Compensation is a key element of a Total Rewards strategy. Recognized as the world’s standard since 1976, the Certified Compensation Professional (WLCP) designation is known throughout the total rewards community as a mark of expertise and excellence in the fundamentals of compensation.
Possessing the Certified Compensation Professional designation gives you an edge in today’s competitive world signifying that you are an expert in your field. It gives you, and your employer, confidence in your job skills. The WLCP designation demonstrates you possess essential knowledge about integrating compensation programs with business strategy, designing and administering base and variable pay programs, complying with legal and regulatory requirements, and effectively communicating compensation information.
The WLCP is earned after obtaining a passing score for all required exams. For each of the required exams, corresponding preparation courses are available in a variety of convenient learning formats providing the essential skills and knowledge necessary to be a successful practitioner — as well as to better prepare you for the examinations.
Am I Eligible to Become a WLCP®?
All WLCP® candidates must meet certain educational, experiential, and credential requirements before sitting for the WLCP® exam. Browse the following requirements to ensure your eligibility for this WorldatWork approved credential.
- Introduction to Work-Life Effectiveness – Successful Work-Life Programs to Attract, Motivate and Retain Employees (W1)
- The Flexible Workplace – Strategies for Your Organization (W2)
- Health and Wellness Programs – Creating a Positive Business Impact (W3)
- Organizational Culture Change – A Work-Life Perspective (W4)
What Are the Next Steps?
Review the areas of eligibility above and ensure that you have met all prerequisites for the WLCP® exam. If you do not meet all of these requirements you can either continue your studies and experience to work up to the WLCP® requirements or you can look at one of the other HR certifications that WorldatWork has to offer.
Retaining the WLCP® Certification
Upon successful completion and passing of the WLCP® exam, all professionals must remain active to keep their designation.