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.
- Industry experience or departmental approval.
Below is one offering of FIRE 2088 for the Winter 2023 term.
Fri Jan 06 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)
- 12 weeks
- CRN 85493
Class meeting times
|Jan 06 - Mar 24||Fri||18:00 - 21:00||Online|
- Internet delivery format.
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.
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
Special Fire Suppression Systems (FIRE 2088) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Energy
- Fire Protection Inspection and Testing
Associate Certificate Part-time
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