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Angela Johnston
Director, Business Solutions and Partnership

777 Elsbree Street
Fall River, MA 02720

Increase your chances of passing your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam with Bristol’s 12-week hybrid and instructor-led prep course. 


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SHRM logoMove your career forward with SHRM certification

It's time to make your move. Earning your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential can help you enhance your HR expertise, empower positive change in your workplace, and increase your earning potential.

The impact of SHRM certification

Did you know 92% of HR executives agree that it will be important for HR professionals to be SHRM-certified in the future? *

If that’s not convincing enough, here are a few more reasons to earn your SHRM certification.

Enhances HR Expertise: HR professionals who earn SHRM certification report significantly higher levels of credibility with peers and organizational leaders. 

Increases Earning Potential: HR professionals who pass the SHRM certification exam report earning salaries 14%-15% higher than peers who do not. *

Advances Career: 71% of HR executives agree that SHRM certification increases the likelihood of obtaining a promotion in HR and list it as a preferred qualification. *

*Source: 2020-2021 Certification & Certification Preparation Resource Guide, SHRM

A course designed for your success

This course combines expert instruction with the most comprehensive and effective way to prepare for success on your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam. The interactive SHRM Learning System is a personalized roadmap to help you master the SHRM Body of Applied Skills and Knowledge™ (SHRM BASK™) and prepare you for the SHRM certification exams.  


SHRM learning materialsThe SHRM Learning System is the official SHRM certification prep tool. This interactive roadmap delivers the most comprehensive, flexible, and effective SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exam preparation. 
Designed using a proven approach for teaching adult learners, this system helps you understand, apply, and engage with behavioral competencies and HR Knowledge. Online learning modules, based on the SHRM BASK, and interactive study tools, are incorporated into the study process to test your knowledge and decision-making skills. 
There’s no better way to successfully prepare for the SHRM certification exams.  


The pre-test gives insight into what you already know and what you should focus your studies on. It includes questions that previously appeared on SHRM exams, giving you an idea of what to expect on exam day

In-class pretest will be given during course.

Maximize your study time as the system guides you through relevant, bite-sized topics based on your knowledge gaps. Put your learning to the test with:

  • Online learning modules covering the SHRM BASK content is variety of different formats to allow for custom study schedules and learning styles (eReader, online and optional printed formats)
  • 2,700+ practice questions are included in assessment, quizzes, post-test and practice exam
  • Flashcards of key terms, both electronic and printable
  • Learn out loud audio segments and competencies in action activities bring the competencies to life
  • New SHRM Learning System virtual guide to help you understand how to get the most out of the program


Boost your exam day confidence with these resources available in the SHRM Learning System.

  • Instructional videos help you understand situational judgment questions and break down how to answer them
  • A post-test to help you check your knowledge prior to taking your exam
  • The practice exam, made up of questions previously offered on the actual SHRM certification, should be taken after you complete your studies
  • A digital copy of Ace Your SHRM Exam: A Guide to Success on the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP Exams, gives you great advice to help you succeed on exam day 

Topics Covered

Study with learning modules that provide an in-depth exploration of the knowledge domains and behavioral competencies tested on the SHRM exams. 


  • Leadership
  • Leadership & Navigation 
  • Ethical Practice 
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Interpersonal
  • Relationship Management
  • Communication
  • Global Mindset 
  • Business
  • Business Acumen
  • Consultation 
  • Analytical Aptitude 


  • HR Strategy
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Employee Engagement & Retention
  • Learning & Development
  • Total Rewards


  • Structure of the HR Function 
  • Organizational Effectiveness & Development 
  • Workforce Management 
  • Employee & Labor Relations
  • Technology Management  


  • Managing a Global Workforce 
  • Risk Management 
  • Corporate Social Responsibility 
  • U.S. Employment Law & Regulations (U.S. Only)