One-half pass first CHRP exam

Exam fundamentally sound, but changes coming: CCHRA
By David Brown
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/20/2004


fter 10 per cent of the questions were thrown out for being “especially problematic,” barely one-half of all Certified Human Resources Professional designation candidates passed the first national knowledge exam.

The Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations (CCHRA), the body that oversees the national standards, admits that many people found the exam more difficult than they had expected. Improvements will be made, said the association, adding though that the exam is fundamentally sound.