Advanced Level Training

We offer a range of courses covering advanced GC, MS and sample preparation techniques for those with fundamental knowledge of GC and/or GC-MS.

As well as teaching the courses below both onsite and offsite, we can give tailored and bespoke training and consultancy on any GC-related technique aimed at any experience level.


Mass spectral interpretation

This course has 50% practical exercises with maximum of 6 delegates.

3-day Mass Spectral Interpretation


Mass spectral deconvolution

Most of these courses include 50% practical exercises with a maximum of 6 delegates.

1-day Basics of Deconvolution (NIST AMDIS)

2-day Applied Deconvolution (ACD/Labs MS Workbook Suite with IXCR)

1-day Applied Deconvolution (Agilent DRS)

1-day Applied Deconvolution (Markes TargetView)

2-day Applied Deconvolution (NIST AMDIS)

2-day Advanced Applied Deconvolution (ACD/Labs MS Workbook Suite with advanced IXCR features)  


Hands-on training in advanced techniques

These courses include 50% practical exercises in the laboratory with a maximum of 4 delegates.

Sample Preparation:

5-day Hands-on Sample Preparation

           1-day Hands-on Headspace

           1-day Hands-on Solid-Phase Micro-Extraction (SPME)

           1-day Hands-on Thermal Desorption (TD)

           1-day Hands-on Pyrolysis

           1-day Hands-on Purge-and-Trap


Advanced injection:

2-day Hands-on Advanced Injection Techniques

           1-day Hands-on Programmable Temperature Vapourisers (PTVs)

           1-day Hands-on Large Volume Injection (LVI)


Comprehensive two dimensional (GCxGC):

2-day Hands-on GCxGC Operator (Flow and Thermal Modulation)

2-day GCxGC Data Handling (Zoex GCImage)

2-day GCxGC Data Handling (Leco ChromaTOF)


Splitters, Backflushing and Heart-cutting:

1-day Splitters & Backflushing (Agilent CFT)

1-day Introduction to Heart-cutting (Agilent Deans Switch)



Intermediate training