Certifications

Certifications

GVF offers a wide range of certifications in several subject areas. Certifications in the Fixed VSAT (V) area require you to pass the Basic Hands On Skills Test (HOST-B) as well as specific online courses. Other certifications may be completed entirely online by passing the relevant learning courses and exams, which include simulator skills tests.

Code Certification Name Requirements
GVF-CERT-SPB_16 Basic Satcom Professional Certification GVF 510 ed2 and any HOST-B
GVF-CERT-SPA_17 Advanced Satcom Professional Certification GVF 510 ed2 and 520 and 521 and any HOST-B
GVF-CERT-SPID_16 Satcom Professional: iDirect Specialist Certification GVF Advanced Satcom Professional Certification and GVF 503i ed. 2.
GVF-CERT-SPSE Satcom Professional: Gilat SkyEdge II Specialist Certification GVF 503G and GVF-CERT-SPA
GVF-CERT-MSOE Marine Satcom Operator: Sea Tel Specialist Certification GVF 561 and 562E
GVF-CERT-MSOE-IMA Marine Satcom Operator: Sea Tel IMA Specialist Certification GVF 561 and 562E-IMA
GVF-CERT-MSON Marine Satcom Operator: Intellian Specialist Certification GVF 561 and 562N
GVF-CERT-MSOT Marine Satcom Operator: SpaceTrack 4000 Specialist Certification GVF 561 and 562T
GVF-CERT-MSPE Marine Satcom Professional: Sea Tel Specialist Certification GVF 520, 561, 562E, 503E, and HOST-E.
GVF-CERT-MSPT Marine Satcom Professional: SpaceTrack 4000 Specialist Certification GVF 510, 520, 521, 503T, and HOST-T
GVF-CERT-BTO Basic Technical Operator Certification GVF 530, 531, 532 (recommended)
GVF-CERT-ATO Advanced Technical Operator Certification GVF 530, 531, 532 (recommended)
GVF-CERT-BAPO Basic Autopoint Terminal Operator Certification GVF 530 (recommended)
GVF-CERT-GAPO General Autopoint Terminal Operator Certification GVF 530, 531 (recommended)
GVF-CERT-TOPC Operations Center and Teleport Technician Certification