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.

Area Code Certification Name Requirements
Fixed VSAT GVF-CERT-SPB Basic Satcom Professional Certification GVF 510 and any HOST-B
Fixed VSAT GVF-CERT-SPA Advanced Satcom Professional Certification Certification GVF 510, 520, 521, and any HOST-B
Fixed VSAT GVF-CERT-SPID Satcom Professional: iDirect Specialist Certification GVF 503i and GVF-CERT-SPA
Fixed VSAT GVF-CERT-SPHN Satcom Professional: Hughes Specialist Certification GVF 503H and GVF-CERT-SPA
Fixed VSAT GVF-CERT-SPSE Satcom Professional: Gilat SkyEdge II Specialist Certification GVF 503G and GVF-CERT-SPA
Marine Satcom GVF-CERT-MSOE Marine Satcom Operator: Sea Tel Specialist Certification GVF 561 and 562E
Marine Satcom GVF-CERT-MSOE-IMA Marine Satcom Operator: Sea Tel IMA Specialist Certification Specialist Certification GVF 561 and 562E-IMA
Marine Satcom GVF-CERT-MSOT Marine Satcom Operator: SpaceTrack 4000 Specialist Certification GVF 561 and 562T
Marine Satcom GVF-CERT-MSPE Marine Satcom Professional: Sea Tel Specialist Certification GVF 520, 561, 562E, 503E, and HOST-E.
Marine Satcom GVF-CERT-MSPT Marine Satcom Professional: SpaceTrack 4000 Specialist Certification GVF 510, 520, 521, 503T, and HOST-T
Mobile/Broadcast/SNG/Autodeploy GVF-CERT-BAPO Basic Autopoint Operator Certification GVF 530 (rec); BAPO exa
Mobile/Broadcast/SNG/Autodeploy GVF-CERT-GAPO General Autopoint Operator Certification GVF-530 & 531 (rec); GAPO exam
Mobile/Broadcast/SNG/Autodeploy GVF-CERT-BTO Basic Technical Operator Certificationn GVF-530, 531, 532 (rec); BTO exam
Mobile/Broadcast/SNG/Autodeploy GVF-CERT-ATO Advanced Technical Operator Certification GVF-530, 531, 532 (rec); ATO exam
Teleport/NOC/Operations centers GVF-CERT-TOPC Operations Center and Teleport Technician Certification GVF 510, 520, 532; TOPC exam
Fixed VSAT GVF-QUAL-EXB Examiner Qualification (Basic HOST) GVF-CERT-SPA and approved Examiner application