Anthias Consulting Ltd.

1-day Absolute Basics of GC & GC-MS

This is an introductory course aimed at complete beginners, outlining the basics of liquid chromatography and liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry. The course will discuss the different types of chromatography and the definitions of liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry, introducing the principles and components of the liquid chromatograph and the mass spectrometer. You will learn about the industries that use liquid chromatography and the different applications of the technique, along with the different sampling techniques available and the purpose and principles of data analysis. Ideal as an overview for analysts, technicians, engineers or those working in sales, marketing or finance and is also suitable as a classroom-based refresher course.

Event Type:
Workshops/Training Courses
Jun. 29, 2020
The Open University
Milton Keynes , UK


Course summary

What will you learn on this course?

This is a perfect introduction for absolute beginners to gas chromatography and GC-MS. The course will cover the what, why, where, when and how of GC & GC-MS.

  • What is gas chromatography, mass spectrometry, a GC or GC-MS?
  • How would you use them? How do they work and what is available?
  • Why would you use them? How would they help solve your problems and what answers could they give?
  • When would you use them? What types of analytes and samples can you use them for?
  • Where would you use them? Which applications to answer what questions?

Learning outcomes

  • You will learn about the different types of chromatography
  • You will understand the definitions of gas chromatography and mass spectrometry
  • You will learn the principles and components of the gas chromatograph
  • You will learn about the principles and components of the mass spectrometer
  • You will learn the purpose and principles of data analysis
  • You will learn about different sampling techniques for GC
  • You will learn about a number of industries and their application of GC and GC-MS

Who is this course for?

If you have no or very little knowledge of gas chromatography, are an analyst, technician, engineer or work in sales or marketing and would like to improve your knowledge in this area, then this is the course for you.

Course combinations

This 1-day course is ideal either as stand-alone or prior to attending the Practical Essentials of GC & GC-MSComplete GC & GC-MS, Hands-on Complete GC & GC-MS or one of our manufacturer-specific Comprehensive courses.