The CHRP is the best known HR designation in Canada. It’s exclusively granted by HRPA. It is an entry designation.

A Professional designation CHRL (Certified Human Resources Leader) and an Executive designation (Certified Human Resources Executive) also exist.

According to a report from the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) and PayScale, Inc.  there is a correlation of the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation with better earning potential and career progression.

Tasks of a CHRP are mostly administrative in nature, and support HR initiatives and tasks passed down from management. The most frequent associated titles are Human Resources Clerk, Human Resources Assistant, Human Resources Coordinator or Staffing Coordinator.