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CHRMP Foundation / Associate

CHRMP Foundation is the preferred way to establish your new HR Career. It proves mastery in the area of HR Operations and execution of best practices. As a CHRMP Foundation credential holder, you have proven competence in turn-key HR functions and can assume the responsibilities of an HR Generalist.

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Key Highlights

Entering the HR industry can seem challenging, especially because of the dynamic nature of the HR domain. CHRMP Foundation looks to ensure that you gain confidence in critical HR competencies through rigorous training and validation while you create your place in the industry. A practical course that is driven by passion and experience ensures a comprehensive learning experience that leaves you ready.

Gain a Global Certification validated by Mercer Mettl, establishing proof of competency
Digital Certificate through Accredible, verified and secured with Blockchain technology​
Unlimited access to CHRMP Foundation Certification course for 1 year
Practical learning from industry professionals and consultants to Fortune 100 companies
Comprehensive learning experience through self-paced, high quality(4K) learning modules
Weekly live sessions to clarify topics and ensure two-way communication (optional)
Take the exam at the nearest Mercer Mettl center or from your home via web proctoring
Complimentary access to career resources to assist with job search and career growth
Belong to a network of credential holders from over 40 countries

Course Description

Certified Human Resource Management Professional (CHRMP) – Foundation course is a comprehensive HR certification program with a wide spectrum coverage of core HR concepts and emphasis on their practical applications.

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A solid HR foundation

CHRMP Foundation ensures that an HR Professional who is new to the HR domain has clarity on concepts, and develops practical skills to implement in the work-place. A solid foundation is essential to any structure, and with this certification, CHRMP Foundation graduates develop the confidence and and the ability to carry out HR processes, and have a clear, insightful understanding of HR systems. We believe in training the future HR leaders of the industry, and ensuring that our graduates have an upper-hand to stand out amongst the crowd.
Globally Recognised, Locally Relevant

Globally Recognised, Locally Relevant

Through in-depth and application-focused training, and testing at global standards, CHRMP Foundation gives you an all-rounded perspective of HR functions. This gives you a competitive edge and helps you stay ahead of your peers, both locally and internationally. We believe that CHRMP certified professionals can hold their own among the HR industry, and stand out as professionals.
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Competency-based learning design

CHRMP Foundation is designed using the principles of adult learning, instructional design, and experiential learning techniques. The course material is cutting-edge, future-oriented, and loaded with projects and activities. This enables you to build confidence in your abilities that are practically applicable. Focusing on individual learning styles, CHRMP Foundation Certification has a custom-built training methodology in order to build a competency-based understanding of HRM.
Post-certification on-the-job support

Post-certification on-the-job support

As a graduate, you can enjoy post-training support for one year. During this period, you have unlimited access to online as well as offline courses. CHRMP consultants and industry experts are also available for advice to help credential holders implement on-the-job projects. We pride ourselves on our extensive network, and graduates can also tap into the supportive global alumni community of CHRMP for networking and creating opportunities.

Eligibility Criteria

CHRMP programs are definitive, and the course design is unambiguous, making it very easy for the candidate to decide which program aptly fits their needs. Likewise, the eligibility criteria are also set to ensure participants are ready to meet the program’s challenges and pace.

The CHRMP Foundation HR certification program is recommended for fresh graduates and professionals making a transition to the domain of Human Resource Management. Undergraduates with work experience may also apply.

CHRMP Foundation is an HR certification that forms the stepping stone onto the world of Human Resource Management. Therefore the aspiration to be actively engaged with the Human Resources of organizations is a prerequisite.

What will you learn

  • Introduction to some HR agreements / contracts
  • Offer letter
  • Appointment letter
  • Terms of employment, Bonds
  • Contracts and service agreements
  • Background verification
  • Joining formalities
  • Leave Management
  • Organisational Planning
  • Human Resource Planning
  • Staffing – workforce planning
  • Case study – manpower planning
  • Recruitment – concepts and strategies
  • Trends in recruitment
  • Selection process
  • Selection test design
  • Introduction to C&B planning
  • Designing compensation plans
    Factors affecting C&B planning
  • Internal equity, External equity , Individual equity
  • Salary slabs, Pay Parity, Median
    Flexible structures, Survey studies
  • Salary trends, Emerging trends
  • Optimisation of compensation
  • Reduction of compensation turnover – case study
  • Strategies for reducing compensation turnover
  • Point plan method
  • Introduction to job analysis
  • Methods of job analysis
  • Stakeholders in Job analysis
  • Sources of data
  • Job data segregation
  • Job descriptions and job specifications
  • Creation of job descriptions and job specifications
  • Introduction to Learning & Development
  • DNA of training – KSA
  • Four levels of Skills Development
  • Types of learning programs
  • Approaches to training
  • ADDIE Model(An introduction to the phases
  • Analysis
  • Design
  • Development
  • Implementation
  • Evaluation (Criteria of evaluation, Methods and Kirkpatrick’s Model)
  • Introduction to employee engagement
  • Need for employee engagement
  • Factors affecting employee engagement
  • Meeting human needs through employee engagement
  • Understanding and measuring absenteeism
  • Understanding and measuring attrition
  • Employee engagement surveys
  • Employee engagement and other functions in HR

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Exam & Certification

CHRMP is validated with the best-in-the-world-testing standards, delivered in partnership with Mercer Mettl. The certification exam consists of 60 multiple choice questions to be answered in 90 minutes. The questions are a mix of conceptual and practical case study type.


One can take the exam at any designated Mercer Mettl Center or web proctored in the comfort of one’s own home.

