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ICP-MS training courses in analytical laboratories and testing laboratory quality.

ISC-SCIENCE has been providing ICP-MS training courses in Spain and Portugal for more than 15 years, in addition to designing tailor-made courses for each laboratory.

Our trainers are highly qualified analytical chemists with extensive experience in the use of ICP-MS.

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ICP-MS training course in analytical laboratories

ISC-SCIENCE has been providing ICP-MS training courses in Spain and Portugal for more than 15 years. This course is mainly aimed at training laboratory technicians in ICP-MS, however, we have also taught courses at universities and research centers to doctoral students and postdocs. Our trainers are highly qualified analytical chemists with extensive experience in the use of ICP-MS.

This course is fully customized and provides our customers with total autonomy in the use of ICP-MS with the ultimate goal of:

  1. Work in optimal conditions.
  2. To obtain a better performance of the equipment.
  3. Produce quality analytical results.

Course details:

Training | ISC Science | 1

Duration

3-5 days.

Training | ISC Science | 3

Facilities

Customer

What will be taught in the course:

  • Theoretical introduction to ICP-MS.
    • Fundamentals, instrumentation and operation.
    • Spectral and non-spectral interference.
    • Quantification procedure.
  • In-depth explanation of the different functionalities of the ICP-MS software for instrument handling and data processing.
  • Creation and fine-tuning of methods of interest for different metals, matrices and calibration ranges.
  • Advice on the control of analytical blanks and avoidance of potential metal contamination in the laboratory.
  • Explanation of ICP-MS preventive maintenance.
  • Advice on the implementation and validation of methods in the field of quality (ISO 17025).

Note 1: This course can be adapted to the client’s needs.

Note 2: Once the course is finished, you will not be alone, you will be able to contact us to solve any problems you may encounter in your day-to-day work.

Quality course in testing laboratories

For more than 15 years, ISC-SCIENCE has been designing tailor-made courses for each laboratory to train its personnel in the different aspects of the UNE-EN ISO/IEC 17025 standard. Our experts make available to the attendees their extensive experience as technical and responsible personnel and as consultants – trainers of chemical and microbiological analysis laboratories accredited according to UNE-EN ISO/IEC 17025 and certified according to UNE-EN ISO 9001.

These courses are aimed at both responsible personnel and technical staff of chemical and microbiological analysis laboratories with different objectives depending on the course, such as:

  • To provide the necessary tools to successfully address each aspect of the standards.
  • Understand each requirement of the standards, both technical and managerial.
  • To know the value and process of accreditation according to the UNE-EN ISO/IEC 17025 standard.
  • Be able to:
    • Implement or demonstrate compliance with the UNE-EN ISO/IEC 17025 standard.
    • Establishing consistent quality controls or their acceptance criteria
    • Efficiently resolve nonconformities
    • Address verification or validation of test methods.
    • Understanding and dealing with the calculation of uncertainties

Course details:

Training | ISC Science | 1

Duration

Based on needs

Training | ISC Science | 3

Facilities

Customer

What will be taught in the course:

Accreditation according to UNE-EN ISO/IEC 17025 standard

  • Accreditation, its relevance and environment
  • National Accreditation Entity
  • Accreditation documents
  • Obligations, actions and responsibilities of an accredited laboratory.

The UNE-EN ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Standard.

  • Management Aspects
  • Technical Aspects
    • Selection of test methods and customer information
    • Sampling
    • Test item handling
    • Method validation and verification
    • Estimation of test uncertainties
    • Technical records
    • Data control and information management
  • Quality management
    • Assurance of the validity of the results.
      • Internal controls
      • Proficiency testing
    • Reference materials
    • Traceability: Calibration

NOTE 1: At ISC-SCIENCE we do not do generic courses, we ask the laboratory and adapt our courses to their needs.

Tailor-made training for analytical laboratory personnel

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