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Emergency Lighting Systems FIRE 2077

Fire Protection and Inspection Course

Course details

This course provides an overview of the inspection and testing requirements for unit equipment for emergency lighting systems. Students will work with various types of batteries, chargers and testers, and perform applicable tests and calculations. Building code requirements and techniques for trouble-shooting emergency lighting units will be covered.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

1.5

Cost

$584.71 - $615.04 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are two offerings of FIRE 2077 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 84636

Duration

Sat Jan 14 - Sat Jan 21 (2 weeks)

  • 2 weeks
  • CRN 84636
  • $584.71
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 14 - Jan 21 Sat 08:30 - 17:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$584.71

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. 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). Course will run over two Saturdays. 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 78184

Duration

Thu Feb 16 - Thu Mar 23 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 78184
  • $615.04
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 16 - Mar 23 Thu 18:45 - 21:45 Burnaby SW09 Rm. 123
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$615.04

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. 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:

  • Identify different types and sizes of batteries.
  • Determine an equivalent replacement battery for an emergency lighting unit.
  • Perform the tests and measurements required by building codes of emergency lighting units.
  • Use Ohm’s and Joules Law to confirm emergency lighting units are installed correctly.
  • Repair emergency lighting units.

Effective as of Winter 2016

Related Programs

Emergency Lighting Systems (FIRE 2077) 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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