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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!)


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Our Latest Activities

Dec 10, 2020

Happy Holidays from GVF Training – We’re upgrading!

WE’RE UPGRADING! Note for all active students: the providers of all browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and the others) will stop running the Adobe Flash player as of the end of this month. Our training content has previously relied on the Flash Player and we have been devoting extensive resources to converting the GVF and SBCA…

Dec 08, 2020

Update Jan 2021: Flash to HTML5

We are prioritizing the conversion of our core certification curriculum, including GVF 500, 510, 520, and 521. Although we expect, and have been working very hard to ensure, that most or all will be available as new HTML5 editions by Dec 31, we recommend that you consider completing them before the end of December in…

Free Webinar: The Regional Satellite Operator’s Voice

FREE WEBINAR: The Regional Satellite Operator’s Voice Thursday, 22 October 2020 @ 3pm BST / 10am EDT [2]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…

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…

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Essential courses GVF 500, 505, 510, 520, 521 and 522 have been converted to HTML5 and are available for use on all device types.

We are continuing to convert the remaining courses in the Training Membership throughout 2021.

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