I am a CPHR

Maintaining Your CPHR Designation

As a CPHR, you represent the standard of quality in human resources practice in Manitoba and Canada. 

There are three requirements that a CPHR must meet in order to maintain their designation:

  1. Advance and expand your professional knowledge and practice across the competency areas, throughout your career, by meeting the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements each year. For more information on the CPD requirements click here
  2. Adhere to CPHR Manitoba's Code of Ethics and Rules of Professional Conduct
  3. Maintain a membership with your provincial association. With CPHR Manitoba, annual renewal is required by May 31st each year.

Certification can be revoked for you fail to meet the listed requirements or adhere to CPHR Manitoba's Code of Ethics & Rules of Professional Conduct.


Mutual Recognition

CPHR Canada has entered into an agreement with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world's latest HR professional society, to mutually recognize each other's certification programs: the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR) designation, SHRM's Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credentials. CPHR Manitoba's Board of Directors has agreed to recognize the mutual recognition agreement.

For more information about the SHRM mutual recognition agreement, click here.


Policies and Forms 

CPHR Transfer  

The CPHR designation is recognized across North America and assures employers, clients and other HR professionals that a CPHR has committed to abide by the CPHR Code of Ethics and Rules of Professional Conduct. If you choose to move to another province, territory or state and practice HR, you can transfer your designation.

For more information about transferring and maintaining your CPHR designation, click here.


When you attain your Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation, you establish yourself as one of the highest ranking and skilled professionals in HR. You also represent the HR profession and the Canadian CPHR designation granting HR associations to which you belong. As a CPHR, certification can be revoked. 

For more information on the revocation criteria, click here

Leave of Absence 

CPHR holders who are granted maternity or disability leave from their workplace are entitled to apply for and receive an extension for completing Continuing Professional Development hours. The extension granted will be equivalent to any length of time up to the lesser of the total length of the leave granted or one (1) year. 

Requests for a leave of absence must be made prior to the commencement of the leave. Retroactive leaves will not be approved. 

For more information on requesting a LOA click here

Chartered Professionals in Human Resources Manitoba (CPHR Manitoba)
1810-275 Portage Avenue / Winnipeg, Manitoba / R3B 2B3
tel. 204.943.2836 / fax. 204.943.1109 / email. hello@cphrmb.ca

For additional information please visit: CPHR.CA

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