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SHRI Academy brings you the ultimate one-stop centre for HR professionals to upskill and attain the IHRP certification. As one IHRP’s Anchor Partner, we have launched our HR Development Roadmap to IHRP Certified Associate (CA) designed for HR practitioners to further their experience with credited certifications.

Here at SHRI, we aim to do one thing: help the HR community grow into a distinct field.

We’re serious about it. Hence, the IHRP package course was born from that ambition.

This package programme consists of:

  • 1-day Understanding the IHRP Certified Associate FoundatioN Paper Assessment: HR Knowledge Fundamentals and Applications
  • 2-day Employment Legislation & Industrial Relations
  • IHRP CA Assessment to be attempted remotely

Why attend this package programme?

For HR professionals seeking to level up their HR game by going for IHRP Certified Associate (CA), this anchor programme equips you with workshops for your professional development. An extensive assessment is prepared to ensure readiness, parallel to the structure of IHRP courses.

As a partnership between SHRI and IHRP, the package programme transpires to guarantee a higher success rate while empowering HR experts to develop beyond their current roles.

  • Convenient & discounted bundled package rate for two courses and IHRP assessment fees
  • ELIR (Paper A) passing rate: 82.10%
  • Complimentary 1 year SHRI individual membership
  • Complimentary 3 months NTUC membership (applicable to non NTUC members)
  • UTAP funding available for NTUC members
  • Paper A & Paper N prep courses participant have passed both IHRP papers with flying colours
  • Our MCQ Assessment for these three modules will bring you to the right track to our HR community to attain IHRP certification

What’s more satisfying than being exam-ready?

The creation of this programme merges offered SHRI courses into one convenient package, making it possible for HR students to affordably prepare for IHRP certification.

Upon successful completion of the course, participants should be able to:

Attend this 3-day programme and be ready for the IHRP assessment!

Requirements to be a IHRP Certified Associate

The IHRP-CA is for you if you are a student or a working professional who have 0 – 3 years HR experience.

Why should you get certified?

• Attain Competitive advantage
Being able to demonstrate your expertise in your field through an industry certification can help differentiate you from other professionals in your field, giving you an advantage.

• Boost Efficiency
Certification programs can boost your competitiveness. These industry-specific certification tests and examinations can help you stand out by demonstrating your skills and knowledge.

• Increase Earning Potential
Today’s competitive corporate environment makes it more important to stand out. Having industry certifications can make all the difference. They reflect your expertise, commitment to quality, and dedication to providing stakeholders with the finest service.

• Grow Knowledge and Skills
Learning about industry trends might help you understand how they affect your work. You’ll also learn to implement new projects with confidence.

• Establish Professional Credibility
A certification shows that you’re committed to professionalism and industry standards and that you’re learning new skills. These qualities can increase your professional standing among peers and stakeholders.


Training hours are not inclusive of lunch time/hours






Focal Topics

1-day Understanding the IHRP Certified Associate FoundatioN Paper Assessment: HR Knowledge Fundamentals and Applications


This is a Preparatory course for IHRP Paper N Assessment. Targeting New and Aspiring HR professionals with less than 2 years of HR working experience who intend to register for IHRP Certified Associate (CA) certification. For more details, please visit IHRP website on IHRP-CA Certification.

At the end of the course, the participant will be able to understand fundamental HR knowledge based on IHRP Body of Competencies. He/she will be able to apply the knowledge in the implementation of various Human Capital and Organisational Development strategies by the company. The course will also better equip and prepare participants for IHRP’s Paper N Assessment which is part of the requirement to be a IHRP Certified Associate.

IHRP certification pathways

  • Describe the features of Experience and Development pathways
  • Differentiate the levels of Certification

IHRP Body of Competencies

  • Explain what are Mindsets and Behaviours and how these manifest in the way HR practitioners think and behave as they approach their HR work
  • Discuss what are Functional Competencies for HR practitioners to successfully deliver their functional role
  • Review what are foundational Competencies to underpin and span across the HR Functional Competencies

Fundamental HR knowledge

  • Relate Employee Life Cycle to functional Competencies
  • Examine what functional areas are required for HR professionals to successfully deliver their functional role

Applications of fundamental HR knowledge

  • HR Strategy and Workforce Planning
  • Change Management
  • Sourcing, selecting, securing and onboarding
  • Learning and development
  • Career development
  • Performance management
  • Talent management
  • Succession planning
  • Compensation and benefits management
  • People engagement
  • Cross cultural management
  • Labour relations
  • Voluntary and involuntary exits
  • Retirement

2-day Employment Legislation & Industrial Relations


Managing and harnessing the talent and industry of employees have become the cornerstone to achieving an organisation’s business goals. This starts with understanding the rights and obligations of the organisation as well as the employees under Singapore’s legal framework. Whether it be dealing with individual contracts or as a group through the representation of trade unions, it is pivotal that managers, front line supervisors and HR professionals have a working knowledge of employment laws and guidelines governing the employer-employee relationship.

