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Pass the CHRP CHRL Comprehensive Knowledge Exams CKE 1 CKE 2

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HRPA’s exams are currently delivered by Prometric via computer-based testing and this partnership was expanded in August 2020 to include online delivery through a secure remote proctoring system – ProProctor. Click here to learn more about online examinations. HRPA remains committed to offering exams. As the situation with COVID-19 remains fluid, HRPA will continue with the dual-modality delivery model until the end of 2021. If you are planning to write either the CHRP Knowledge Exam (CHRP-KE) or the CHRL Knowledge Exam (CHRL-KE), you have the choice of writing the exam remotely via an online delivery module, or – if you prefer and test centres in your area are open – in person. New: HRPA will be introducing structural changes to the CHRP and CHRL Knowledge Exams for 2021. What this means is that the knowledge exams will be divided into 2 content sections. The structural changes are as follows:

CHRP Knowledge Exam (CHRP-KE)CHRL Knowledge Exam (CHRL – KE)Exam Content Section 1: 1 hour and 45 mins

Exam Content Section 1: 2 hours and 30 mins

1 optional 15 min break

1 optional 15 min break

Exam Content Section 2: 1 hour and 45 mins

Exam Content Section 2: 2 hours and 30 mins

Total: 3.5 hours to complete 175 questions

Total: 5 hours to complete 250 questions​

Breaks: You will be permitted one 15 - minute optional break which we encourage you to take after you have completed and submitted Exam Section 1 and before you start Exam Section 2. Breaks are not permitted during Exam Section 1 or Exam Section 2.

Please note: There are no changes to content, format, method of delivery, level of difficulty or the eligibility requirements.

Registration for the CHRP or CHRL Knowledge Exam involves a simple three-step process:

  1. Establish your eligibility with HRPA; eligibility means being an active registrant who is approved for the Public Register and who has met the Coursework Requirement. (*If you have not met the eligibility requirement you will not be permitted to register for the exam.)

  2. Register and make payment for the exam with HRPA.

  3. Schedule your date, time and location directly on Prometric’s website. You will be given the option of either scheduling your exam at a test centre or through remote proctoring.

NOTE: Register early to ensure you obtain a seat in your preferred city/location or your preferred time if you are testing remotely.

CHRP-KE & CHRL-KE

The CHRP Knowledge Exam (CHRP-KE) is required for the CHRP designation and is only valid for the CHRP. The CHRP-KE comprises 175 multiple-choice questions, 20-30 of which are test questions. The test questions are not scored and are scattered at random throughout the exam. The time allotment for the CHRP-KE is three hours and 30 minutes. The cost to register for the CHRP Knowledge Exam is $290 plus HST.

The CHRL Knowledge Exam (CHRL-KE) is required for the CHRL designation but can be used to meet the knowledge exam requirement for the CHRP as well. The CHRL-KE comprises 250 multiple choice questions, 20-30 of which are test questions. The test questions are not scored and are scattered at random throughout the exam. The time allotment for the CHRL-KE exam is five hours. The cost to register for the CHRL Knowledge Exam is $345 plus HST.

Consult the table below for examination dates and testing windows.

2020 & 2021 ​Knowledge Ex​am Dates

ExamRegistrationRegistration DeadlineWithdrawal Deadline​​​​​ Exam Testing Window​​CHRP-KE

Closed

​February 8, 2021

​29-two calendar days from exam appointment date​​​

​February 8–24, 2021

​CHRL-KE

Closed

​March 1, 2021

​29-two calendar days from exam appointment date​​​

​March 1–15, 2021

CHRP-KE

Register

​June 7, 2021

​29-two calendar days from exam appointment date​​​

June 7–21, 2021​

​CHRL-KE

Register

​June 28, 2021

​29-two calendar days from exam appointment date​​​

​June 28–July 12, 2021

​CHRP-KE

​Registration open as of July 1, 2021​

October 19, 2021

​29-two calendar days from exam appointment date​​​

​October 19–November 2, 2021

​CHRL-KE

Registration open as of August 1, 2021

November 2, 2021​

​29-two calendar days from exam appointment date​​​

​November 2–16, 2021

Exam Content and Delivery The CHRP-KE and CHRL-KE are based on the HRPA Competency Framework which features nine functional dimensions as it relates to academic knowledge. Academic knowledge refers to basic facts, policies, practices, methods, legislation, etc. It is information that can be written into procedures and transferred fairly accurately during the learning process. Examples of academic knowledge include: the rights and responsibilities of management and labour during union organizing and negotiation processes; the various methods of training and developing staff; and human rights, employment equity and pay equity legislation. The chart below provides a guideline regarding the extent to which each functional dimension is emphasized within the CHRP-KE and the CHRL-KE. For a better understanding of how items are developed for the CHRP-KE and the CHRL-KE, please have a read through our Item-Writing Guidelines.

CHRP-KE /CHRL- KE Functional DimensionsCHRP-KE%CHRP-KE

# of Questions​CHRL-KE %​CHRL-KE

# of QuestionsStrategy

4%

6–8

11%

22–32

​Professional Practice

11%

16–22

11%

22–32

Organizational Effectiveness

13%

20–26

14%

30–40

Workforce Planning and Talent Management

13%

20–26

14%

30–40

​Labour and Employee Relations

11%

16–22

9%

18–27

Total Rewards

13%

20–26

10%

20–30