In this course, students are introduced to the basics of fire alarm systems, their operation, and the correct method to conduct periodic inspections and tests. Completion of inspection reports will be covered, along with applicable Building Code and Fire Code requirements.
- Fire 1050 or equivalent, or basic knowledge of electricity and electronics.
Below is one offering of FIRE 2084 for the Winter 2023 term.
Tue Jan 10 - Thu Feb 16 (6 weeks)
- 6 weeks
- CRN 78185
Class meeting times
|Jan 10 - Feb 16||Tue, Thu||18:45 - 21:45||Online|
- Internet delivery format.
Before the first class, please purchase the course text - "THE CANADIAN FIRE ALARM SYSTEM - A REFERENCE MANUAL" by CFAA, available through orderline.com (www.orderline.com/the-canadian-fire-alarm-system-a-reference-manual-1). 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.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have a basic, working understanding of:
- Describe fire alarm systems components, functions and operation.
- Discuss codes, standards and regulations applying to fire alarm systems.
- Identify and describe applicable inspection and test procedures.
- Conduct inspections and tests to ensure compliance.
- Complete appropriate documentation and reports.
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2015
Fire Alarm Systems: Inspection and Testing (FIRE 2084) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Energy
- Fire Protection Inspection and Testing
Associate Certificate Part-time
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