This 2-day course will equip participants with a comprehensive understanding and application of key features of Singapore’s labour legislation enabling them to deal effectively with issues including coverage of the Employment Act, contributions to the Central Provident Fund, employment of foreign manpower, post retirement re-employment. Participants will also learn to apply

Employment Act

  • Coverage
  • Payment of salary
  • Part 4: Hours of work & overtime, rest days & annual leave
  • Other leave entitlements
  • Others (mandatory retrenchment notifications, key employment terms & itemised payslips – transfer of employment – treatment of specific groups e.g. term-contract workers, children & young persons)

Industrial Relations Act

  • Disputes resolution framework
  • Trade unions recognition framework
  • Code of Industrial Relations (IR) Practice
  • Other areas (representation for ordinary members & limited representation for executive employees)

Employment of Foreign Manpower Act

  • Types of work passes
  • Levies and Quotas
  • Prohibition of employment of foreign employees without work passes
  • Presumption of employment
  • Prohibition of foreigner without work pass entering or remaining at work place
  • Extent of validity of work pass
  • Custody of work pass
  • General offences
  • Restrictions on receipt etc. of moneys
  • Proscribed manpower-related practices
  • General prescribed infringements
  • Liability for certain costs
  • Conditions of IPA for EP

Central Provident Fund Act

  • Registration as an employer
  • Responsibilities of an employer
  • Hiring a new employee
  • Paying CPF contributions
  • Compliance matters
  • Common mistakes by employers
  • Other related funds e.g. Self-Help Group Funds, Skills Development Levy

Fair Consideration Framework

  • Key focus areas for employers
  • Common areas of infringement
  • Tripartite Alliance for Fair Employment Practices (TAFEP) objectives & guidelines

Workplace Safety and Health Act

  • Principles of the OSH framework
  • Targets
  • Stakeholders
  • WSH (Risk Management) Regulations
  • Offences and penalties

Retirement & Re-employment Act

  • Steps to re-employ an eligible older worker
  • Adjustments to the re-employment contract
  • Preparation for re-employment

Work Injury Compensation (WIC) Act

  • Coverage
  • WIC insurance
  • Compensation by employer
  • Compensation Quantum
  • Timeline for payment
  • Incidents reporting requirements

Award of Certification

Understanding the IHRP Certified Associate FoundatioN Paper Assessment: HR Knowledge Fundamentals and Applications
To help participants understand the absorption of Learning Outcome, a short assessment is given within the 1-day Short Course.

If the participant passes the short assessment; a Certificate of Completion shall be awarded by SHRI Academy Pte Ltd.

The purpose of the short assessment is to help the participants to know their SWOT and does not guarantee the success/failure in the actual IHRP Certification Assessment.

However, should the participant be unable to complete the short assessment, a Certificate of Attendance shall be awarded by SHRI Academy Pte Ltd.
Please note that the above Short Course “Understanding the IHRP Certified Associate FoundatioN Paper Assessment: HR Knowledge Fundamentals and Applications” has been accredited by IHRP.

Employment Legislation & Industrial Relations
Participants must achieve at least 75% attendance and must have passed the competency assessments to attain the Statement of Attainment.

The purpose of the short assessment is to help participants know their SWOT and does not guarantee the success/failure in the actual IHRP Certification Assessment.

Please note that the above Short Course – “Employment Legislation & Industrial Relations” has been accredited by IHRP.

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14 Apr 2023

Application Closing

12 Apr 2023

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Understanding the IHRP Certified Associate FoundatioN Paper Assessment: HR Knowledge Fundamentals and ApplicationsEmployment Legislation & Industrial RelationsAssessment
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Course Delivery

Understanding the IHRP Certified Associate FoundatioN Paper Assessment: HR Knowledge Fundamentals and Applications

Course Delivery is made up of a combination of active learning, sharing, discussions, participation and hands-on exercises and short presentations of discussion outcome.

