Approved training courses

Course description

The five-day Comprehensive GC-MS Training course introduces the fundamental theory of GC-MS/MS along with the operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of the Agilent GC Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer using MassHunter software.

This course includes an introduction to MS/MS and triple quadrupole mass spectrometry; hardware configuration; MS tuning; data acquisition in scan, selected ion monitoring (SIM), SRM & MRM modes; qualitative & quantitative data analysis; reports; sequencing; and an introduction to deconvolution and retention time locking.

The course will train the operator to perform the maintenance required to ensure the smooth running of the instrument. The course also discusses the principles of troubleshooting by examining the effects of faults in the system on the chromatographic output. This course includes an introduction to troubleshooting and maintenance focusing on tunes & diagnostics, GC considerations, vacuum system, ion source, triple quadrupole mass filter, collision cell and MS detector.

It combines a mixture of classroom based presentations with hands-on software and hardware lab exercises, to give you comprehensive training.


This course is primarily for analysts and technicians responsible for the operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of Agilent triple quadrupole GC-MS instruments with MassHunter software.

Additional info

This course is currently only delivered onsite/in-house. It can also be tailored to match exact requirements.



Teaching method



5 day


On request from training provider

Training provider

Anthias Consulting Limited




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