development requires that new practices and skills are quickly replicated,
and so DRASTIC believes in training indigenous people
in both the technical and business skills necessary for the success of
communications based enterprises.
DRASTIC has worked with the Global VSAT Forum (GVF)
on the development of courses to teach both technical and business skills.
Our training will qualify for their industry recognized certification.
We are working with academic institutions to be able to extend the range
and depth of qualification we can offer, and to extend the recognition
The main curriculum subjects will be:
VSAT system design, installation and maintenance.
system design, installation and maintenance.
(generation, storage, voltage stabilization, lightning protection, etc.)
Sustainable Internet communications for the developing world. (Also taught in conjunction with the US Telecommunications Training Institute.)
Already running are:
comprehensive VSAT Installer's training course. (5 days) See
downloadable course overview. (PDF)
-Sustainable Internet communications workshop (1 or 2 days) See downloadable course overview (PDF)