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Fire Alarm Systems: Inspection and Testing FIRE 2084

Fire Protection and Inspection Course

International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

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.

Prerequisite(s)

  • Fire 1050 or equivalent, or basic knowledge of electricity and electronics.

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$623.36 - $636.02 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of FIRE 2084 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 66176

Duration

Tue May 14 - Thu Jun 20 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 66176
  • Domestic fees $623.36
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 14 - Jun 20 Tue, Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Michael Robinsmith

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$623.36

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Please purchase any required course material - CFAA Fire Alarm Systems, A Reference Manual - prior to the first class - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ Please obtain a copy of ULC Standard S536-13 Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems" as well. Your place of employment may have a copy or one can be purchased from the Underwriters Laboratories of Canada (ULC) - www.ul.com. Please contact soepts@bcit.ca for additional information. 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

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.

Fall 2024

Below are two offerings of FIRE 2084 for the Fall 2024 term.

CRN 43687

Duration

Tue Sep 10 - Thu Oct 17 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 43687
  • Domestic fees $636.02
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Oct 17 Tue, Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$636.02

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Please contact soepts@bcit.ca to register. 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 37438

Duration

Tue Oct 22 - Thu Nov 28 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 37438
  • Domestic fees $636.02
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 22 - Nov 28 Tue, Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$636.02

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Please contact soepts@bcit.ca to register. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a 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 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

Related Programs

Fire Alarm Systems: Inspection and Testing (FIRE 2084) is offered as a part of the following programs:

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

School of Energy

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

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