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Fire Alarm Systems - Testing and Inspection TELC 1144

Electrical Trades Part-time Studies Course

Course details

​Applications of fire alarm systems, operation, testing and inspection requirements outlined by the various Codes and Standards are covered at a more detailed level. Principles and technology of fire detection devices, signal appliances, control equipment and ancillary devices controlled by the system. Learn traditional field wiring circuits, the connection of field devices, the basics of microprocessor based systems using addressable devices and remote annunciation. Smoke control and elevator recall will also be discussed.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Cost

$542.17

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of TELC 1144 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 45949

Duration

Sat Nov 05 - Sat Dec 10 (5 weeks)

  • 5 weeks
  • CRN 45949
  • $542.17
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 05 - Dec 10 Sat 08:00 - 15:30 Burnaby SE01
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$542.17

Important information
  1. No class on November 12, 2022 (Remembrance Day weekend). Textbook required – CFAA 5 - Fire Alarm Systems - available at the BCIT bookstore. Registration is processed on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis. In the event of cancellation, students will be notified. Ensure your contact information (e.g. personal email address) is current. Please sent your inquiries to BCIT_Electrical@bcit.ca
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Be familiar with the testing, inspection and verification of fire alarm systems at the end of this theory-based, five course program that the CFAA created.
  • Increase his or her level of competence within the fire alarm industry with the combination of these theory-based courses and workplace experience together.
  • Describe technology of fire detection devices, signal appliances, control equipment and ancillary devices controlled by the system.
  • Connect traditional field wiring circuits.
  • Learn traditional field wiring circuits, the connection of field devices, the basics of microprocessor based systems using addressable devices and remote annunciation.
  • Learn other safety support systems such as smoke control and elevator recall.

Effective as of Fall 2019

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