Hogan Certification Level 1

This official Hogan Assessments certification workshop Level 1 is suitable for professionals working in the people development field. The workshop is non-residential and run over 2 days. It provides an accelerated learning approach that enables participants to administer and interpret the three Hogan personality inventories MVPI, HPI and HDS - no prior psychometric accreditation is required for attendance.

The workshop focuses on deep interpretation of results, firstly for each assessment instrument and secondly across all three assessments, to generate your interpretative insight and confidence quickly. Various case study results are considered against particular job roles throughout the workshop to practice interpretation and explore implications. On day 2, participants will be invited to practice providing feedback using Hogan Assessments and begin engaging in real business application.

Level: Hogan Level 1 Certification

Duration: 2 Days

Prior accreditation required: N/A

What will I learn?

  • How personality impacts on reputation at work
  • Personality perspectives of the "Inside", "Bright-Side" & "Dark-Side"
  • Understanding of the HPI, MVPI & HDS scales and subscales
  • How to interpret relationships across all three instruments
  • How each Hogan Assessments tool measures elements of the "Five Factor" personality model
  • How to apply an effective feedback framework
  • Applications of the instruments for selection and development
  • Our extensive business experience is shared and discussed during the workshop

Prior to the Workshop Preparation:

  1. Complete an eLearning module which describes the key scales that the MVPI, HPI and HDS covers.
    There is no time constraint and individual learning styles vary but we suggest allowing at least 1hr

  2. Complete the 3 Hogan questionnaires for yourself and a volunteer who you will provide reports and feedback to post-workshop

2-day Workshop:

  • Lunch and light refreshments
  • A full set of Leadership Forecast Series and Coaching reports for a practice participant to use post-workshop for field skills practice and certification sign-off
  • Personal Reports for each personality instrument (Leadership Forecast Series)
  • A workshop manual with extensive business-focused interpretation content and example results to support practice

Post Workshop:

  • Complete a 1:1 coaching session to explore your interpretation of your volunteer’s results, finalise certification and global registration
  • Access our unique My Account Service to download technical information, order reports, materials, and access APS specialist support
  • Be eligible to attend APS Webinar sessions, future Master-Classes, and special Hogan Events
  • Be invited to join the UK Linked-in Hogan Assessments user group


We are pleased to offer a discounted workshop fee to any members of our partners below:

Hogan's partnership with the International Coach Federation provides a special discount to current ICF certified coaches on their registration to Hogan Certified Workshop Level 1.  Please log in to your ICF account and send us the unique ICF discount code on your membership page.

We are also pleased to confirm that we provide a special discount on all our Hogan Certification Level 1 course dates if you are an affiliate to any of the following:

  • The British Psychological Society
  • Association for Coaching
  • The Association for Business Psychology (ABP)
  • European Mentoring & Coaching Council
  • Corporate Research Forum (CRF) 

Discounts on the level 1 workshop are only valid at time of booking.  Please enquire for more details info@advancedpeoplestrategies.co.uk or via our contact us page

Hogan Certification Level 1 Workshop

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Contact Us

+44 (0)1327 437000

Advanced People Strategies Ltd
Mulberry House
Lamport Drive
NN11 8YH

Prior accreditation required: N/A

Who Should Attend?

  • Learning and development professionals
  • HR professionals
  • Executive coaches
  • I-O psychologists
  • Internal and external consultants
  • Talent management executives
  • CHROs (Chief Human Resource Officers)


Recommended next steps:

  • Complete the Hogan Business Reasoning Inventory eLearning module to enable you to also use this ability test.

Our next available date

26/10/2017 - London

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Customer Reviews

Review 1

"A great introduction to the Hogan approach"

Review 2

"I found the practical examples very valuable over the 2 day course"

Review 3

"The course was engaging, interesting, run at the right pace. I definitely came away feeling as though I had developed new skills and keen to learn even more"