The approach will be to study the contents of the IHRP Body of Competencies and relate the applications of fundamental HR knowledge to it. Participants are encouraged to share their work-related experiences and relate these to IHRP Body of Competencies.

Employment Legislation & Industrial Relations

To anchor the learning and winning behaviour, this short course incorporates:

-Applicable industry best practices
-Case studies and videos
-Sharing of experiences
-Interactive delivery of learning materials
-Practical exercises


Mode of Delivery will be via Synchronous e-learning during this pandemic situation until further notice from SSG.

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All course registrations are subject to our Terms and Conditions, please click here to view.

Our Trainer
Daniel Chew

Dr Daniel CS Chew

Adjunct Lecturer

Daniel is a Senior HR Professional with IHRP, a certified Employment Agent, a DiSC Personality Profiler, has a (Bronze) certification in Kirkpatrick Evaluation Methods (NZ), holds a Service to Education (Silver) Award from MOE, attained a Teaching (Merit) Award from SUSS and is recognised with an Honorary Doctorate & Professorship in Business & HRM (UK).

Daniel holds a Doctorate in Business Administration, four Master Degrees, three Graduate Diplomas, two Diplomas, Two Teaching Certificates and a First-Class Honours Degree in Mechanical Engineering. His qualifications are:

Doctor of Business Administration, EIU, France. 2021
Master of Science (Industrial-Organisational Psychology & HRM), CUNY, USA. 2014
Master of Education with UWA, Australia. 2012
Master of Business Administration in HR Management [GPA: 6/7] USQ, Australia. 2000
Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from NUS, Singapore. 1990
Bachelor (1st Class Honours) in Engineering, Monash University, Australia. 1986
Grad Dip (Adult Learning) from SUSS, Singapore. 2019
Grad Dip TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), LTTC, UK. 2011

A highly energetic Adjunct Lecturer, Daniel teaches 40 modules annually across several global universities and private educational institutes in Singapore. He is multi-specialised in his teaching portfolio, these being [1] HRM: Compensation Design & Employment Legislation, [2] Logistics & Supply Chain, [3] Engineering Processes: Lean Six Sigma & Statistics, [4] Industrial Psychology and [5] Education. To date, he has attained in excess of 12,900 teaching hours.

Daniel is a strong, analytical thinker & a disciplined learner. He is multi-specialised in HRM, Organisational Psychology, Business, Engineering, Logistics and Education. He has 20 years of experience in lecturing, training & consulting services. Daniel is due to release his second book soon, entitled “Employment Legislation in Singapore: Principles, Concepts and Calculations”.

Daniel is also a Corporate Consultant in OD/HRD, Compensation Systems & Logistics. He has more than 2,600 corporate consultancy and training hours to his credit. Daniel was the first few to work with WDA’s consultants to develop the Logistics Modules in the then new WSQ framework in 2007. He is also a small HR & Logistics consulting business owner and a certified Executive Recruiter.

Prior to these, Daniel served 22 years in the industry – started his career as an engineer, moved into project management, manufacturing, logistics operations, purchasing, supply chain & then diversified to Human Resource Management, Executive Search, Recruitment, Consultancy and Teaching. Before embarking on his Calling in teaching, Daniel was a Regional Director & General Manager. Daniel’s industrial strength is in the width of diversity and depth of experience as a Strategic Organisational Leader, a Developer of Human Capital, an Industrial practitioner, an Engineer, an Educator, a Trainer & a Mentor.

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Noel Khng

Adjunct Lecturer

Noel Khng has more than 20 years’ experience in the HR field. He had worked for the Shell Group of companies for 18 years, where he took on roles as a generalist as HR manager for its chemicals plant, as well as specialist roles in recruitment, staff administration, employee and industrial relations, HRIS as well as learning and development.

He had worked for 2 years as the Group HR Manager for Mewah International Inc., one of the largest palm oil refiners and traders in the world, with its headquarters in Singapore and 4 refineries in Malaysia and marketing offices in China, Australia, Russi, Romania, Poland, Brazil and Argentina. Leading a team of 28 HR professionals, Noel was charged with setting the overall direction for HR policies and practices across the Mewah Group.

