Approved training courses

Course description

The 4-day Comprehensive GC Training course introduces the fundamental theory of GC along with the operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of the Agilent Gas Chromatograph using GC OpenLAB ChemStation software.
This course includes an introduction to gas chromatography, troubleshooting and method development, OpenLAB configuration, an introduction to GC ChemStation, data acquisition and data analysis. It will discuss gas supply and handling; autosamplers; split/splitless and multi-mode inlets; capillary columns; detectors (FID, ECD and TCD); PC & data system; creating methods; integration and reporting; quantitation and calibrations; sequences and reprocessing; method maintenance and retention time locking. This course also covers troubleshooting and maintenance of the autosampler, inlet, column, detector and data systems.
It combines a mixture of classroom based presentations with hands-on hardware and software lab exercises, to give you comprehensive training.


This course is primarily for analysts and technicians responsible for the operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of Agilent gas chromatographs. Delegates should have some knowledge of gas chromatography.

Additional info

Includes: lunch & refreshments; hardcopy of the training manual in colour; instrument parts & consumables used; certificate of attendance; ability to discuss own problems.
The scheduled course can also be delivered onsite/in-house, offsite & tailored.


The Open University

Teaching method



Milton Keynes


4 day


£1340.00 GBP (plus VAT)

Training provider

Anthias Consulting Limited



+44 (0)1480 831262

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