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Automatic Sprinkler and Standpipe Testing FIRE 2080

Fire Protection and Inspection Course

Course details

This course is comprised of four main sections: review of main components, a method to calculate hydraulic pressure, techniques for commissioning new fire sprinklers, and a discussion of codes and standards for monthly and annual inspections.

Prerequisite(s)

  • Industry experience or departmental approval.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$598.57

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of FIRE 2080 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 88658

Duration

Wed Jan 11 - Wed Mar 29 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 88658
  • $598.57
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 29 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Joe Robinsmith

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$598.57

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Please note: The delivery format for this course is ONLINE DELIVERY for the Winter term. This is an instructor-led online course. Upon registration, please visit the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) for further information regarding course material(s). BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the components that comprise wet and dry fire sprinkler systems.
  • Calculate expected water hydraulic pressure in the incoming wet fire sprinkler system main.
  • Commission a new fire sprinkler system.
  • Perform monthly, quarterly and annual inspections of both wet and dry fire sprinklers and standpipes utilizing the appropriate codes and standards.

Effective as of Winter 2022

Related Programs

Automatic Sprinkler and Standpipe Testing (FIRE 2080) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Fire Protection Inspection and Testing
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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