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Upon passing the examination successfully, you will receive a Digital Certificate and a Digital Badge through Accredible, verified and secured with Blockchain technology. (see sample)

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Flexible Learning Options

Distance and location are not a constraint for you to earn your CHRMP credentials. Learn from the convenience of your home and take the certification exam in your city or attend sessions in some of our select training locations for classroom training and certification exams.

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Frequently Asked Questions

CHRMP Foundation certification is a generalist HR certification that helps you establish a new HR career. Equipped with a practical understanding of the fundamentals of the HR domain and equips the participants to implement the same in the organization.

CHRMP Foundation is recommended for individuals who are freshers and aspire to build their careers in HR.

CHRMP Foundation helps you establish a new HR career. Equipped with knowledge about HR Operations and the execution of best practices, you can assume the role and responsibilities of an HR generalist immediately upon completion of the certification.

CHRMP Foundation certification covers 6 major verticals. These are:

  • Talent Acquisition
  • Compensation & Benefits Planning
  • Job Analysis
  • Employee Engagement
  • HR Operations
  • Learning & Development

CHRMP Foundation certification introduces participants to the relevant concepts that are required to begin a career in the field of human resources. Anyone who is interested in exploring the domain of human resources can register for the Foundation program.

The eligibility criteria is set to ensure that participants are ready to meet the challenges and pace of the program.

If you fit any of the below criteria then you are eligible for the Foundation program: 

  • Fresh Graduates or postgraduates in any stream including HR
  • Undergraduates having a minimum experience of 2 years in domains other than HR

We have outlined a recommended Learning Path to enable our Foundation participants to acquire the much-needed competencies in a more structured manner.

For self-paced learning:

Orientation – CHRMP Foundation – Job Analysis- Talent Acquisition- – HR Operations-  Employee Engagement- Learning & development- – Compensation & Benefits Planning.

For Blended learning:

The Online Bootcamp for the 6 modules of CHRMP Foundation are conducted every Saturday from 3 pm-6 pm IST and they happen in a loop. These are repeated cyclically once the 6 modules are completed. Each boot camp is a starting point for the participants. So go ahead and attend any session that you want to.

CHRMP is the certifying body and Mercer Mettl is our certification partner.

The CHRMP Foundation course is a blend of studio recorded, 4K quality Self Paced sessions  and  Online Bootcamps which are delivered  by our trained facilitators. The pre-recorded lessons for self paced learning, available in the CHRMP Academy, comprises learning modules that you can complete at your own pace.  These modules consist of videos, quizzes and additional resources that will make learning fun and help ensure that the concepts are as simple as possible to implement in real life situations. 

The Online Bootcamps are live instructor-led sessions, conducted on Zoom – which  have a mix of the most important concepts corroborated by in class activities, case discussions and projects.

However, it is not mandatory to attend the bootcamps in order to appear for the exam. You can choose to learn through either self paced, bootcamps or a combination of both depending on your learning style.

Self-paced learning is one that happens as per one’s own convenience and comfort.

As part of the self-paced learning, the participants have access to pre-recorded 4K quality videos of the different learning modules that are part of your certification program. You also get quizzes and courseware to reinforce your learning.

Online Bootcamps are instructor Led Sessions (ILT) delivered virtually.

No, these are not webinars. These are interactive sessions where the participants and the facilitator interact with each other and learning takes place in a social environment These sessions have breakout rooms activities, case discussions and Q & As.

Online Bootcamps are conducted on Zoom.

In order to attend these sessions, the participants need to log into the CHRMP Academy and register in the  “Events” section. Once you register with your email address, you will receive the session joining link on the same email ID.

Online Bootcamps are conducted every Saturday from 3pm to 6pm IST.

The schedule for a month is updated in the “Events” section in CHRMP Academy.

Online Bootcamps are conducted to help the participants understand the practical application of the HR concepts. This is done through real time activities in breakout rooms and case discussions. These Boot Camps also enable the participants to clarify their doubts from the subject matter expert.

You can access all the learning modules of your certification program for 1 year from the date of your enrollment into the course.

You can access all the modules of your certification program for 1 year from the date of your enrollment, even after you have cleared your certification exam within this time.

Yes, CHRMP is a competency based certification that is recognized globally by Fortune 500 companies. CHRMP certification is highly acclaimed, and certified professionals now hold distinguished positions in organizations across the globe in more than 50 countries.

After you enroll for the certification your learning account on CHRMP Academy will be created immediately. The login details will be emailed to you.

You will also be added to the CHRMP Telegram group which is created to facilitate information sharing and query resolution.

The course fees include the access to Self paced learning portal, Online Bootcamps, single attempt at the examination and taxes as applicable.

Our facilitators are subject matter experts who carry immense industry experience.

They have consulted top global organizations and have worked on setting up their HR processes like; Learning & Development, Employee Relations, Performance Management and Recruitment & Selection.

Yes, it is mandatory to appear as well as successfully clear the examination exam with 60% marks to get certified.

On successfully clearing your certification exam, you will receive your digital credentials which consists of a blockchain verified certificate and digital badge.

You can appear for the certification exam within 1 year from the date of your enrolment. However, we recommend our participants to appear for the exam within 4 months of enrolment when one’s momentum for learning is strong.

You will get your certificate within 10 days of successfully clearing your examination.

Yes, you will get your result immediately after you finish the exam. It will show whether you have cleared the exam or not.

You can also download the test report after you submit the exam. This report will contain a detailed analysis of the questions that were asked in the exam.

It will also show the marks and percentage scored.

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