Human Resources Management (HUHP)

This Cambrian College program is designed to provide graduates with the knowledge necessary to pursue careers as Human Resources practitioners.
  • Duration: 1.5 years
  • Time commitment: 25-35 hours per week
  • Campus: Brampton
  • Subject: Business
  • Language: English
  • Level of study: Graduate Certificate

About the program

The curriculum includes all of the approved courses required by the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) in Ontario to qualify to write the National Knowledge Exam in human resources. Successful completion of the approved coursework and the National Exam are two of the five components required to achieve the designation of Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP). For complete information on the professional certification process, go to the HRPA website at 

CHRP Designation:

The Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) regulates the human resources profession in Ontario and issues the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation. Completion of HRPA’s certification process confers the right to use the title Certified Human Resources Professional and the right to use the initials C.H.R.P. or CHRP after one’s name. It is the responsibility of the graduate to pursue certification.

Future pathways

  • Academic Opportunities:
  • Students must complete a mandatory eight-week field placement in their third and final semester.
  • Employment Opportunities:
  • Recruiting
  • Staff training
  • Human resource coordination
  • Compensation analysis
  • Employee relations
  • Payroll administration

Program outline

To be considered, applicants require a post-secondary diploma or degree from an Ontario College or equivalent, including a recognized 2 or 3 year program, with grades in all courses being over 50%.

Applicants from non-English-speaking countries must achieve the minimum requirements of an overall IELTS score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 issued in the past 24 months. A Duolingo score of 120+ is also required for all post-graduate certificate programs.

All other acceptable tests and results for admission can be found here.


    • Exemptions may be granted to students who have completed at least 3 years of formal academic studies in which English was the medium of instruction.
    • Students can also satisfy the English language proficiency requirement by successfully completing the EAP program offered by Hanson Language School.

**Hanson College specializes in educating international students and only accepts non-Canadian applicants possessing valid study permits into programs for which it partners with Cambrian College.

Semester 1

Applied Mediation Skills – ADR (HRP7101, 4 credits)

Organizational Behaviour (HRP7106, 4 credits)

Human Resources Management (HRP7110, 3 credits)

Occupational Health & Safety (HRP7120, 4 credits)

Applied HR Practices I (HRP7130, 2 credits)

Staffing (HRP7211, 4 credits)


Semester 2

Managerial Accounting (ACC7300, 4 credits)

Training and Development (HRP7115, 4 credits)

Compensation Management (HRP7205, 4 credits)

Human Resource Planning (HRP7210, 4 credits)

Labour Relations (HRP7215, 4 credits)

Applied HR Practices II (HRP7230, 2 credits) 


Semester 3

Field Placement (HRP7301, 7 credits)


Cost (CAD)

Term 1$8,926.00
Term 2$8,926.00
Term 3$3,900.00
  • Fees do not include books (unless specifically noted), supplies or living costs.
  • Fees do include medical insurance ($275) and ancillary fees ($414.40).
  • Technology

This fee is used to support technology in the classroom, open access labs, library technologies, program specific requests for specialized equipment within programs, required software to support academic program needs and learning tools and supports. As well as the development and support of Hanson App

  • Student Life Centre

This fee assists in the running of the Student Centre and associated activities and services.

  • Gym Memberships

This fee supports and provides the student with a membership to LA Fitness. Given the circumstances of COVID-19, this is currently not applicable to students.

  • Student Recreation

This fee supports the intramural and extramural sporting events accessible to all students.

  • Health Insurance

All students have access to health benefits. This fee covers the cost of that insurance. Students may be eligible to opt-out of this insurance and receive a refund from the provider if they have pre-existing and comparable coverage.

  • Student ID & Print Card

This fee supports the production of the student card & student print card.

  • Student Achievement and Records

This fee is for the preparation and/or completion and postage related to official letters, forms, transcripts, and other student records. This fee supports the costs associated with hosting convocation ceremonies for students, including providing regalia for graduates.

  • Career Services

This fee supports career-related services, including career counselling, information sessions, career fair, etc.

  • Academic Support

This fee supports services such as Peer Tutoring and other various Academic Workshops & Supports

  • Health and Counselling

This fee provides students access to basic health resources and health professionals on campus, including mental health and well-being.

  • CSC – Health Programming

The fee provides all students with access to various mental health programming opportunities provided by Hanson College. These may include animal therapy events, healthy eating education, and various awareness campaigns.

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