Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) – Old Curriculum

Course Overview

This applies to continuing students or any other student registering with HRMPEB by 3oth June 2022

Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) is a professional course offered by the Human Resource Management Professional Examinations Board (HRMPEB) for individuals looking to embark within or are already practicing HR professionals.

The course is divided into three (3) segments and each segment has two modules each lasting six months. This is for the entry level HR professional without any HR background as well as those already working in the HR profession but with no relevant qualifications.

The course outline provides the general body of the HR knowledge and skills required to manage tasks within the scope of human resources.

For candidates completing the CHRP Level I, they must undertake a workplace attachment exercise that will be supervised by both the training institution as well as the host organization. At the end of the attachment, the candidate has to submit a workplace attachment report to the training institution.

Once candidates are successful in undertaking the two levels, then they qualify to progress to the higher levels of Human Resource Training.

Eligibility Requirements

Entry Qualifications
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Aggregate C+ (Minimum grade of C in English and Mathematics)
  • Have equivalent/relevant qualifications subject to approval by the Examinations Board (HRMPEB)

Career Options

Course Duration

  • 3 Yrs (Without Exemptions)

Mode of Study

  • Daily (6.30 am - 8.30 am, 11.30 am – 2.00 pm, 2.30 pm – 5.00pm, 8.30 am - 4.00 pm, 5.30 pm - 8.30 pm)
  • Weekends (Saturday)
  • Online

Intake Periods

  • January
  • March
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • September
  • November

Course units outline

  • CHRP 001: Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • CHRP 002: Business Communication
  • CHRP 003: Business Law
  • CHRP 004: Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • CHRP 005: Principles and Practice in Management
  • CHRP 006: Introduction to Economics
  • CHRP 007: Office Administrations & Practice
  • CHRP 008: Organizational Theory and Behaviour
  • CHRP 009: Human Resource Administration
  • CHRP 010: Management Information Systems
  • CHRP 011: Organization Change and Development
  • CHRP 012: Employee Resourcing
  • CHRP 013: Learning & Development
  • CHRP 014: Reward Management
  • CHRP 015: Employee Relations
  • CHRP 016: Labour Laws
  • CHRP 017: Leadership and Corporate Governance
  • CHRP 018: Strategic Human Resource Management
  • CHRP 019: Counseling and Coaching
  • CHRP 020: Entrepreneurship and Human Resources Consultancy
  • CHRP 021: Human Resource Accounting
  • CHRP 022: Human Resource Research Project

Mode of Application


Registration with HRMPEB

Who are HRMPEB? – This is the body mandated to certify HR professionals in Kenya. Its functions include preparing syllabuses for HR examinations; making rules with respect to the examinations; issuing certificates to candidates who have satisfied examination requirements; and promoting recognition of its examinations locally and internationally.

The following are the steps to complete application with HRMPEB:

  • A dully filled Student registration form-observe all the instructions
  • A dully filled Exemption application form (For those applying for exemptions)- The paper codes and titles to be filled on the exemption form should be as per HRMPEB’s CHRP subject coding & naming.
  • Certified copies of certificates and their official transcripts
  •  Proof of payment for registration fees
  •  Official Passport photo -colour
  •  Copy of KCSE/O’ level certificate
  •  Copy of national i.d/Passport
  • Equation and Qualifications Letter(s) from Commission for University Education (C.U.E) in support of academic qualifications awarded by academic institutions outside Kenya.

It is important to note that

  • No application shall be Accepted/Processed without having met the above requirements
  •  All certificates MUST be accompanied with official academic transcripts
  • Provisional transcripts/Result Slips MUST be accompanied with official recommendation letter from respective institutions attesting course continuation
  •  Document certification should be done by either the issuing institution or Commissioner for Oaths/Advocate
  • Application for exemption(s) is optional Scan and email  your documents to registration@hrmpeb.or.ke
  • Wait for the Student approval Letter and Exemption award letter which will be sent to your personal email address.

Registration with CHRM

Who are we? CHRM is an institution accredited to offer CHRP, with campuses in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu and Nakuru. CHRP course is offered both online and physical classes. For more information kindly visit www.chrm.or.ke

The following are the steps to complete application with CHRM

  • A dully filled Student registration form-observe all the instructions given in the CHRM Application Form.
  • Student Approval Letter and Exemption Award Letter from HRMBEB (in step one clause vi.)
  • copies of certificates
  • Proof of payment for registration fees
  • 2 Official Passport photo -colored
  •  Copy of KCSE/O’ level certificate
  •  Copy of national i.d/Passport

Once all the items are in place kindly present them to our offices in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu and Nakuru

We will take you through our calendar of event for the semester to select the units not exempted for you to start classes as soon as possible

Payment Details


College of Human Resource Management (CHRM)

Bank Name Branch Branch Code Swift Account Number
Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) Biashara street Branch 263 KCBLKENX 1180194667

MPESA​ ( Paybill Number – 522123 ) Follow the steps below to pay

  1. Select Pay Bill from M-Pesa menu
  2. Enter business no. 522123
  3. Enter Account No. 80295K(YourName)- Max 16 Characters
  4. Enter the amount to pay
  5. Enter PIN number
  6. Confirm payment details and submit payment


Professional Programmes
Course Category
Modes of Study
Evening, Weekends, Online
Intake Periods
January, July, June, March, May, November, September
Course Duration
3 Years
Examination Body