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Fire Alarm Systems - Testing and Inspection TELC 1144

Electrical Trades Course

International Fees

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

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

Domestic fees

$567.16

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of TELC 1144 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 87322

Duration

Sat Feb 24 - Sat Apr 06 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 87322
  • Domestic fees $567.16
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 24 - Apr 06 Sat 08:30 - 15:30 Burnaby
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$567.16

Important information
  1. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. No class on Mar 30, 2024 (Easter 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 received notice three business days prior to the course start. Ensure your contact information (e.g. personal email address) is current. Please sent your inquiries to BCIT_Electrical@bcit.ca
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of TELC 1144 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 66703

Duration

Sat Jun 08 - Sat Jul 13 (5 weeks)

  • 5 weeks
  • CRN 66703
  • Domestic fees $567.16
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 08 - Jul 13 Sat 08:00 - 15:30 Burnaby SE01 Rm. 221
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$567.16

Important information
  1. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. No class on Jun 29, 2024 (Canada 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 received notice three business days prior to the course start. 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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