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Electrical and Electronics for Fire Protection Inspection FIRE 1050

Fire Protection and Inspection Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

An introductory course in electrical circuits and electronics for those intending to take further courses in fire protection inspection and testing. Topics include electrical safety, parallel and series circuits, AC and DC circuits, schematic diagrams, electrical measurement, and the Canadian Electrical Code. Focus is on requirements and measurement of electrical components related to inspection of fire protection equipment including wiring, power supplies, battery systems, relays, and sensing devices. Previous knowledge of electronics is not required. Theory is reinforced with hands-on practice.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

4.0

Domestic fees

$760.03 - $800.89 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below are two offerings of FIRE 1050 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 78186

Duration

Mon Jan 08 - Mon Mar 11 (9 weeks)

  • 9 weeks
  • CRN 78186
  • Domestic fees $800.89
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 11 Mon, Wed 18:45 - 21:45 Burnaby SW09 Rm. 123
Instructor

Gurvir Sekhon

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$800.89

Important information
  1. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. No class on Monday, February 19th - Family Day. 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. Please contact soepts@bcit.ca for additional information.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

CRN 83399

Duration

Sat Jan 27 - Sat Mar 23 (8 weeks)

  • 8 weeks
  • CRN 83399
  • Domestic fees $760.03
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 27 - Mar 23 Sat 08:30 - 15:30 Online
Instructor

Michael Robinsmith

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$760.03

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. No class on Saturday, February 17th (Family Day Long Weekend). Please note: 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. Please contact soepts@bcit.ca for additional information.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are two offerings of FIRE 1050 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 60305

Duration

Wed Apr 03 - Wed May 29 (9 weeks)

  • 9 weeks
  • CRN 60305
  • Domestic fees $800.89
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 03 - May 29 Mon, Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SW09 Rm. 123
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$800.89

Important information
  1. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. No class on May 20 - Victoria Day. Please contact soepts@bcit.ca for additional information. Please purchase any required course material such as textbooks prior to the first class - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ 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

CRN 64281

Duration

Sat May 04 - Sat Jul 06 (8 weeks)

  • 8 weeks
  • CRN 64281
  • Domestic fees $760.03
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 04 - Jul 06 Sat 08:30 - 15:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$760.03

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. No class on May 18 - Victoria Day's weekend and June 29 - Canada Day's weekend. Please note: Please contact soepts@bcit.ca for additional information. The delivery format for this course changed from in-person/in-class to ONLINE DELIVERY for the Spring/Summer 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). Please purchase any required course material such as textbooks prior to the first class (BCIT Bookstore is not open on Saturdays) - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ 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:

  • Work safely with electrical equipment.
  • Describe the characteristics of electrical and electronic devices used in fire protection systems.
  • Describe how the Canadian Electrical Code applies to fire protection systems.
  • Interpret labelling on electrical components.
  • Read electrical schematic drawings.
  • Test basic electrical and electronic devices used in fire protection systems.
  • Calculate current, voltage, and power in series, parallel, and series-parallel DC circuits.
  • Measure voltage, current and resistance in electrical circuits.
  • Locate faults in basic series, parallel and series-parallel DC circuits.

Effective as of Fall 2015

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