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Training courses at our Centers of Excellence

Strategically located, our specialized Centers of Excellence either at demo facilities or at our manufacturing sites offer optimal classroom settings and world-class instructors and will enhance your learning experience, allowing you to gain greater productivity and expand your staff's user proficiency. Please check one of our country brochures for details of dates and course content.

Training courses at your site

Would you like to focus training on your specific application? Do you need to train multiple users? Would you like to receive a training course directly in your lab to avoid travel expenses and to be trained on your exact configuration? Contact us and we will find the right solution for your needs. We will:

  • design a training agenda with you
  • schedule the training course for you

Available Courses

Courses are available for a wide range of Thermo Scientific™ products (hardware and software). For full details please refer to our country brochures.

A short summary of what we can offer you is provided below:

The Life Science MS hardware courses are focused on basic operation and maintenance of the instrument, method design for qualitative and quantitative data and troubleshooting.

Courses are currently available for the following products:

  • Thermo Scientific™ Exactive™ Series Mass Spectrometers (Exactive | Exactive Plus | Exactive EMR | Q Exactive | Q Exactive Plus | Q Exactive HF | Q Exactive Focus)
  • Thermo Scientific™ Orbitrap Fusion™ and Fusion™ Lumos™ Tribrid™ Mass Spectrometers
  • Thermo Scientific™ LTQ Orbitrap™ Series Mass Spectrometers (LTQ Orbitrap Discovery | LTQ Orbitrap XL | LTQ Orbitrap Velos | LTQ Orbitrap Velos Pro | LTQ Orbitrap Elite)
  • Ion Trap LC/MS systems (Thermo Scientific™ LCQ Fleet™ | LTQ XL™ | LTQ Velos™ | TSQ Vantage™ | TSQ Quantum Ultra™ | TSQ Endura™ | TSQ Quantiva™)
  • Thermo Scientific™ TurboFlow™ systems

Hardware training courses are offered in different versions depending on your application area:

  • Proteomics
  • Small Molecules | Structure Elucidation
  • Small Molecules | Quantitation and Screening

Our software training courses will walk you through all the steps necessary to data acquisition, processing and reporting. Experimental design and optimization will also be discussed.

The course offering includes but is not limited to:

  • Acquisition and data analysis software systems: Thermo Scientific™ Xcalibur™ | Tracefinder™ | LCQuan™ | Chromeleon™ | Freestyle
  • Proteomics software systems: Thermo Scientific™ Proteome Discoverer™ | Protein Deconvolution™ | PepFinder | SIEVE™ | Pinpoint
  • Small Molecules Structure ID and Metabolomics software systems: Compound Discoverer™ | MetWorks™ | Mass Frontier™ | SIEVE
  • Lipidomics software system: Thermo Scientific™ LipidSearch™

The Chromatography hardware courses are focused on basic operation and maintenance of the instrument, method design for qualitative and quantitative data and troubleshooting.

The course offering includes but is not limited to:

  • GC and GC-MS
    • Thermo Scientific™ Q Exactive™ GC Orbitrap™ GC-MS/MS
    • Gas Chromatography systems (Thermo Scientific™ Trace™ | TriPlus™)
    • Thermo Scientific™ ISQ™ Single Quadrupole GC/MS systems
    • Thermo Scientific™ ITQ Ion Trap GC/MS systems
    • Thermo Scientific™ TSQ™ Triple Quadrupole GC-MS/MS systems (TSQ 8000 | TSQ 8000 Evo | TSQ 8000 Duo)
  • HPLC Systems (Thermo Scientific™ Ultimate™ 3000 | Vanquish™)
  • Ion Chromatography (Thermo Scientific™ ICS Series, Thermo Scientific™ Aquion™, Thermo Scientific™ Integrion™)
  • Thermo Scientific™ ASE™ Accelerated Solvent Extractor and Sample Preparation

Software training will guide you through the setup, data acquisition, data processing and reporting for your analysis.

The course offering includes but is not limited to:

  • Thermo Scientific™ Xcalibur™ Software
  • Thermo Scientific™ Chromeleon™ Chromatography Data System (Basic | Advanced | For IT Administrators)
  • Thermo Scientific™ TraceFinder™ Software

The Trace Elemental Analysis courses are focused on basic operation and maintenance of the instrument, method design for quantitative data, troubleshooting and data acquisition, processing and reporting.

The course offering includes but is not limited to:

  • Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS)
    • Flame
    • Furnace
  • Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectroscopy 
    • Thermo Scientific™ iCAP™ 7000 ICP-OES
    • Thermo Scientific™ Qtegra™ ISDS Software

The ICP-MS courses are focused on basic operation and maintenance of the instrument, method design for quantitative data, troubleshooting and data acquisition, processing and reporting.

The course offering includes but is not limited to:

  • Thermo Scientific™ iCAP™ Q ICP-MS
  • Thermo Scientific™ Qtegra™ ISDS Software

The aim of this training course is to familiarize the new user with the principles of discrete analysis. The emphasis then shifts to software features, routine operation, explanation of Test Flows and their effect on range and limits of detection, through to results reporting, database management and basic troubleshooting.

The course offering includes:

  • Thermo Scientific™ Aquakem™ Photometric Analyzer Systems
  • Thermo Scientific™ Gallery™ | Gallery™ Plus | Gallery Plus Beermaster Automated Photometric Analyzer Systems

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Interested in expanding your knowledge?

Contact us to discuss what we can do to help you with your specific needs and improve productivity by gaining new skills.

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Application Workshops

Would you like to increase your knowledge in a specific application area by covering a wide range of instruments? Then you should attend one of our application focused workshops!

  • Advanced multi-pesticide methods in routine practice
  • Automated Sample Preparation in Routine Laboratory Practice
  • Routine LC/MS analysis of mycotoxins in foods
  • GC-MS/MS analysis of persistent organic pollutants in foods and environment
  • Operation and troubleshooting of special LC Detectors in Biochemical Analysis