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GVF training courses and certifications are the established global standard for satellite communications skills, covering operation, installation and maintenance of VSAT, marine, and mobile/SNG satellite terminals, in addition to general and specialized satcom theory. Students learn, practice, and are evaluated on their knowledge and skills with online, self-paced, interactive, simulator-driven training modules developed by SatProf, Inc.. Hands-on skills testing, supplementary instructor-led training, and mentored classes are supported by GVF Examiners and Regional Training Centers located in every major region of the world.

Why Join GVF Training

Expert teachers

With over 50 years of combined experience in the satcom and education field, our expert instructors guide you through every facet of VSAT operations, from the most basic need-to-know information to the most up-to-date advances in VSAT technology.

Trusted certifications

GVF Training is the leading standard in comprehensive, online VSAT training. Our 16 GVF Training certifications show the highest quality of education in the satcom industry and allow you to be listed as a qualified professional in our public database.

+200 Video lessons

We are constantly adding to our list of online, self-paced courses available 24 hours/day and include 100’s of hours of interactive, animated instruction.

+200 Video lessons

We are constantly adding to our list of online, self-paced courses available 24 hours/day and include 100’s of hours of interactive, animated instruction.

SatProf Program List

What makes our program different?

  • GVF is the accepted global standard for certifcation
  • Courses are self-paced, available 24 hrs, all online
  • Dedicated student support staff
  • Simulator-based skills tests connect to student exam results
  • Requires only a moderate-speed Internet connection and browser with Flash player (HTML5 coming soon!)
Courses

24

No. of Certificates

17

Students

17672

Successful HOSTs

2017

Our Most Popular Courses

HOSTs

Upcoming Hands On Skills Tests

10
Dec

HOST – Abidjan, Ivory Coast

GVF Hands On Skills Test (HOST) for students who have completed GVF 510 (minimum). Contact instructor at nguessan@skys-tech.com for fee details. Fee must be paid directly to instructor at beginning of class. Please contact examiner directly regarding exact location and time for HOST session. Sessions also available as needed, contact examiner for availability. ​

12
Dec

HOST – Douala, Cameroon

GVF Hands On Skills Test (HOST) for students who have completed GVF 510 (minimum). Contact instructor at eyongesi@gmail.com or +237 674411755 for fee details. Fee must be paid directly to instructor at beginning of class. Please contact examiner directly regarding exact location and time for HOST session.

16
Dec

HOST – S2C2 Satcom, Bangkok

Hands On Skills Test (HOST-B) and supplementary training for students who have completed GVF510 (minimum). Log in and open this session in "Catalog" to view full details and to reserve a place. Willing to travel to customer's location for HOST of 5+ students. Advanced Satcom Systems Training also available: Hands-On, Theory, Link Budget Analysis, Troubleshooting, Test Equipment, Maintenance, Interference, Mitigation. **HOST on demand available upon request by contacting examiner directly.**

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Nov 12, 2020

Free Webinar: Airborne Again? The Future Post-Pandemic Mobility Horizon

FREE WEBINAR: Airborne Again? The Future Post-Pandemic Mobility Horizon Thursday, 19 November 2020 @ 3pm BST / 10am EDT In pre-pandemic analyses, forecast expectations for the continued deployment of inflight broadband demand were buoyant. Now, things are different, and we all know that the ongoing global pandemic has seriously damaged the passenger airline industry. Inflight…

Oct 28, 2020

Flash is Dead – Long Live Flash! and Free Webinar

FLASH IS DEAD – LONG LIVE FLASH! by Ralph Brooker The Flash Player browser plug-in, on which GVF Training has relied for many years to deliver complex, interactive training, will no longer be enabled in browsers starting in 2021. In this post, I want to talk about why the Flash system was so powerful, why…

Oct 19, 2020

Free Webinar: The Regional Satellite Operator’s Voice

FREE WEBINAR: The Regional Satellite Operator’s Voice Thursday, 22 October 2020 @ 3pm BST / 10am EDT The Regional Satellite Operators’ Voice will bring together the perspectives of three operators covering extensive regional markets to analyse their various strategic business, market, service and technology agilities set against the backdrop of service demand shifts. You can…

Oct 01, 2020

Free Webinar: A Regional Perspective on C-Band – The Next Battleground?

FREE WEBINAR: A Regional Perspective on C-Band – The Next Battleground? Thursday, 8 October 2020 @ 3pm BST / 10am EDT The ongoing efforts within the United States to re-allocate a portion of the C-band spectrum in order to promote the development of 5G services brought the regulatory, technical and economic issues associated with C-band…

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