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Course details

​​Wanting to become a Field Safety Representative (FSR)? This course covers the 2021Canadian Electrical Code, C22.1:21 as amended for the Province of British Columbia, the Safety Standards Act of BC, the Safety Standards General Regulations, the Electrical Safety Regulation and the Directives. All of which, except for the Canadian Electrical Code book, are available on the Technical Safety BC website at www.technicalsafetybc.ca/ and are required for the course. It is ideal for electricians specializing in commercial, industrial and high voltage installations. The course and instructor are recognized by the Technical Safety BC. Information pertaining to the eligibility requirements for writing the FSR exam can be obtained from the Technical Safety BC website.​

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

0.0

Cost

$700.32

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are three offerings of TELC 0107 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 84294

Duration

Sat Jan 07 - Sat Feb 25 (7 weeks)

  • 7 weeks
  • CRN 84294
  • $700.32
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Feb 25 Sat 08:00 - 16:00 Burnaby SE01 Rm. 109
Instructor

Carlo Turra

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$700.32

Important information
  1. No class on Feb 18, 2023 (Family Day weekend). This course designed for students planning to write Class A, B or C Field Safety Representative examination from Technical Safety BC (TSBC). For more information, such as exam eligibility and schedule, please contact TSBC office. Registration processed on a first-come, first-served basis, early registration is highly recommended. This course DOES NOT carry a waitlist and late registration not permitted. In the case of course cancellation, students will be notified. For inquiries, please email BCIT_Electrical@bcit.ca
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 10421

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Mon Mar 20 (10 weeks)

  • 10 weeks
  • CRN 10421
  • $700.32
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 20 Mon, Wed 17:00 - 19:30 Burnaby SE01 Rm. 109
Instructor

Geoff Brown

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$700.32

Important information
  1. No class on Feb 20, 2023 (Family Day). This course designed for students planning to write Class A, B or C Field Safety Representative examination from Technical Safety BC (TSBC). For more information, such as exam eligibility and schedule, please contact TSBC office. Registration processed on a first-come, first-served basis. This course DOES NOT carry a waitlist and late registration not permitted. In the case of course cancellation, students will be notified. For inquiries, please email BCIT_Electrical@bcit.ca
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 46214

Duration

Tue Jan 10 - Thu Mar 16 (10 weeks)

  • 10 weeks
  • CRN 46214
  • $700.32
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 16 Tue, Thu 17:00 - 19:30 Burnaby
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$700.32

Important information
  1. This course designed for students planning to write Class A, B or C Field Safety Representative examination from Technical Safety BC (TSBC). For more information, such as exam eligibility and schedule, please contact TSBC office. Registration processed on a first-come, first-served basis. This course DOES NOT carry a waitlist and late registration not permitted. In the case of course cancellation, students will be notified. For inquiries, please email BCIT_Electrical@bcit.ca
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Make application to write an examination for a Field Safety Representative (FSR) Class 'A', 'B' or 'C' certificate and may represent or become an electrical contractor.
  • Review layout of Code
  • Identify General Sections
  • Explain components of a Field Safety Representative (FSR)
  • Explain components of BC Electrical Code
  • Review administrative requirements for Province of British Columbia
    • Safety Standards Act
    • Safety Standards General Regulation
    • Electrical Safety Regulation
    • BC Safety Authority Directives
    • BC Safety Authority Bulletins
    • Fee Regulation
  • Review Objective of Canadian Electrical Code (CEC), Part I
  • Explain layout of CEC, Part I - Rules, Tables and Appendices
  • Identify General Sections of the CEC, Part I
  • Identify specific sections of CEC
    • Review general requirements for conductors
    • Review demand calculations
    • Review grounding and bonding
    • Review wiring methods
    • Review overcurrent protection
    • Review installation of equipment
  • Review specifics requirements for:
    • Class I and Class II circuits
    • Hazardous locations
    • Motors and Generators
    • Electrical Heating
    • Swimming Pools
    • Temporary Installations
    • High Voltage Installations
    • Emergency Systems
    • Photovoltaic Systems

Effective as of Fall 2012

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