2-day Comprehensive GC Hardware Training (Agilent GC)

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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?

The two-day Comprehensive GC Hardware Training course introduces the fundamental theory of gas chromatography along with the set-up, maintenance and troubleshooting of the Agilent GC hardware.

The course covers an introduction to gas chromatography; instrument overview; introduction to troubleshooting; gases, supply and handling; autosamplers; split-splitless and multi-mode inlets; capillary columns; flame ionisation and electron capture detectors.

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

Learning Outcomes

  • You will learn the theory of gas chromatography and the importance of good chromatography
  • You will become familiar with the Agilent Gas Chromatograph and learn about the function & operation of individual GC components
  • You will learn the logical steps of instrument troubleshooting
  • You will have practical experience of adjusting the parameters and performing maintenance of the GC instrument
  • You will review gas supply and gas handling, Agilent autosamplers, Agilent inlets including split-splitless and multi-mode, capillary columns, and detectors focusing on FID and ECD

Who is this course for?

This course is primarily for analysts and technicians responsible for the operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of Agilent gas chromatographs. Please note that while hands on training will take place on the Agilent 7890 or 6890 the course is suitable for all models of Agilent gas chromatograph. 

Course Venue: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK | arrange this course onsite
Number of days: 2
Price: £665 + VAT (Price increasing to £750 + VAT from January 2018)

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Quotes from previous attendees

"Far better (than other courses), more practical aspects than most and well informed presenter. (I enjoyed) practical training and troubleshooting."  Placement student, specialist government department (December 2016).

"Topic was explained simply, well presented, relaxed and able to ask questions."  Andrew Hallett, Shift Chemist, Dow Corning (August 2015).