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5-day Complete GC & GC-MS

The 5-day Complete GC & GC-MS course is built from the 3-day Practical Essentials of GC & GC-MS and the 2-day GC & GC-MS Clinic courses to provide a complete training solution enabling you to understand your Gas Chromatograph or GC-MS instrument, develop applications, troubleshoot & maintain it. This course covers all the practical theory you need to know about Gas Chromatography and its related techniques including gas chromatography-mass spectrometry; gases and plumbing; sample introduction like split, splitless, on-column and large volume injection techniques; data analysis; and sampling techniques like headspace, SPME, pyrolysis, thermal desorption, purge & trap, liquid-liquid and solid-phase extraction.

Event Type:
Workshops/Training Courses
Date:
Apr. 27, 2020 - May 1, 2020
Venue:
The Open University
Location:
Milton Keynes , UK

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Course summary

  • Number of days: 5
  • Experience level: Intermediate
  • Type: Generic, applicable to all instrumentation
  • Teaching method: Face-to-face classroom, with instrument parts & consumables to handle, case studies to solve & chromatograms to troubleshoot
  • RSC CPD approval: Approved for CPD
  • Course venue: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK | See individual dates for other venues
  • Onsite/offsite availability: Arrange this course just for you
  • Scheduled course price: £1120 + VAT per delegate

Course approval

This course has been approved by the Royal Society of Chemistry for purposes of Continuing Professional Development (CPD). RSC members receive a discount of 10% for this course (membership number required) if booked at least 6 weeks in advance.

What will you learn on this course?

It also looks at how to choose the GC & GC-MS techniques for an application, set-up the instrument, how to develop & optimise methods and then finally how to maintain & troubleshoot the instrument, techniques and method. It also takes a brief look at advanced techniques to help solve those very tricky applications including Selective Discrimination, Deconvolution, Two-Dimensional GC (GC+GC & GCxGC) and Chemometrics.

A FREE glossary on GC & GC-MS is provided with this 5-day course!

Learning outcomes

  • You will learn the importance of good chromatography
  • You will learn how to select and use the GC carrier gas
  • You will learn about various injection techniques and when to use each
  • You will learn how to select a GC column
  • You will learn the operation and selection of an appropriate GC detector
  • You will learn about the principles and components of the mass spectrometer
  • You will learn how to undertake data analysis
  • You will learn about different sampling techniques for GC
  • You will learn strategies for method development
  • You will get an introduction to GC & MS advanced techniques
  • You will recognise areas requiring maintenance on the instrument
  • You will learn the logical steps of instrument troubleshooting

Who is this course for?

The Complete GC & GC-MS course is for those who have some knowledge of gas chromatography and would like to greatly enhance it, learning the essential and practical theory about all available GC & GC-MS techniques.

For complete beginners with no or very little knowledge of GC, it is advisable to first attend the 1-day Absolute Basics of GC & GC-MS as you may be overwhelmed by the amount of information on this course.