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Special Fire Suppression Systems FIRE 2088

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

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

Domestic fees

$623.36 - $664.22 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are two offerings of FIRE 2088 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 62143

Duration

Mon Jun 03 - Fri Jun 07 (5 days)

  • 5 days
  • CRN 62143
  • Domestic fees $664.22
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 03 - Jun 07 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:30 Burnaby SW09 Rm. 123
Instructor

Dave Burgess

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$664.22

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. 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

CRN 65612

Duration

Sat Jun 08 - Mon Jun 17 (3 weeks)

  • 3 weeks
  • CRN 65612
  • Domestic fees $623.36
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 08 - Jun 16 Sat, Sun 09:00 - 17:00 Online
Jun 10 - Jun 17 Mon 17:00 - 21:00 Online
Instructor

Mehrdad Rabiei

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

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. This course is a compressed format and it runs on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. This is an instructor-led online course. Upon registration, please visit the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) for further information regarding course material(s). Please purchase any required course material such as textbooks prior to the first class - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ 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

Fall 2024

Below is one offering of FIRE 2088 for the Fall 2024 term.

CRN 37440

Duration

Wed Sep 11 - Wed Nov 27 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 37440
  • Domestic fees $636.02
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Nov 27 Wed 18:45 - 21:45 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 sopets@bcit.ca to register. PLEASE NOTE: This course will be delivered in an ONLINE format. Details will be provided shortly. 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

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:

  • 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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