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Special Fire Suppression Systems FIRE 2088

Fire Protection and Inspection Course

Course details

Provides an overview of the inspection and testing requirements for special fire suppression systems such as low, medium and high expansion foam systems, foam-water, carbon dioxide, dry chemical and wet chemical extinguishing systems. Examples of applicable codes will include B.C. and Vancouver Building Codes as well as the B.C. Fire Code and the Vancouver Fire By-law.

Prerequisite(s)

  • Industry experience or departmental approval.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$598.57

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of FIRE 2088 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 85493

Duration

Fri Jan 06 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 85493
  • $598.57
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 24 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Instructor

Darcy Watson

Course outline

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Cost

$598.57

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. 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.
Status

In Progress

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe fire systems components, functions and operation.
  • Understand applicable codes, standards regulations and bylaws and:
    • Identify and describe applicable inspection and test procedures.
    • Conduct inspections and tests to ensure compliance.
    • Complete appropriate documentation and reports.

Effective as of Fall 2010

Related Programs

Special Fire Suppression Systems (FIRE 2088) 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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