VTS Operator Certificate
VTS Operator Certificate is a certificate of competence awarded by a Competent Authority after the candidate VTSO has successfully completed both the V-103/1 training and V-103/3 OJT at the specific VTS centre where the VTSO is employed, as well as meeting any specific requirements of the Competent Authority.
The VTS Operator certificate entitles the authorised holder to serve as a VTS Operator and perform the functions which endorsements have been made.
Source: IALA Recommendation V-103 (2009)
Vessel Traffic Services
Vessel Traffic Service Officer
International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM