ (Minimum grade of C in English and Mathematics)
  • Have equivalent/relevant qualifications subject to approval by the Examinations Board (HRMPEB)

The course outline provides the general body of the HR knowledge and skills required to manage tasks within the scope of human resources. 

For candidates completing the CHRP Level I, they must undertake a workplace attachment exercise that will be supervised by both the training institution as well as the host organization. At the end of the attachment, the candidate has to submit a workplace attachment report to the training institution. 

Once candidates are successful in undertaking the two levels, then they qualify to progress to the higher levels of Human Resource Training.

NBTo qualify for CHRP II, one has:-

  • To be a holder of CHRP I certificate or
  • Diploma/ A bachelor's degree in HR and related disciplines.

It comprises of levels three (3) and four (4).


This comprises of levels Five (5) and six (6). It's a progressive course to advanced HR knowledge and skills necessary for managing human resources tasks and responsibilities at a middle and top level of HR management.  

These targets:-

  • Holders of CHRP II or
  • Individuals with Higher Diploma in HRM examined by KNEC or
  • Master Degree holders in Human Resource Management. 

Depending on what level or qualifications you have, HRMPEB may give exemptions to holders of Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates from recognized universities, examination bodies and other recognized institutions. 

The exemptions are done on a paper by paper basis. To qualify, one has to fill the exemptions forms from the HRMPEB offices and pay the prescribed exemption fees. All applications must be accompanied by relevant supporting documents. 

Mode of Application

NB: To qualify for classes and exams, you have to be registered with HRMPEB. Get excemptions for units already covered i previous coursework.

Once registered, apply online via the Apply Now button and present your printed application letter together with your registration/and exemption letters from HRMPEB at the College of Human Resource Management at Ufundi Coop Plaza, 4th Floor.

A non-refundable Application fee of Kshs1000/- is applicable before any application can be processed. Deposits are done via a direct deposit into the following bank account. (NB: No Cash payments accepted.)

Present your Application, Registration and Exemption letters with copies of:

  • Your Updated CV,
  • Degree/Diploma certificates,
  • 2 passport size photographs,
  • Proof of application fees payment - Bank slip


Payment Details:

Bank Name: Kenya Commercial Bank 

Branch Name: Biashara street  Branch

Account No. : 1180194667

In favour of: College of Human Resource Management (CHRM).


Lipa na Mpesa, Pay Bill - Business Number 522123, Account No. 80295KYourName (Max 16 Characters) 


Course Summary

COURSE TYPE: Professional
COURSE DURATION: 3 Yrs (Without Exemptions)
QUALIFICATION: Aggregate C+ (Minimum grade of C in English and Mathematics)
COURSE FEES: As Attached

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