Noel is currently a lecturer and consultant with numerous leading institutions specialising in HR programmes. He has also developed several Workforce Skills Qualification (WSQ) HR-related courses for SkillsFuture Singapore. Noel’s areas of expertise are in employment laws, recruitment and selection, competency frameworks, performance management, compensation and benefits, organisation development and talent management.

Noel holds a Master of Science awarded by the University of Luton, majoring in HRM and a Diploma in Industrial Relations. He has successfully completed the Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA).

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Funding Available

Employment Legislation & Industrial Relations

HR Skills Framework Competency Standard Code: HRS-BIN-4090-1.10.0
TPGateway Course Reference Code: TGS-2020001363

SSG Training Grant, SkillsFuture Credit, SFEC Support & UTAP Funding.

For Training Grant application, please use the following reference code.

TPGateway Course Reference Number: TGS-2020001363

Course Support Period: 04 Dec 2020 to 03 Dec 2022

Funding Criteria for Employment Legislation & Industrial Relations

Trainee must attend at least 75% of the course, complete the assessment with a pass or competent result.

Trainee needs to key in the details as mentioned in the eRegistration Form and email the Mandatory Document(s) to the Training Provider.

SkillsFuture Credit

For self-sponsored Singapore Citizen age 25 years and above

Self-sponsored applicant can use the SkillsFuture credit to offset the course fees by applying through

Trainee can check their credit balance and transactions via

Application for SkillsFuture Credit

Upon receipt of email confirmation, trainee will need to log in to SkillsFuture Credit portal to apply for the SkillsFuture Credit and upload the email confirmation & Tax Invoice.

Take a screen shot of the approval with the amount applied for and the word ‘approved’, scan and email it to Training Provider before commencement of the course and upon making fee payment.

Training Provider will collect the NETT Fee (i.e. less the SkillsFuture Credit amount) from trainee.

The receipt that will be issued to trainee will indicate an outstanding amount (i.e. the SkillsFuture Credit amount) which Training Provider will claim from SkillsFuture Credit after the successful completion of the short course.

SkillsFuture Enterprise Credit (SFEC) Support

SkillsFuture Enterprise Credit (SFEC) Support is available for Eligible Employers” Click here for more information.

The SkillsFuture Enterprise Credit (SFEC) encourages employers to invest in enterprise transformation and capabilities of their employees. Eligible employers will receive a one-off S$10,000 credit to cover up to 90% of out-of-pocket expenses on qualifying costs for supportable initiatives, over and above the support levels of existing schemes.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

NTUC members enjoy UTAP* benefit of up to $250 each year for the 2-day ELIR module and up to $200 each year for the 1-day PaperN module.

*UTAP supports 50% of the course fees paid cap at $250 per year. Trainee must be a union member throughout the course duration and at the time of claim. Trainee must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and have sat for all prescribed assessment. Other terms and conditions apply.

Sign up for NTUC Membership here to apply for UTAP funding.
For more information, please click here.

SSG Subsidy Eligibility

Employer SponsoredSelf-sponsoredMid career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES)
Singapore Citizens aged ≤ 39 years/ Singapore PRsSingapore Citizens aged 21 to 39 years/Singapore PRs aged 21 years and aboveCompany-sponsored / Self-sponsored Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above

SSG Company-Sponsored (effective 1 January 2022)

Non SMESMEMid career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES)
Training Grant
Training Grant
Training Grant
Amount Payable after GST (8%)
Amount Payable after GST (8%)
Amount Payable after GST (8%)

Additional information
Company upon submission of the eRegistration, will need to submit/ email the Mandatory Document(s) of the Trainee to Training Provider upon receipt of Confirmation email. (otherwise Registration will not be completed)

NRIC (Front & Back) – This is to ensure that the Certificate issued is with the correct Name as per NRIC.

SSG Self-Sponsored (Effective 1 January 2022)

NormalMid career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES)
Training Grant
Training Grant
Amount Payable after GST (8%)
Amount Payable after GST (8%)

Additional information

Subsidy type to be keyed in at eRegistration form.

**Mandatory Documents to be submitted/emailed to Training Provider upon receipt of Confirmation email. (otherwise Registration will not be completed.). This is to facilitate Training Provider to apply for SSG Funding on your behalf.

NRIC (Front & Back) – This is to ensure that the Certificate issued is with the correct Name as per NRIC.


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