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Certification Class

Fall 2021 Prep Class for the PHR / SPHR Exam

FWHR offers a comprehensive, engaging certification preparation class for experienced human resources professionals.   
Through the completion of the class you will obtain the knowledge needed to sit for your certification exam.
Exam criteria require prior knowledge and experience in HR. 

Registration for Fall 2021 Prep Class is now open.

Experienced HR professionals who meet certification criteria (see www.HRCI.org for details). 

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. / Tuesday nights
August 31 - November 16, 2021

UNT Health Science Center
Education and Administration Building (EAD) room 714 (7th floor)
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76107


  • To improve your understanding of HR subject matter
  • To advance the HR profession
  • To enhance your HR career

Unit 1 – Business Management, leadership and strategy
Unit 2 – Talent planning and acquisition
Unit 3 – Learning and development
Unit 4 – Total rewards
Unit 5 – Employee and labor relations, employee engagement
Final Review

Click here to register for the Fall 2021 Class.

Cost for Class:
  • FWHR Members - $400
  • Non-members - $500

Material information is shared on the registration page.

Deadline to register & pay: Friday, August 27, 2021.

Please note that payment must be received by Tuesday, August 31, 2021.  At that time, any unpaid registrants enrollment will be cancelled and those on the waitlist will have the opportunity to fill this spot.

Refund policy
Since we must have a minimum of 10 students in order to offer the course, our refund policy is as follows:

  • 100% refunds if class is canceled by FWHR
  • 100% refunds if student cancels, no later than one week before the first session.
  • No refunds given after the first class begins.
Questions? Reach out to us at info@fwhr.org.

Curious which certification is right for you?   Take a look.

“After struggling through preparing for the PHR certification on my own years ago, I cannot express
just how much the prep classes helped me be ready for the SPHR exam.” - Elizabeth S.


Are you interested in applying for our S/PHR Prep Class scholarship?

In order to be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:

  1. Be members in good standing of FWHR for at least six months
  2. Eligible to sit for relevant HRCI or SHRM certifications
  3. Willing and able to participate in upcoming FWHR Certification Prep Class
  4. Participate in FWHR Scholarship Committee for one year after award
  5. Previous winners are not eligible

Qualified applicants submit an essay, their resume and the completed application. The committee (made up of the certification director and the winners of the previous scholarships) then meets and determines the most deserving recipient.

Scholarship applications for Fall 2021 open on Wednesday, March 10, 2021.
Deadline to apply is Friday, August 6, 2021.
Winner to be announced on Tuesday, August 10, 2021.

Click here to access the application.


Have your SHRM certification and need assistance with the re-certification process?  Contact the SHRM Re-Certification Hotline @ (703) 535-6360 for assistance.  Counselors are available from 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (M-F).

Questions?  Reach out to us at info@fwhr.org.



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