Sheridan at CCTT Program

Human Resources Management

Ontario College Graduate Certificate | Co-op | 1 year

Program Overview

The role of the HR manager has grown steadily in importance. Today’s HR management professionals contribute on a strategic level, dealing with talent acquisition, total rewards management, training and employee development, employment law, health and safety, labour relations, change management and HR metrics. At Sheridan at CCTT, you’ll learn to navigate the complexities of this role.

Co-op Experience

You’ll take part in one term (three to four months) of co-op placement, which may be paid or unpaid. This opportunity for real-world experience in an HR environment can be an invaluable asset to your career.

Additional Certification

This program includes nine courses required by the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) towards achieving a professional designation in Human Resources. These designations are the CHRP (Certified Human Resources Professional) and the CHRL (Certified Human Resources Leader).

Students who achieve an average of 70% in these courses with no mark below 65% will meet the coursework requirement to write the CHRP Knowledge Exam (CKE) or the CHRL Knowledge Exam. Meeting the coursework requirement is the first step on the path to being granted the CHRP or CHRL by HRPA.

In order to be granted the CHRP, applicants must:
• Meet the coursework requirement
• Pass the CHRP Knowledge Exam
• Pass the CHRP Employment Law Exam
• Complete the Job Ready program offered by HRPA

In order to be granted the CHRP applicants must:
• Meet the coursework requirement
• Pass the CHRL Knowledge Exam
• Pass the CHRL Employment Law Exam
• Document three years of professional experience in HR
• Hold a degree in any discipline

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, including these required courses:
• Postsecondary 3-year advanced diploma or
• Postsecondary 3- or 4-year degree
• Postsecondary 2-year diploma* and/or
• Demonstrated competence through educational experience and/or related work experience*

Applicant Selection

*Applicants who apply with a postsecondary 2-year diploma or work experience will be requested to submit a supplemental admission requirement (submission), which includes details of related work experience, and a cover letter, which summarizes your career goals and reasons for wanting to take this program. The Office of the Registrar will update your application to let you know if a submission is required.

Eligible applicants will be selected based on previous academic achievement or academic achievement and the supplemental submission.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Sheridan at CCTT’s English proficiency requirements.


Some of the courses you can expect to take in your program:

  • Human Resource Administration
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Management Accounting and Corporate Finance
  • Industrial Relations
  • Strategic Human Resource Competencies
  • Human Resources Metrics

Learn to lead an HR team that is an organizational asset