SHRM Certification Courses at Laurel Ridge Workforce Solutions

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This is an exciting and pivotal time in the  HR profession.

Now, more than ever, HR teams are required to assume a greater leadership role, contributing to the strategic direction of their organizations.  The profession is no longer just about what you know – but how you do your job. Laurel Ridge Workforce Solutions is recognized by SHRM to offer the SHRM Essentials of Human Resource Management Certificate, the new SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge™, and Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP™) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP™) credentials.


What to Expect


High-Quality Instruction

Learn from highly respected and experienced, SHRM-certified instructors with years of hands-on experience in HR.

Virtual Classroom

Interact with your instructor and fellow classmates in virtual environments available anywhere with an internet connection.

Time Commitment

Attend classes on a <<6 or 10-week>> schedule, with time to study materials in between classes on your own unique schedule.

Structured Learning

Keep yourself accountable and stay on track to earn your certification with a structured learning experience and support.

Course Preparation Tools Designed for Success

Registration also includes the online and print versions of the 2021 SHRM Learning System—the official cert prep tool, now updated with retired exam questions. Designed specifically for adult learners, this interactive system combines in-depth HR knowledge with real-life situations to help you master the material and set you up for success on your exam.

SHRM Certifications We Currently Offer

SHRM Essentials

SHRM Essentials of Human Resource Management

If you are new to Human Resources, or a manager, supervisor, hiring manager, or small business owner who needs to strengthen your HR knowledge and skills then it is critical for your development and advancement to take the SHRM Essentials of Human Resource Management Certificate Program. Your company can’t afford NOT to send you to this class! Learn More on the SHRM Essentials for Human Resources Management.


SHRM Learning System for Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP)

Earning your SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential establishes you as a recognized expert in the HR field. These new certifications recognize that HR professionals are at the core of leading organizational success:

  • Built on one singular Body of Competency and Knowledge (SHRM BoCK™) designed to elevate the HR profession around the world.
  • Tests the HR professional’s competency—the ability to put that knowledge to work through critical thinking and application.
  • Demonstrates that the HR professional is a technical expert and has mastered the application of HR technical and behavioral competencies, through practice and experience, to drive business results.


Questions About SHRM Certification?


The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®) is committed to ensuring that the certification our members achieve is recognized as best in class and distinguishes them in and prepares them for today’s marketplace. Visit to learn more about SHRM certification.

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