APPNZ was built by Advisory Panels in HR, Payroll and Learning & Development who worked to create frameworks for our professional development programmes, certification and chartering processes and to build a new community for the people professions.
Our four membership categories are:
Student Members: who are currently studying a qualification in HR, business or finance and want to progress their career in the people professions
Affiliated Members: who are working within the People Professions but are not yet at Certified Member level
Certified Members: have significant experience working in an HR, Payroll, L&D or Talent role, and have passed the APPNZ Certification process testing application of their knowledge
Chartered Members: has demonstrated that they have added value to their organisational through a strategic initiative, built business relationships and shown leadership capability.