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The wide range of training options for your BD Accuri™ C6 Plus Cell Analyzer includes hands-on instructor-led training as well as self-paced e-Learning and product resources. No matter your preferred style of learning, we have training options to help you make the most of your scientific endeavors.


Self-Paced Training
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View our self-paced e-Learning to learn more about your instrument and software. Most of our courses begin with an introduction to the topic and end with a short quiz to check your knowledge.

BD Accuri™ C6 Plus Flow Cytometer Self-Installation Tutorial


This course provides instructions for installing the instrument. By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Unpack the instrument

  • Prepare the fluidics

  • Perform the QC procedure 

Instructor-Led Training
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Our operator training courses are designed to quickly get you up and running on your instrument. Our courses are delivered in small class sizes with a 2-to-1 ratio of learners-to-instrument to provide plenty of hands-on time and opportunity to get comfortable with the day-to-day operation of the software and cytometer.

BD Accuri™ C6 Plus Operator Training Courses


This course provides you with the practical knowledge and skills to acquire and analyze multicolor data and perform maintenance tasks. If applicable, installation of the instrument by a BD associate prior to the start of training is included.

In this class, you will learn:

  • General principles of flow cytometry

  • Cytometer operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting common hardware and software issues

  • Cytometer QC using BD® CS&T Research Beads

  • Compensation, data acquisition and analysis, and data management using BD Accuri™ C6 Plus Software

  • If applicable, data acquisition using the BD CSampler™ Plus Accessory

Target Audience: New operators or operators who have not had formal training on this cytometer. 

Prerequisites: None

Want to attend a class? Click Request Course to complete the training request form to attend a training class at one of the following locations.


Training at your location

Training delivered at your lab for up to two people following the standard course as outline above.

Location: At your lab

Duration: 1 day

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Training virtually at your location

Training delivered online through a web conferencing application. This training will use the instrument and software in your lab.

Location: Online 

Duration: 1 day

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Custom training at your site

Pre-arrange with the instructor the topics and number of training days needed. Choose the topics for your training from a list of available training topics.

To get the most out of training, hands-on practice is limited to a maximum of two participants for the training session.  
If more than two participants require hands-on training, purchase additional days of training. Instructor travel and lodging are included in the per-day price. Training is also available virtually.

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Product Resources
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For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.

BD Flow Cytometers are Class 1 Laser Products.