Human Resources Professional Certification Training


Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) is the standard bearer in human resources credentializing. CITEC's HRCI preferred trainer, Debi Pettit, prepares HR professionals for the certification to advance their careers.


Through the combination of formal education, adherence to high ethical standards, demonstrated knowledge and achievement through exam, and a renewed commitment to continuing professional development, HR professionals certified by HRCI enhance their professional credibility and the organizations they serve. HRCI certfication holders report better employment prospects, higher annual salaries, faster income growth, and higher levels of career satidfaction.


CITEC offers preparation for the following HRCI Certification exams:


Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR™)

Get your start in a human resources career with this basic certification.


Professional in Human Resources (PHR™)

Required for many human resources positions, the PHR demonstrates mastery of technical and operational aspects of HR management.


Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR™)

SPHR certification is the goal for big-picture thinkers responsible for planning HR policy at the broad organizational level.



Coached By

Debi Pettit, SPHR, is an HRCI preferred trainer and has more than 25 years of HR experience. An energetic leader of organizational effectiveness, she developed and delivers CITEC's Supervisory Skills Certification Program, and consults with clients in all aspects of Human Resources. Her HR certifications include ProsciĀ® Change Management Certification; Society for Human Resource Management - Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP); and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) accreditation,

For more details contact Debi Pettit.


CITEC is a not-for-profit business consulting organization driven by a mission to help the small- and medium-sized enterprises in northern New York to thrive. The depth of our consulting team's expertise and an unbeatable nationwide network of resources will deliver the impacts your business needs to grow strategically, improve profitability, and create the competitive advantages you need.

We have proven results. Our clients are surveyed by an independent third party upon project completion and have reported amazing impacts to their businesses because of our assistance. On average, working with CITEC provides a return of $71 for every $1 of project cost.


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