2-day Hands-on GC Theory & Maintenance

7 November 2016 09:00 - 8 November 2016 17:00, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

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?

Spend the first day learning the theory of gas chromatography and then using this knowledge to create split and splitless methods, perform manual and liquid autosampler injections and change oven temperature programs to optimise the separation of analytes detected with an FID.

The final day combines learning the reasons why maintenance is required, what happens if maintenance isn’t performed and the signs of when maintenance is needed along with practicals carrying out maintenance on a gas chromatograph.

This course will cover the theory, methods and maintenance of the gas supplies, liquid autosampler, hot split and splitless injections, the analytical column and detection by FID and ECD.

Learning Outcomes

  • You will learn the importance of good chromatography
  • You will learn about the function & operation of the individual GC components
  • You will become familiar with the GC instrumentation
  • You will have practical experience of adjusting the parameters for each GC component
  • You will have practical experience of performing maintenance on each GC components

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for all levels of knowledge.

Course Venue: ATSG at the Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
Number of days: 2
Price: £800 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 2-day course.
Student: Discount of 10% for this 2-day course (valid student ID card required) if booked at least 4 weeks in advance.
RSC Member: Discount of 15% for this 2-day course (membership number required) if booked at least 4 weeks in advance.
ChromSoc Member: Discount of 10% for this 2-day course (membership number required) if booked at least 4 weeks in advance.
Warwick alumni: Discount of 10% for this 2-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 1-day Hands-on GC & GC-MS Troubleshooting course to form the 3-day Hands-on GC, Maintenance & Troubleshooting course for £1100 plus 20% VAT.
Combine with the 2-day Hands-on GC-MS & Maintenance and the 1-day Hands-on GC & GC-MS Troubleshooting courses to form the 5-day Complete Hands-on GC & GC-MS course for £1550 plus 20% VAT.
The Open University

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

Contact information
Claire Wallis
Anthias Consulting Ltd
1 Hamden Way, Papworth Everard, Cambridgeshire, UK, CB23 3UG
+44 (0) 1480 831262
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