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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 Training Examiners and Regional Training Centers located in every major region of the world.

Why Join GVF Training

Expert course designers

With over 50 years of combined experience in the satcom and education field, our expert instructors have built interactive, simulator-based tutorials that guide you through every facet of satellite communications operations, from the most basic need-to-know information to the most up-to-date advances in satcom technology.

Trusted certifications

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

200+ interactive lessons

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

24/7/365 Availability

All courses are online and self-paced. Every student has their own account and can proceed through their courses on their own schedule. The learning system returns you to where you left off, and your complete transcript is always available - even if your career changes.

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What makes our program different?

  • GVF Training is the accepted global standard for satellite communications certification and training
  • 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 (now in HTML5)


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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…

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