3-day Practical Essentials of GC & GC-MS

13 June 2016 09:00 - 15 June 2016 17:00, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Course accreditation

This course has been approved by the Royal Society of Chemistry for purposes of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

What will you learn on this course?

This course covers all the practical theory you need to know about Gas Chromatography and its related techniques including GC-MS; gases and plumbing; sample introduction like split, splitless, on-column and large volume injection techniques; analytical columns; GC detectors and mass selective detectors; data analysis; and sampling techniques like headspace, SPME, pyrolysis, thermal desorption, purge & trap, liquid-liquid and solid-phase extraction. 

This course is packed full of examples and practical tips, makes full use of props and includes a Questions and Answers session at the end of each day making it the course to attend for all of your useful GC knowlege! Add the complementary GC & GC-MS Clinic course to the end to obtain a full picture and learn Complete GC & GC-MS.

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

Who is this course for?

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

If you would like to improve your knowledge in a particular area and don't want to attend a 3-day course you can choose to attend individual days from the Practical Essentials of GC & GC-MS course.

If you have no or very little knowledge of gas chromatography we recommend that you first attend the 1-day Absolute Basics of GC & GC-MScourse.

Course Venue: Varied, please see individual dates for details OR we can teach this at Your Company
Number of days: 3
Price: £625 plus 20% VAT

Special offers (discounts cannot be combined):

Early Bird: Book at least 12 weeks in advance and receive a 10% discount for this 3-day course.
Student: Discount of 10% for this 3-day course (valid student ID card required) if booked at least 4 weeks in advance.
RSC Member: Discount of 15% for this 3-day course (membership number required) if booked at least 4 weeks in advance.
ChromSoc Member: Discount of 10% for this 3-day course (membership number required) if booked at least 4 weeks in advance.
Warwick alumni: Discount of 10% for this 3-day course (membership number required) if booked at least 4 weeks in advance.
Group Discount: 4 colleagues from the same company can attend for the price of 3, when attending the same course.
Combine with the 2-day GC & GC-MS Clinic course to form the 5-day Complete GC & GC-MS course for £990 plus 20% VAT
The Open University, Milton Keynes

The Open University, Milton Keynes, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA, United Kingdom

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