Professional certification from WorldatWork can help you reach your professional goals.  By completing the WorldatWork certification programs for Total Rewards, you will distinguish yourself as a professional dedicated to staying on the leading edge. Organizations prefer professional certification when seeking talent and leadership.

WorldatWork certification can provide you with the advanced knowledge you need to make better strategic decisions and implement practical solutions to address today’s complex business challenges. 

Recognized globally, WorldatWork currently offers these designations:

 Certified Compensation Professional (CCP)
 Certified Benefits Professional (CBP)
 Certified Work-Life Professional (WLCP)
 Certified Global Remuneration Professional (GRP)
 Certified Sales Compensation Professional (CSCP)
 Certified Executive Compensation Professional (CECP)

Through the Compensation Institute, WorldatWork also offers advanced (ACCP) and mastery (MCCP) levels of certification in compensation.

WorldatWork provides different options for completing the certification process:  Blended learning, instructor-led traditional classrooms, self-paced e-Learning, on site, self-study binder.

In addition to offering certification courses, WorldatWork helps you stay current in your profession through webinars, classes, and conferences. When registering for any WorldatWork event, be sure to identify yourself as a CWCG member to receive the deepest discount possible - use the Promo Code: LNPROMO2019 when registering for discounts.  To view special WorldatWork member pricing, click here.

CWCG offers instructor-led traditional classroom courses each year - look for upcoming courses on the CWCG Events Calendar or WorldatWork local course listings.

If your company does not provide training dollars for your certification program, consider applying for WorldatWork and CWCG scholarships.   


Certification status (Recertification) is maintained by earning 12 credits every three years.  You can earn credits through a wide variety of activities, including:

•    WorldatWork course, seminar, and conference attendance
•    Teaching, presenting, or speaking
•    WorldatWork or other HR professional membership
•    Work-related project leadership
•    Continuing education activities

Courses and programs offered by CWCG often include a note regarding pre-approval of the program toward recertification.  For examples of what counts for credit and credit value, plus additional information and the recertification application, visit the WorldatWork Recertification.

To learn more about the certification and re-certification benefits and processes, visit WorldatWork.  


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